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· December, 2006

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from December, 2006

China: Ping…ping…pfft

The earthquake near Taiwan last night which snapped six underwater internet cables, seems to have left a large part of Asia, particularly the Northeast, struggling for an internet fix. Those...

China: Nary Xmas?

A group of PhD students at several of China's biggest and best universities came together last week to release a letter calling for Chinese to boycott Christmas—a holiday they see...

Hong Kong: blogger alliance against Star Ferry demolition

Some bloggers in Hong Kong started an alliance against the demolition of Star Ferry and Queen's Pier. Anson Mak collects all the posts and newspapers reports together at beyond the...

Hong Kong: experienced journalists become PR

Mo's notebook blogs about the resignation of three senior reporters in a major TV station in Hong Kong (TVB). He notices that many good reporters have left the media industry...

Hong Kong: Star ferry

ESWN blogs about his memories of Star ferry and explains why he did not join the protest to “preserve” the site.

Hong Kong: erasing history, demolition of Star ferry and Queen's pier

The protest against the demolition of Star Ferry has been going on for four days. After the violent crack down by the police, protesters are now launching hunger strike. In...

Hong Kong: Star ferry protest

The protest for preserving Star Ferry has been on going for two days. Protesters had occupied the ferry for stopping the demolition until the police cleared the scene today (Dec...

Hong Kong: star ferry demonstration has a citizen report (with pictures) on how citizen demonstrators successfully stop the demlition of star ferry yesterday (zh).

Hong Kong: media promotion fee?

An anonymous blogger doctor report blogged an open letter to the Civic Party concerning the political campaign for election of Chief executives (zh) and there is a list of “media...

Hong Kong: Social forum

Hong Kong civil society is having its first social forum this week, a series of pre-conference citizen reports about grassroots workers conditions, migrant domestic workers (zh), gay and lesbian movement...

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