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Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong in the balance

SINGAPORE (Oct 7): Hong Kong has long played an integral role in Asian and global economic development. But its future as a key nerve centre for global business and finance is in serious jeopardy, as is its role as a bridge between mainland China and the

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The coming crisis of China's one-party regime

(Sept 23): On October 1, to mark the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic, Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a speech that unreservedly celebrates the Communist Party of China’s record since 1949. But, despite Xi’s apparent confidence a

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The lasting tragedy of Tiananmen Square

SINGAPORE (June 10): China’s progress towards an open society ended when the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) slaughtered at least hundreds, if not thousands, of peaceful demonstrators in and around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on June 3 to 4, 1989. The