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· April, 2007

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from April, 2007

Taiwan: Crazy for Matsu

(Photo is from Arkun's flicker photo album.) Just like what Backlight53 said: 這禮拜中台灣都在瘋一件事,那就是–大甲媽祖遶境。 this week, there is one thing people in central Taiwan are crazy for. That is Da-jia Matsu's...

Hong Kong: Hollywood Star Chow Yun Fat Supports Queen's Pier Preservation

Citizen reporters at inmediahk.net put up an exclusive report, with youtube clip (zh), on how Chow Yun Fat visited the Queen's Pier at 5:30am this morning (April 28), to show...

Japan: Chinese-Japanese Rapper Nycca

James from Japan Probe introduced a trilingual Rapper Nycca. The post is linked to a youtube video of the singer's self intro and rap in three languages: Japanese, Cantonese and...

Taiwan: Youtube Censors anti WTO Protest Video

Blasts found out (zh) that Youtube has categorized an anti-WTO protest documentary as not suitable for viewers under 18: “This video may contain content that is inappropriate for some users,...

Hong Kong: Queen's Pier Last Night

Plastichk has written a citizen report on the last night of Queen's Pier and criticised the government's refusal to preserve the pier in situ (zh). The Pier is a colonial...

South Korea: U.S-Korea FTA on Copyright

Some details and discussions about the U.S-Korea Free Trade Agreement on Coyright at interlocals.net.

Hong Kong: Internet Article 23

A group of netizens have organized a new BBS forum: article23.net. The organizers compared the proposal in the government digital copyright consultation as the notorious article 23 in Basic Law...

China: MeMedia Issue 4: Copyright Kills Creation, Life's Precious, Ching Ming Festival

This week comes the fourth issue from the newly-formed MeMedia roundup of all that's hot around the Chinese blogsphere including the upcoming Taiwan Bloggers BoF, copyright discussion in Hong Kong,...

China and Hong Kong: You won't understand my sorrow

ESWN has translated an in-depth investigative report by Yuan Lei at Southern Weekend on the case of Andy Lau fan Yang Lijuan, whose father had committed suicide.

Hong Kong and Taiwan: Cross Border Citizen Reporting

Citizen reporters from Hong Kong have spontaneously organized a trip to Taiwan to report on Losheng preservation campaign. Lee Chung-nei carried with her a very simple question: why do these...

Hong Kong: Human and Dog Competing for Space

Plato from inmediahk.net wrote a letter to the Chief Executive office to tell his experience in competing public space with dogs in the King's Park Hill [zh] (he was assaulted...

Taiwan: Independent reporter threaten by police

Ms. Chui-Yung Chang (張翠容), an independent reporter from Hong Kong, was threaten by Taiwan local police when she spoke for the public in a demonstration. The administration claimed that foreigners...

Hong Kong: Save RTHK

The evaluation committee on public broadcast recently suggested to form a new Public Broadcast Service body in Hong Kong rather than reforming the present Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK). Lee...

Hong Kong: Naming Pandas

The Hong Kong Government urged the public to name the two Pandas, a gift from the central government to Hong Kong to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of reunification. Fou...

Hong Kong: copyright and creativity

Rebecca has written up a detailed report on the copyright and creativity symposium. As she has pointed out, Hong Kong has lagged behind in web innovation. Jacky carried on the...

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