Hong Kong

Hong Kong twenty years on: reasons to be cheerful


A new mindset seems to be emerging from Beijing and it has increased anxiety levels in Hong Kong, but it is too early to write off the resilience of the Hong Kongese, writes Kerry Brown Twenty years after the handover from British to Chinese sovereignty there seems nothing but perpetual gloom in the Hong Kong. […]

South Asia Studies

Hong Kong struggles to control its fate


The ball appears to be in Beijing’s court as protests grow in Hong Kong over how the former British colony should be governed, writes KERRY BROWN. The Occupy Central protests in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region over late June and into early July coincided with the final stages of the consultations launched in December 2013 […]