Overweight China and obese America puts tubby Hong Kong in a difficult position

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The staff at JPMorgan were burying their heads in their hands all week as CEO Jamie Dimon opened his mouth to backtrack and apologise for his wisecrack on comparing the longevity of the American bank to the Chinese Communist Party, both of which are centenarians. The response to his ridiculous remark while coming back from China was that the CCP would outlive America anyway. Dimon is the latest high-profile visitor allowed to skip the 21-day quarantine, on the basis his visit would benefit Hong Kong’s development. With mandatory lock-ups in a quarantine hotel, the Hong Kong government has essentially isolated...