Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on September 8, Hongkongers have used the subsequent period of mourning to air their emotions in rare public gatherings of political solidarity. The citizens of this former British...
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Feb 1, 2022
On Monday, Hong Kong’s Home Affairs Secretary Caspar Tsui resigned over his role in “party-gate,” a birthday party hosted by government officials and attended by over 200 people in January during the early stages of the city’s...
Jan 27, 2022
In their efforts to trace and contain a rapidly growing coronavirus outbreak in Hong Kong, authorities have identified a prime suspect of transmission: hamsters. After one employee of a pet shop tested positive for COVID-19 in...
Oct 13, 2021
In a speech marking the 110th anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution, Xi Jinping said peaceful “reunification” with Taiwan is inevitable and claimed Sun Yat-sen’s legacy as the Chinese Communist Party’s own. The Xinhai Revolution...
Sep 23, 2021
Hong Kong authorities’ implementation of the National Security Law has been expanding in scope and strictness, with broader language used to describe alleged violations and harsh interpretations of individual cases. As civil...
Jul 16, 2019
Mass protests in Hong Kong over proposed amendments to extradition laws that would enable...
Jul 10, 2019
Protests in Hong Kong continued last weekend, with estimated turnout of close to a quarter of a...
Feb 27, 2014
In response to a Hong Kong Standard article which accused The South China Morning Post of...
Apr 14, 2006
From China Daily (link): According to a survey by condom maker Durex on sexual habits of people around the globe, Hong Kong locals are, for the fourth year in a row, having much less sex than the global average. Hong Kong people engage in sex 78 times a year, well behind those on the mainland […]
Sep 29, 2005
The Globe and Mail has published a special issue focused on Hong Kong. Articles include: 24/7 BOOMTOWN by Geoffrey York Territory’s fortunes rise on China’s economic flood by Angela Barnes What China lacks just makes its capitalist enclave stronger by Tom Grimmer and more.
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- Journal of Contemporary China – Invented Borders: The Tension Between Grassroots Patriotism and State-led Patriotic Campaigns in China
- NYT – A Tiananmen Square Musical Worries About China’s Glare
- Global Voices – In China, questions remain ahead of Huawei’s launch of the Mate 60 phone series
- Rest of World – Heavily persecuted, highly influential: China’s online feminist revolution
- Sky News – Chinese state media appears to censor one of its own videos