My Take by Alex Lo
The irony of protesters urging US action against HSBC
- Protesters have launched a petition to the White House to ban HSBC from the US financial system, but the kind of client due diligence that led to the bank shutting down Spark Alliance’s account is imposed by Americans
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.