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Cal Wong

Cal Wong is an award winning multimedia journalist based in Hong Kong.

Cal Wong is the Hong Kong Correspondent for The Diplomat’s China Power blog and an award winning multimedia journalist based in Hong Kong. His work has been featured on the BBC, Australia’s ABC, and Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post. In 2015 he won a Human Rights Press Award for a documentary he made on the universal suffrage movement in Hong Kong. Prior to writing, he worked as a banker and was a qualified Chartered Accountant in Australia before moving to Hong Kong.

Cal has always had an interest in the interaction of people, time and space and majored in Human Geography from Macquarie University as well as earning a master’s degree in Journalism from the JMSC at University of Hong Kong. Follow him on twitter @CallyFona

Posts by Cal Wong
May 31, 2017

Hong Kong's Housing Prices Are Still out of Control

By Cal Wong
Government efforts have had little impact on Hong Kong's runaway property market.

May 30, 2017

China Commemorates Hong Kong’s Basic Law by Restricting It

By Cal Wong
China's number three leader promises increased control over Hong Kong.
May 30, 2017

China Performs Another 'Unsafe' Intercept of a US Surveillance Plane

By Cal Wong
That makes two incidents in one month.

May 26, 2017

More Troubles for China's Southern Mega-Bridge Project

By Cal Wong
After a string of delays and cost overruns, now 21 employees have been arrested for falsifying test results.

May 22, 2017

Hong Kong's Chief Executive-Elect Already Struggling

By Cal Wong
Carrie Lam is finding it difficult to fill her cabinet, thanks to restrictions from Beijing.

May 16, 2017

Hong Kong Chief Executive Meddled With Investigation of Secret Payments

By Cal Wong
CY Leung admits to funneling his concerns through a pro-Beijing lawmaker on the investigation committee.
May 12, 2017

One Belt, One Road, One Language?

By Cal Wong
According to a Chinese official, more and more people living along the Belt and Road are learning Mandarin.

May 11, 2017

Duterte to Visit Hong Kong and Cambodia En Route to Belt and Road Summit

By Cal Wong
Duterte will make two stops on his way to Beijing.

May 03, 2017

After Summit, ASEAN Remains Divided on South China Sea

By Cal Wong
Once again, there was little productive discussion of the China factor at the latest ASEAN gathering.

May 02, 2017

Nepal and China Conclude Military Drills

By Cal Wong
The first-ever China-Nepal military drill was allegedly scaled down to address Indian concerns.

May 02, 2017

China Celebrates 27th Anniversary of Hong Kong Basic Law With Threats

By Cal Wong
Chinese scholars and officials emphasize that Hong Kong's autonomy is a gift from Beijing – and can be revoked.
May 01, 2017

China Reduces and Restructures Army

By Cal Wong
China eliminates five army corps as part of a restructuring and force reduction drive.

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