James Legge is an online writer for The Independent
01 May 2015 12:00 AM
The Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront offers some of the best views of Victoria Harbour and the island’s famed skyline. It also offers pungent fried squid for HK$30 (around £2.50) and a great chance to see coachloads of Chinese mainlanders taking pictures of everything they see.
Hong Kong election: Plans to appoint chief executive are in 'strict compliance' with instructions from China - and ignore democracy campaigners' demands
22 April 2015 06:42 PM
Campaigners left 'totally disappointed with the reform' and threaten fresh unrest – including storming government buildings
22 April 2015 12:00 AM
Hong Kong’s Filipina maids are to blame for the infidelities of their rich expat employers. Or at least that was one pro-Beijing politician’s contribution to public discourse this week.
Beijing-Nepal rail link: China considers drilling tunnel under Mount Everest in effort to boost trade and tourism
09 April 2015 06:33 PM
But the development risks causing more tension with India over China's ambitions in south Asia
Hong Kong protests: Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying warns island could yet descend into 'anarchy' if pro-democracy demonstrations continue
14 January 2015 06:10 PM
Lawmakers unfurled yellow umbrellas and banners saying 'shame on you' as Mr Leung made his first annual policy speech since the mass sit-ins that demanded greater freedoms in the Chinese territory
21 December 2014 12:00 AM
19 December 2014 05:44 PM
Thomas Kwok awaits sentencing in biggest graft case in country's history
14 December 2014 12:00 AM
05 December 2014 12:00 AM
There’s an easy way to get around free in Macau. Just hop on any of the shuttle buses that ferry millions of annual visitors to and from casinos.
03 December 2014 06:27 PM
While students staging a hunger strike have written an open letter to Chief Executive Leung Chunying demanding more talks
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
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