Taking to the streets: The rise and fall of radical politics in Hong Kong

Taking to the streets: The rise and fall of radical politics in Hong Kong

Over the past couple years, Hong Kong saw a rise of radical politics after the Umbrella Protests; but for now the trend seems to be…

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo opposed Hong Kong’s independence movement

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo opposed Hong Kong’s independence movement

Liu Xiaobo’s vision of a democratic China is becoming more and more irrelevant to Hong Kong’s youth amid an ongoing identity crisis. (Original photo credit:…

SMILE: Més que un ‘plàstic’*——Jeromy Chan

SMILE: Més que un ‘plàstic’*——Jeromy Chan

This merry prankster has bucked the social media trend to build a huge following for his quirky look at international media. * The word ‘plastic’…

社交媒體領袖訪問系列:不只是玩膠——陳予

社交媒體領袖訪問系列:不只是玩膠——陳予

陳予這個名字大家可能會比較陌生,如果說他就是寰雨膠事錄總裁,相信很多人會知道他是誰……

Political Risers: Yau Wai-ching, localist rêveries by a Chinese history junkie

Political Risers: Yau Wai-ching, localist rêveries by a Chinese history junkie

Many localists and separatists, though often criticised for harbouring a bias against China, are in fact Chinese history lovers. Yau Wai-ching of Youngspiration fits the…

Succession vs. secession: Hong Kong’s first debate on leaving China

Succession vs. secession: Hong Kong’s first debate on leaving China

In what is surely a first, two opposing camps have come together to hold a public debate on Hong Kong’s secession from China. Harbour Times…

Lancôme’s loss, Denise Ho’s last laugh

Lancôme’s loss, Denise Ho’s last laugh

Spurned by Lancôme, musician and activist Denise Ho Wan-see took her party to the people with a free weekend concert. Didn’t attend? View our photos and…

Goodbye, 4 June mourning? The growth of Hong Kong nationalism

Goodbye, 4 June mourning? The growth of Hong Kong nationalism

As a younger generation rises to Hong Kong’s political stage, local nationalism has gained in prominence like never before. Only time will tell whether the…

本土思潮直搗六四「大台」

本土思潮直搗六四「大台」

(圖:樹仁大學學生會外務副會長廖俊升(中)反駁支聯會秘書長何俊仁有關「有心悼念應來維園」的言論,表明「支聯會不是教會,六四紀念不是教壇」。)

To Zhang Dejiang on Independence: Love HK forever, don’t chain us to the past

To Zhang Dejiang on Independence: Love HK forever, don’t chain us to the past

Arguing “history” to fight independence is doomed to fail. Hong Kongers have to feel loved and have hope for the future.

港獨運動之父9月參選立法會

港獨運動之父9月參選立法會

本文由記者Benny Kwok翻譯。原文《Father of HK independence movement to run in September》由記者Benny Kwok所寫,已於4月22日刊登。(相片來源:陳雲 )

社交媒體領袖訪問系列:本土主義哲道行者——陳雲

社交媒體領袖訪問系列:本土主義哲道行者——陳雲

本文由記者Benny Kwok翻譯。原文《SMILE: Horace Chin, the philosopher-king of localism》由記者Benny Kwok所寫,已於4月22日刊登。(相片來源:陳雲 )

Regina Ip for CE! Maybe

Regina Ip for CE! Maybe

The Exco/LegCo/former SecSec was cagey about running, but talked about the qualities and requirements of the next CE. She also had more than a few…

SMILE: Horace Chin, the philosopher-king of localism

SMILE: Horace Chin, the philosopher-king of localism

HT’s Social Media Influencers and Leaders (SMILE) series continues with the man who wrote the book that sparked the localism, then independence movement.

Father of HK independence movement to run in September

Father of HK independence movement to run in September

Horace Chin (陳雲根) (photo provider), aka Wan Chin (陳雲), is the founding theorist of Hong Kong localism and inspiring the push for Hong Kong independence….

2047促使年輕人改變香港政治版圖

2047促使年輕人改變香港政治版圖

(資料圖片) 本文由記者Benny Kwok翻譯。原文《Young politicians redefine HK debate as 2047 looms large》由記者Benny Kwok所寫,於4月20日刊登。

Young politicians redefine HK debate as 2047 looms large

Young politicians redefine HK debate as 2047 looms large

2047 may have seemed too far off to consider in a time of Umbrella Revolution, District Council and now LegCo and CE elections. But young…

Korean Dramas and HK Independence: Lessons from Google Searches

Korean Dramas and HK Independence: Lessons from Google Searches

(This article was originally published on April 10, 2016 on fragrantdelta.)

Secret Power: The people behind the next wave of Hong Kong politicos

Secret Power: The people behind the next wave of Hong Kong politicos

Young people may be providing the passion driving the next wave of politics but more experienced hands are providing operational backup. Photo: Hong Kong actor Gregory…

Hong Kong National Party: The course of HK Independence is irreversible

Hong Kong National Party: The course of HK Independence is irreversible

The concept of Hong Kong independence is no more a taboo for Hong Kong’s youngsters. Since the spread of localism in their minds, a political…

香港民族黨:港獨是歷史之必然

香港民族黨:港獨是歷史之必然

香港年輕人對「港獨」這個概念不再是忌諱。隨着本土思想深入香港年輕人腦海,終於出現以此想法為目標的政治組織。

Fishball Hardball: Hitting hard on fishballers will bounce back

Fishball Hardball: Hitting hard on fishballers will bounce back

The CE and Beijing have unleashed a war of  tough words on Fishball Revolutionaries, branding them rioters, separatists and terrorists. But their hardball tactics will…

強硬手段對付「魚蛋派」將弄巧成拙

強硬手段對付「魚蛋派」將弄巧成拙

本文由Alex Fok翻譯,原文可見於此處。

Detained, but not out: ‘Localist’ by-election candidate Edward Leung refuses to embrace ‘defeatism’

Detained, but not out: ‘Localist’ by-election candidate Edward Leung refuses to embrace ‘defeatism’

Even after his arrest, Edward Leung is still in the running for LegCo. But he claims street-level activism is the frontline that will ground for…

面對本土主義 無為而治才是解決良方

面對本土主義 無為而治才是解決良方

Translated by Alex Fok. Original article available here.

How Beijing Facilitates HK Localism

How Beijing Facilitates HK Localism

Addressing the events that make the movement relevant would be more effective than attacking its messengers. Photo credit: Wing1990hk

High Tide (December 29th 2015) – Daily political round up

High Tide (December 29th 2015) – Daily political round up

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Ripples of Occupy One Year On:  Occupation, Umbrellas, and our Protest Future

Ripples of Occupy One Year On: Occupation, Umbrellas, and our Protest Future

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Ripples of Occupy One Year On: Localism in HK’s District Council elections

Ripples of Occupy One Year On: Localism in HK’s District Council elections

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HK’s Wartime past still matters:  Alternate histories

HK’s Wartime past still matters: Alternate histories

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