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· August, 2007

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from August, 2007

Hong Kong: An Old Man Wishing To Live In Jail

Luqui Luwei commented on a recent news about an 78 years old man who committed a minor crime in order to go to the jail so that he could at...

Hong Kong: Nine-year-old Enters University

A nine-year old genus was accepted by the Baptist University of Hong Kong. Willsin thinks that it is ridiculous as the kid doesn't need to enter university to prove that...

Hong Kong: Right to Sunshine

Ben ng criticized the design of Screen-style buildings in Hong Kong from the view point of right to Sunshine. In recent years, Taiwan and China have passed law to protect...

Hong Kong: Construction Workers’ Strike

In 1997, the daily salary of metal workers in construction site is HKD1,200 (USD150), today it is less that HKD600. Workers from Southeast Asia are even less. More than a...

Hong Kong: Business Sector Wants To Keep Functional Constituency

Charles Mok blogs about the discussion in a seminar organized by the business sector on the consultation of future election system in Hong Kong. The business sector expressed their wishes...

Hong Kong: Yahoo Hong Kong, Please Explain!

Flickr lover from inmediahk.net picked up the story on Yahoo Hong Kong's direct involvement in Shi Tao's case and commented that the company had violated the “One country Two system”...

China and Hong Kong: Yahoo HK and Shi Tao

Chinese Law Prof Blog gave some update on the Shi Tao's case, a Chinese journalist arrested and imprisoned for 10 years because Yahoo provided the Chinese government Shi's user information....

Hong Kong: Dreadful Questionnaire

ESWN translated a blogpost from hoiking commenting on a recent questionnaire conducted by Hong Kong Youth Association on youth's position on Queen's Pier demolition. The questionnaire is based upon using...

China and Hong Kong: Merging of Shenzhen and Hong Kong

Hong Kong Chief Executive's think tank, Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre, proposed the merging of Shenzhen and Hong Kong into a metropolitan, Lu qui luwei noticed the change of attitude in...

Hong Kong: No Fur

The World's top model Joanna Krupa took a nude photo to promote no fur campaign in Hong Kong. Littleoslo found the poster design very unattractive.

Hong Kong: Government Promotion of DRM

I Resource Center (IRC, a company owned by the Hong Kong Government) announced yesterday that the song, “Just Because of You”, which celebrates the 10th anniversary of reunification, can be...

Hong Kong: E-government

Charles Mok criticized the two recently launched e-government websites govhk and youth. gov.hk, both are non-interactive web 1.0 websites (zh).

Hong Kong: Assassination of our past

Young and handsome movie star Daniel Wu wrote in his blog about his feelings on the clearance of Queen's pier for demolition: As the last of the protesters were dragged...

Hong Kong: Queen's Pier protesters carried off

More than twenty-four hours after the hour the Hong Kong government was slated to begin destruction of the Queen's Pier in downtown Hong Kong, writes Sina blogger and Phoenix TV...

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