December 07, 2022 11:34 am
Vijay Gokhale writes: Jiang Zemin led China through a tumultuous time, exercised power with a light touch. The contrast with the current one-man leadership is stark for Chinese people.
December 01, 2022 7:26 pm
Tiananmen Square did not happen in a day — factors over decades led up to it. Here's its history.
June 05, 2022 10:19 am
On Saturday, smaller crowds gathered in Taipei, Taiwain, and other cities around the world — this time mourning not just the people slain 33 years ago but also the fate of Hong Kong.
June 07, 2022 1:19 pm
Since 1990, tens of thousands of residents have gathered after sunset at Hong Kong’s Victoria Park on June 4 for a candlelight vigil. For the past two years, however, Hong Kong police have banned vigils by citing Covid-19 restrictions, which critics argued were being misused by authorities.
June 05, 2022 8:06 am
June 4 marks the anniversary of Chinese troops opening fire to end the student-led unrest in and around the square in central Beijing.
May 27, 2022 5:15 pm
The statue shows 50 bodies — with anguish-ridden faces — piled up together commemorating unarmed student protestors who were killed during the violent attack
January 30, 2022 5:10 pm
A slogan painted across a bridge to remember the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre has been boarded up. The decision is the latest in an effort to censor a topic considered taboo on the mainland.
January 03, 2022 1:19 pm
Citizen News is the third news outlet to close in recent months following prodemocracy newspaper Apple Daily and online site Stand News.
December 30, 2021 2:05 pm
Returned to China in 1997, Hong Kong has endured an overhaul of its political system and a crackdown on political dissent.
December 23, 2021 8:46 am
Hong Kong authorities have cracked down on political dissent following the implementation of the national security law that appeared to target much of the pro-democracy movement.
June 04, 2014 2:28 pm
China allows no public discussion of the events of June 3-4, 1989, when soldiers killed hundreds of unarmed protesters.