Xi Jinping's endorsement of Carrie Lam "indicates a lack of public accountability in Hong Kong politics"
Pablo A. Rodriguez-Merino, from the Department of Politics and International Studies and the Institute of Advanced Study, comments on the latest news that Chinese president Xi Jinping has expressed confidence in Carrie Lam, in her position as Hong Kong's chief executive.
"The current Hong Kong protests have all the hallmarks of being an issue of postcolonial relations between Hong Kong and mainland China." Dr Raza Saeed, Assistant Professor in Warwick Law School, comments on the proposed Hong Kong extradition bill.
Professor Nigel Driffield comments on reports that the trade war between the US and China is set to escalate.
The issue of whether the UK should allow Chinese technology company Huawei to supply components to our communications infrastructure continues to be raised.
Professor Shaun Breslin comments on the relations between China, North Korea and the US, as North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has arrived in Beijng for an unannounced visit, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping.