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· June, 2012

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from June, 2012

Singapore Versus Hong Kong

Singapore Armchair Critic compares the economic, financial, governance, and press freedom indicators of Hong Kong and Singapore. The two cities are the major financial centers of East Asia

Hong Kong: Maid's Toilet and Bedroom

Local newspaper exposed that a popular children songs singer Purple Lee has put her migrant domestic maid to live in a room where there is a bed and a toilet...

Hong Kong: Leading English Newspaper Turns Red?

A series of recently leaked email exchanges between the chief editor and sub-editor of a leading English newspaper in Hong Kong, regarding the coverage of mainland Chinese political activist Li...

China, Hong Kong: ‘Happy Ad’ for Student Abortions Ignites Debate

A hospital in mainland China has advertised a special installment payment package for university students, for getting abortions conveniently in the event of accidental or unwanted pregnancies. The hospital's marketing...

Hong Kong, China: Military Vehicles Entered the City

Dictionary of Politically Incorrect Hong Kong Cantonese posted photos and video taken by netizens on the night of June 15th, showing military vehicles of the People Liberation Army running on...

Latvia: Jackie Chan Blogs About Filming in Jelgava

Facebook page “If you like Latvia, Latvia likes you” highlights movie star Jackie Chan's April 2012 blog post, in which he shared his “impressions about 15 day long filming of...

Hong Kong, China: Condemning the Apparent Staged Suicide of Li Wangyang

Thousands of people in Hong Kong took to the street on June 10, to condemn the apparent staged suicide of political prisoner Li Wangyang, a martyr who lived his life...

Hong Kong: Brianwashing Education

Dictionary of political incorrectness showed some examples of the elementary education curriculum in Hong Kong, highlighting their brian washing function.

China: Forgiving the Tiananmen Massacre Murderers?

While more than 180,000 people attended the annual candlelight vigil on June 4, in Hong Kong for China's June 4th incident (Tiananmen Square protests), exiled former student leader Chai Ling...

Hong Kong: Complaint Culture

Everything can be a subject of complaint in Hong Kong, like croaking frogs, flowering trees and tweeting birds. Regardless of the fairness of the complaints, the government and private property...

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