The Mecca of the Mind

The Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong is part of the People’s Republic of China, but it governs its own affairs on a day-to-day basis and enjoys a wide range of freedoms under the territory’s mini-constitution, the Basic Law. Hong Kong boasts one of the world’s most prosperous economies, thanks to small government, low taxes, and light regulation. It has been consistently rated as the freest nation in the world.