NO SPACE FOR A FREE PRESS EITHER?

Professor Benny Tai’s recent musings about a possible future democratic China and an independent Hong Kong, have produced a thunderous response from on high. But oddly enough, he has published the same views here in Hong Kong to no adverse effect whatsoever. On...

POSTMORTEM: The March 11 Special Election

What happened? The post-Occupy effect evaporated, and the sympathy vote did not materialize. Hong Kong’s democracy activists had been expecting they would do well in the special by-election on March 11, and so did everyone else. The election was held to replace...