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Asia’s Pricey Cities
March 27, 2017
Asia’s Pricey Cities
Singapore, Hong Kong, and Tokyo are among the world's most expensive cities to live in, according to a recent report.
Asia’s Pricey Cities
Why China's Supporters in Hong Kong are Divided
January 20, 2017
Why China's Supporters in Hong Kong are Divided
The pro-establishment camp is just as diverse, if not more fractious, than the pro-democracy one.
Why China's Supporters in Hong Kong are Divided
How Chinese Policies Affect Property Prices Across the World
December 28, 2016
How Chinese Policies Affect Property Prices Across the World
Chinese demand for real estate is contributing to skyrocketing housing prices on 3 continents.
How Chinese Policies Affect Property Prices Across the World
Peering Into Hong Kong’s Dark Side
December 28, 2016
Peering Into Hong Kong’s Dark Side
The Diplomat speaks with street photographer Jonathan van Smit, whose stark images reveal life on Hong Kong’s fringe.
Peering Into Hong Kong’s Dark Side
Hong Kong's Executive and Legislative Branches Clash
October 19, 2016
Hong Kong's Executive and Legislative Branches Clash
Pro-Beijing legislators staged a walkout, preventing two localist legislators from being sworn in.
Hong Kong's Executive and Legislative Branches Clash
Hong Kong Legislature Descends Into Chaos
October 13, 2016
Hong Kong Legislature Descends Into Chaos
Politicians from both the protest movement and the pro-Beijing camp fueled a combative swearing-in ceremony.
Hong Kong Legislature Descends Into Chaos
Hurdles to Hong Kong’s Medical Council Reform
July 09, 2016
Hurdles to Hong Kong’s Medical Council Reform
Tommy Cheung Yu-yan's reform bill faces heavy criticism from medical professionals.
Hurdles to Hong Kong’s Medical Council Reform
Hong Kong Top Competitor But Europeans Still The Happiest
June 08, 2016
Hong Kong Top Competitor But Europeans Still The Happiest
Asia leads the world in business, but the Nordic countries do best with life satisfaction.
Hong Kong Top Competitor But Europeans Still The Happiest
The Case for US Ship Visits to Taiwan
May 09, 2016
The Case for US Ship Visits to Taiwan
The idea is worthy of our consideration and warrants a closer look.
The Case for US Ship Visits to Taiwan
Expensive Asia? At Least Some Are Still Smiling
March 22, 2016
Expensive Asia? At Least Some Are Still Smiling
Some of the most expensive cities in the world are in Asia.
Expensive Asia? At Least Some Are Still Smiling
Hong Kong And Taiwan: The Future of Chinese Democracy
March 16, 2016
Hong Kong And Taiwan: The Future of Chinese Democracy
Insight from David Zweig
Hong Kong And Taiwan: The Future of Chinese Democracy
Is Beijing In Danger of Losing 'Hong Kong'?
July 06, 2015
Is Beijing In Danger of Losing 'Hong Kong'?
It may be the case that Hong Kong will end up more like Taiwan than Taiwan like Hong Kong.
Is Beijing In Danger of Losing 'Hong Kong'?
Hong Kong Postpones Political Development
June 26, 2015
Hong Kong Postpones Political Development
A failed attempt to reform the method of selecting the Chief Executive raises the likelihood of future protests.
Hong Kong Postpones Political Development
Hong Kong’s Activist Social Media Culture Under Threat
June 14, 2015
Hong Kong’s Activist Social Media Culture Under Threat
Activists claim that authorities are using an ambiguous ordinance in a selective crackdown on free speech.
Hong Kong’s Activist Social Media Culture Under Threat
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Populism or Democracy?
April 16, 2015
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Populism or Democracy?
Are recent protests in Hong Kong and Taiwan about democracy or a case of populist fever?
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Populism or Democracy?
What Occupy Central Reveals About China
November 27, 2014
What Occupy Central Reveals About China
"How we treat people with different opinions in ordinary times will eventually, at a certain time, come back to us."
What Occupy Central Reveals About China
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