Simon-Hoey Lee, Visiting Fellow, University of Hong Kong
Oct 06, 2014
Mongkok , the best place for visitors and shoppers in Hong Kong. Today, it no longer serves as a shopping heaven; it has become the battlefield for politicians with different ideologies and point of views.
Sep 29, 2014
It is therefore time for the people of Hong Kong, regardless of their political persuasion, to put aside their differences and work together to make the election of the CE of the HKSAR by universal suffrage a reality in 2017, write Lawrence J. Lau and Ayesha Macpherson Lau.
Stephen Harner, Former US State Department Official
Sep 03, 2014
After China’s legislature ruled out open nominations ahead of the landmark Hong Kong Chief Executive election of 2017, Stephen Harner examines the deeply held cultural differences between the United States and China that are contributing to discord on the issue of universal suffrage.
Zhou Bajun, Current Affairs Commentator, Hong Kong
Sep 01, 2014
NPC Standing Committee rules out 'civil nomination' for chief executive in 2017 election in the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, writes Zhou Bajun.
Wang Zhenmin, Dean of Law School, Tsinghua University
Aug 20, 2014
Although the central authorities have time and again reiterated its promise of introducing universal suffrage in Hong Kong, some people are still skeptical, ignoring even the efforts it has made under the legal framework for the development of democracy in Hong Kong, writes Wang Zhenmin.
Dan Steinbock, Founder, Difference Group
Sep 18, 2013
As the proposed free trade zone is about to take off in Shanghai, the megacity’s growth will accelerate, China’s financial reforms will speed up and the competitive impact will be felt in Hong Kong and Singapore, as well as in New York City and London.
Michael Justin Lee, Lecturer, University of Maryland
May 25, 2013
The recent publication of Visa’s International Financial Literacy Barometer has sparked interest in the United States’ mature financial sector and China’s still-developing financial markets. Noting the low ranking of China and Hong Kong, Michael Justin Lee explains that being financially literate will not only help Asia’s young finance sector boon, but will also improve the world’s future economic outlook.