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China’s remaking of Hong Kong from 2022 to 2047
As Hong Kong marks the halfway point under the ‘one country, two systems’ guarantee, the governments of the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong are betting that focusing on quality of life and better governance will contain any political dissent, writes Sonny Lo.
The consequences of China's "Comprehensive Jurisdiction" over Hong Kong
A year on from the enactment of a national security law, the politics of a once freewheeling Hong Kong is undergoing a historic transition. Veteran local political commentator Sonny Lo maps the new political landscape.
Hong Kong’s ‘Dark Age’: How to Revive the Democracy Movement
China continues to steadily erode the political and legal rights which have underpinned Hong Kong’s distinct way of life. Professor Sonny Lo writes it is time for the democracy movement to rethink its strategy.
Hong Kong: a Battleground in a Clash of Political Civilisations
The future of political and legal rights in Hong Kong has become central to the rivalry between the US and China. While for some the issue is purely one of power and realpolitik, respected Hong Kong observer Prof. Sonny Lo argues there are deeper currents at work – a clash between two culturally-distinct political systems that is likely to condemn Hong Kong to many years of turmoil.