Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is facing calls to step down over her handling of an unpopular extradition bill, huge protests against it, and its suspension last Saturday. (For a recap of these events, see CDT’s earlier posts or listen to a concise but thorough podcast account from The...
Hong Kong handover
by Cindy | Jun 30, 2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Hong Kong for a landmark three-day visit to mark the 20th...
by Cindy | Jun 27, 2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to visit Hong Kong on Thursday for the first time since...
by Cindy | Jul 2, 2016
Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong on Friday for the...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 1, 2009
Thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators marched in Hong Kong to mark the 12th anniversary of the handover of the territory to the Chinese government. From the New York Times: The immediacy of democracy demands here has faded...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 20, 2009
For the China Elections and Governance website, Suzanne Pepper reevaluates the relationship between Hong Kong and Beijing, now that more than a decade has passed since the handover: Today, more than a decade has passed and...
by Xiao Qiang | Aug 23, 2007
Over the past two months, as the the 17th Party Congress approaches, media and Internet censorship has escalated to an extraordinary degree. While the Party’s newspaper editors are practically frozen, making politically...
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