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· October, 2006

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from October, 2006

Hong Kong: where have all the trees gone?

Dave and Stefan notice that tress from Nathan road at Kowloon Peninsular have been disappearing gradually over the past decades. So where have all the trees gone?

Hong Kong: “zero-charge” tours

The “zero-charge” tours scandal is a distinctive “free-meal” feature in Chinese capitalist society. It happens in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, targeting at Mainland China tourists. How does this “zero-charge”...

Hong Kong: protecting bloggers?

ESWN translates Sidekick's post pleading local media to protect the privacy of bloggers(zh); the recent case is a 12 years’ old girl saying in her blog that she wants to...

Hong Kong: campaign for citizen radio bandwith

An underground citizen radio was raided last weekend, Hong Kong In-Media launched a signature campaign to urge the government to release citizen radio bandwith. The english version of the campaign...

Hong Kong: CE's policy address

Yesterday (Oct 12), the Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR, Donald Tsang defended his second policy address in the legislative council. The selection of next CE will be 8 months...

Hong Kong: excess education

BWG blogs a survey about how parents in Hong Kong react when they got frustrated with their kids’ studies: Get out! go away! I don't want to see you anymore.

Hong Kong and Singapore: economic model

Simon world comments on the Chief Executive, Donald Tsang's recent speech on replacing of “positive non-interventionism” with “small government, big market”: Thanks God we're not (yet) Singapore!

Northeast Asia: Nuclear test

Sun bin blogs the google map on the North Korea Nuclear test and summarizes the test information. In South Korea, there were much discussions in the blogsphere (although I can...

Hong Kong: Flash mob rape and disney bomb threat

A 42 years old man's Internet messages inviting others to join him in a “flash mob rape” has resulted in Hong Kong's first conviction for outraging public decency through expressions...

Hong Kong: Minimum wage

A citizen report at inmediahk.net on a demonstration for minimun wage in Hong Kong. Demand from demonstrators are HK$30 (US$3.5) per hour. While the existing fast food resturant (KFC) rate...

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