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Hundreds Take to The Streets of Hong Kong to Commemorate the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Hundreds Take to The Streets of Hong Kong to Commemorate the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Four days from today marks the 27th anniversary of one of the most horrific instances of government brutality in modern China: the Tiananmen Square Massacre. June 4th, 1989 in Tiananmen Square was like a scene out of a horror film – not one of those paranormal ghost-types, but the gory aftermath of a slasher flick […]

Beijing Facing Protest from Hong Kong to Taiwan

Beijing Facing Protest from Hong Kong to Taiwan

Throughout Hong Kong, there is a sentiment that civil liberties and the city’s autonomy are under attack by Beijing. The embodiment of that fear came in the form of Zhang Dejiang, who visited Hong Kong on Wednesday. As chairman of China’s National People’s Congress, Zhang oversaw a decision to establish strict policies regarding the screening […]

Thousands of Police Placed in Hong Kong Streets in Anticipation of Top Chinese Official’s Visit

Thousands of Police Placed in Hong Kong Streets in Anticipation of Top Chinese Official’s Visit

In what can only be described as a massive preemptive and cautionary move, China has deployed more than six thousand police officers to the streets of Hong Kong ahead of the city’s visit by one of the Chinese Communist Party’s top officials. In addition to the extreme number of policemen in forces, many sections of […]

‘Father’ of China’s Internet Control Blocked by his Own Creation

‘Father’ of China’s Internet Control Blocked by his Own Creation

The “father” of China’s system of internet controls was defeated by the very own system he helped create in a bout of hilarious irony. Fang Binxing was giving a speech at the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) on the topic of internet security when the system blocked him from entering a South Korean website, according […]

Hong Kong Students Call for Independence

Hong Kong Students Call for Independence

It’s been less than two decades since Britain finalized the transfer of its former colony Hong Kong back to Chinese Rule. Already, scores of people are losing faith in Beijing’s ability to protect the city’s civil liberties and democracy under the “One country, two systems” policy. Some are calling for greater autonomy while others, especially […]

China to Create Maritime Court to Oversee Territorial Disputes

China to Create Maritime Court to Oversee Territorial Disputes

China’s Supreme Court has announced it will create a maritime judicial centre to handle territorial disputes. Chief Justice Zhou Qiang broke the news on Sunday during the ongoing annual meeting of China’s Parliament. “(We) must resolutely safeguard China’s national sovereignty, maritime rights and other core interests,” Zhou said. China is currently at odds with its neighbors […]

Two Missing Booksellers Return to Hong Kong

Two Missing Booksellers Return to Hong Kong

Two of the five previously missing Honk Kong booksellers have returned home and told police to stop investigating their missing persons cases. Both are back on the mainland. A source told the South China Morning Post that Lui Por returned to Hong Kong on Friday and Cheung Chi-ping did so on Sunday. Both went back to […]

China Ridicules Trump but Fears Hillary

China Ridicules Trump but Fears Hillary

Chinese state media has been closely following the U.S presidential election, which likely could become a fierce battle between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton. As in America, Chinese media and Internet users often ridicule Trump. Ahead of Super Tuesday results, a newspaper affiliated with the Chinese army wrote, “Whether Trump becomes a joke, […]

Hong Kong Student’s Anti-government Rant Goes Viral

Hong Kong Student’s Anti-government Rant Goes Viral

A student is taking social media in Hong Kong by storm after unleashing an anti-government rant before a legislative council meeting. Kwam Yong-yi’s tirade on the administration of CY Leung was posted to YouTube minutes after her microphone went off. Within 48 hours, the Cantonese-language video had been viewed 300,000 times. By now, you can […]

HK Police Search for 100 More Mong Kok Rioters

HK Police Search for 100 More Mong Kok Rioters

Each year, the Lunar New Year is a time of ultimate celebration all across Asia (and the globe). However, this year in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, the festivities were replaced by a night of violence and rioting.  The chaos erupted out of this year’s government crackdown on unlicensed street hawkers during the holidays.  Hostility rose […]

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