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2016/10/18 | Suzanne Pepper

What is Dividing Hong Kong’s Localists?

Hong Kong's 'lost' right to self-determination lies at the heart of the localist argument.

2016/10/12 | Edward White

Hong Kong’s 'Anti-Beijing' Legislators Ruffle Feathers Taking Oath

Despite warnings yesterday, Hong Kong's new generation of lawmakers are causing trouble on their first day in parliament.

2016/10/05 | Edward White

China Blamed as Thailand Detains Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activist

A political party in Taiwan has slammed China after Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was detained in Bangkok.

2016/10/04 | ZiQing Low

Hong Kong Universities are Losing China's Top Students

Political instability and sliding university rankings are to blame as China's top students turn away from Hong Kong, a report says.

2016/09/29 | Kelly Ip

OP-ED: The Fall of Joshua Wong?

Just as it seemed like Wong and his fellow student activists had reached a milestone, it is also where he fell.

2016/09/26 | Mo Tz-pin

Taiwanese Legislator Denied Entry Into Hong Kong, Third Since August

Legislators say China’s growing influence on Hong Kong is behind the city's immigration authority's denial of their visa applications.

2016/09/21 | Suzanne Pepper

Hong Kong Voters Have Spoken, but Is Anyone Listening?

Will Beijing modify its head-in-the-sand approach to the challenges it now faces in Hong Kong?

2016/09/20 | Yuan-ling Liang

Chinese Censors Delete Hong Kong Artists' Music Online

Denise Ho, a popular Hong Kong pro-democracy advocate, and several artists have seen their work disappear from a number of popular online music platforms.

2016/09/20 | Edward White

Hong Kong’s Pro-Independence Party Turns Focus to School Students

Despite being barred from standing in the Hong Kong’s elections, one political party is hard at work building support for independence from China among high school students.

2016/09/14 | Ho Ming-sho

The Umbrella Movement and Hong Kong’s LegCo Election

Among many other things, the Umbrella Movement represented a generational revolt in which young Hong Kongers’ economic frustrations were a noticeable driving force for protest participation.

2016/09/13 | Edward White

OP-ED: Thinning China News Options as SCMP Chinese Edition Falls

While questions remain over what was behind the surprise closure of the South China Morning Post’s Chinese-language website, the move is a major blow for China’s news audience.

2016/09/12 | Eric Siu-kei Cheng

The LegCo Elections and the Political Ecology of the New Territories

How the 2016 LegCo election became a critical moment of the 30-year-long agricultural development and movement in Hong Kong.

2016/09/12 | Suzanne Pepper

Another Post-Occupy Election

An analysis of Hong Kong before, during, and after the city's recent elections.

2016/09/10 | Merriden Varrall

Hong Kong Election Results: A Challenge to China's Immutability

Unless Beijing quickly and radically changes its approach to winning over Hong Kong hearts and minds, it will be an enormous challenge for the government to convince the population that its interests are best served by being part of China.

2016/09/09 | Yuan-ling Liang

INTERVIEW: Decriminalizing Hong Kong’s Sex Industry

Hong Kong is a place where the sex industry is very active, but it still lacks a friendly working environment for its workers.

2016/09/06 | Olivia Yang

China Concerned with Election of Pro-Independence Legislators in HK

A statement by the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council yesterday restated that Hong Kong independence is 'a threat to China's sovereignty and security' and is 'counter to the fundamental interests of Hong Kong citizens.'