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    Carrie Lam’s policy address: “Pouring money into the sea”

    Hong Kong’s unpopular government signals there’s worse to come Hong Kong society under Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is anything other than ‘stable’. The government’s slump in popular support deepens as corruption scandals, a worsenin...

    International solidarity against authoritarian rule in Hong Kong

    Stop Repression in Hong Kong is an international campaign initiated by socialists and left organisations to protest the worsening crackdown on democratic rights in Hong Kong and China chinaworker.info reporters The Chinese dictatorship is presi...

    Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation profiteering from state repression

    “A tool of the government’s political crackdown”  Adam N. Lee, chinaworker.info Hong Kong’s state-owned rail giant MTR has expanded aggressively overseas in the past decade. The company has exploited the worldwide mania for privatisation of f...

    Steve Bannon met by protests in Hong Kong

    “Solidarity with anti-Trump and anti-racist protests in USA!” chinaworker.info reporters Steve Bannon, the former “chief strategist” and far right guru of US president Donald Trump, delivered a speech in Hong Kong on 12 September as the gue...

    Hong Kong’s sham election

    Pan-democrats sink to new low by supporting “lesser evil” John Tsang Dikang, Socialist Action Hong Kong’s Chief Executive election is a five-yearly political farce. It has been described as the world’s most bizarre election. Just 1,194 electors...

    Hong Kong: Chief Executive election reveals political crisis

    Beijing facing tough decisions over CY Leung’s replacement Adam N. Lee, chinaworker.info Hong Kong’s hardline and deeply unpopular Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced on Friday 9 December that he would not stand for office again, for ‘f...

    Hong Kong: Defend ‘Long Hair’ and other threatened lawmakers

    Government purge widens to throw out four more lawmakers Dikang, chinaworker.info The purge of lawmakers in Hong Kong has widened as chinaworker.info and many others warned could be the case. Four elected legislators including veteran left-wing...

    China: One year since Gui Minhai’s abduction

    Criticism of foreign governments’ inactivity and connivance as China’s crackdown ‘goes global’ Adam N. Lee, chinaworker.info A year has passed since Gui Minhai disappeared in Thailand, on 17 October 2015. Gui, a Swedish citizen, is one of five ...

    Xi Jinping’s first state visit to the US

    Sino-US tensions increasing as China’s economy stumbles Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info China’s president Xi Jinping began his week-long visit to the United States, touching down in Seattle on Tuesday 22 September, where he met with top CEOs inc...

    Two different perspectives on Hong Kong’s mass protests

    “Big business is trying to say that we are privileged”  Hong Kong-based journalist Shannon Van Sant interviewed billionaire Allan Zeman and protester Pa Sha. These segments of her interview were posted on her facebook page. Two very different p...

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