british sovereign rule, chris patten, democracy, hong kong, taiwan, the hong kong diaries

Hong Kong, the ‘Pearl of the Orient’, Annexed by China

In July 2022, Chris Patten, the former Governor of Hong Kong, published The Hong Kong Diaries, which coincided with the 25th anniversary of the British transferring Britain’s sovereign power of the territory to China. During a recent event to share his work on the book, Mr. Patten said that Taiwan was a very advanced place ...

Max Lu

Former Hong Kong Governor Chris Patten.

China Ends Democracy in Hong Kong

China is making its stance on establishing total dominance over Hong Kong clear even though its muscle-flexing has raised eyebrows in global circles. The National People’s Congress (NPC) of China recently approved new rules that stop anyone from being a candidate in Hong Kong elections without the approval of a Beijing loyalist committee. This effectively ...

Max Lu

Democracy is being quenched in Hong Kong, the people of the world should not be silent.

Last British Governor of Hong Kong Hits Out at China

An ex-British governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, has condemned the Chinese government for trying to restrict the freedoms of Hong Kong and Taiwan. Chinese President Xi Jinping had recently indicated that he would use military force to take control of Taiwan if necessary. Last British governor of Hong Kong supports democracy “There isn’t in ...

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Chris Patten.