Tuesday 14th October 2014

Dear Reader,

NEW ARTICLE
Ignore the argument, blame the foreigners
Is the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong really just a devious foreign plot to undermine the future prosperity of China? (14-Oct-2014)

RECENTLY ON WEBB-SITE
Admiralty address
Here's the speech by Webb-site founder David Webb to the crowd in Admiralty last night. (12-Oct-2014)

One HK, two possible outcomes
HK's civic freedoms and lack of democracy are an incompatible, unsustainable combination, which is why it is alone globally in that quadrant of the grid of democracy and civic freedoms. Either we move to a democratic open society, or we join mainland China and others with neither civic freedoms nor democracy. The status quo, with recurrent protests against an illegitimate and paralysed government, is not a viable option. (9-Oct-2014)

IN OTHER NEWS
Secret 4m payment to C Y Leung agreed to on same day rival bidder trumped UGL offer
Sydney Morning Herald, 14-Oct-2014

From the archives:

DTZ's mystery bidder was China's Tianjin Innovative Financial
Telegraph, UK, 14-Jan-2012

DTZ rejected last-minute 48.8m takeover offer
Telegraph, UK, 6-Jan-2012

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