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· June, 2006

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from June, 2006

Hong Kong: Shopping technocrats

Given that many goods can be found at lower prices in Hong Kong than in mainland China, is it a surprise that the Flagrant Harbour blogger would bump into the...

China: Revolution’s victims’ stories blogged, not forgotten (2/4)

Chinese blogger-journalist Ran Yunfei (冉云飞) has spent a large part of his life researching the stories of those painted, purged and persecuted as right wing elements during China's Cultural Revolution;...

Hong Kong: woman's sense of security

Florence in Over the Rainbow asks in her post what were you (woman) doing when you were 25/26? and what would you be doing when you were 46? how can...

Hong Kong: Stephen Hawking visit

Last week Stephen Hawking visited Hong Kong, there were much discussion among local bloggers. Diumanpark criticizes Hong Kong Government did not arrange proper reception to Hawking, while if Bill Gates...

Hong Kong: debate over questionable poll

The Commerical Radio in Hong Kong launched a questionable poll on “the female artists they would most like to indecently assault” and resulted in a joint protest by woman organizations....

Taiwan: ipod sweatshop

The breaking news of ipod sweatshop in China has been picked up by Taiwan Citizen journalism (zh) website Coolloud as the contracting company Foxconn (registered in Hong Kong) is owned...

Global Food Blog Report #21

#1: After almost a month her blog vanished without reasonable explanation, Chef Ines Peña from Caracas, Venezuela is back with her brand new and improved creation: Apuntes de Cocina. Lets...

Hong Kong: Chinese author porn

Roland Soong at EastSouthWestNorth translates an essay making waves on a Chinese BBS recently written by a woman calling herself the Franz Kafka of China. In a bid to draw...

Hong Kong: Airline merger struck

After lenthy speculation and several extended delays a merger deal has finally been reached between Hong Kong-based airlines Cathay Pacific and Dragon Air, writes blogspot blogger Sun Bin.

Hong Kong: Bus Uncle attacked

Bus Uncle, whose rise to infamy was aided largely by the translations of EastSouthWestNorth blogger Roland Soong is, as seen in Soong's most recent post on the subject, starting to...

Hong Kong: Tiananmen killings bloggage

A link to Youtube video from Sunday's candlelight vigil in Hong Kong's Victoria Park on Sunday at Nathan's n8ma blog here. The vigil commemorated the killing of peacefully-protesting students, workers...

Hong Kong: Tiananmen vigil

Photos from Sunday's candlelight vigil in Hong Kong's Victoria Park can be found here at Hong Kong Digital Vision blog. Sunday marks the seventeenth anniversary of the day China's People's...

Hong Kong: Chinese rule beneficial?

Has being handed over to China been good for Hong Kong or not? Simon at Simon World takes a swing at this complicated question in ‘China's Rule of Hong Kong.’...

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