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Hong Kong


  • China Needs to Change Strategy After Hong Kong Elections

    by Kevin M. Shanley

    With the depth of dissatisfaction in Hong Kong now made patently clear at the ballot box, China and Xi now face a difficult choice. Will it double down on repression or listen to the people and choose a new course that will require some compromise?



  • How we fail our Chinese students

    by Jonathan Zimmerman

    If Chinese students spend several years in the United States and decide they don’t like democracy, we must not be making a strong enough case for it.



  • Hong Kong is changing

    by Jeffrey Wasserstrom

    What a historian found when he revisited the city in the wake of the Umbrella Movement.



  • Tracing the origins of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement

    by Ho-fung Hung

    Recent opinion polls show that Hong Kong identity has been surging while Chinese identity has been fading among Hong Kong residents, particularly among youth.



  • Book on Hong Kong history withdrawn after censorship from mainland China

    A translated work that apparently censored remarks on politics - such as Democratic Party founding chairman Martin Lee Chu-ming comparing the handover of Hongkongers to China to "surrendering Jews to Adolf Hitler's Germany" - will be recalled after its writer cried foul over the unapproved changes.The book's mainland-funded local publisher, Chung Hwa Book Company, agreed last night to withdraw the Chinese edition of A Concise History of Hong Kong from sale. It also apologised to the history professor who penned the work in English.Professor John Carroll, associate dean of the University of Hong Kong's arts faculty, earlier said he was "shocked and disappointed" about the changes....