The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act could pave the way for diplomatic action and economic sanctions against Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong democracy act and future of ‘one country, two systems’ worry investors as city reels from protests

  • The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act needs to be signed by US President Donald Trump to become law after it was passed by the US Senate
  • The ‘one country, two systems’ policy guarantees Hong Kong a high degree of autonomy under the city’s mini-constitution, the Basic Law
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act could pave the way for diplomatic action and economic sanctions against Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong
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Finbarr Bermingham

Finbarr Bermingham

Finbarr Bermingham has been reporting on Asian trade since 2014. Prior to this, he covered global trade and economics in London. He joined the Post in 2018, before which he was Asia Editor at Global Trade Review and Trade Correspondent for the International Business Times.