Unamused by independence antics, China’s Xi applies the pressure
But that won’t make most lives better
But chances for action are slim
Trump administration’s xenophobia, hostility to foreigners, tougher laws rein in the numbers
HK University lecturer mentioned territory’s possible autonomy in Taiwan address
Carrie Lam is the Chief-Executive-elect of Hong Kong as a result of the territory’s hermaphroditic electoral system, in which she won 777 votes from the 1,194-member election committee, a collection of tycoons ... Read More...
It might be possible to feel sympathy for Carrie Lam Yuet-ngor. On Sunday, Beijing’s bludgeoning of the business and professional elite had assured her of an overwhelming victory (67 percent of 1,163 valid votes) in the unequal contest to become Hong Kong’s ne... Read More...
The election charade for Hong Kong’s next Chief Executive has entered its final week with the two candidates destined to be defeated still pretending that this is a real fight. In practice, the two are simp... Read More...