WHAT A DIFFERENCE AN ELECTION MAKES

  Posted:  Dec. 10, 2015   For at least a year before and a year afterward, Hong Kong’s Occupy Central protest movement for universal suffrage elections was portrayed as the epitome of all evils. Not only pro-Beijing loyalists, but conservatives of all...

THE CANDIDATES AND SOME RACES TO WATCH

Posted:  Nov. 17, 2015   Just because Hong Kong’s 18 Distract Councils deal only with the mundane details of neighborhood life doesn’t mean the overarching political tensions between pan-democrats and pro-Beijing loyalists plus their pro-government establishment...

RE-CAP: That Speech by Zhang Xiaoming

  Posted:  Oct. 29, 2015   The flurry of rebuttals was so fast and furious that everyone quickly forgot, or dismissed, what Beijing’s Hong Kong Liaison Office director actually said in his September 12 speech.* The occasion was a seminar sponsored by the...