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· June, 2007

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from June, 2007

Hong Kong: Media's sense of responsibility is growing?

Joel Martinsen from DANWEI translated the Beijing News’ interview with Zhang Guoliang, head of Hong Kong's Wen Wei Po (文汇报), about the changes to Hong Kong's press environment. In the...

Hong Kong: 10 years

Lu Qui Lu-wei from 1510 wrote about her experience in Hong Kong for the past 10 years as a professional new immigrant from China (zh).

Hong Kong: Political painting

Imagethief picked up a political painting to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the 1997 hand-over of sovereignty and compared it with some other propaganda paintings: In the segment I can...

Hong Kong: Migrant workers support pier preservation

Hoidick from inmediahk.net reported on a survey on migrant workers’ opinion towards public space at Central, especially near the city hall and Queen's pier: Given that Queen’s Pier (and also...

Hong Kong: The Absence of Decolonalization

Leung Man Tao from inmediahk.net discussed why decolonalization hadn't been an agenda since the reunification of Hong Kong with China: Under the principle of “One country Two System” and “50...

Hong Kong: Internet Marketing

Sidekick writes about the effect of internet marketing in promoting a TV serie “Heart of Greed”, however much of the youtube video clips have been taken down because of the...

Hong Kong: Light Pollution

Chu zai from inmediahk.net criticized the light show in the Victoria Harbour for creating light pollution as the excessive lighting would create more carbon dioxide (zh).

Hong Kong: Defending plagiarism

A blogger's commentary on a comic had been plagiarized by a popular local magazine. An apology would have ended the issue. However, the editor's attempt to defend plagiarism has resulted...

China: Zhongshan court decides case under Hong Kong law

In settling a contract dispute between a Hong Kong company and a local counterpart, the Intermediate Court of Zhongshan City in Guangdong Province settled the case according to Hong Kong...

Hong Kong: 18 Housing right activists arrested

18 housing right activists demonstrated in the Legislative council against the abolition of law that control the ratio of public housing rent to 10% of family income median. The meeting...

Hong Kong: Queen's Pier Preservation Action Elevated

Yesterday, a ritualistic demonstration took place at the Queen's pier to show people's determination in preserving the pier via civil disobedient act. Chong from interlocals.net translated the statement by preservation...

Hong Kong: Citizen VS Developer

Chui Lu-wei reports on my 1510 about the aution of a piece of land in West Kowloon seaside. A local citizen applied for judicial review against the construction of screen...

Hong Kong: Degrading Technology

Hong Kong government is undergoing restructuring in its policy departments. The Commerce, Industry and Technology Bureau will change into Business and Economic Development Bureau. Charles Mok points out that the...

Hong Kong: The Fall

Fongyun describes the recent comment of Wu Bangguo, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, on Hong Kong's autonomy as “the Fall of Hong Kong”. As the Central government has already...

Hong Kong: Save Wikipedia Declaration

Tiney protested in his blog against the Chinese Wikipedia policy in deleting items because of “lack of popularity / significance” (zh). The debate is triggered from the debate about an...

Hong Kong: Art Painting Removed in University

This is probably the reason why Hong Kong can never be successful in creativity. Byran blogs an incident that a painting by one of the Master of Fine Art (MFA)...

Hong Kong: Oppression of Housing Right Activists

A report at interlocals.net on the oppression of housing right activists in Hong Kong based on various Chinese reports written by plato at inmediahk.net.

Hong Kong: June 4 candle night

Charles Mok blogs some photos of the June 4 candle night vigil with links to more photos and video resources.

Hong Kong: Eight Housing Right Protesters Arrested

Eight housing right protesters were arrested from in the past three days. Plato who has been a researcher on housing right issue in Hong Kong for three years, changed his...

Hong Kong: Imprisonment for 4 letter word

The merged railway company has some new regulations, such as speaking four letter word in the carte may end up in 6 months imprisonment. As the definition would include a...

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