Tag: Basic Law

The new rail project linking Hong Kong to the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou is one of a number of cross-border infrastructure projects, including a bridge to the mainland and the neighbouring casino enclave Macau

One Country, One System: Beijing Imposes Communist Law on Hong Kong Railroad

The Hong Kong Bar Association declared itself “appalled” on Friday by the Chinese parliament’s order to enforce mainland Chinese law inside a Hong Kong rail station, warning that the move would “severely undermine” the rule of law and rattle public confidence in Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems” state of pseudo-independence.

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Germany Prints Its Constitution In Arabic For Migrants To Learn

BERLIN, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Germany has translated the first 20 articles of the country’s constitution [the Grundgesetz pictured above], which outline basic rights like freedom of speech, into Arabic for refugees to help them integrate. Germany is struggling to