China Official Leaves Hong Kong With Assurances of Autonomy

Francis Moriarty
Voice of America
The timing of his presence is viewed against the backdrop of upcoming elections to the Hong Kong legislature.

China Finds Its Global Ambitions Humbled in Its Own Backyard

Michael Forsythe and Austin Ramzy
New York Times
China has more economic power than ever before, but its political iron hand makes it hard to win the hearts and minds of Hong Kong and Taiwan.