Stories about Hong Kong (China) from July, 2008
Hong Kong: Pan Democrats’ Internal Battle
Wongonyin predicts that the coming legislative council election would become an internal battle within pan democratic clan.
Hong Kong: Election Video
Ip Iam Chong from inmediahk.net criticizes the video produced by the democratic party for the coming Legislative council election.
Hong Kong: Buying Money
The Bank of China in Hong Kong has issued a set of commemorative banknotes for Beijing Olympics. Thousands started to line up three days ahead for buying the paper money and resulted in great chaos. Florence from Over the Rainbow has to report about the news and she pointed out...
Hong Kong: Summer T-shirt
Little Oslo collected a variety of Summer T-shirt with printed nude photos. So which one do you like?
Hong Kong: Sexy Photo Victim
A Hong Kong netizen uploaded photos from the Edison Chan sexy photogate to an overseas server and linked it back to local forum was sentence to three weeks detention without bail while waiting for the sentence in the district court. Ip Iam Chong wrote a commentary at inmediahk.net, pointing out...
Hong Kong: Shaping Hong Kong's Digital Future
Charles Mok blogs his speech on the conference: “Shaping Hong Kong's Digital Future”.
China: Olympics reporter barred entry
Roland Soong at EastSouthWestNorth translates articles from two Hong Kong dailies of opposing views on the news that one of those newspapers’ Olympic beat reporters has been refused entry and sent home.
Taiwan: Conflict over Diaoyutai Islands
On June 11, a Taiwanese recreational fishing boat United(聯合號) sank following a collision with a Japanese coastguard vessel 11km off the disputed Diaoyutai(釣魚台) (Japan: Senkaku) islands, an island chain simultaneously claimed by Taiwan, Japan and China. Passengers and crew on the sinking boat were picked up by Japan. Shortly after,...