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Vivienne Chow is a Hong Kong-based journalist and critic specialising in arts, culture and cultural politics. She is the founding director of non-profit educational initiative Cultural Journalism Campus.
How people power has flattened the Covid curve in Hong Kong
Quick adaptation has kept down the spread of coronavirus, but it’s no time to relax.
As Hong Kong wards off coronavirus, authorities struggle to win trust
The government's refusal to close the border has set off a public panic. Is it overreaction – or justified?
What lies ahead for Hong Kong in 2020
Tear gas instead of fireworks greeted New Year crowds on the streets in Hong Kong amid a shake-up of a political kind.
Hong Kong: The people’s voice
The District Council election was seen as a de facto referendum on the protests – and the pro-democracy camp won.
Hong Kong: popular protests, live-streamed
Public backing for the demonstrations is bolstered by their propaganda-puncturing uses of social media.
Umbrella Movement 2.0 exposes flaws in “one country, two systems”
Even more than the last pro-democracy demonstrations, at stake is Hong Kong’s future with common law at its heart.
Hong Kong: when rich dreams interrupt fortunate life
Heritage and culture is cast aside in a society where it is sinful to block another person’s pathway to wealth.
How China changed its language on speech
Language helps preserve a unique culture but Cantonese is marginalised by authorities in southern China.