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Hong Kong's Voice of Discontent
July 14, 2017
Hong Kong's Voice of Discontent
Economic realities shake China's 20-year hold on an old colony.
Hong Kong's Voice of Discontent
China's Vision for Hong Kong
June 28, 2017
China's Vision for Hong Kong
One Basic Law, two interpretations: the political framework behind Hong Kong's recent controversies.
China's Vision for Hong Kong
Putting Hong Kong in Historical Context
October 11, 2014
Putting Hong Kong in Historical Context
‘The Occupy Central movement is about a lot of things that concern China’s present and its future.’
Putting Hong Kong in Historical Context
Hong Kong’s Counter-Protesters
October 08, 2014
Hong Kong’s Counter-Protesters
Not everyone in Hong Kong has supported the protests.
Hong Kong’s Counter-Protesters
What Next for Hong Kong’s Democracy?
October 07, 2014
What Next for Hong Kong’s Democracy?
Protesters fail to realize China is already giving them more freedom than agreed upon in 1997.
What Next for Hong Kong’s Democracy?
Hong Kong on Edge
September 01, 2014
Hong Kong on Edge
Frustration and anxiety are growing as Beijing battens down the hatches on democracy.
Hong Kong on Edge
Maid to Pay: Exploiting Asia's Domestic Workers
May 21, 2014
Maid to Pay: Exploiting Asia's Domestic Workers
Although physical abuse dominates headlines, it is not the only issue domestic workers encounter.
Maid to Pay: Exploiting Asia's Domestic Workers
Hong Kong: Two Systems, One Country?
March 08, 2014
Hong Kong: Two Systems, One Country?
The stabbing of a former news editor is a symptom of a broader squeeze on the city’s freedoms.
Hong Kong: Two Systems, One Country?
China's
September 11, 2012
China's "One Country, Two Systems" Under Threat
As mainlanders head to Hong Kong to protest, Chinese authorities are increasingly cracking down on the former British colony.
China's "One Country, Two Systems" Under Threat
Can Hong Kong Control Own Fate?
April 16, 2012
Can Hong Kong Control Own Fate?
This month’s selection of a pro-Beijing chief executive sparked anger in Hong Kong. The city has a long and awkward history of being at the mercy of others.
Can Hong Kong Control Own Fate?
Why Mainland Worries Hong Kong
February 13, 2012
Why Mainland Worries Hong Kong
Fifteen years after its “return” to China, Hong Kong remains insecure about its future. Will Beijing respond to the city’s anxieties by relaxing or tightening its grip?
Why Mainland Worries Hong Kong
One Country, Two Systems?
June 25, 2011
One Country, Two Systems?
Despite early fears freedoms would be curtailed after their colony was returned to Beijing, many in Hong Kong now see ties as an opportunity.
One Country, Two Systems?
May 07, 2009
Hong Kong: Gateway to China
In stand-alone terms, Hong Kong’s statistics are impressive. It was the world’s 12th largest trading economy in 2007, with a GDP in excess of US$200 billion.
Hong Kong: Gateway to China
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