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· November, 2006

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from November, 2006

Hong Kong: Discriminating tastes

Simon world comments on the slowness of the legislation against racial discrimination.

Hong Kong: rescuing Star Ferry Pier has several reports and public appeals on the demolition of Star Ferry Pier – the most famous tourist site in Hong Kong (zh). I have put together informations, articles,...

China: open against hidden shamelessness

ESWN translates an interview in the Southern Weekend with actress Zhang Yu, who has been posting videos of her trading sexual favors with directors and producers in return for film...

Hong Kong: food security

How come the egg yokes are in reddish yellow? Because farmers are feeding chemical to ducks and hens. More and more food security issues were exposed in recent weeks. Zoomimaging...

Hong Kong: unity via gambling rather than democracy

Simon world blogs about how the pro-Beijingers voted down against universal sufferage for 2012. However, the liberal sector managed a unity for a casino project in Lantau.

Hong Kong: from hit rates to narratives

ESWN has some reflections upon his blogging: but at some point, I ought to develop some opinion or the other after recording ten thousand data points…I believe that there is...

Hong Kong: cultural gap in Hong Kong journalism

ESWN translates different mainstream reports concerning the sacking of SCMP editors to show the cultural gap between Chinese and English journalism.

China: Put the E back in APEC

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum came to a harmonious enough end this Sunday with all twenty-one member nations agreeing to renew calls for North Korea to put an end...

Hong Kong: internet ad

Zoomimagining reports that the internet advertisement only has a 2.8% market share in Hong Kong. Such percentage is even lower than in Mainland China (zh).

Hong Kong: no joking please, we're journalists

South China Morning Post Editor Mark Clifford fired staff members for producing an in-house spoof. In an unprecedented action, an estimated 80-plus newsroom staffers – male, female, Chinese and western...

Hong Kong: honorable doctorate for former CE has a citizen report (zh with photos) on the student protest against the University of Science and Technology for giving out honorable doctorate for former Chief Executive Tung Chee...

Hong Kong: cantonese soundbite

Alex was surprised by both the Hong Kong reporter and Margaret Chan, the newly elected WHO Director-General's performance in the official press conference (zh): a Hong Kong reporter insisted to...

Hong Kong: tracing conservatism

Dave and Stefan has another post on Hong Kong history. This time it is about Lord Palmerston, the Foreign Minister of Great Britain in 1839 when the United Kingdom embarked...

Hong Kong: the story of a cleaning woman

ESWN translates a feature story on the 12 hours working day of a cleaning woman in Hong Kong. On average she earns HKD$10 (USD$1.2) per hour. Yet the government is...

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