Stories about Hong Kong (China) from October, 2008
Hong Kong: Creative Commons Launch
Rebecca Mackinnon blogs about the set of exciting events and happenings around the launch of Creative Commons Hong Kong licenses.
Hong Kong: Banana Politics
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: Lehman Minibonds
David Webb blogs about the lesson that Hong Kong people can learn from the Lehman mini-bonds scandal.
Hong Kong: Teaching English
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?
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: Who Decides What We Can See On The Internet?
The Hong Kong government suggests to filter the internet in order to “protect” youth from indecent and obscene article. The issue then comes to “Who decides what we can see on the Internet?” – ESWN has translated a local newspapers article on this.
Hong Kong: Netizen Against Introduction of Internet Filtering
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
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...