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Hong Kong's Chief Executive-Elect Already Struggling
May 22, 2017
Hong Kong's Chief Executive-Elect Already Struggling
Carrie Lam is finding it difficult to fill her cabinet, thanks to restrictions from Beijing.
Hong Kong's Chief Executive-Elect Already Struggling
Hong Kong Chief Executive Meddled With Investigation of Secret Payments
May 16, 2017
Hong Kong Chief Executive Meddled With Investigation of Secret Payments
CY Leung admits to funneling his concerns through a pro-Beijing lawmaker on the investigation committee.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Meddled With Investigation of Secret Payments
Hong Kong’s Democrats and the Chief Executive Election: Selecting a Lesser Evil?
March 23, 2017
Hong Kong’s Democrats and the Chief Executive Election: Selecting a Lesser Evil?
With little hope of winning themselves, the pan-democrats plan to side with a pro-Beijing underdog.
Hong Kong’s Democrats and the Chief Executive Election: Selecting a Lesser Evil?
Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Sentenced to Jail
February 28, 2017
Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Sentenced to Jail
Donald Tsang gets over a year in prison for a bribery scandal while he was in office.
Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Sentenced to Jail
Hong Kong’s Richest Man Promises to Elect Someone Who Loves the City
November 30, 2016
Hong Kong’s Richest Man Promises to Elect Someone Who Loves the City
The influential businessman pledges to put his vote on the Election Committee to good use.
Hong Kong’s Richest Man Promises to Elect Someone Who Loves the City
Hong Kong Has Its First Contender for Next Chief Executive
October 27, 2016
Hong Kong Has Its First Contender for Next Chief Executive
Retired High Court judge Woo Kwok-hing becomes the first to officially declare his candidacy for the 2017 race.
Hong Kong Has Its First Contender for Next Chief Executive
Political Scrambling in Hong Kong Begins
October 05, 2016
Political Scrambling in Hong Kong Begins
Politicians (and Beijing) are already preparing themselves for the 2017 chief executive race.
Political Scrambling in Hong Kong Begins
Hong Kong Chief Threatens to Sue Newspaper
October 01, 2016
Hong Kong Chief Threatens to Sue Newspaper
CY Leung threatens to sue Apple Daily for seeking to undermine a potential reelection campaign.
Hong Kong Chief Threatens to Sue Newspaper
Hong Kong Corruption Watchdog’s Independence at Risk
July 14, 2016
Hong Kong Corruption Watchdog’s Independence at Risk
Questions arise after the Independent Commission Against Corruption's head of operations is removed.
Hong Kong Corruption Watchdog’s Independence at Risk
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 Democratic Dilemma
June 04, 2015
Hong Kong's Democratic Dilemma
Supporters of the Beijing-backed package claim to have public backing on their side. The truth is more complicated.
Hong Kong's Democratic Dilemma
At Political Impasse, Hong Kong Needs Compromise
December 17, 2014
At Political Impasse, Hong Kong Needs Compromise
The longer term interests of Hong Kong and its people would be best served by pragmatic progress.
At Political Impasse, Hong Kong Needs Compromise
Chinese President Xi Won't Back Down on Hong Kong Elections
September 23, 2014
Chinese President Xi Won't Back Down on Hong Kong Elections
Meeting with a business delegation from Hong Kong, Xi Jinping made it clear Beijing does not intend to compromise.
Chinese President Xi Won't Back Down on Hong Kong Elections
Don't Overdo the Pessimism on Hong Kong Reforms
September 22, 2014
Don't Overdo the Pessimism on Hong Kong Reforms
Unless Beijing actually does what outside critics fear, it doesn’t help to act like Hong Kong’s reform process is over.
Don't Overdo the Pessimism on Hong Kong Reforms
The Perils of Hong Kong’s Constitutional Changes
September 21, 2014
The Perils of Hong Kong’s Constitutional Changes
Calling Beijing’s restrictive framework ‘political reform’ is a misnomer.
The Perils of Hong Kong’s Constitutional Changes
The Economic Impact of Hong Kong’s Political Crossroads
September 07, 2014
The Economic Impact of Hong Kong’s Political Crossroads
Constraints on Hong Kong’s political future could well have economic repercussions.
The Economic Impact of Hong Kong’s Political Crossroads
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