The determination with which young prodemocracy activists in Hong Kong have shown to fight the imperialism of mainland China is intriguing (The World, 10/15/14).
By Oscar Franklin Tan
The photos of Hong Kong protests streaming into my Facebook feed move me because I see our history in these. They cannot but make me proud to be Filipino.
By Michael L. Tan
Hong Kong’s Occupy Central is an intriguing study in civil disobedience. At this writing now into its third day (the fourth, by the time you read this), the protest action has seen the occupation of the central business district of Hong Kong by several thousand people, mostly young students who are boycotting classes.
By Rina Jimenez-David
Even as I write this, the “umbrella revolution” in Hong Kong is continuing, with crowds still filling up the streets, the footage in CNN an eerie reminder of the scenes on Edsa, although most Chinese refer to another event: the student gathering at Tiananmen Square that ended in bloodshed.
By Conrado de Quiros
Juana Change’s detractors, who are as legion as her admirers, will not like this, but it’s well past due that I spoke up for her.