A Canadian think tank has warned that interference from Beijing in local affairs could threaten Hong Kong’s top position. Photo: Fung Chang

Hong Kong keeps top spot as world’s freest economy but Canadian think tank again warns over ‘interference from China’

  • Fraser Institute of Canada, in the 2019 edition of its report ‘Economic Freedom of the World’, places city ahead of Singapore and New Zealand
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A Canadian think tank has warned that interference from Beijing in local affairs could threaten Hong Kong’s top position. Photo: Fung Chang
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The University of Hong Kong has been placed 35th among top 200 institutions in the world. Photo: Nora Tam

University of Hong Kong gets seven-year-high rank on global chart, but four other local institutions drop by four to 16 places

  • University of Hong Kong placed 35th among world’s top 200, and is joined in rankings by HKUST, Chinese University, City University and PolyU
  • Times Higher Education official describes fall of other universities in rankings as ‘disappointing’, in face of strong gains by institutions on the mainland
Topic |   Universities in Hong Kong

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The University of Hong Kong has been placed 35th among top 200 institutions in the world. Photo: Nora Tam
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