Hong Kong must do more to attract investors, says leading political observer

Hong Kong’s attractiveness to the outside depends on key factors like quality of life and real estate prices in the city.
Hong Kong’s attractiveness to the outside depends on key factors like quality of life and real estate prices in the city.PHOTO: AFP

HONG KONG - Hong Kong needs to build new strengths, lower costs of doing business and improve quality of life to attract more investors to the city, a leading political observer says.

Associate Professor Peter Cheung from Hong Kong University's department of politics and public administration told The Straits Times that it is not enough for the territory to emphasise its traditional strengths such as greater freedom of speech, sound infrastructure and rule of law.

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