Hong Kong and Macau

Video: Panelists Discuss the Movement in Hong Kong

September 23, 2019

Panelists examined the issues driving the protests in Hong Kong, the social composition and motivations of the protesters and counter-protesters, and how the various sides are using media to reach local, mainland and international audiences.

Congressional Research Service, Hong Kong’s Proposed Extradition Law Amendments, August 14, 2019

August 14, 2019

This non-partisan Congressional Research Service backgrounder was written by Michael F. Martin. The report notes that the key amendment is to establish procedures for extradition to mainland China, to Macau and to Taiwan. The changes also reduce the number of crimes for which extradition is possible and requires that the possible sentence be for at least three years.

Hong Kong Government, Extradition Bill, February 2019

March 29, 2019

The formal name of the bill is “Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation (Amendment) Bill 2019.” The proposal triggered great opposition and massive demonstrations beginning in March 2019 and continuing through the summer. It was formally submitted to the legislature on April 3, 2019. Chief Executive Carrie Lam suspended consideration of the bill on June 15, 2019, but the bill was not withdrawn. On July 8, 2019, she said “the bill is dead” but did not withdraw the bill.

U.S. State Department, 2019 Hong Kong Policy Act Report, March 21, 2019

March 21, 2019

As mandated by the US-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992, the U.S. State Department reports on conditions in Hong Kong.

Reeves, The Lone Flag -- Memoir of the British Consul in Macao during World War II, 2014

February 9, 2016

Augustine Meaher reviewed this book for the History of War discussion list in February 2016.

Ma, Sounding the Modern Woman: The Songstress in Chinese Cinema (May 13, 2015)

November 13, 2015

This review of Jean Ma's book was written by Andrew Stuckey and published by the H-Asia discussion list. It's republished here by Creative Commons license.

Beyond "How" and "What" is "Where," and Disney's Bob Iger is looking to China

October 30, 2015

The company’s chairman and CEO is interviewed by Willow Bay during the 2015 USC Global Conference in Shanghai

U.S. Department of State, "Country Reports on Terrorism 2014," June 2015

June 1, 2015

The U.S. Dept of State Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism produces an annual report on terrorism.

U.S. Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report 2015 – China

April 30, 2015

The U.S. Congress mandates that the State Department prepare an annual report on religious freedom around the world.

Funnell, Warrior Women - Gender, Race, and the Transnational Chinese Action Star, (July 1, 2014)

April 1, 2015

Lisa Funnell's book was reviewed by Amy Lee for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.

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Events

November 7, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute and the USC East Asian Library present a screening of Daughter of Shanghai, a documentary featuring actress Tsai Chin talking about her life, scenes from the films and series she has starred in, and footage of celebrities talking about Tsai’s influence on them.

November 14, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute invites you to a presentation with Patrice Poujol on how blockchain technology changes the way films are financed, produced and distributed in China.