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The beginning of the end for Hong Kong’s independence

The beginning of the end for Hong Kong’s independence

Hong Kong is a pretty big deal for Australia. And it's under attack.

Parties like foreign donation laws just the way they are, thanks

Parties like foreign donation laws just the way they are, thanks

There's little interest from either side of politics in banning foreign donations: they're worth millions to them.

Rising democracy burns brightly in Taiwan

Rising democracy burns brightly in Taiwan

Results from Taiwan's election at the weekend send a clear message to Beijing -- the people want democracy, and they have a once-in-a-century opportunity to achieve it.

Backroom Beijing power struggle could be fuelling Hong Kong protests

Backroom Beijing power struggle could be fuelling Hong Kong protests

China is at a loss as to what to do about peaceful Hong Kong protesters, and thus far its attempts to handle the situation have been disastrous. But whatever the outcome, Beijing will never be the same.

Crikey Clarifier: why are Hong Kongers protesting in the streets?

Crikey Clarifier: why are Hong Kongers protesting in the streets?

Some 160,000 people have flooded the streets of Hong Kong to demand real democracy. Crikey intern Luke Mortimer finds out what the protests are all about.

London polling: how will Aussie expats vote?

London polling: how will Aussie expats vote?

Australians around the world have started voting by post and in person. But with hundreds of thousands disenfranchised due to strict AEC rules, will their votes make a difference?

Snowden under: China’s one-upmanship could save his life

Snowden under: China’s one-upmanship could save his life

Although Hong Kong has an extradition treaty with the US, China's desire to get back at America for hacking its nationals could be Snowden's saviour, writes freelance journalist in Beijing Kway Teow.

Why Snowden was smart to choose Hong Kong. Very smart

Why Snowden was smart to choose Hong Kong. Very smart

Was Hong Kong a smart choice of refuge for US surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden? Victorian barrister Rudi Cohrssen looks at the tricky issue of extradition.

‘On a collision course’: Hong Kong unrest over Chinese rule

‘On a collision course’: Hong Kong unrest over Chinese rule

With Leung Chun-yin to be sworn in as the new chief executive of Hong Kong on July 1, the Chinese semiautonomous region is on a collision course. Antonio Castillo writes from Hong Kong.

How to rock ‘n’ roll like a true HKer

How to rock ‘n’ roll like a true HKer

If you want to travel like a local in Hong Kong, just sit back and listen. When a Hong Konger talks about Hong Kong, food comes first. Chris Lau gives the best foodie tips, from Japanese sushi to mango sago dessert.