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Photo of the Day: A Smattering of Messages in Hong Kong

Hundreds of post-it notes carrying messages from protestors line a public wall in Hong Kong on October 28, 2014. (Victor Wong/Flickr)
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Hundreds of post-it notes carrying messages from protestors line a public wall in Hong Kong on October 28, 2014. (Victor Wong/Flickr)

Video: Hong Kong Protest Movement a 'Rearguard Action' to Protect City's Unique Identity

L to R: Fred Teng, Ishaan Tharoor, Ho-Fung Hung, and Orville Schell at Asia Society New York on Oct. 28, 2014. (C. Bay Milin)
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Asia Society's October 28 panelists saw the pro-democracy demonstrations as the latest manifestation of a longstanding cultural rift—and as a chance to bolster a local sense of community.

Francis Fukuyama: Economic Slowdown, Not Street Protests, the Real Threat to China's Rulers

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters sit together on a curb after police removed most of the barricades surrounding the area they were occupying in the Causeway Bay district on Oct. 14, 2014.  (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

The noted political scientist sees a "significant chance" of a military confrontation over the South and East China Seas, and a stalled economy as the one real threat to Communist Party control. In-person appearance at Asia Society Northern California on October 23.

Orville Schell: Hong Kong Demonstrations Challenge President Xi Jinping's Hard Line

Chinese President Xi Jinping gives a toast during the National Day reception marking the 65th anniversary of the founding of the PRC at the Great Hall Of The People in Beijing on Sept. 30, 2014. (Feng Li/Getty Images)
Current AffairsPolicy

In an essay for the Wall Street Journal, the Director of Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations argues that President Xi's tough stance in the past now puts him in a bind in dealing with Hong Kong's demonstrations.

Video: Orville Schell Warns of 'Extremely Dangerous Prospect' on Hong Kong's Horizon

A pro-democracy protestor stands before a photographer in Hong Kong as thousands of others remain on the streets of the city after a weekend of protests. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Appearing on Charlie Rose, the Director of Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations fears what Beijing's "much more militant posture" could mean for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

Photo of the Day: Hong Kong's Lines and Patterns

A close-up view of Hong Kong's skyline reveals well-defined color schemes and symmetry. (Michali K/Flickr)
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A close-up view of Hong Kong's skyline reveals well-defined color schemes and symmetry. (Michali K/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Ring of Light in Hong Kong

A view from the bottom of a cylindrical building in Lai Tak Tsuen, one of the first public housing estates in Hong Kong on May 1, 2014. (yukikei/Flickr)
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A view from the bottom of a cylindrical building in Lai Tak Tsuen, one of the first public housing estates in Hong Kong on May 1, 2014. (yukikei/Flickr)

Interview: Bitcoin Advocate Claims Currency Comes With 'Power, But Also Responsibility'

A pile of Bitcoin keychains. (BTC Keychain/Flickr)
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Jehan Chu, founder of the Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong, explains the "enormous power, but also responsibility" inherent in the digital currency. In-person appearance at Asia Society Hong Kong Center today, June 23.

Photo of the Day: A Sun Streaked Morning in Hong Kong

The sun shines on the central business district in Hong Kong on May 7, 2014.  (november-13/Flickr)
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The sun shines on the central business district in Hong Kong on May 7, 2014. (november-13/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Night View of the Hong Kong Skyline

Looking west from Tsim Sha Tsui in Hong Kong, the International Financial Center stands in the low-hanging clouds on April 15, 2014. (Peter Thoeny/Flickr)
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Looking west from Tsim Sha Tsui in Hong Kong, the International Financial Center stands in the low-hanging clouds on April 15, 2014. (Peter Thoeny/Flickr)