Bright Hong Kong: China in Xi’s era

(Photo credit: Bright Hong Kong)

Post-Umbrella group launches monitoring campaign in bid to bring substance back to LegCo

Post-Umbrella group launches monitoring campaign in bid to bring substance back to LegCo

Be it low meeting attendance rate or unmet election promises, The 80s Momentum works to make sure that they do not sneak past the public’s…

Hong Kong-born Canadians lauded for activism against racism and human rights abuses

Hong Kong-born Canadians lauded for activism against racism and human rights abuses

In their adopted city of Vancouver, two Hong Kong-born Canadians have been lauded for their role in the fight against racism and human rights abuses….

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…

Opposition at risk of losing majority in geographical constituencies

Opposition at risk of losing majority in geographical constituencies

Amid possible infighting, the pro-democracy camp may face even worse odds pending government’s decision on by-election arrangements.

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:…

Hong Kong’s uneasy economic readjustment

Hong Kong’s uneasy economic readjustment

From the world’s city to China’s world city, Hong Kong’s inevitable economic integration into China will need a political answer to it. Photo credit: Chris…

Path of Democracy launches star-studded political leadership course

Path of Democracy launches star-studded political leadership course

Jasper Tsang and Lam Woon-kwong are among the guest speakers of the eight-month programme jointly rolled out with HKU SPACE. (Photo Credit: Path of Democracy)

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…

Pan-democrats trapped in LegCo’s new normal

Pan-democrats trapped in LegCo’s new normal

Pan-democrats will increasingly find themselves between a rock and a hard place having to maintain an uneasy pact with localist freshmen.

John Tsang “nice guy” – and worst case scenario for CE, says LegCo ‘King of Votes’

John Tsang “nice guy” – and worst case scenario for CE, says LegCo ‘King of Votes’

Eddie Chu says it is not the time to restart the political reform when the pro-democracy camp still lacks bargaining power vis-á-vis Beijing. And John…

Dalai Lama: Keep hope and learn Tibetan history

Dalai Lama: Keep hope and learn Tibetan history

The Dalai Lama has voiced aspirations for peaceful democratisation in Hong Kong as the Tibetan spiritual leader shared his insights with a prominent Umbrella Movement…

The game is on: Pan-democrats go the extra mile for Election Committee

The game is on: Pan-democrats go the extra mile for Election Committee

Pan-democrats are on the road to becoming a ‘passive’ kingmaker in the upcoming Election Committee sub-sector elections. (Photo credit: Chris Lusher)

The worst time is yet to come for CY

The worst time is yet to come for CY

The pro-establishment camp may find it ever more costly to back CY Leung for his possible re-election.

New Democracy can be learned in Hong Kong

New Democracy can be learned in Hong Kong

By Kathleen Ferrier and Adrienne Simons Out of necessity, Hong Kong experiments with new forms of democracy. This can result in interesting lessons for the world….

Seen & Heard September 9: Eddie Chu, Ken Chow, Donald Tsang, Justin Trudeau

Seen & Heard September 9: Eddie Chu, Ken Chow, Donald Tsang, Justin Trudeau

Threats of violence continue to plague politicians and a young Canadian takes the high road when talking human rights in Hong Kong.

Social media masters of LegCo elections

Social media masters of LegCo elections

A localist “goddess”, a pan-democrat love novelist and two pro-establishment veterans are leading in a race where netizens vote by ‘likes’.

Political Risers: Chan Ho-tin the steadfast independence advocate

Political Risers: Chan Ho-tin the steadfast independence advocate

Against all odds, Chan Ho-tin (陳浩天) is confident that he will emerge as a winner in this Legco election – whether he is allowed to…

EAC asking for wrong declaration of HK Independence candidates

EAC asking for wrong declaration of HK Independence candidates

The EAC declaration is wrong and will cause Hong Kong people to turn against the Basic Law.

Top legal prof: New electoral confirmation form is redundant

Top legal prof: New electoral confirmation form is redundant

Professor Simon Young of the University of Hong Kong challenges legality of an additional confirmation form required by the EAC and its authority to invalidate…

本周金句:張炳良、劉慧卿、寧波市公安局

本周金句:張炳良、劉慧卿、寧波市公安局

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