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Hong Kong Cardinal, Former Taiwan VP at Papal Funeral, But No China Representative
January 06, 2023

Hong Kong Cardinal, Former Taiwan VP at Papal Funeral, But No China Representative

By Ken Moritsugu and Kanis Leung
The Chinese government did not appear to be sending anyone to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI's funeral.

Hong Kong’s Crowdfunding Regulations Could Have Global Ramifications
January 05, 2023

Hong Kong’s Crowdfunding Regulations Could Have Global Ramifications

By Charles Mok
Regulating crowdfunding in Hong Kong is all about political vetting – extended around the world.
2022 Was the Year Hong Kong’s Rule of Law Died
January 03, 2023

2022 Was the Year Hong Kong’s Rule of Law Died

By Benedict Rogers
A December 31 decree from Beijing finally killed the last vestiges of judicial independence in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Rags-to-riches Publisher Jimmy Lai Facing Security Law Trial
December 01, 2022

Hong Kong Rags-to-riches Publisher Jimmy Lai Facing Security Law Trial

By Kanis Leung
Already serving a 20-month term for other offenses, the 74-year-old Lai could face up to life in prison if he is convicted under the new National Security Law.

China Virus Protests Hit Hong Kong After Mainland Rallies
November 29, 2022

China Virus Protests Hit Hong Kong After Mainland Rallies

By Kanis Leung and Zen Soo
In the biggest protests in over a year, around 100 Hong Kongers showed their support for protesters in mainland cities.

In Hong Kong, World Bankers Urged Not to ‘Bet Against’ China
November 04, 2022

In Hong Kong, World Bankers Urged Not to ‘Bet Against’ China

By Zen Soo
Chinese officials attempted to convince the world’s financiers that the country’s economy remains strong – and those saying otherwise “don’t really understand China.”

Pro-democracy Publisher Jimmy Lai Found Guilty on Fraud Charges
October 25, 2022

Pro-democracy Publisher Jimmy Lai Found Guilty on Fraud Charges

By Kanis Leung
Lai, former publisher of Hong Kong’s Apple Daily, has been targeted in a series of prosecutions apparently aimed at punishing him for his past activism.
Hong Kong Offers New Visa to Woo Talent Amid Brain Drain
October 19, 2022

Hong Kong Offers New Visa to Woo Talent Amid Brain Drain

By Kanis Leung and Zen Soo
The new Top Talent Pass Scheme targets those with high salaries or degrees from top universities. 

Hong Kong Has Changed, But Britain’s Legal Community Doesn’t Seem to Realize It
October 07, 2022

Hong Kong Has Changed, But Britain’s Legal Community Doesn’t Seem to Realize It

By Dennis Kwok and Sam Goodman
The U.K. legal establishment must stop clinging to fictions about the state of the rule of law in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong to End Mandatory Hotel Quarantine for Travelers
September 24, 2022

Hong Kong to End Mandatory Hotel Quarantine for Travelers

By Zen Soo
Hong Kong has mostly aligned with China’s “zero-COVID” strategy. Now Chief Executive John Lee says the city must provide “maximum room” for “connectivity with the world.”

Children’s Books Branded Seditious in Hong Kong
September 12, 2022

Children’s Books Branded Seditious in Hong Kong

By Michael C. Davis
A recent court case drives home concerns about the overly broad use of Hong Kong’s resurrected sedition law.
Hong Kongers in Exile Fight for Their Truth – and Ukrainians 
August 12, 2022

Hong Kongers in Exile Fight for Their Truth – and Ukrainians 

By Allia Bukhari
Hong Kongers say both communities share a common struggle to defend democracy and freedom in Asia and Europe respectively.

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