Asia Pacific: Protecting the rule of law

Author: | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Both detractors and supporters of the recent pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have argued that their side benefits the city-state as a financial centre – and conversely, that the other's views would doom the city's international reputation.

Talks have been inconclusive, and as IFLR went to press, a number of roads near Hong Kong's central government building remain blocked.

Throughout the debate, a key point has been the rule of law....