Stories about Hong Kong (China) from June, 2008
Hong Kong: No Blogger Accreditation
Thomas Crampton talked to the Hong Kong government’s Director of Information Services Betty Fung, who said Hong Kong does not recognize bloggers for accreditation to official media events and she has never received a request for accreditation from a blogger.
Hong Kong: Internet Service Fee Scandal
Ibrahim from Outblaze blogs about the recent internet service fee scandal in Hong Kong. The extremely high bill (HK$14,000) is due to policy on the by the “byte” extra charge on Internet access.
Hong Kong: Earthquake Photos Behind the News Story
Florence blogs about an exhibition on “Sichuan earthquake photos: behind the news story“. The exhibition displays photos and videos taken from the Sichuan earthquake area to share the front line reporters’ story behind the news.
Hong Kong: Education
Fai Mao blogs about Hong Kong education culture from a librarian perspective.
Hong Kong: News Fixer
Hoidick from inmediahk.net blogs about his experience as a news fixer for foreign journalists for reporting news on China [zh].
Hong Kong: Chinese Internet Research Conference
The Chinese Internet Research Conference is held in the University of Hong Kong this year. Presentations are recorded in the conference blog.
Hong Kong: Political Clan
David Webb digs into the people behind the Bauhinia Foundation to show a political clan centered around Donald Tsang, the Hong Kong SAR Chief Executive.
Hong Kong: Dot HK Most “Unsafe” Domain
Suresh Ramasubramanian from Outblaze explains how dot HK becomes a most unsafe domain because of spam problem.
Hong Kong: Preserving Bruce Lee's Home
Diumanpark urges the Hong Kong government to preserve Bruce Lee's home as a memorial hall in Hong Kong [zh]. The commercial radio has set up a webpage for a signature campaign to support the preservation.
Hong Kong: 100 Blog Posts on June 4
Sidekick puts together 100 blog posts for commemorating the 19 year anniversary of June 4 Massacre [zh].
Hong Kong: 64 Art Action at Time Square
A group of artists performed at Time Square to memorize June 4. Tinywest posted a short video at inmediahk.net on their performance.
Hong Kong: Where's the Apology
CNN and Sharon Stone have apologized to Chinese people. Yesterday a Tibet monk has also made an apology of what he had said about the repression. William Sin wonders why there still isn't any apology for June 4 marsacre for more than 19 years [zh].
Hong Kong: Journalist's Frustration over Earthquake Report
Gunner returned from his trip in Sichuan earthquake center and expressed his frustration over the news company[zh]. ESWN has translated part of his post.