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Tensions Boil Over on Hong Kong Handover Anniversary
July 02, 2019
Tensions Boil Over on Hong Kong Handover Anniversary
A group of protesters in Hong Kong broke into the legislature, while tens of thousands marched through the city.
Tensions Boil Over on Hong Kong Handover Anniversary
What’s Wrong in Hong Kong?
June 28, 2019
What’s Wrong in Hong Kong?
Hong Kong’s story is not just about its relationship with its post-1997 sovereign power.
What’s Wrong in Hong Kong?
Hong Kong’s Extradition Bill and Taiwan’s Sovereignty Dilemma
June 26, 2019
Hong Kong’s Extradition Bill and Taiwan’s Sovereignty Dilemma
How a Hong Konger’s death put Taiwan in a difficult spot amid the storm over Hong Kong’s extradition bill.
Hong Kong’s Extradition Bill and Taiwan’s Sovereignty Dilemma
Hong Kong Extradition Law: The Fallout
June 25, 2019
Hong Kong Extradition Law: The Fallout
Insights from Ho-Fung Hung.
Hong Kong Extradition Law: The Fallout
Hong Kong’s Protesters Live up to Their City’s Heritage
June 24, 2019
Hong Kong’s Protesters Live up to Their City’s Heritage
An intrepid new generation is following in the footsteps of previous Hong Kongers.
Hong Kong’s Protesters Live up to Their City’s Heritage
Hong Kong Needs China, and It Needs the World Too
June 21, 2019
Hong Kong Needs China, and It Needs the World Too
Hong Kong's prosperity depends on its unique relationship to the rest of the world.
Hong Kong Needs China, and It Needs the World Too
Hong Kong Protests: How Did We Get Here?
June 21, 2019
Hong Kong Protests: How Did We Get Here?
The origins and development of mass protests against the extradition bill.
Hong Kong Protests: How Did We Get Here?
China Blinks on Hong Kong – This Time
June 17, 2019
China Blinks on Hong Kong – This Time
The larger divide between the central government and the semi-autonomous city remains.
China Blinks on Hong Kong – This Time
Violence Erupts During Latest Anti-Extradition Protest in Hong Kong
June 12, 2019
Violence Erupts During Latest Anti-Extradition Protest in Hong Kong
Police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse crowds but protesters insist they won't give up.
Violence Erupts During Latest Anti-Extradition Protest in Hong Kong
Hundreds of Thousands Join Hong Kong Protest Against Extradition Law. Will It Matter?
June 11, 2019
Hundreds of Thousands Join Hong Kong Protest Against Extradition Law. Will It Matter?
A massive protest against the proposed bill filled Hong Kong streets, but the government signals it won’t change course.
Hundreds of Thousands Join Hong Kong Protest Against Extradition Law. Will It Matter?
Hong Kong Protests Proposed Extradition Law
April 29, 2019
Hong Kong Protests Proposed Extradition Law
Tens of thousands took to the streets, many carrying umbrellas in a nod to a previous 2014 protest movement.
Hong Kong Protests Proposed Extradition Law
Hong Kong’s Extradition Changes Tap Into Fears of Diminished Rights
April 10, 2019
Hong Kong’s Extradition Changes Tap Into Fears of Diminished Rights
Proposed changes, which would smooth extraditions to the mainland, must be seen in the broader context of Hong Kong-mainland relations.
Hong Kong’s Extradition Changes Tap Into Fears of Diminished Rights
Hong Kong Needs the World’s Help
April 03, 2019
Hong Kong Needs the World’s Help
The steady erosion of freedoms is too serious for Hong Kongers to deal with alone.
Hong Kong Needs the World’s Help
What China’s Greater Bay Area Plan Means for Taiwan
March 08, 2019
What China’s Greater Bay Area Plan Means for Taiwan
China’s plan for Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao integration demonstrates the “One Country, Two Systems” model for Taiwan.
What China’s Greater Bay Area Plan Means for Taiwan
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge: White Elephant in the Pearl River
October 20, 2018
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge: White Elephant in the Pearl River
The bridge will never recover its costs. Hardly anyone can drive on it. So why was it built?
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge: White Elephant in the Pearl River
North Korea Is Not East Asia’s Only Flashpoint
September 26, 2018
North Korea Is Not East Asia’s Only Flashpoint
Nuclear issues may dominate headlines, but don’t ignore the building crisis in Hong Kong.
North Korea Is Not East Asia’s Only Flashpoint
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