Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng on their way to a media briefing a day after a massive protest against the extradition bill on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang
David A. Rezvani
Opinion

Opinion

David A. Rezvani

Extradition law won’t be worth the resultant loss of market confidence in Hong Kong

  • As long as Hong Kong’s status as China’s premier international financial centre is valuable to Beijing, local officials should be mindful that they will be making a grave mistake in pushing through the legislation

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng on their way to a media briefing a day after a massive protest against the extradition bill on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Tammy Tam
Tammy Tam
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

City Beat by Tammy Tam

After Hong Kong’s extradition bill is passed, what next?

  • Getting legislation on statute book is just start of government’s problems, with implementation to serve as diplomatic flashpoint amid cross-strait and international tensions

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