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formerly a Crown Colony on the coast of southern China in Guangdong province

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To him, had the 2014 proposal been passed by the HKSAR legislature, it is conceivable that the election committee would have allowed a moderate candidate from the democratic camp to contest the election of 2017, thereby enabling a chief executive possessing a degree of legitimacy to emerge out of a semi-democratic electoral process (113).
As previously mentioned, this is particularly important in the HKSAR parliamentary system as the National People's Congress Standing Committee has the power of interpretation of the Basic Law and the Joint Declaration.
The Basic Law provides for freedom of religion, and the Bill of Rights Ordinance prohibits religious discrimination by the HKSAR Government.
Air pollution poses a serious threat to the HKSAR's economy and the well-being of its citizens.
In September 2002, PRC officials suddenly raised the issue of the HKSAR's obligation to implement Article 23.
(10) As the HKSAR is now a special administrative region of China, it inevitably has a duty to honor the international obligations made between China and other members of the international community, as they apply to the HKSAR.
The HKSAR's agreement with the Disney Corporation in late 1999 to build a major theme park in Hong Kong also benefited from the support of Beijing, which reportedly discouraged Shanghai from competing with the HKSAR.
"Railways will be vital in supporting the economic, social and population growth of the HKSAR (Hong Kong Special Administrative Region) in the next 15 years," Secretary for Transport Nicholas Ng said.
The parties have emerged and mushroomed since the Tiananmen incident of June 1989.(4) Although there are numerous political parties in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), some of them are dependent on the PRC for political influence upon the HKSAR Government, where a multiparty system without any dominant party exists.(5) The HKSAR has a multiparty system because a number of small political parties, which aim at capturing political power, persist and compete among themselves.
Hong Kong will be governed as a Special Administrative Region (HKSAR);
It said the HKSAR Government considers that the statutory Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) is in place to handle the complaints against police officers in relation to various large-scale public order events or incidents, as well as to proactively undertake a fact-finding study on the large-scale public order events which took place after June 9.
HONG KONG, Nov 6, 2018 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government held a seminar - "Hong Kong's Experiences for International Trade: New Horizon, New Technology, New Model" - at the China International Import Expo (CIIE) today to promote the city's strength as Asia's international trade hub.
The Innovation and Technology Venture Fund Corporation (ITVFC) was set up by the HKSAR Government as a limited-liability company under the Companies Ordinance to monitor and administer the ITVF.
Moody's Investors Service has assigned a provisional rating of (P)Aa1 to the Trust Certificates issued by Hong Kong Sukuk 2015 Limited ("the Issuer"), a special purpose vehicle established in Hong Kong by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).