Asia in 2016: Hong Kong
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In Partnership with the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong, Asia Sentinel takes a look back at 2016, chronicling the major events of the year in the 10 largest Asia-Pacific economies.

Asia in 2016

  • Asia in 2016: Hong Kong Debris burns in Soy Street, Mong Kok, after being set on fire by rioters on the morning of February 9, 2016.

    Just as the aftershocks of the pro-democracy Umbrella Movement demonstrations of 2014 had calmed down, the Year of the Monkey began in Hong Kong with a violent surprise. In February, the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department cracked down on popular […]

  • Asia in 2016: Korea Protesters call for the resignation of President Park Geun-hye at a march in Seoul on November 5, 2016.

    South Korean President Park Geun-hye was stripped of her executive powers after the country’s legislature voted for impeachment in December, the culmination of a year of political scandal that saw massive protests in Seoul and other major cities in the […]

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