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China Commemorates Hong Kong’s Basic Law by Restricting It
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.

Hong Kong's Chief Executive-Elect Already Struggling
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.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Meddled With Investigation of Secret Payments
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.

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?

By Steven Yet
With little hope of winning themselves, the pan-democrats plan to side with a pro-Beijing underdog.

Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Sentenced to Jail
February 28, 2017

Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Sentenced to Jail

By Cal Wong
Donald Tsang gets over a year in prison for a bribery scandal while he was in office.

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

By Cal Wong
The influential businessman pledges to put his vote on the Election Committee to good use.

Hong Kong Has Its First Contender for Next Chief Executive
October 27, 2016

Hong Kong Has Its First Contender for Next Chief Executive

By Cal Wong
Retired High Court judge Woo Kwok-hing becomes the first to officially declare his candidacy for the 2017 race.
Political Scrambling in Hong Kong Begins
October 05, 2016

Political Scrambling in Hong Kong Begins

By Cal Wong
Politicians (and Beijing) are already preparing themselves for the 2017 chief executive race.

Hong Kong Chief Threatens to Sue Newspaper
October 01, 2016

Hong Kong Chief Threatens to Sue Newspaper

By Cal Wong
CY Leung threatens to sue Apple Daily for seeking to undermine a potential reelection campaign.

Hong Kong Corruption Watchdog’s Independence at Risk
July 14, 2016

Hong Kong Corruption Watchdog’s Independence at Risk

By Cal Wong
Questions arise after the Independent Commission Against Corruption's head of operations is removed.

Hong Kong Postpones Political Development
June 26, 2015

Hong Kong Postpones Political Development

By Tim Summers
A failed attempt to reform the method of selecting the Chief Executive raises the likelihood of future protests.
Hong Kong's Democratic Dilemma
June 04, 2015

Hong Kong's Democratic Dilemma

By Shannon Tiezzi
Supporters of the Beijing-backed package claim to have public backing on their side. The truth is more complicated.

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