Around a million people, according to protest organisers, marched through Hong Kong last Sunday to oppose the bill. Hong Kong's iCable, the South China Morning Post and Sing Tao newspaper all reported that the bill would be suspended on Saturday. This would not happen under 'one country, two systems'," he told Reuters, referring to the model under which Hong Kong enjoys semi-autonomy. Beijing has denied that it has overreached in Hong Kong. The extradition bill has spooked some of Hong Kong's tycoons into starting to move their personal wealth offshore, according to financial advisers, bankers and lawyers familiar with the details.
Source: bd News24 June 15, 2019 03:56 UTC