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2020/02/24 | Hilton Yip
Hong Kong’s Two-Faced Identity: Prosperity and Panic
Hong Kong faces yet another challenge in the coronavirus after eight months of protests. The city is trying to retain its status as a global financial center while people struggle to secure basic goods.
2020/02/14 | Joyce Toledano
Unity Will Prove Crucial to Hong Kong’s Fight Against Coronavirus
As scientists in China and the U.S. race to develop a coronavirus treatment, researchers in Hong Kong say they have already developed a vaccine soon to undergo clinical trials. In the meantime, unity is crucial for Hongkongers to navigate the crisis.
2020/02/04 | The Interpreter
Authorities in Hong Kong Struggle to Win Trust Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
The Hong Kong government's refusal to close the border has set off a public panic. Is it overreaction – or justified?
2020/01/14 | The Interpreter
Beijing's Hong Kong Appointment Means Nothing Will Change
Beijing’s angle is clear: Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement is an unjust revolt, and there will be no reform in the city.
2020/01/08 | Op-Ed
Taiwan's Elections May Determine the Fate of Fleeing Hong Kong Protesters
The Hong Kong protests might not have influenced Taiwanese voters as much as expected, but Taiwan's election results might determine the fate of the pro-democracy protesters who have fled from the city.
2019/12/26 | Voice of America
Clashes Mar Christmas Celebrations in Hong Kong
Christmas celebrations in Hong Kong were disrupted by riot police violently dispersing anti-government protesters.
2019/11/25 | Daphne K. Lee
Massive Victory for Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Parties in Local Elections
After six months of protests, a record-breaking voter turnout in Hong Kong’s local elections led to a sweeping victory for the pro-democracy camp.
2019/11/21 | Taiwan Insight
Why Do Taiwanese Empathize With Hong Kong Protesters?
Taiwan has provided tremendous support for the Hong Kong protests, including solidarity rallies and material supplies. Why would Taiwan care so much about Hong Kong aside from having a common “enemy”?
2019/11/20 | Lausan
How Can We Abolish the Hong Kong Police Force?
How realistic is the “sixth demand” from the pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong? Can we learn anything from the abolitionist movement in the U.S.?
2019/11/19 | Daphne K. Lee
China Says Hong Kong Courts Have No Authority Over Face Mask Ban's Constitutionality
China's top legislature slammed Hong Kong's High Court ruling that the anti-mask law was unconstitutional.
2019/11/18 | The Conversation
Why Protesters Around the World Are Wearing the Same Masks
Protesters around the world are wearing the Joker and Guy Fawkes face masks. A face mask technically doesn't offer any physical protection, then why do protesters favor wearing masks?
2019/11/18 | East Asia Forum
Hong Kong Unlikely to Regain Confidence in Its Economic Outlook
Hong Kong's economy has been slipping even before the protests, and with the failing "one country, two systems," the city's future as an international hub is looking even grimmer.
2019/11/18 | Deutsche Welle
Hong Kong Police Raid University After All-Night Siege
After a two-day standoff, police have stormed into a major university campus as protesters fought back with gasoline bombs and bows and arrows. Fires can be seen raging inside and outside the school.
2019/11/13 | Deutsche Welle
Hong Kong on 'Brink of Total Breakdown'
Protests are continuing in Hong Kong after a night of violence. Authorities are targeting security at university campuses, where many of the clashes with protesters took place.
2019/11/11 | Deutsche Welle
Hong Kong Police Shoot Man During Morning Protests
Chaos erupted in Hong Kong when security forces cracked down on an early morning protest. Footage showed a police officer shooting a protester at close range. The man is now in critical condition.
2019/11/08 | Deutsche Welle
Sieren's China: Learning From the Mistakes in Hong Kong
Beijing, wanting to learn from the mistakes made in Hong Kong, intends to develop more affordable public housing in Shenzhen. But this will not be a fix-all solution in the long term.
2019/11/06 | Deutsche Welle
Pro-Beijing Lawmaker Junius Ho Stabbed in Hong Kong
A lawmaker known for his heated arguments with pro-democracy protesters has been injured by an unknown assailant. Footage showed the perpetrator brandishing a large knife and thrusting it at the lawmaker's chest.
2019/11/04 | The Interpreter
Hong Kong's Special Status Should Remain Unchanged Beyond 2047
Hong Kong and China would both benefit from more clarity on what the city's status will be after 2047.