RADICALS FOR REFORM

  Posted:  May 17, 2010   Despite all the dire warnings beforehand, Hong Kong’s first ever referendum was held without incident on May 16.  If opponents have their way it will also be the last and only time will tell if the net impact is positive or...

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CAMPAIGN COUNTDOWN

  Posted:  May 3, 2010   Midway through the “second consultation period,” Hong Kong is no closer to agreement on the government’s latest political reform proposals than when the exercise began last November.  The first consultation, between November and...

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A Not-So-Special Election

  Posted:  June 26, 2009   On Sunday June 21, a special election was held in Hong Kong for a vacant seat on its Wanchai District Council.  This was the second such election to be held this year but unlike the March poll that set precedents for judicial...

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A very special election

  Posted:  April 7, 2009   Special or by-elections, as they are called here, usually merit little more than an honorable mention in the local newspapers and are often ignored altogether.  But with the sights and sounds of the United States’ epic presidential...

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