Two Systems, Zero Trust? Hong Kong’s Extradition Row Risks Business Exodus (Nikkei Asian Review)
Kelvin Lam, an economist in Hong Kong, recently started job-hunting after resigning from a well-known foreign investment bank. The 40-year-old wants a position where he can write about China’s economy freely and without fear.
Lam is looking for opportunities in cities such as Tokyo and Singapore; he feels that the tightening grip of China on Hong Kong is making analysts’ work more difficult. “Our job … is to let the rest of the investment community know what their decisions should be, given what we know about the actual situation,” Lam says.
He is concerned that analysts in Hong Kong might face the same dilemma as their mainland counterparts, who have been told to take into account the interests of the Communist Party and the state when writing research reports. READ MORE
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