Wrangles over Hong Kong's political future must not hold us back - Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)

Since I took up the presidency at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) in April 2014, I have certainly faced plenty of challenges. As for successes, it is maybe a little early to claim any, although there are certainly green shoots, and I feel I have led ...and more »

At Hong Kong Swearing-In, Some Lawmakers Pepper Their Oath With Jabs - New York Times

Leung Kwok-hung ripped up a copy of the Chinese government's restrictive ruling on Hong Kong election procedures after taking the oath of office in the Legislative Council on Wednesday. The yellow umbrella is a symbol of the 2014 pro-democracy protests.and more »

Hong Kong rebel lawmakers protest China at oath-taking - BBC News

Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers have caused chaos at the city's Legislative Council by using their oaths to stage boisterous anti-China protests. Secretary General Kenneth Chen said the oaths of Sixtus Leung, Yau Wai-ching and Edward Yiu were ...and more »

New Lawmakers Pledge Loyalty to the 'Hong Kong Nation' - TIME

When Hong Kong's Legislative Council inducted its newly elected members on Wednesday, few were expecting a solemn affair. The vote early last month saw the election of several young activists who have ridden the rising tide of the pro-democracy ...and more »

Hong Kong Wrestles With An Identity Crisis - NPR

After a month of student-led democracy protests in central Hong Kong in 2014, there was a moment when the students and Hong Kong's government seemed to be on the verge of actually agreeing on something. "At one important juncture, the student leaders ...and more »

Andrew Leung elected as speaker of the legislature as opposition lawmakers walk out of sudden vote - Hong Kong Free Press

Andrew Leung Kwan-yuen has been elected as president of the Legislative Council in a twist of events as opposition lawmakers walked out of the vote in protest of a sudden change in procedure. Veteran lawmaker Leung Yiu-chung was originally set to ...and more »

Rebel Hong Kong politicians defy China at chaotic swearing-in ceremony - The Guardian

A new generation of pro-democracy politicians thumbed its nose at China's authoritarian leaders, with a succession of lawmakers openly defying Beijing during an action-packed swearing-in ceremony for Hong Kong's parliament.and more »

Video: Democratic lawmakers stage protests and alter oaths as new term kicks off at Hong Kong legislature - Hong Kong Free Press

Pro-democracy lawmakers staged protests and altered their oaths as the new term of the Legislative Council kicked off on Wednesday. Yau Wai-ching of Youngspiration said: “I, Yau Wai-ching, do solemnly swear that I would be faithful and bear true ...and more »

Many Hongkongers were angry and disappointed over the LegCo oath taking process, CY says - Hong Kong Free Press

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has said that many people were “angry and disappointed” over the calamitous swearing-in session at the Legislative Council on Wednesday, after some lawmakers made controversial changes to their oaths. “This seriously ...and more »

'Sinner for 1000 years': Veteran lawmaker Leung Yiu-chung apologises for handling of LegCo presidential vote - Hong Kong Free Press

Veteran pro-democracy lawmaker Leung Yiu-chung has apologised for a critical decision he made on Wednesday whereby he gave up chairing the meeting on the presidential election of the Legislative Council. The move may have led to the controversial ...and more »