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· June, 2020

Stories about China from June, 2020

Beijing's national security law to enter force in Hong Kong

July 1 is a day of destiny for a city that China is determined to bring under its full control.

What is it like to be a mainland Chinese living in Hong Kong and supporting the protests?

Pro-protest mainlanders get doxxed by hostile internet users at home and sometimes face discrimination in their adopted city.

Serbian parliamentary vote campaign taps Greek beaches, Chinese robots

"I love Serbia. Considering the fact that I am a kind of smart technology, it is obvious why I choose to be in Serbia."

Taking Hong Kong's temperature: What future for the protest movement?

From last year's two million protest to today's "yellow economic circle", local resistance has taken on many shapes.

COVID-19 diaries from Wuhan: When diaries become citizen reports

"As time passes, diaries are like caterpillars transforming into butterflies."

What next for Taiwan after pro-Beijing mayor ousted in recall vote?

"The international message behind the successful recall of Han Kuoyu is that Taiwan people have said no to China."

COVID-19 diaries from Wuhan: Collateral damage

I did not plan to write this diary for 77 days. Writing is a kind of conversation – with myself, and with others.

Hongkongers strive to remember Tiananmen crackdown despite ban on candlelight vigil

The pretext for the ban this year is coronavirus, but an incoming national security law will likely make the three-decade-old vigil illegal.

COVID-19 diaries from Wuhan: A day of arranged mourning

"Today is a sunny. I always look forward to a sunny day when it is cloudy. But the sunlight today feels so ironic."

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