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· January, 2008

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from January, 2008

Hong Kong: Party Politics

Despite the fact that people are in general cynical about political party, legislator Tsang Yok Shing predicts that the 2017 timetable for universal suffrage will bring party politics to the...

Hong Kong: Retraining 15 Years Old?

Fai Mao criticizes the Employees Retraining program which exploits foreign domestic workers by imposing an unreasonable tax for local workers’ retaining. Now the program plans to retrain 15 years old...

Hong Kong: Pro-establishment to Prepare for Universal Suffrage

Tsang Yok-shing writes in his blog and advises pro-establishment comrades that they should be prepared for universal suffrage on 2017 and try not to presume the central government will prevent...

Hong Kong: Citizens Radio's Courtcase

Daisanna blogs about the civil disobedience culture and the recent High court's decision (on Monday) to deny the Hong Kong justice department's request for an extension of the civil injunction...

Hong Kong: Creative Commons Landing

Yusuf Goolamabbas from outblaze has interviewed Joi Ito and Pindar Wong (Chairman of the Asia & Pacific Internet Association and co-founder of the first licensed ISP in Hong Kong) about...

Hong Kong: Facebook Cooling Down

Moliuology finds that after a few months of facebook heat, it is now cooling down. There are too many friends, too many applications and too many invitations that people start...

Hong Kong: Save the Stock Market?

Yesterday the Hang Seng Index suffered its biggest one-day fall, some suggested that the government should save the stock market by buying in. Diumanpark responds by asking “are you willing...

Hong Kong: Strawberry Kids

Duimanpark comments on a recent suicide committed by a nine-year old kid because he only has 80 mark in school test. The blogger is worried about the emerge of strawberry...

China and Hong Kong: Citizen Reporter Exchange

I have written a post on the weekend exchange between Hong Kong and China internet citizen reporters at interlocals.

Hong Kong: Worker Union is Equal to Triad?

A district councilor Raymond Ho commented, in an internet video show, on a local artist Eason Chan's urge for the establishment of trade union for creative workers by saying that...

Hong Kong: Copycat Design without Attribution

Sidekick is angry about local artist Lam Hoi-fung. Not because he has designed his poster by taking reference of Yue Minjin's artwork, but the fact that he refused to give...

China and Hong Kong: Jet Li on Patriotism

Diumanpark blogs the transcript of famous actor Li Lianjie or Jet Li's T.V interview, in particular his view about patriotism. To Jet, independent thinking is most crucial (zh).

Hong Kong: Political Surrenderer

ESWN translated an article from Wong Onyin, an internet radio host, about the mission of Anson Chan, an icon of democracy in Hong Kong, as a political surrenderer (the giving...

Hong Kong: Massive Contempt of Standing Committe of NPC

The Department of Justice sues the civic radio for contempt of court by violating the restraining notice. Erynnyes said the Jan 13 rally for 2012 universal suffrage is a massive...

Hong Kong: Rally For 2012 Universal Suffrage

On the coming Sunday, the Pan democrats are mobilizing a rally for 2012 universal suffrage and say no to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress's denial of Hong...

Hong Kong: Save Lung Mei

A new blog has been set up to save a piece of wetland in Hong Kong (zh). The government planned to spend HKD130 million to build an artificial beach in...

Hong Kong: 2007 Roundup in Politics

Erynnyes wrote a 2007 roundup in Hong Kong politics (zh): the small circle election of Chief Executive, the waterloo of pan democratic alliance in district council election, the pass away...

Hong Kong: Hottest Blog Topic: OAT

According to the poll done by Ben Ng, a first rate blogger in Hong Kong, the Obscene Article Tribunal classification in various cases has become the hottest blog topic in...

Hong Kong and China: Labour Rights

Fons from China Herald notices the change of attitude in China Labour Bulletin with the All China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU). It seems that the Han Dong Fang is...

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