Hong Kong Handover


Singing a Revolution: Pop, Politics, and the Umbrella Movement

Dr Ivy Man

The genre of Canto-pop has exceeded expectations, becoming more than just a popular music genre. It has provoked thought, sung for the people of Hong Kong, and time and time again has held a mirror to the SAR’s socio-political sentiments and local identity.


Hong Kong 20 Years After the Handover: Locked in Stasis

Kerry Brown

A decade after the handover of Hong Kong in 1997, most analyses were positive. A further 10 years has elapsed. How is Hong Kong doing now?


Hong Kong Handover: The Rise of Military-Style Youth Groups

Agence France-Presse

'If they knew their kids were entering those organizations to become ideological, many of those parents, I would say, would withhold.'


Hong Kong Handover: Riding the Property Roller Coaster

Agence France-Presse

'They bought their first apartment in 1970 for HK$45,000 (US$5,775), moving seven times before they splashed out HK$7.85 million on their Wonderland Villas home - it is now worth double that.'


Hong Kong Handover: Those Who Left Look Back

Agence France-Presse

There are no official emigration figures, but government estimates show hundreds of thousands leaving Hong Kong between 1990 and 1997

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