June Cheng

June is the East Asia correspondent for WORLD Magazine. Follow June on Twitter @JuneCheng_World.

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Hong Kong clears protest camp

China
by June Cheng
Posted 11/18/14, 08:46 am

More than 50 days after pro-democracy demonstrations began in Hong Kong, bailiffs began evicting the protesters camped out in front of Citic Tower in Admiralty. Protesters calmly obeyed orders, many merely moving their tents to other protests sites that remain.

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Chinese woman denied U.S. asylum for role enforcing one-child policy

China
by June Cheng
Posted 11/06/14, 09:55 am

A federal appeals court in New York rejected a Chinese woman’s request for asylum because of her more than two-decade involvement in enforcing the country’s one-child policy.

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How many Christians live in Hong Kong?

China
by June Cheng
Posted 10/30/14, 03:30 pm

After my last article, “Decisive Moment,” some readers questioned this line: “Christians make up about one-fifth of Hong Kong’s population.” Hong Kong officially pegs the number of combined Protestants and Catholics around 10 percent. But territory-wide studies done by the Divinity School of Chung Chi College (DSCCC) and Hong Kong Baptist University reveal the number is closer to 20 percent.

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