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'Abduction' threatens Hong Kong role as financial haven

Disappearance of billionaire Chinese resident raises fresh fears about rule of law

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An exterior view of Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong where Chinese billionaire Xiao Jianhua was last seen on Jan. 27.   © Reuters

In early 2016, the abduction of five Hong Kong booksellers by mainland Chinese security agents raised questions about the former British colony's future as a bastion of free speech.

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