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· April, 2013

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from April, 2013

Chinese Corruption Spreading to Hong Kong “Like SARS & Avian Flu”

A misconduct scandal implicating Timothy Tong, the former chief of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), has Hong Kong and mainland Chinese people worried that ubiquitous corruption in China has...

Hong Kong Boycotts Donations for Sichuan Earthquake

HK Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying’s call for donations to China’s quake-hit Sichuan province has been denied by legislature due to overwhelming opposition by Hongkong citizens.

Cheap Gold Puts China in a Frenzy

Mainland Chinese tourists tempted by the plunging price of gold emptied Hong Kong's local banks and jewelry shops over the weekend of the precious metal.

Hong Kong Hit by Gold Tourism

Hong Kong Man Arrested for Cursing China's President with Graffiti

The excessive use of police force in the recent arrest of a man who wrote graffiti cursing the Chinese President has outraged many in Hong Kong.

Torture Victims March in Hong Kong

Margaret Thatcher's Top Five China Moments

Hong Kong's Malaysians Go Home to Vote

Taiwan Independent News Academy Hits at Corporate Media

A group of Taiwanese independent journalists and academics in journalism and communication launched the Academy of Independent Media in March 2013. The academy is to provide journalistic skill to citizen...

Hong Kong Dock Workers Strike Against Long Hours, Low Pay

A strike by Hong Kong dock workers demanding a pay raise and protesting arduous working conditions is delivering a costly blow to the city's port operators and winning widespread sympathy...

Hong Kong: International Pillow Fight 2013

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