THE LAW SCHOOL STANDS ITS GROUND

  Posted:  Jan. 13, 2016   Far from being deterred by the University of Hong Kong’s epic losing battle with Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, the law school answered back with an event calculated to infuriate his allies and its enemies. HKU’s law faculty has...

“THE BEGINNING OF ANOTHER FIGHTING YEAR”

  Posted:  Jan. 7, 2016   Whatever its faults and failings, there’s one thing about Hong Kong’s democracy movement that no one is likely to contradict: its partisans never say die. When someone stands aside or drops out, someone else always steps forward to...

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...