China and Britain made a pact that's still undermining governance in the former colony.
A viral Chinese article argues that Hong Kong should be grateful to the mainland -- or else.
Stirring, profane, always authentic: Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests have developed a rich musical culture.
It's spontaneous and participatory -- and the state can't control it.
A powerful regulatory agency says it's upholding "socialist culture and core values."
The government entity, colloquially called the 'Bingtuan,' employs almost 12 percent of everyone in Xinjiang.
What Hong Kong's Occupy Central can learn from the Tahrir Square uprising.
Five reasons a quiet North Korea is still a deadly North Korea.
Singapore watches its twin city from afar, and considers its own future.
Over a century's worth of data shows that the Umbrella Revolution needs business, satire, and a whole lot of patience.
A muddle-headed toddler leading a blindfolded donkey.
To secure his own legacy, Xi Jinping has every reason not to send tanks into the city.
Chinese with different views of Hong Kong's protests can't even agree on the words to use.
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest isn’t only about freedom. It’s also about identity.
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A week of news the West missed from the world's most populous country.
Experts tell FP that Hong Kong's government is trying to divide protesters and play for time.
Protesters and authorities both hold their ground, amid hopes of civil awakening -- and fears of another Tiananmen.
How the United Kingdom lost the loyalty of the island city's people.
Robust reform can seem impossible for governments mired in corruption. But the solution is pretty simple: Focus on policies, not politics.
A pro-Hong Kong student rally attracts hundreds, but Macau won’t risk angering Beijing.
A Hong Kong professor's open letter to her boycotting students expresses hope -- and fear -- for their future.
A Taiwan youth protest leader reacts to events rocking China's island city.
Uighur leader Rebiya Kadeer describes how Hong Kong is an inspiration to her people.
In the wake of China’s ban on the photo-sharing service, netizens are rushing to download software that lets them scale the Great Firewall.
Residents here are getting wildly divergent accounts of the same historic events.
Beijing's ambassador to the United States on how a strong and rising China is good for the world.
A Christian minister, a law professor, and a 17-year-old high school student are among the figures behind a movement that has captivated the world.
Foreign Policy interviews a key figure behind Hong Kong's recent civil disobedience.