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.
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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?
From the US kicking out Huawei to China’s Hong Kong crackdown, there is a lot standing in the way of happy east-west relations just now.
Local journalists are afraid that the new law will be used to prosecute anyone who steps out of line.
Over the years, much of Hong Kong’s media has been bought up by China-owned or -affiliated entities. Now, the few remaining independent journalists face a new threat: the city’s national security law.
The US removal of Hong Kong’s special economic status is partly a response to China’s growing use of businesses there to exert its power.
Between trade and traditional security alliances, New Zealand is being pulled in opposite directions over China. A new foreign policy is urgently needed.
China is shifting the parameters on a number of territorial disputes with its neighbours.