HONG KONG 20 NĂM TRỞ VỀ ĐẠI LỤC: Không còn là một thử nghiệm chính trị

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  • 13.07.2017, 15:28

TTCT– Sau 20 năm, mô hình “một quốc gia, hai chế độ” do Đặng Tiểu Bình đề xuất không chỉ là một thử nghiệm chính trị nữa, mà đã là đời sống hằng ngày ở vùng lãnh thổ này. 

Không còn là một thử nghiệm chính trị
Mối quan hệ giữa Hong Kong và đại lục sau 20 năm vẫn chưa thật sự rõ ràng– scmp.com

Tuy nhiên, liệu mô hình quản trị nhà nước có một không hai đó có thành công hay không vẫn còn là một câu hỏi lớn.

Mô hình này được xác lập vào năm 1984 và triển khai ở Hong Kong vào năm chuyển giao 1997, được ca ngợi là bộ khung thực tế nhất để thống nhất hai vùng đất chia cách nhau 150 năm về ý thức hệ và khác biệt thể chế. Mô hình đó đã giúp thành phố ổn định trong thời kỳ chuyển giao từ Anh sang cho Trung Quốc. Continue reading “HONG KONG 20 NĂM TRỞ VỀ ĐẠI LỤC: Không còn là một thử nghiệm chính trị”

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Hong Kong: Government brings back food trucks to revive tourism

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Eating on the streets used to be part of the culture in Hong Kong, until safety and hygiene concerns meant the end for most hawkers and their mobile kitchens.

In recent months, the government has tried to revive the idea, although not everyone is pleased about it.

Al Jazeera’s Divya Gopalan reports from Hong Kong.

Thousands march in Hong Kong to show dissent for Chinese rule

Rally by pro-democracy groups on 20th anniversary of city’s handover to Chinese rule follows Xi Jinping’s visit and labelling of any challenge to it as ‘a red line’

Pro-democracy protester Leung Kwok-hung joins a march in Hong Kong on Saturday. He was later taken away by police.
Pro-democracy protester Leung Kwok-hung joins a march in Hong Kong on Saturday. He was later taken away by police. Photograph: Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty Images

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters have marched across Hong Kong to mark the 20th anniversary of its return to Chinese control with a high-profile show of dissent.

China’s president Xi Jinping, who had been in the former British colony on a three-day tour, flew out of Hong Kong just hours before the annual protest kicked off in Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon. Continue reading “Thousands march in Hong Kong to show dissent for Chinese rule”

Police arrest nine more democracy activists in Hong Kong

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The protest outside China’s liaison office in Hong Kong saw scuffles as demonstrators charged barriers and police used pepper spray to drive them back AFP/Anthony Wallace

Concerns are growing that the semi-autonomous city’s freedoms are under threat from Beijing, fuelling calls from some groups for greater autonomy or even a complete split from China.

Pro-independence activists Yau Wai-ching and Baggio Leung were arrested and charged Wednesday over causing chaos in the legislature after being barred from taking up their seats as lawmakers last year. Continue reading “Police arrest nine more democracy activists in Hong Kong”

Billionaire Is Reported Seized From Hong Kong Hotel and Taken Into China

Xiao Jianhua at a park in Beijing in an undated photograph. He has been missing since Friday. Credit The New York Times

HONG KONG — A Chinese-born billionaire who has forged financial ties with some of the country’s most powerful families was taken by the Chinese police from his apartment at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong late last week and spirited across the border, a person close to the businessman said on Tuesday.

The billionaire, Xiao Jianhua, who has been missing since Friday, is in police custody in China, where he apparently is safe, said the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of arrest. Mr. Xiao is a Canadian citizen with an Antiguan diplomatic passport, though he was born in China.

His removal from Hong Kong appears to contravene the “one country, two systems” rule that allows the former British colony to run its own affairs and bars the Chinese police from operating here.

Continue reading on New York Times

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmaker condemns ‘violent attacks’