The Basic Law was drafted as part of the Sino-British Joint Declaration covering Hong Kong after its handover to China on July 1, 1997. The joint declaration stated that Hong Kong would be governed under the principle of ‘one country-two systems’ and would continue to enjoy its capitalist system and individual freedoms for 50 years after the handover.
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You can't choose Basic Law clauses you like while ignoring others you dislike
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I will still go down to coal pits often to be with miner brothers
Li Xiaopeng, son of former premier Li Peng, on his promotion to Shanxi governor
I've discovered that there are some limits to filibustering, and I am going to have to take care of one of those
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