Chen Dong, along with other mainland and Hong Kong officials, spoke at a law conference organised by the Hong Kong Basic Law Association. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
Chen Dong, along with other mainland and Hong Kong officials, spoke at a law conference organised by the Hong Kong Basic Law Association. Photo: Yik Yeung-man

Beijing officials urge Hong Kong to highlight its common law heritage, strong legal system to contribute to belt and road plan

  • Hong Kong’s status as sole common law jurisdiction in China makes it a good connector for mainland and places with similar legal systems, Beijing official says
  • City’s strong rule of law should be highlighted in face of criticism from the West, official adds

Chen Dong, along with other mainland and Hong Kong officials, spoke at a law conference organised by the Hong Kong Basic Law Association. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
Chen Dong, along with other mainland and Hong Kong officials, spoke at a law conference organised by the Hong Kong Basic Law Association. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
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