Everyone is equal, it's just that in Hong Kong the rich are more equal than others. Addressing Hong Kong's sizeable French population at the Conrad hotel's French National Day celebrations, Financial Secretary Antony Leung Kam-chung accidentally redefined one of the republic's basic principles. 'Hong Kong and France have a great deal in common,' he said. 'For instance, we both believe society should be based on liberty, fraternity and equity.' Vive la revolution.