Hong Kong Free Enterprise Zone

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'''Hong Kong''', or officially the '''Hong Kong Free Enterprise Zone''', is an independent corporate-governed statelet in South East Asia. Wuxing, Inc has a major presence there.

==History==

===2015===
Hong Kong declares independence from China in reaction to communist crackdowns.{{src}} p.30

Britain attempts to aid Hong Kong, but is duped by corps. As British diplomats stall a Chinese retaliation corporate backers secure control of the new free city.{{src}} p.18

===2017===
Wu Kuan-Lai, founder and CEO of Wuxing, Inc., builds his new corporate headquarters at a carefully picked location in Aberdeen.
===2019===
The Red Dragon Association quickly becomes the most powerful Triad in Hong Kong, with the great dragon Lung at its head.
===2025 to 2029===
The first major wave of Asian refugees flood into a neutral and prosperous
Hong Kong following the Republic Civil War in China and the failed Nationalist Revolution in
the Philippines.
===2039===
Wu Kuan-Lai passes away and leaves
control of the corporation to his son, Wu Lung-Wei.
===2044===
The Nationalist War between the Canton Confederation and Taiwan results in a
second major wave of refugees who settle in Hong Kong.
===2054===
The influence of a powerful Yama King grows within the Walled City, to the point that she threatens to escape to greater Hong Kong, but the threat is neutralized by a group of Shadowrunners led by a Seattle native.
===2057===
The Wu family and Wuxing, Inc. receive a number of valuable bequests from the will of
the late dragon Dunkelzahn.
===2059===
Wu Lung-Wei completes his father’s dream and forms the Pacific Prosperity Group,
a pan-corporate trade organization designed to combat Japanese economic control of Asia.
===2061===
Astral space becomes visible to mundanes around the Wuxing Skytower in Aberdeen.
===2062 to 2063===
A violent Triad war breaks out between the Red Dragon Association and its
main rival, the Yellow Lotus Triad, resulting in the destruction of the latter syndicate.
===2064===
In the wake of Crash 2.0, Government reforms change the process of determining
Hong Kong’s government.
===2068===
The pro-democratic and anti-corporate organization 9x9 first appears in Hong Kong.

==Politics==
Since winning its independence from the People's Republic of China the Hong Kong Free Enterprise Zone has been governed directly by the corporations that inhabit it. There are two main governing bodies in Hong Kong the Board of Governors and the Executive Council.

===Executive Council===

The Executive Council is effectively both the legislative and executive branches of Hong Kong Government. It is made up of eight Hong Kong citizens chosen to serve on the Council by the Board of Governors for eight year terms. Council members cannot be elected to consecutive terms. Every two years, two new slots open up on the Council and the Board of Governors replaces them in a closed door session. Every year the Council votes one member to be Chairman of the Council. There is no limit to how often a Councilmember can be the Chairman during his term. It is the Chairman's job to set the Council's agenda. Laws presented to the council are passed by a six vote majority.

====Current Council (2070)====
* Deng Sai-Kan, Chairman
* Diego Mangabat
* Yi Jing-Ze
* William Wu
* Mei Sterling
* Tai Kong
* Shan
* Dr. David Tan

== Geography ==
''See Hong Kong Free Enterprise Zone'' and ''https//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_Hong_Kong Geography of Hong Kong Wikipedia entry'' for a modern day treatment of the subject.

Hong Kong is composed of the following districts Kwai Tsing, Yau Tsim Mong, Kowloon City, Kwun Tong, Downtown Hong Kong, Eastern Hong Kong, Sai Kung, Tolo Harbor Complex, Northern Reaches, Lantau Island and the Southern Coast.

The Northern Reaches border the Canton Federation, at the border city of Shenzhen. Not far to the west (60 km east of Macau on the opposite side of the Pearl River estuary), reachable through the  is another, if smaller, enclave city, Macao. The southern shore of Hong Kong opens onto the Pacific Ocean.

==Economy==
Most heavy industry is controlled by Mitsuhama.{{src}} p.63

===Corporate Presence===
*Ares Asia Holdings {{src}} p.36
*Aztechnology Australasia 
*Daiatsu, Inc 
*Eastern Tiger Corporation {{src}} p.37
*Evo NavTech 
*Hildebrandt-Kleinfort-Bernal {{src}} p.38
*Horizon Group 
*Kuroyama Geosource {{src}} p.39
*Mitsuhama Hong Kong 
*Pacific Prosperity Group {{src}} p.76-77{{src}} p.107
*Saeder-Krupp SwissBank 
*Shibata Construction and Engineering {{src}} p.40
*Wuxing, Inc. {{src}} p.77-78{{src}} p.102-109{{src}} p.71{{src}} p.41{{src}} p.76-84
*Xiao-Renraku Computer Systems {{src}} p.78{{src}} p.42
*Yamatetsu {{src}} p.116
*Yokogawa Corporation 

==Magic==
Geomancy is big in Hong Kong.{{src}} p.83 The city is a zone of wild magic {{src}} p.87 and visible astral space.{{src}} p.79 Wuxing Skytower is built at the intersection of five major dragon lines.

==References==
''This page forked from Wordman's The Sixth World A geographical index to the world of Shadowrun''



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==External Links==
*http//old.shadowrun4.com/resources/downloads/runnerhavens_hongkong_maps.pdf Map of Hong Kong (PDF) at shadowrun4.com

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