The great flaw in the argument of Hong Kong separatists is the assumption that the ‘no change for 50 years’ promise covers China’s sovereignty over Hong Kong.
References from the Basic Law: Why Hong Kong will always remain part of China and why there can be no room for separatist movements.
With such extreme elements lining up to take their seats in the new LegCo, the question on everyone’s lips now is how things will play out when the new council convenes next month.
Singaporean authorities are constantly alert to potential risks and danger, and its people tend to look at the big picture, so it’s easier for them to focus on economic development.
The next thing to watch is the US presidential election in November.
It should be noted that immediately following Chu Hoi-dick’s public complaint about threats of violence against him and his family, the police made sweeping visits to triad-controlled entertainment joints for several days in a row.
Newsela’s success in its home market shows that the idea makes good business sense too and looks promising in the Hong Kong context.
The newly elected lawmakers have a responsibility to act in accordance with the Basic Law, to respect LegCo’s Rules of Procedure and to serve Hong Kong society as a whole
Yet the 48-page consultation paper lacks offers no details on the potential benefits of the proposed reforms; nor does it specify how setting up the two new committees can make the market more efficient, transparent, or fairer...
Simply restricting media coverage of suicide incidents or relaxing the admission criteria for universities may not be able to solve the problem.