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Police protests, a female lawmaker’s challenge and toy pistols: Hong Kong headlines from four decades ago

By: scmp.com 8 months ago
Police protests, a female lawmaker’s challenge and toy pistols: Hong Kong headlines from four decades ago

Forty years ago this week, fighting corruption was a perennial challenge on both sides of the border. In Hong Kong, efforts by the Independent Commission Against Corruption to tackle graft were met with resistance, triggering massive protests by police officers. Beijing also kicked off a campaign to stamp out corruption, gambling and capitalism in the country. Meanwhile, a female lawmaker’s open disagreement with the governor over a trade issue at a Legislative Council meeting raised a...

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Forty years ago this week, fighting corruption was a perennial challenge on both sides of the border. In Hong Kong, efforts by the Independent Commission Against Corruption to tackle graft were met with resistance, triggering massive protests by police officers. Beijing also kicked off a campaign to stamp out corruption, gambling and capitalism in the country. Meanwhile, a female lawmaker’s open disagreement with the governor over a trade issue at a Legislative Council meeting raised a...Policeprotests,femalelawmaker’schallengepistols:HongKongheadlinesfromfourdecades