Editorial : A tale of two cities that needs not have a sting in the tail

【明報專訊】IN Beijing, a symposium was held to mark the 20th anniversary of the implementation of Macao's Basic Law. Li Zhanshu, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, made a speech at that event. Though it focuses on Macao, his speech seems more for Hong Kong's consumption. Li also made it clear that the central authorities require the same of Hong Kong and Macao in certain areas and that "Hong Kong should also have a very good grasp of the central authorities' spirit".