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Lawmakers Ejected in Scuffles at Hong Kong’s Legislature
May 08, 2020

Lawmakers Ejected in Scuffles at Hong Kong’s Legislature

By Associated Press
The fracas, centered on control of the House Committee, pitted pro-democracy and pro-Beijing faction against each other.

China’s Strategy for Hollowing out Hong Kong
May 05, 2020

China’s Strategy for Hollowing out Hong Kong

By Simon Shen
Beijing’s fixation on national security legislation is an alarming signal for Hong Kong’s future.
Autonomy Without Democracy Is Proving Unsustainable in Hong Kong
March 24, 2020

Autonomy Without Democracy Is Proving Unsustainable in Hong Kong

By Brian C.H. Fong
It’s time to bring back universal suffrage into the agenda.

Where Does Hong Kong’s Protest Movement Stand Amid Coronavirus Fears?
February 24, 2020

Where Does Hong Kong’s Protest Movement Stand Amid Coronavirus Fears?

By Brian C.H. Fong
The next key step will hinge on the U.S. as it considers its first annual certification on Hong Kong’s autonomy.

Is US Congress Making Life Harder for Hong Kong Protesters in 2020?
January 01, 2020

Is US Congress Making Life Harder for Hong Kong Protesters in 2020?

By Richard Hanania
Sympathy for Hong Kong's young protesters is understandable, but trying to use economic sanctions to force change will backfire.

‘Buy Yellow, Eat Yellow’: The Economic Arm of Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Protests
December 13, 2019

‘Buy Yellow, Eat Yellow’: The Economic Arm of Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Protests

By Alexandra Chan
How Hong Kong’s rising “Yellow Economy” sustains its pro-democracy movement.

Hong Kong’s Protests: Look Beyond Tiananmen 2.0
December 06, 2019

Hong Kong’s Protests: Look Beyond Tiananmen 2.0

By Victoria Tin-bor Hui
A fuller understanding of the two episodes suggests that the protests today have moved beyond any kind of sequel to the events of 1989.
The Pro-Democrats’ Landslide Victory in Hong Kong Is Just the Beginning
November 26, 2019

The Pro-Democrats’ Landslide Victory in Hong Kong Is Just the Beginning

By Sanho Chung
The huge triumph of the pro-democracy bloc in the District Council election will not bring democracy to Hong Kong immediately.

Hong Kong Just Sent Beijing a Clear Signal. Will Anyone Listen?
November 25, 2019

Hong Kong Just Sent Beijing a Clear Signal. Will Anyone Listen?

By Benedict Rogers
The pro-democrats' landslide victory in district elections could prove a turning point for the city.

Why Pro-Beijing Candidates Could Still Triumph in Hong Kong’s District Elections
November 23, 2019

Why Pro-Beijing Candidates Could Still Triumph in Hong Kong’s District Elections

By Steven Yet
District-level elections may boost the city’s embattled government rather than undermining it.

The Path to Reconciliation in Hong Kong
August 31, 2019

The Path to Reconciliation in Hong Kong

By Brian Wong
Hong Kong could take a leaf from Macron’s “Great National Debate.”
The Root Cause of Hong Kong’s Woes (Hint: It's Not China)
August 28, 2019

The Root Cause of Hong Kong’s Woes (Hint: It's Not China)

By Chandran Nair
Hong Kongers do not trust their government to defend their interests, whether against Beijing, big business, or anyone else.

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