Beijing takes Hong Kong-related legislation seriously, an academic says. Photo: Winson Wong
Beijing takes Hong Kong-related legislation seriously, an academic says. Photo: Winson Wong

Do not mistake delay to anti-sanctions law for Hong Kong as climbdown by China, analysts say, as targeted weapons against Western powers still in works

  • Beijing will opt for very precise retaliatory moves that won’t jeopardise Hong Kong’s financial hub status, sources and analysts say
  • Adopting anti-sanctions law in Hong Kong not the only option in Beijing’s retributive toolbox against Western governments, they point out

Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law
Beijing takes Hong Kong-related legislation seriously, an academic says. Photo: Winson Wong
Beijing takes Hong Kong-related legislation seriously, an academic says. Photo: Winson Wong
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