Stories about Hong Kong (China) from December, 2007
Hong Kong: Top News in 2007 Blogosphere
As the year end is approaching, local blogger sidekick has her picks of "Top News in Hong Kong 2007 Blogosphere". She also calls for more comments and suggestions for the year end round up. Below is a translation of her selection:
Hong Kong: No More Delay For Universal Suffrage
Charles Mok posts the position statement of professional commons on the universal suffrage plan: Delay after Delay; Enough is Enough! in his blog.
Hong Kong: Wedding Card Street
Lee Tung Street, more known as the wedding card street, located at Wanchai downtown is demolishing under the urban renewal project. A local resident May, age 59, had hunger strike for 4 days to save the street, yesterday she fainted and was sent to the emergency ward – more from...
Hong Kong: Learning From the F Word
The blog “Learning from the F Word” has won the most educational blog in the 2007 Chinese blog award.
Hong Kong: Currency Peg
As Hong kong Currency is pegged with U.S, the economy in U.S has leaded to negative interest rate and inflation in Hong Kong. Kaie pointed out that such economic pain is unnecessary and against economic logic (zh).
Hong Kong: Delay No Mall
ESWN picks up a local news on a shopping mall called: Delay No Mall.
Hong Kong: Universal Suffrage Not Later Than 2017
Although a majority of public opinion supports universal suffrage of the SAR Chief Executive (CE) in 2012, the SAR government still insists on a “Not Later Than 2017” position in a recent consultation report (announced in Dec 12) on political reform. The present CE, Donald Tsang, claimed that he would...
Hong Kong: Tech-donation
Charles Mok blogs about the newly established project, Tech-donation, in Hong Kong (zh). It is organized by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service and Techsoup.
South Korea and Hong Kong: Worst Oil Spill
mins0306 from the Marmot's Hole blogs about the worst oil spill happened in South Korea last weekend.
Hong Kong: Democracy Activist?
Seven Pillars of Wisdom wonders why CNN titled Anson Chan as Democracy Activist while the more accurate title should be AP's Pro-democracy candidate [zh]. The blogger thinks the difference reflected the media's political stance.
China: Report from Hong Kong on sweatshop
After long effort, the Hong Kong-based student organization SACOM (Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior大学师生监察无良企业行动) published a report on Dell Computer and its suppliers’ misconducts related to labor rights in mainland China. Here is a collection of voices and replies from domestic websites.