Future of Chinese democracy

Oct 21, 2014

Future of Chinese democracy

by Hugh Cortazzi

The Chinese government's insistence that candidates for election to the post of Hong Kong chief executive first be approved by Beijing makes a mockery of its undertaking to introduce universal suffrage.

Men try to force Hong Kong protesters off streets

Oct 4, 2014

Men try to force Hong Kong protesters off streets

by Joanna Chiu

Pushing, grabbing and cursing, hundreds of men sought on Friday to break up barricades set up by activists in Hong Kong streets they have been occupying over the past week in protests demanding greater democracy. The scuffles in Kowloon’s crowded Mong Kok district, one ...