• Hong Kong – a damaging strike.  In an important legislative development, the government has dropped attempts to restrict public access to the personal details of company directors.  This is a victory for transparency!
  • Korea (North) – this time is different and more dangerous;
  • Portugal – the government survived a no-confidence motion;
  • Syria – a questionable promise that the currency will be defended.

Other countries covered in this report:  France; Germany; Hong Kong; Hungary; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Malaysia and Tunisia

To read the full story click on this link: Weekly Focus 4-04-13 (1)

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