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Hong Kong / Rains / Business and Politics #417904

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 02, 1997
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Rains and floods on the day after the handover of Hong Kong shown.

(Hong Kong: Mike Chinoy) The first days of business and politics in Hong Kong under China's rule featured; scenes shown of awards ceremonies headed by new chief executive Tung Chee-hwa. [TUNG - says he intends to maintain Hong Kong's economic vibrancy; okays lawful demonstrations.] The moderate speech from Chinese leader Jiang Zemin mentioned. [Smith College professor Steven GOLDSTEIN - says there is a sense of the rules of the game in new Hong Kong.]

(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Queen Elizabeth said making no mention of the handover of Hong Kong during her tour of Canada.

Bowker, Hilary;
Chinoy, Mike

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