Hong Kong’s unique history as an entrepot and business hub has made it a ripe centre for espionage. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong’s unique history as an entrepot and business hub has made it a ripe centre for espionage. Photo: AFP
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Arrest of ex-CIA agent fuels Hong Kong’s reputation as spy hotbed

Before and after Edward Snowden’s earthshaking stopover, the city has known its fair share of shadowy characters and tales

Hong Kong’s unique history as an entrepot and business hub has made it a ripe centre for espionage. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong’s unique history as an entrepot and business hub has made it a ripe centre for espionage. Photo: AFP
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