Actor Donnie Yen Ji-dan (centre) and fans pose for a photo at the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, in Mong Kok last December. The Chicken Soup Foundation treated 300 underprivileged children to the premiere. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Hong Kong’s spirit of charitable giving is strengthened by its history, laws and belief in education

Ruth Shapiro writes that Hong Kong outperforms larger markets in its donations, thanks to vivid memories of past poverty, belief in the life-changing power of education, and faith in the rule of law that many other Asian economies lack

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Actor Donnie Yen Ji-dan (centre) and fans pose for a photo at the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, in Mong Kok last December. The Chicken Soup Foundation treated 300 underprivileged children to the premiere. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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