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· September, 2005

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from September, 2005

Hong Kong: Li Ao presser

ESWN translates part of the Hong Kong news conference given by Taiwan writer Li Ao, freshly arrived from his controversial speaking tour of the mainland, including the various ways in...

Hong Kong, China: Democrats in Guangdong

China Confidential reports on the visit to southern China by Hong Kong's pro-democracy politicians, and debate with provincial Party chief Zhang Dejiang on the 1989 Tiananmen massacre.

Hong Kong: Not the only fruit

ESWN offers an alternative and embarrasing translation of a Cantonese public service movie about oranges…oh, and free trade.

Japan: Hello Kitty lawsuit

“Still more evil from the mouthless one from Sanrio,” report both AsiaPundit and SimonWorld on an intellectual copyright lawsuit brought by Hello Kitty creators Sanrio against a group of Hong...

Hong Kong: Mickey Mouse economics

SimonWorld picks up an article by online financial commentator David Webb, who puts the SAR government's calculations on recent major land transactions–including that for the Disney theme park–under the microscope.

Hong Kong: Deconstructing Disney

Walk the Talk reports on a lecture given by Asian Wall Street Journal reporter and Harvard-trained anthropologist Geoffrey Fowler in Hong Kong on how the mainland Chinese consumer is reinventing...

Hong Kong: American whispers

EastSouthWestNorth translates excerpts from a gossip column in the popular weekly magazine Next about some howlers spotted on a U.S. State Department-affiliated Web site purporting to give information about Hong...

Hong Kong: My territory for a horse

Will Hong Kong's hosting of the 2008 Olympic equestrian events get the territory's racing-obsessed residents out jogging the MacLehose Trail? Hemlock doesn't think so…

Hong Kong: WTO protests

Che at Chatter Garden posts an account of the welcome extended by the Mexican goverment to non-government groups staging demonstrations at the WTO in Cancun, 2003. Hong Kong will host...

China: More Yahoo! Reactions

Yahoo Hong Kong's turnover of subscriber information that helped result in journalist Shi Tao's conviction continues to draw comment. Angry Chinese Blogger provides a link to the Chinese text and...

Hong Kong: Sky TV & Disney

Seeking diversions, Simon World watches the giant TV atop the 185 meter-tall AIG tower, while Flying Chair spends a day at the new Disneyland.

Hong Kong: Hurricane email scams

These days when there is a disaster, hackers and virus propagators are taking full advantage of the situation. In the case of Katrina Hurricane, bogus e-mails are making the rounds...

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