One year ago, the city’s freedoms were curtailed with breathtaking speed. But the clampdown was years in the making, and many signals were missed.
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Hong Kong has long been one of the most unequal places on Earth, a city where luxury malls sit shoulder-to-shoulder with overcrowded tenements.
The long months of harsh lockdown have faded from view in Wuhan, the first city in the world devastated by the new coronavirus.
The party, led by business executives who moved to Hong Kong from the mainland, is entering the fray amid forceful moves by Beijing to quash dissent.
Woman who became a symbol of Beijing's efforts to deny its early failings in the pandemic set for first known trial of a chronicler of China’s coronavirus crisis.
The drastic measures point to potential longer-term problems in China’s energy universe, as leaders juggle competing priorities.
Two separate but increasingly allied groups are peddling misinformation: a small but active corner of the Chinese diaspora and the highly influential far right in the United States.
New television shows have paid tribute to the city where the coronavirus emerged, focusing on residents’ heroism and glossing over official mistakes.
Xi Jinping is intent on extending party dominance across the entire country, especially in Hong Kong, an enclave of resistance that erupted in protest last year.