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Hong Kong Lawmakers Demand Executive Does More to Stop Chinese Virus

Hong Kong Lawmakers Demand Executive Does More to Stop Chinese Virus

Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong protested against the city's Beijing-controlled government on Thursday over its inadequate response to the coronavirus.

A deadly virus, a rating downgrade, and violence: Hong Kong markets plunge on string of bad news

Welcome to Hong Kong, where reasons to sell stocks are mounting ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.
Hong Kong’s Lunar New Year pop-ups defy the government with protest-themed goods

Hong Kong’s Lunar New Year pop-ups defy the government with protest-themed goods

The shops and markets are in defiance of the the Hong Kong government's decision to ban the sale of political and satirical items from its official holiday bazaars.
Hong Kong Protest Attracts 150,000 Before Police Violently Crack Down

Hong Kong Protest Attracts 150,000 Before Police Violently Crack Down

Local media reported that 150,000 people in Hong Kong attended a protest Sunday demanding the world impose sanctions on the Communist Party of China that ended abruptly with police brutality and the
China Keeps Arresting Hong Kong Protesters for ‘Soliciting Prostitution’

China Keeps Arresting Hong Kong Protesters for ‘Soliciting Prostitution’

A student who provides medical care to injured protests is the second protest supporter to be arrested on the charge in Mainland China.

Ai Weiwei Explains Why He Was Sued by a Casino Worker in ‘New York Times’ Op-Ed

The dissident artist writes that he's experienced xenophobic discrimination in Berlin, which became his home after he spent four years under house arrest in China.
The Hong Kong police are using legal acrobatics to search phones

The Hong Kong police are using legal acrobatics to search phones

They obtained a warrant to search police headquarters—and dozens of seized electronic devices that were brought there, according to a judicial review filing.
China is blaming everyone but itself for Taiwan’s presidential election result

China is blaming everyone but itself for Taiwan’s presidential election result

Rather than accepting that its strategy is pushing Taiwan further away, China is blaming cheating, foreign forces, and fake news for president Tsai Ing-wen's win.
Britain’s Huawei decision will be its first major trade test in a post-Brexit world

Britain’s Huawei decision will be its first major trade test in a post-Brexit world

Washington and Beijing are exerting ever greater pressure on London over Huawei.
Beijing’s man lost by a shocking landslide in Taiwan’s presidential election

Beijing’s man lost by a shocking landslide in Taiwan’s presidential election

Incumbent Tsai Ing-wen's win comes shortly after pro-democracy candidates swept local elections in Hong Kong, as voters in both places firmly reject Beijing.
The British flag-waving “grandma” of Hong Kong’s protests says she was detained in China

The British flag-waving “grandma” of Hong Kong’s protests says she was detained in China

The elderly Alexandra Wong was a fixture of Hong Kong's protests last summer, but hasn't been seen in months.
Hong Kong’s political crisis is becoming a mental health crisis

Hong Kong’s political crisis is becoming a mental health crisis

Reported levels of probable depression and suspected post-traumatic stress disorder are at their highest in years, according to research.
Protesters in Bangkok are lacing up for a “Run Against Dictatorship”

Protesters in Bangkok are lacing up for a “Run Against Dictatorship”

The protest's name in Thai literally means "run to oust the uncle," a jab at retired general and prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, who goes by the nickname Uncle Tu.
China Sends Geriatric Official with No International Experience to Cover Hong Kong

China Sends Geriatric Official with No International Experience to Cover Hong Kong

Communist China unexpectedly announced a new director of Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong on Saturday, replacing two-year veteran Wang Zhimin with Luo Huining, a party apparatchik with no
Taiwan’s president is battling a deluge of election-linked homophobic fake news

Taiwan’s president is battling a deluge of election-linked homophobic fake news

Months after her government legalized gay marriage, opponents of Tsai Ing-wen are spreading anti-LGBT misinformation to derail her bid for re-election.
Taiwan's President Tsai in New Year's Speech: China Must Face the Reality of Our Existence

Taiwan's President Tsai in New Year's Speech: China Must Face the Reality of Our Existence

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen urged China to co-exist with a sovereign Taiwan and warned the world that "One Country, Two Systems" – the policy that applies to Hong Kong and Beijing has attempted to
Hong Kong Cops Aren’t Sorry For Pepper Spraying A Politician Right In the Face

Hong Kong Cops Aren’t Sorry For Pepper Spraying A Politician Right In the Face

A police officer tore off a politician's goggles and sprayed him at close range — twice.
22 Years Later: How The Chinese Communist Party Destroyed Legacy of the Hong Kong Handover

22 Years Later: How The Chinese Communist Party Destroyed Legacy of the Hong Kong Handover

2019 was the year that the People’s Republic of China (PRC) shed any pretence of honouring the Sino-British Joint Declaration on Hong Kong, just 22 years after control of the city was handed over from
Twelve works of art that chart the emotional upheavals of the Hong Kong protests

Twelve works of art that chart the emotional upheavals of the Hong Kong protests

Many Hong Kong artists produced or exhibited works in 2019 that can offer insights into the the emotional roller coaster the city has experienced.
Extinction Rebellion is using holacracy to scale its international movement

Extinction Rebellion is using holacracy to scale its international movement

A self-organizing system has sustained XR in dozens of countries.