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Why 1997 Was Asia’s Perfect Storm
June 30, 2017
Why 1997 Was Asia’s Perfect Storm
1997 was a defining year for Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and beyond.
Why 1997 Was Asia’s Perfect Storm
Economic Statecraft and Managing Superpowers: How China Did It
June 30, 2017
Economic Statecraft and Managing Superpowers: How China Did It
Echoes of Cold War-era economic statecraft remain part of China's overall foreign policy.
Economic Statecraft and Managing Superpowers: How China Did It
Chinese Aircraft Carrier Departs for Exercises and Possible Port Call in Hong Kong
June 26, 2017
Chinese Aircraft Carrier Departs for Exercises and Possible Port Call in Hong Kong
The Liaoning has left Qingdao for another training deployment.
Chinese Aircraft Carrier Departs for Exercises and Possible Port Call in Hong Kong
Hong Kong: Change in the Air?
June 20, 2017
Hong Kong: Change in the Air?
This July, Hong Kong will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its return to China. Time to reflect about the city's past and future.
Hong Kong: Change in the Air?
Is Hong Kong Taking a Backward Step on LGBT Rights?
May 29, 2017
Is Hong Kong Taking a Backward Step on LGBT Rights?
With a petition to appeal a landmark rights case, Hong Kong may be taking a small step backward.
Is Hong Kong Taking a Backward Step on LGBT Rights?
Cambodian Domestic Helpers to Take the One Belt, One Road to Hong Kong
April 25, 2017
Cambodian Domestic Helpers to Take the One Belt, One Road to Hong Kong
Cambodians are set to join Hong Kong’s domestic helper workforce this fall.
Cambodian Domestic Helpers to Take the One Belt, One Road to Hong Kong
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
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