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Speculation rife over Chu Hoi-dick’s position as a lawmaker  Listenfacebook
There are growing concerns that Chu Hoi-dick of the Land Justice League could be disqualified as a lawmaker, after he was barred from running in an upcoming rural election because of his views on self-determination and Hong Kong independence. Article 104 of the Basic Law explicitly states that only the chief executive, principal officials, judges, as well as executive and legislative councillors need to swear to uphold the Basic Law and pledge allegiance to the HKSAR. AnneMarie Evans asked Professor Simon Young, an Associate Dean of the University of Hong Kong's Law Faculty if he thought it was reasonable for this requirement to be extended to a rural election
‘Hong Kong unlikely to benefit much from Sino-US trade truce’  Listenfacebook
US President Donald Trump on Monday said Beijing will "reduce and remove" the 40 percent tariffs it places on American cars imported into China. That announcement came after the two countries agreed to a temporary truce in their bitter trade dispute. Jim Gould asked Michelle Lam from Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking about the impact this truce might have on Hong Kong, and how much relief this would bring to local businesses
Qatar banking on natural gas as it quits OPEC  Listenfacebook
Qatar on Monday announced that it will withdraw from the oil producers' cartel, OPEC, at the start of next year. Qatar, which produces less than two percent of OPEC supplies, said it wants to focus on natural gas production. AnneMarie Evans asked Professor Paul Rogers, Professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University in the UK, how significant Qatar's move was, given that it's primarily a producer of natural gas