Hong Kong

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Politics & Society

The danger of keeping quiet

In an extract of a speech covering political leadership around the world, the Chancellor of the University of Oxford and the former of Governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, explores the need for collaboration and honesty in dealing with China’s

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Politics & Society

Hong Kong: The canary in the coal mine

Hong Kong continues to be wracked by civil unrest. How did it come to this, what does it signal, and where is it likely to end?

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Politics & Society

Inequality driving Hong Kong’s independence movement

The leaders of Hong Kong’s ‘Localist’ independence movement may be young, but it is the vast gap between rich and poor driving many people’s dissatisfaction

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