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    Hong Kong was handed back to China in 1997 under a promise of autonomy for 50 years. That year, 59,250 babies were born in the city. Now at 23, ...
  2. Hong Kong activists face political lockout in November council elections | Video
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    Hong Kong activists face political lockout in November council elections | Video

    In the aftermath of the Umbrella Movement, young activists in Hong Kong took to the polls ... first in the district council elections in 2015, and ...
  3. Police fire tear gas during a protest in Tsim Sha Tsui district in Hong Kong on August 3, 2019

    Commentary: 'Be water': How the Hong Kong protests became so resilient

    Every mass protest in Hong Kong since June has seen two protest wings in operation, says University of Sydney's Amanda Tattersall.
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    Commentary: The noose around Hong Kong is tightening

    The growing disenchantment cannot be resolved by the right use of words, the complete annihilation of the extradition bill, or even Carrie Lam’s ...
  5. Hong Kong marked 20 years since it was handed over to China on Jul 1, 2017

    Commentary: English still a source of pride and identity for many in Hong Kong

    Many Hong Kong people see the English language as part of their cultural identity, which acts as their bridge to the rest of the world, says one ...
  6. Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong poses outside the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong

    Commentary: Nobel Peace Prize nomination for Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement a barometer of China's power

    China may pressure Norway against granting the Umbrella Movement activists the Nobel Peace Prize but there are limits to its hard power, says one ...