Hong Kong District Councillor Series: Leticia Wong Says She Will Do the Most She Can Amid Fears of Ousting and Arrests Targeting Democrats
Many see the November 2019 polls, in which democrats took control of 17 out of 18 councils, as Hong Kong’s last democratic elections after higher-level Legislative Council elections scheduled for September this year were postponed for at least 12 months. Last month, four opposition LegCo members were ousted for alleged disloyalty and 15 more resigned in sympathy.
Joyce Huang | Voice of America China on Monday released a lengthy white paper to chronicle what it called a hard-won fight against the COVID-19 outbreak in the past five months – a report that has mostly won acclaim from its people. In the 37,000-word document, however, China said little about its early response to […]
<!–[CDATA[ KELLY HO | HONG KONG FREE PRESS Beijing has warned that Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers who use “malicious filibustering” to paralyse the legislature could be in violation of their oaths and guilty of misconduct in public office. The Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO) and Hong Kong Liaison Office issued two strongly worded statements […]
Lam Kwok-lap, Goh Fung, Ng Yik-tung andby Ding Wenqi | Radio Free Asia As President Xi Jinping arrived in the city to mark two decades of Chinese rule on Thursday, protesters gathered in downtown Hong Kong to call for the release of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo and 17 democracy activists held following a protest […]