Hong Kong chief executive says the government's "laissez-faire" approach is outdated, but Liberal Party chairman Felix Chung Kwok-pan warns that "severe" intervention would mean "Hong Kong would no longer be Hong Kong". Photo: Felix Wong

Even in Hong Kong, free markets need a guiding hand

Ranked the world's freest economy and characterised by "big market, small government", an increasing number believes our government should be more hand-on with economic policy

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Hong Kong chief executive says the government's "laissez-faire" approach is outdated, but Liberal Party chairman Felix Chung Kwok-pan warns that "severe" intervention would mean "Hong Kong would no longer be Hong Kong". Photo: Felix Wong
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