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· July, 2006

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from July, 2006

Hong Kong: Richard Li

Martinoe comments that even though Richard Li (Tycoon Lee Kar-shing's son) is able to purchase the liberal intellectual Chinese newspapers, Hong Kong Economic Journal, some young progressive columnists will probably...

Hong Kong: Book exhibition

Many bloggers in Hong Kong blog about book exhibition. Henry porter criticizes book exhibition this year become even more “vulgar”. Because of the crowd, the host has to urge people...

Hong Kong: Jimmy Lai

ESWN translates Jimmy Lai's recent column in Next magazine discussing the limit of time and space in pan-Asian publications.

Hong Kong:

Yeahayeah blogs about the demonstration against Israelis bombing in Lebanon in Hong Kong (zh).

Hong Kong: goodbye Suzie Wong

The romance of Suzie Wong takes place in Hong Kong, an classic scence is in Star ferry pier, Central. Hong Kong government is now planning to demolish the pier. Diumanpark...

Hong Kong: learning from parent

ESWN translates a blogpost from learned friend on how children are being influenced by their parent in racial stereotype. “To the parents of the children — how do you teach...

Hong Kong: youth participation in politics

T-Salon has translated an article by a member of legislative council, Margaret Ng, on the Lack of Youth Participation in Hong Kong Politics.

Hong Kong: Tree policy

The Chinese University of Hong Kong has been trying to upgrade their campus to international standard by large scale construction; and hundreds of trees in the campus are at stake....

Hong Kong: youth Ambassador Against Internet Piracy

Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department has been recruiting 9-25 years old youths to become “youth ambassador against internet privacy” against BT activities. The project is initially launched in Feburary...

Hong Kong: Collective memories

Kurk has finished a series of posts on the 70s’ generation collective memories in Hong Kong (zh)

Hong Kong: Anson Chan

After the July 1 rally, Anson Chan continued to promote democratic reform in Hong Kong. T-salon puts together her speech on discourses on Hong Kong's Democracy and Financial Times comment...

Hong Kong: Consumption tax

The Hong Kong government plans to introduce consumption tax in Hong Kong. Ben Ng goes through the Japan experience in consumption tax and raises his voice against this tax item,...

Hong Kong: patriotic education

The Voyager discusses a news headline in a Hong Kong newspapers: Cutter Youth: No Regrets For Anti-Japanese / Nine Intimidation Letters; Fanatically Patriotic Heart. The news is about a youth...

Hong Kong: African Uncle

The Bus Uncle incident started to die down in Hong Kong, then an African Uncle popped up in the mainstream media. The big white guy discusses whether or not the...

Hong Kong: PCCW

Richard Li sold out PCCW, the biggest telecom in Hong Kong on July 11 to a pro China Hong Kong based Businessman, Francis Leung. After this contraversal move, he is...

China: Taste in reading

jxhill disusses the difference in the taste in reading among mainland Chinese, Honghongese and Taiwanese. Taiwan is most diversified among the three; Hong Kong is too commercialized; while mainland China...

Hong Kong: Choosing leader

Miss Lee in Summer discusses why one is forced to choose a leader from among Donald Tsang, Anson Chan and Regina Ip, all of them were key official in the...

Hong Kong: What will make a newspaper special?

“So what will make a newspaper special? The content, the specific content, and the breaking content. That will make people curious to know the “new” thing from the newspaper, not...

Hong Kong: activists gathering in Guangzhou

Sunfai blogs about an activist gathering in Guangzhou and discusses the differences among foreign, Hong Kong and China activists. He comments that whenever foreigners showed their concerns about China, the...

Japan and Hong Kong: Free use logo

Ben Ng blogs about the free use practice and logo in Japan and hope that Hong Kong can take the experience from Japan to balance between intellectual property rights and...

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