Hong Kong is marking 25 years since the Handover from Britain to China, as Chinese leader Xi Jinping inaugurates John Lee as the city’s next chief executive.


The Hong Kong returnees who want to leave again

“I always say ‘home is wherever I feel safe.’ Of course it is hard to let go. It is a bitter feeling… We have put so much time to help build Hong Kong, but now we are being uprooted – my career, my family, my friends,” said Pauline Choy, a Hongkonger who has gained Australian citizenship.


Is ‘terrorism’ a real threat to Hong Kong?

“The more oppressive and authoritarian the Hong Kong government becomes, the more likely it is that such an event will occur,” writes Kent Ewing.

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