Hong Kong has once again beaten key rival Singapore to be ranked the world’s freest economy by a Washington-based think tank for the 23rd consecutive year. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Jake Van Der Kamp
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Hong Kong is the world’s freest economy? Try Somalia

What that title really means, is freest among those countries where governments suppress freedom in just the right measure to allow the greatest scope for individual initiative while keeping outright criminality in check

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Hong Kong has once again beaten key rival Singapore to be ranked the world’s freest economy by a Washington-based think tank for the 23rd consecutive year. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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