Chief Executive Election 2017 Terminology – Kingmaker

When pro-democracy candidates won an unprecedented 327 seats on the 1200 member Election Committee,  some commentators started to discuss whether the group - making...

Chief Executive Election 2017 Terminology – Conspirary theories

All signs point to Carrie Lam being Beijing's favourite for the Chief Executive's job but one popular theory attests that this is just a smokescreen, and that Xi Jinping's pick is really John Tsang. What are we to make of conspiracy theories at election time?

Chief Executive Election 2017 terminology – D-Day

In the first of our election buzzwords, we bring you D-Day:

Comparison of policy platforms of would-be Chief Executive candidates

Where do the four main would-be candidates for the Chief Executive election stand on issues like tax, education and housing?  

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The Early Days of Varsity Magazine: Remembrances

In 1991, Bryce McIntyre left rural Oregon in the United States for a job at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was tasked with setting up an English language news practicum. Here, he tells us how his original idea for a student-produced English tabloid newspaper, published four days a week, was rejected and how Varsity magazine was born instead.

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Cindy Gu was an editor in the 2016 Fall Board. Her reporting for Varsity led to an interest in gender issues and she is now for an M.Phil in Multi-Disciplinary Gender Studies at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom.