Hong Kong politics


China Lawmakers to Vote on New Security Law for Hong Kong

Deutsche Welle

While thousands of Chinese lawmakers gather for their annual session, Beijing is preparing a new law against subversive activities in Hong Kong. Opposition democrats in the city warn it would be "the end of Hong Kong."


Hong Kong Protest Figures Arrested: Reports

Deutsche Welle

Hong Kong media say police have arrested a dozen pro-democracy advocates over "unlawful" protests held in August and October last year. Officers also arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai, founder of Apple Daily.


HONG KONG: Benny Tai's Topsy-turvy Taiwan Journey

Suzanne Pepper

Benny Tai's comments on the future possibility of self-determination for people and places in Greater China was nothing new but Beijing's reaction frames new limits on freedom of speech in Hong Kong.


The Unlikely Populist: John Tsang's Fight For Hong Kong's Top Job


The former financial secretary has earned the support of Hong Kong people — but can he win?


Hong Kong's Stalemate with Beijing and Basic Law Constraints

Suzanne Pepper

Is Beijing's patience running thin on its stalemate with Hong Kong’s democracy movement?


Democracy Won't be the Winner in the Hong Kong Election

Vivienne Chow

As the leader of Hong Kong, which is now in its twentieth year as the Special Administration Region of China, the Chief Executive has to take orders from Beijing.


[PHOTO STORY] Hong Kong’s Oath Taking Drama Turns Nasty

TNL Staff

Tense scenes inside and outside Hong Kong's parliament as the new 'localists' continue to defy the old guard.


ANALYSIS: Political Vetting in the Hong Kong Election

Suzanne Pepper

The principle of official political vetting has now been applied in Hong Kong over the issue of independence.

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