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Post-Hato Macau Stokes Fears Of Chinese Administrative Rule In Hong Kong

Typhoon Hato battered the city of Macau late last month, leaving a dozen residents dead and millions of dollars in damage. The typhoon also exposed the extent to which the Macau Special Administrative District is reliant upon the central government for its survival, as the Chinese government moved quickly into the city following the natural disaster... Read More

Thousands Demonstrate In Hong Kong Against Legal Intervention By Beijing

Hong Kong would seem to be in the streets again, with a demonstration Sunday against Beijing’s intervention into Hong Kong legislature which saw over 13,000 participate, according to organizers. Namely, Beijing has ruled to bar pro-independence legislators-elect Yau Wai-Ching and Sixtus “Baggio” Leung from taking office after a political crisis prompted by their refusal to properly take oaths to be sworn into office... Read More

From National Sentimental Education To Its Local Unlearning: The Case of the June 4th Vigil

As evidenced in reactions to the annual June 4th vigil in Hong Kong this year, the kind of questioning demanded by the current situation seems to be thus: in the context of Hong Kong where nationalist and post-nationalist mentalities are so inextricably intertwined, how would democratic governance be envisaged?... Read More