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Business has flourished in Hong Kong, but the move to amend extradition laws has raised concerns about the city-state's vaunted independent legal system. (Photo by Kosaku Mimura)
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Two systems, zero trust? Hong Kong's extradition row risks business exodus

Companies and investors probe alternatives as China's grip tightens

NIKKI SUN, Nikkei staff writer | Hong Kong, Macao

HONG KONG -- 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.

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