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One country, two systems is as much about substance as appearance. We can argue till we are blue in the face about to what extent it still actually underpins Hong Kong-mainland...

After years of being promised political change, it turns out that what Hong Kong is going to get is universal suffrage with Chinese characteristics.

"I've done all I can. This is it. I have put my heart and mind into writing this report.

It's time to stop fooling ourselves: Hong Kong is living under one country, one system. The idea that, post 1997, there would be two systems and we would have a high degree of...

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is seeking views on whether to list firms with the controversial dual-class share structure, but any such change would be unlikely as long as...

There is a certain Hong Kong resident known to me who was once rather spiffy and bright but in the past decade has wasted away to bone and is slowly turning impossible shades...

When Xi Jinping came to power in November 2012, his vows to crack down on corruption and pursue far-reaching economic reforms were greeted with widespread scepticism and...

The release of a long-awaited report on a pension scheme has briefly had Hong Kong talking about something other than political reform.

If there is one issue sure to make the business community nervous about the future of Hong Kong, it is the prospect of the leaders in Beijing miscalculating the political...


Beijing's decision to limit candidates for the chief executive election to those clearly acceptable to the Communist Party is disappointing, but not surprising.

2 Sep 2014 - 11:17am

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2 Sep 2014
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The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress has placed severe restrictions on our future democratic system.

2 Sep 2014 - 4:49am

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