Hong Kong: Twenty Years Later

On July 1, 1997, British and Chinese representatives attended the Hong Kong handover ceremony in Wan Chai. The assembly witnessed the transfer of the island's sovereignty from the United Kingdom to the People's Republic of China (PRC). In the course of Sino-British diplomatic relations, the build-up to the transfer represented one of the most symbolic … Continue reading Hong Kong: Twenty Years Later

Great Britain and the Great Political Blunder

Given the results of the 2017 general election, the Prime Minister's attempt to gain a greater majority in Parliament decisively failed. What happened at the polls yesterday was nothing short of a political blunder by the Conservative Party. In April, Prime Minister Theresa May called for a snap election. Amidst concerns of great divisions in Westminster, May saw … Continue reading Great Britain and the Great Political Blunder