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China

Hong Kong: Electoral “reform” law defeated in Legislative Council

In December, Hong Kong police cleared the street occupations which were protesting against proposed legislation that would effectively allow Beijing to veto candidates for the post of Chief Executive. Read more...

55 Days in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Two Systems, One Dictatorship

Hong Kong has not seen anything like it since the British authorities crushed demonstrations in 1967. Read more...

The Tiananmen Massacre - 25 years on

The massacre that took place in Beijing's Tiananmen Square on June 4th 1989 was a turning point not only for China but for the whole world. Read more...

Beijing, Tokyo: playing with fire?

The scenario is eerily familiar. Read more...

China: new leadership strengthens its grip

China: Slowing growth rates not Beijing's biggest worry

In July it has become traditional for China's leaders to leave behind the heat and smog of Beijing and head for the seaside resort of Beidaihe. Read more...

China: Factional Stalemate in Beijing

Few things are as well organised as the 5 yearly Congress of the Chinese Communist Party. Read more...

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