Hedge fund manager in "Occupy" column spat

A decision by the Hong Kong Economic Journal to cancel Edward Chin's weekly column after nine years has highlighted the tensions in the city.
Pro-democracy protest on Sunday
Pro-democracy protest on Sunday

A decision by the Hong Kong Economic Journal, one of the city's most read business newspapers, to cancel the column of a local hedge fund manager with pro-democracy views comes at a time of rising political tension with Beijing.

Edward Chin, who has written his weekly Chinese language column for the past nine years, was told it would be cancelled due to a redesign of the HKEJ  an explanation Chin contests.

According to the HKEJ  which is majority-owned by Richard Li, son of Li Ka-shing, Asia’s richest man   Chin’s half-page columns became too focused on his political views rather than investment views....

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