Behind the Barricades in Hong Kong, a Game of High-Tech Cat and Mouse—Data Sheet

Clay Chandler, filling in for Adam today. I write from Hong Kong where an uneasy calm descended this morning after the Legislative Council announced it will delay debate on a controversial proposal allowing extraditions to China’s mainland. The extradition measure is deeply unpopular here. The artless manner in which Hong Kong’s Beijing-annointed chief secretary Carrie […]

China Is Creating A “Greater Bay Area” To Rival Silicon Valley. What Will It Mean for Hong Kong?

The world’s longest open sea bridge starts in Hong Kong. It opened with little fanfare and a short ceremony last October. President Xi Jinping of China marked the occasion with a single-sentence speech delivered from an artificial island built to house one of the bridge’s three immigration check points. Stretching 34 miles, including the length […]