Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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Photo: Buddhist Wonderland, by Jay Huang

March 31, 2017

Badiucao: Hong Kong 777

On Sunday, Carrie Lam was selected to become the next Chief Executive of Hong Kong, after receiving 67% of the votes of a 1,194-member committee dominated by political and business leaders aligned with Beijing. Lam, the former number two official in Hong Kong, was backed by Beijing, although her main competitor, John Tsang, had stronger public support. Cartoonist Badiucao has commented

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