Britain’s parliament is concerned about the rule of law in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong government rejects ‘one country, one and a half systems’ warning in British parliamentary report

  • Authorities insist the principle of ‘Hong Kong people ruling Hong Kong’ remains in place, hitting out at report that raised concerns over city’s autonomy and rule of law
  • ‘One country, two systems’ is the formula under which Hong Kong is part of China but enjoys certain freedoms
Topic |   Britain

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Britain’s parliament is concerned about the rule of law in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters
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One-way permit holders are entitled to social welfare and public resources available to Hongkongers, triggering complaints that they are crowding public hospitals and adding to the long waiting time for public flats. Art: Adolfo Arranz

Red tape, money woes and a frosty welcome: mainland Chinese moving to Hong Kong

  • Up to 150 mainlanders per day can get the right to live and work in Hong Kong, sparking claims that they overstretch welfare services
  • But for many, moving south is no holiday
Topic |   Anti-mainland China sentiments

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One-way permit holders are entitled to social welfare and public resources available to Hongkongers, triggering complaints that they are crowding public hospitals and adding to the long waiting time for public flats. Art: Adolfo Arranz
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