Hong Kong's Democrats Are Bucking Tung's ReformsDave Lindorff
Pro-democracy activists looked like the big losers in Hong Kong's reversion to Chinese sovereignty on July 1. They were shut out of the Beijing-appointed Provisional Legislative Council (Legco) that rules the newly created Special Administrative Region (SAR). Then, Hong Kong Chief Executive C.H. Tung began chipping away at old laws enshrining civil liberties. And on July 28, three Court of Appeal judges slapped down a challenge to Legco's legality.
To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.
If you believe that you may have received this message in error please let us know.
- These Guys Want to Lend You Money Against Your Bitcoin
- Fed Raises Rates, Eyes Three 2018 Hikes as Yellen Era Nears End
- This Electric Truck Will Probably Beat Tesla’s to Market
- Bitcoin Points Way to ‘Massive Change’ for Commodity Businesses
- Famed Short-Seller Jim Chanos Says Tesla Headed for ‘Brick Wall’