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Hong Kong's autonomy agreement could be scrapped if it threatens China, official warns - Hong Kong Free Press

Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy under the “One Country, Two Systems” arrangement may end if it is used to threaten China, a Beijing official based in the city has warned. China Liaison Office legal chief Wang Zhenmin told a forum on Saturday that ...and more »

Lonely Planet's Hong Kong: A sensory feast -

Hong Kong welcomes with an iconic skyline, a legendary kitchen, and lush, protected nature where rare birds and colourful traditions thrive. Neighbourhoods and islands. Hong Kong's enchanting neighbourhoods and islands offer a sensory feast. You may ...and more »

Hong Kong to pull out all the stops to mark 20 years of Chinese rule, but critics unimpressed - Hong Kong Free Press

A multi-million dollar programme of events in Hong Kong will mark 20 years since the city was handed back to China by colonial ruler Britain, but critics say the show is out of step with political tensions. The large-scale celebrations come despite ...and more »

In Defense Of Chinese Tour Groups - Huffington Post

I know this because I'm a Chinese tourist who has traveled in many Chinese tour groups. I also think you know this. You've seen them around town, haven't you? In San Francisco. Or Cairo. Or Hong Kong. They're in your way just as you're walking home on ...and more »

As China's Investors Rush In, Hong Kong Shares Take a Wild Ride - New York Times

HONG KONG — Meitu had been a snoozer of a stock since listing in Hong Kong in December. Then investors from mainland China had a chance to buy in. Almost immediately, shares of Meitu, a Chinese smartphone app maker, jumped 80 percent in a week — then ...and more »

Banks are closing branches all over the world, but why not in Hong Kong? - South China Morning Post

Retail banking in Hong Kong seems resilient if you look at the number of outlets. Elsewhere in the world, bank branches have been closing; in Hong Kong, by and large, they have stayed open. HSBC will have halved its UK presence compared to 2011 by the ...and more »

Int'l media increasingly drawn to covering local Hong Kong politics, say correspondents - Hong Kong Free Press

International media outlets have become more interested in covering Hong Kong's political developments, a panel of journalists have suggested. Political drama and extreme inequality in Hong Kong – compared with opacity and increased difficulties of ...and more »

China Celebrates 27th Anniversary of Hong Kong Basic Law With Threats - The Diplomat

Chinese scholars and officials emphasize that Hong Kong's autonomy is a gift from Beijing – and can be revoked. By Cal Wong for The Diplomat. May 02, 2017. April marked the 27th anniversary of Hong Kong's miniature constitution, the Basic Law, and it ...and more »

Hong Kong Museum of 1989 Tiananmen Massacre Reopens Ahead of Anniversary - Radio Free Asia

A Hong Kong museum commemorating the 1989 student-led democracy movement in China, and the military crackdown on unarmed civilians that ended weeks of protest on the night of June 3, has opened its doors once more, despite being forced to close amid ...and more »

Hong Kong buyers propel London to world No1 property market - Asia Times

London retook New York's spot as the world's hottest center for real estate transactions in the first quarter as investors – especially from Hong Kong and China – swooped onto bargains and high yields exposed by the drop in sterling and prices since ...and more »