Hong Kong’s judicial independence gets vote of confidence from top British judges, with pair deciding to continue serving on city’s top court

Two of Britain’s top judges have given a strong vote of confidence to Hong Kong’s judicial independence, announcing that they will continue serving at the city’s highest court.British Supreme Court president Robert Reed on Friday said he and his deputy, Patrick Hodge, would carry on as non-permanent judges at Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal, as they had concluded that the city’s judiciary had continued to act largely independently of the government after the enactment of the Beijing-imposed…