A subcommittee which vets future employment for individuals leaving public service appears to want “to suppress information which is in the public domain, but may embarrass the government,” writes Tim Hamlett.
“Just as the Kau Yi Chau project is slated to house its first residents, rather than having a housing shortage, Hong Kong is more likely to be experiencing a housing glut, much like Japan is presently suffering,” writes Paul Stapleton.
“The right to protest is a fundamental right which is necessary for self-correcting political systems ….Our leaders need to value protest and learn from it, not just try to shut it down,” writes John Burns.
“Many of the guidelines are open to no criticism except that everyone knows about them already …. Unfortunately in other parts there is a distinct whiff of a political purge in the offing,” writes Tim Hamlett.
The legal system “seems to place a much higher value on its own time than on that of other people – as those unfortunate defendants in their third year of pre-trial custody have found,” writes Tim Hamlett.