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HK says a big NO to Social Credit Rating

Hong Kong’s hapless Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, cannot even pacify demonstrators by telling them the extradition bill is “dead”. While she continues to seek talks with student leaders to end the current standoff, in the hopes of keeping a lid on unrest that still has the potential to flare again into large-scale protests, it has become clear that her government is all but paralyzed. 

Little surprise, then, that her mainland affairs secretary was quick to deny reports that the mainland’s Social Credit Rating system is to be introduced into Hong Kong. It would be hard to imagine a bigger match being lit to the flame of tensions gripping the city than this one. 

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