The Law has teeth in handling national security issues. Nevertheless, it has also a human face, attentive to the human rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents guaranteed by the Basic Law.
Tourism can rebound, but it needs a sustained and well-targeted policy. Since it is easier to convince domestic tourists to start visiting places of their choice, countries should first revive the local industry before attracting foreign tourists.
Beijing’s swift response to its outbreak, which is highly likely successful, should be of interest to other local authorities around the world.
When COVID-19 started to hit Africa, China was quick in providing medical assistance. Yet, it should be stressed that collaboration between Chinese and African health authorities and professionals is nothing new. It exhibits continuity.
The fair is not only crucial for China’s foreign trade, but it is also a rare technological experience and business exploration for the world.
Hong Kong is unfortunately being used as a political football against China by certain outside forces. It is urgently necessary for the HKSAR financial sector to hedge against this move by the U.S. in order to maintain Hong Kong’s status as an IFC.
Staying connected, entertained and moved by online artforms has become more important than ever, something which is reflected by the rapid pace of an industry unrelenting even in the face of a worldwide pandemic.