· October, 2008

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from October, 2008

Hong Kong: Banana Politics

  22 October 2008

The Chief Executive Donald Tsang's policy speech last week didn't give people any surprise. The hottest subject is about Legislator Raymond Wong Yuk-man, Chair of the League of Social Democrats, throwing a banana at Tsang in the Legislative Council during the Q & A session. It marks the beginning of...

Hong Kong: Teaching English

  16 October 2008

Joyce's lau blogs her brother's experience in teaching English in Hong Kong and finds out “this is why Hong Kong English levels are declining“.

Hong Kong: Yahoo falls to GFW?

  14 October 2008

Recently netizens found out the photo search function of HK Yahoo! has been filtered / re-indexed. Some netizens were worried that such practice is the beginning of political censorship. Ben Crox follows through the discussion in his blog post.

Hong Kong: Netizen Against Introduction of Internet Filtering

  5 October 2008

The Hong Kong government has issued a consultation paper on the “Review of the Control of Obscene and Indecent Articles Ordinance” last Friday (Oct 3). The first round of consultation will be lasted until end of January. A most controversial issue is the suggestion on introduction of an internet filtering...

Hong Kong: Banned Halloween Ads

  2 October 2008

Every year, the Ocean Park in Hong Kong would organize Halloween party for attracting visitors. However, its advertisements faced a lot of complaints from the public. This year, some of its clips were banned. But one of the the banned clip is now circulated via youtube and has attracted a...