Jonathan Fryer

Writer, Lecturer, Broadcaster and Liberal Democrat Politician

Year of the Rabbit, Hong Kong Style

Posted by jonathanfryer on Monday, 7th February, 2011

Agnes Allcock, Director General of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in London, this evening hosted the now traditional New Year reception at Whitehall’s Banqueting House for several hundred guests, complete with acrobatic lion dancers and a small Chinese classical orchestra. Mrs Allcock cited the purported qualities of those born in the Year of the Rabbit: talented and ambitious, but also alert to danger. But in many ways more important than these musings was her litany of Hong Kong’s great new economic and financial achievements; it is a special autonomous region of China now graced with a triple A rating and the location for huge amounts of (mainland) Chinese financial deposits. Hong Kong is now cited as the most free economy in Asia, indeed right up there at the top worldwide. People born in the Year of the Rabbit are said to be financially lucky and clever at business, but the way Hong Kong continues to roar ahead, this seems true whichever sign of the zodiac people there are conceived,


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