It was a highly contested election. A record number 8.17 million voters cast their ballots for Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen, allowing her to be re-elected president. The number of citizens who cast their votes is the most ever for a presidential…
Hong Kong saw as many as a million people march on New Year’s Day 2020, chanting pro-democracy slogans as they crowded the streets that afternoon.
Game of Thrones, the most popular show in the history of television, has finally ended. Though many longtime fans were unhappy with how the story wrapped up in the last season, it should be clear to any political theorist that…
Pro-democracy groups retained a one-third voting bloc in Hong Kong’s Legislative Council following an election marked as a record number of voter turnout, and the emergence of candidates calling for independence from China.
“Real leaders must be ready to sacrifice all for the freedom of their people.”
For the first time since Hong Kong’s Occupy Central movement started at the end of September, embattled Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying attended a Legislative Council meeting to give a policy speech on Jan. 15.
The Hong Kong government released a full report to Chinese officials on Tuesday detailing the three months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
It’s no longer business as usual in Hong Kong, where the Occupy Central movement has created a new normal for Asia’s financial capital.
When Hong Kong police tear gassed pro-democracy protesters on Sept. 28, they unwittingly triggered the Occupy Central civil disobedience movement, which has come to be known as the Umbrella Movement because that’s all the students had to protect themselves.
Enjoy this selection of top tweets showing the unfurling Umbrella Revolution in Hong Kong.