Tag Archives: Hong Kong

How China Castrates Hong Kong

Hong Kong is increasingly subject to the demands of the boss in Beijing.

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Mapping Social Cohesion in Asia

How does cohesion develop in Asian societies? And which factors determine its strength?

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China in My Life — A Personal Journey: The 1970s

What were the 1970s like in China, when even mainstream Western politicians came to call on Mao in Beijing?

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China in My Life — A Personal Journey: The 1950s

How does the emergence of China look through the prism of a Westerner’s life?

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Hong Kong: China’s Elusive Jewel

Beijing’s approach to Hong Kong is part of the surge in Chinese nationalism engendered by economic success.

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Hong Kong: The West’s Last Colony

Hong Kong was the last significant Western colonial possession. Its handover to China marked the rise of Asia.

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The Handover of Hong Kong Revisited

July 1, 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of Britain handing Hong Kong to China.

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Xi Jinping: Handling the Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution

Umbrella Revolution

A new generation believes it can succeed in something its predecessors could not.

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Why Hong Kong is Unhappy

A rich business society, but with a suffering majority.

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China’s Future: Does Governance Really Matter?

Just how important are improvements in domestic governance for China’s future development?

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