onsdag 10. februar 2016

Hong Kong's business community is 'freaked out' over China's crackdown

The words were unusual coming from the mouth of a seasoned business figure in the hyper-competitive world of Hong Kong finance. “The middle-class, the professionals, even the accountants: people are just freaked out about what is going on.” But the man, who runs one of Hong Kong’s business associations, was not talking about the slowdown of China’s economy. Instead, he was referring to the recent disappearances of five Hong Kong booksellers, a case that has sent shivers through the territory and raised fears that its “one nation, two systems” model is under threat. Read more