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16 April 2017
"In Hebei, where people believe in the planned economy, how can they attract and embrace alternative [people] who go against the establishment?"
12 April 2017
But some Chinese are concerned, given that certain "patriotic" circles equate critical speech about China as an act of espionage.
10 April 2017
"To prove netizens' version of the story wrong is not difficult. Authorities just need to release more information and the rumors would fall apart"
"There is no point in disputing your app store decision with respect to mainland China…but Hong Kong and Taiwan [...] operate under independent legal systems."
9 April 2017
"Using public housing to counteract the property market is a strategy [for] the young generation who [cannot] afford property [...] if the plan works out, it can be a model."
2 April 2017
29 March 2017
"I am one of the Occupy protesters and I was incited by the police’s decision to fire 87 rounds of tear gas [at demonstrators]."
27 March 2017
She promised to "heal the divide" in her victory speech, but her win was met with protests by pro-democracy activists.
23 March 2017
21 March 2017
11 March 2017
"People prefer to buy property only if housing surges overtake holding costs. It’s too silly and naïve to count on a property tax to contain rising prices!"
10 March 2017
7 March 2017
"Which is more destructive, South Korea's THAAD or North Korea's nuclear bomb? North Korea has VX nerve agent and nuclear bombs, aren't these more threatening?"
2 March 2017
These threats have led to speculation that Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing camp is fragmented and that Chinese President Xi Jinping is prepared to eradicate a powerful sector within the Communist Party.
25 February 2017
“Does the election committee have any real power? What’s the point of having an election committee then?”
21 February 2017
Hong Kong Police and Pro-Beijing Groups Protest After Court Convicts Officers of Assaulting Activist
"Police misconduct is not frightening as these are single cases. What's frightening is police wrongdoing can be justified by politics."
17 February 2017
"You speculate that the government may sue the publisher, and so decide to censor the work. The whole incident goes against my principles."