Hong Kong’s House, Divided

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HONG KONG — Violent clashes broke out on Nov. 25 in Mong Kok, a busy shopping district in Hong Kong and one of three pro-democracy protest sites here, as police took action to contain protesters …

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China’s Silk Road Strategy

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As Beijing hosts this year’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum slated to run through Nov. 11, the United States and China are locked in behind-the-scenes competition over free trade agreements. The United States is promoting the Trans-Pacific …

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‘The Sky Is Really Blue, But It Isn’t for Us’

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From Nov. 5 to Nov. 11, Beijing is hosting the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, an important annual meeting. To prevent Beijing’s notorious bouts of smog from distracting from the meeting, the Chinese government took a number of …

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Let Them Eat Fish

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If the Hong Kong protesters succeed, and every adult could vote in the 2017 chief executive race from a publicly chosen slate of candidates, who in the current elections system would be the biggest political …

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‘Indefinite Resurrection’

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“I’m ready to stay for as long as the protests last,” said the 20-year-old pro-democracy protester Dicky Chu, expressing a commitment common among the hundreds of resolute protesters who are driving Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement …

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