Stories about Hong Kong (China) from October, 2009
Hong Kong: Property market bubbles burst into public outrage
Earlier in October, an apartment in Hong Kong was sold for USD$57 million, a recording breaking price, locally and globally. The 6,158 square foot duplex apartment is in a building called “Conduit Road 39″ located at the western mid-levels of Hong Kong Island. The unidentified buyer is from Mainland China....
Hong Kong: Asia Blogfest09
The first Asia Blogger festival will take place in Hong Kong from 6-8 of November. Details of the program can be found here.
China and Hong Kong: Jackie Chan's comment on military parade
In order to promote nationalism and celebrate the 60th anniversary of PRC, CCTV invited internationally well-known movie star Jackie Chan to comment on military parade.
Israel: Prayers and Practices for Day of Atonement
This year, Yom Kippur was celebrated by Jews around the world on September 28th. As the holiest day of the Jewish calendar approached, Israeli bloggers took to the internet to share their thoughts, feelings, and hopes for the new year.