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By Robert Ash, Peter Ferdinand, Brian Hook, Robin Porter

This e-book offers an outline of severe advancements surrounding the handover of Hong Kong to chinese language rule. famous commentors from a number of disciplines study the problems and occasions within the years best as much as the move of sovereignty, and within the eighteen months that undefined. significant dilemmas are addressed within the fiscal, political criminal, social and diplomatic existence at the territory, which stay in lots of instances unresolved and urgent as Hong Kong enters the hot century.

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Roberti, M. 1996 The Fall of Hong Kong: China’s Triumph and Britain’s Betrayal. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. Elfed Vaughan Roberts and David J. Petersen 25 Roberts, E. V. 1996 ‘Political Developments in Hong Kong: Implications for 1997’, in Skidmore, Max J. ) The Annals of The American Academy of Political and Social Science: The Future of Hong Kong, September. Silverman, G. 1997 ‘The Price of Success’, in Ching, F. ) Hong Kong: 1997 and Beyond. Hong Kong: Review Publishing. Smith, A. 1998 ‘Prices Not to Blame for Tourism Slump, Says Survey’.

Perhaps a corrective was necessary to change the economic direction in which Hong Kong was moving. There is little question that there is still much to commend Hong Kong’s business environment as a force capable of overcoming those problems. It remains a politically stable system with a powerful government, wedded to the philosophy of capitalism and capable of acting decisively in difficult times. Government policies after the transition, remain directed towards retaining an attractive business environment.

Hong Kong: Oxford University Press. ’, 7 May. Gilley, B. 1997 ‘Loosening Bonds’. Far Eastern Economic Review, 3 July. Gittings, D. 1998 ‘Industry Debate Changes Course’. South China Morning Post, 12 April. 24 The Business Environment in the New SAR Guyot, E. 1998 ‘Some Fear Hong Kong Could Face Loss of Autonomy’. Asian Wall Street Journal, 1 April. Hang Seng Bank 1998 Hang Seng Index Historical Performance: http://www. html (accessed 24 March 1998). Harris, P. 1978 Hong Kong: A Study in Bureaucratic Politics.

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