Timothy Peirson-Smith: An early look into Carrie Lam’s administration

Timothy Peirson-Smith: An early look into Carrie Lam’s administration

The CE-elect now has a chance to prove that she is better than her predecessor by first picking her council members wisely.

Beijing’s mass politics game in Hong Kong can backfire

Beijing’s mass politics game in Hong Kong can backfire

Robert Chow’s high-level reception in Beijing can be a dangerous move making Hong Kong’s political scene even more chaotic.

2016 in a glance: A year of disputes and turmoils

2016 in a glance: A year of disputes and turmoils

From Fishball Revolution to ‘Oathgate’ saga and to CY Leung announcing not to seek re-election, 2016 has proven to be an eventful year right from…

Timothy Peirson-Smith: Reflects on Election Committee elections

Timothy Peirson-Smith: Reflects on Election Committee elections

The non-establishment camp must now remain consolidated if it is to become a genuine critical minority in the upcoming Chief Executive election.

Speculations fly high in light of possible by-elections

Speculations fly high in light of possible by-elections

The pro-democracy camp will have to play the best cards they’ve got in the upcoming by-elections or risks having the pro-establishment camp have their untrammelled…

Timothy Peirson-Smith: Behold the ‘Trexit’

Timothy Peirson-Smith: Behold the ‘Trexit’

Timothy Peirson-Smith shares his quick thoughts on the American election results and raises caution on an upcoming ‘Trexit’. Photo credit: Gage Skidmore

Government speaks: The Official line on interpretation saga

Government speaks: The Official line on interpretation saga

Thirteen-point FAQs by Progressive Lawyers Group on interpretation saga

Thirteen-point FAQs by Progressive Lawyers Group on interpretation saga

The following is a list of FAQs by Progressive Lawyers Group regarding the interpretation by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on 7 November 2016.

Still hope for Youngspiration duo, says Basic Law expert

Still hope for Youngspiration duo, says Basic Law expert

Local legislation may be needed to vacate the two localists even with a fresh interpretation for court ruling over the oath-taking saga.

No blessing for CY from Beijing, says Sin Chung-kai

No blessing for CY from Beijing, says Sin Chung-kai

CY Leung is unlikely to get the green light to run for a second term despite all the ‘favourable’ independence calls ahead of the chief…