“NO THANKS,” MR. CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Posted:  Feb. 6, 2013   If Hong Kong’s embattled Chief Executive has achieved little else during his first half-year in office, he has at least done one thing that everyone thought was impossible.  Leung Chun-ying is a target so tempting that all the feuding...

NEW YEAR’S DAY, 2013

Posted:  Jan. 9, 2013   January First is not a major marching day on the local democracy movement’s protest calendar.  Demonstrations are organized or not if everyone can agree that circumstances demand, but the tradition began long ago … before the 2003...

WAKING UP TO REALITY AT LAST

Posted:  Dec. 10, 2012   Finally, pro-democracy politicians and opinion leaders here are beginning to realize what pro-Beijing partisans have known all along:  the much-proclaimed “one-country, two-systems” design that eased Hong Kong’s 1997 transition from...