The resurgence of sedition laws is having a devastating chilling effect on press freedom.
There’s a new COVID lineage called B.1.1.529. It has a genetic profile very different from other circulating variants
In the face of China’s repression and human rights abuses, a scholar asks whether cheerful media coverage of the Beijing Olympics in February 2022 signals complicity with Chinese propaganda.
Wong’s films explore the indelible passage of time as registered in the everyday lives of his unforgettable protagonists.
In east Asian countries, past disease outbreaks have made face masks part of everyday life – but the social context supporting such behaviour isn’t present in the UK.
The sentencing of Tong Ying-kit shows how the Hong Kong court system will treat those accused under its new national security law.
Mainland China is tightening the screws on press freedom in Hong Kong.
New laws demand that all public officials swear loyalty to China and the Communist Party.
A transcript of episode 4 of The Conversation Weekly podcast. Including a story on how scientists are speeding up the hunt for dark matter.
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Britain accused China of deliberately misleading the world after the arrest of 50 pro-democracy figures under Hong Kong’s new national security law.
Predictions of up to 1 million Hongkongers taking up the UK’s offer of residency need more than a pinch of salt.
Chinese interference in Hong Kong’s political and legal affairs is creating uncertainty about the future of the territory as an independent business centre.
Why ‘one country, two systems’ has failed to guarantee democratic freedoms in Hong Kong
How will the incoming Biden administration deal with Beijing over its treatment of Hong Kong?
How does Victoria’s response to a second COVID-19 wave compare internationally? Very favourably - only a handful of other jurisdictions have enjoyed anything like the same level of effectiveness.
The identity and purpose of universities as spaces of free thinking depends on it.
Scientists were not surprised by reports on coronavirus reinfection; the lack of symptoms on reinfection is encouraging.
Reports describe a Hong Kong man who was reinfected with the coronavirus after returning from Europe. Does that mean he wasn’t immune after the first infection?
Despite the racial unrest that has rocked the U.S. for months, President Donald Trump finds support among some racialized communities, including Vietnamese Americans. Why?