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Review: Memories to Choke on, Drinks to Wash Them Down (夜香・鴛鴦・深水埗)

Memories to Choke on, Drinks to Wash Them Down, directed by Leung Ming-kai and Kate Reilly, stands out for its ability to evocatively conjure up the quotidian realities of Hong Kong. In many ways, the film, consisting of three shorts depicting everyday dramas set in Hong Kong and one documentary segment, proves a highly poetic one—a snapshot of Hong Kong as it is today, as well as a Hong Kong that may not last...

Pan-Democrat Legislators Resign En Masse from Hong Kong Legislative Council

Some have hailed the end of sham democracy in Hong Kong, with the remaining fifteen pan-Democratic legislators in the Hong Kong Legislative Council resigning en masse yesterday. The resignation took place in order to protest China’s National People’s Congress passing a resolution allowing the Hong Kong government to bypass courts in order to remove lawmakers from office as it deems fit...

Results of US Presidential Elections Unclear Due to Delays, But What Will the Stakes for Taiwan Be?

With vote counts delayed because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the question of who will be the next American president still remains opaque. Joe Biden currently leads at press time, with 225 electoral votes to 213 votes, and 100 electoral votes yet to be called, but many believe that Biden's odds of victory are increasingly slim. What will the stakes be for Taiwan, in the event of a Biden or Trump victory?...