Weijian Shan
Weijian Shan
Weijian Shan is chairman and CEO of PAG, a leading Asia-focused private equity firm. Prior to PAG, he was a partner of the private equity firm TPG, and co-managing partner of TPG Asia (formerly known as Newbridge Capital). Previously, Shan was a managing director of JP Morgan, and a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Money Games: The Inside Story of How American Dealmakers Saved Korea's Most Iconic Bank (2020) and Out of the Gobi: My Story of China and America (2019).

With vaccination levels now among the world’s highest, Hong Kong is in a position to reconnect with the world, stem the economic pain and talent exodus, and start restoring its position as Asia’s financial hub and major tourist destination.

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In 2002, the US and the UN both declared a Uygur militant group a terrorist organisation. The US then considered China a partner in the war on terror. When the Trump administration delisted the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, it allowed the West to frame China’s anti-terror measures as ethnic persecution.

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The enactment of the law has restored social stability and the freedoms that were suppressed by violent protesters. Hong Kong remains free and open, with its rule of law intact and an independent judiciary steeped in the common law tradition.

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