Hong Kong celebrates the 20th anniversary of its handover from Britain to China on July 1, 2017.
After a packed three-day visit to Hong Kong to mark the 20th anniversary of the city’s return to China, President Xi Jinping has continued to stay in the international spotlight.
The extradition bill has unleashed the unhappiness over issues such as housing and jobs that date back to the colonial era – domestic matters that Singaporeans respect as Hong Kong’s own business.
Tung Chee-hwa blames the liberal studies curriculum his administration introduced for the discontent of young people today. He would do better to fault another failed programme he started.
It would be first time event held inside since 1997 handover, but Matthew Cheung refuses to comment on whether protest threat could force relocation.
When British and American smugglers shipped in opium in defiance of a Chinese ban, their actions led to a century of weakness for China. Are they trying to do the same by targeting Huawei and other Chinese tech companies?
For over 20 years, Hongkongers believed the government when it said the Basic Law held true and law and order were in top shape. Now, it says Hong Kong is a fugitive haven urgently needing a fix. What is one to believe any more?
The central government and Hong Kong authorities should carefully negotiate a detailed agreement that includes the necessary safeguards for individual rights before proceeding to legislation.
Batten down the hatches and reach for that packet of crisps. This Week in Asia has some suggested reading to get you through the big day
Officials repeatedly pressured Portugal not to grant rights to Macau residents to prevent Hongkongers from asking for similar treatment.
Chief secretary points to earlier article by the Post and defends government’s move to erase word from its website.
‘Handover of sovereignty’ no longer an acceptable way to refer to the events of 1997, according to government department.
Author and journalist Jonathan Fenby reflects on cheating death multiple times, his eventful editorship of Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post and how he accidentally ended up feeding the West’s appetite for China books