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· September, 2008

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from September, 2008

Hong Kong: Finance Tsunami

As a major financial center in the world, the financial tsunami triggered by Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy hit the city badly. On sept 18, the Hang Seng Index (HIS) dived about...

Hong Kong: King of Youtube

Dm from Learning Cantonese explains how Long Hair and League of Socialist Democracy (LSD) would get support from a wide range of political spectrum with Youtube effect.

China: Media Manipulation on the Poisonous Milk Powder Scandal

The “Sanlu poisonous milk scandal” attracted more and more attention until the Central Propaganda Department gave strict orders on 9/15 to stop all Chinese media to report and investigate this...

Taiwan: More than 10,000 bloggers compete in this year's Blog Award

The fourth Global Chinese Blog Award-the biggest blog award in Chinese blogosphere-hosted by Taiwan's Chinatimes.com just finished sign-up stage this evening with a result of more than 10,000 blogs signing...

Hong Kong: Save the Ha Pak Nai Wetland

A major developer in Hong Kong is planning to develop one of the most beautiful piece of wetland called Ha Pak Nai in Yuen Long. The plan is to build...

Hong Kong: Democracy Project

ESWN picks up the discussion by chonghead and Daisann McLane concerning the Legco election in Hong Kong with his own conversation with grassroots workers in a restaurant.

Hong Kong: Radically Idealistic?

Alice poon carries on her debate with Shih Wing-ching, the chairman of Centaline Property Agency and owner of the newspaper “am730″ in Hong Kong, on Hong Kong political culture in...

Hong Kong: Legco Election, What a surprise!

The result of this year's Legislative Council Election in Hong Kong is a surprise to many people. As the pan-democrats failed to coordinate their supporters and competed with each others...

Hong Kong: Low Election Turnout

Tom Legg explains the low turnout rate in the weekend Legco election.

Hong Kong: Legco Election Post-Mortem Analysis

ESWN compares the result of pre-election poll, exit poll and actual votes. It is quite obvious that the exit poll result has been distorted by “Just say DAB” campaign.

Hong Kong: Iron Vote

Hegelchong explains how the pro-establishment party develop their “iron vote” through neighborhood network while the pan democrats in Hong Kong are very unorganized.

Hong Kong: Fighting For Votes Everywhere

Learning Cantonese wrote his election diary part two.

Hong Kong: Voting

Ngszehin urges everyone to cast their vote in the legco election.

Hong Kong: Exist Poll

Alone in the Fart discusses about the recent pressure given by the election committee to a research center in Hong Kong University concerning the disclosure of exist poll during the...

Hong Kong: Election Diary

In 5 days, Hong Kong will have its legislative council election. dm took a tour around Eastern New Territories candidates with a concluding remark: Eat with the DAB, vote for...

Hong Kong: Leave Blogger Alone

Local newspapers had posted extensive photos of an university student who was killed by an accident last month, Jansen suspected that the photos were downloaded from facebook without permission, he...

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