AN ELECTION WITHOUT A CAUSE: CY Leung Stands Down

  Posted:  Dec. 14, 2016   Last month people were saying the oath-taking saga and Beijing’s intervention marked the beginning of the end of judicial independence and of Hong Kong as we know it (Nov. 30 post).   Maybe that prediction was a little premature....

A VISITOR FROM BEIJING

  Posted:  May 23, 2016   Why the third highest ranking official in the Chinese Communist Party hierarchy should pay Hong Kong a visit at this particular point in time has been the subject of much speculation both hopeful and otherwise. Zhang Dejiang 【張德江】is...