Hong Kong risks falling behind in race to benefit from Qianhai plan, lawmakers say, as they call for officials to establish new links with Shenzhen

Hong Kong officials need to establish new links with their counterparts in neighbouring Shenzhen as part of the Qianhai economic zone’s mammoth expansion, pro-establishment politicians have said, after Macau launched a new committee to co-develop a new cooperation zone with Guangdong’s leaders.Politicians and business leaders also said the city had been lagging behind, and accused senior officials of not being proactive enough on pushing cross-border collaboration.“From the central government…