Stories about Hong Kong (China) from November, 2013
Wanted Tiananmen Activist Rebuffed in Attempt to Surrender to China Again
Wu'er Kaxi turned himself to the Hong Kong government in the airport and asked for extradition to mainland China as a fugitive. But he was expelled to Taiwan shortly after.
Tiananmen Student Activist Asks Hong Kong Government to Arrest Him
Tiananmen student activist, Wu’er Kaixi, was landed in Hong Kong International airport today (November 25), initially for flight transit. However, he refused to get onto the plane and asked the Hong Kong government to arrest him as he is a most-wanted fugitive since the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown. He explained in...
Hong Kong Slutwalk 2013
Evan Fowler from the Housenews explained the significance of slutwalk in Hong Kong. The recent comments of Security Chief Lai Tung Kwok, who suggested women should not “drink too much” in order to avoid being raped, and the pro-China Executive Councillor Cheng Yiu Tong who argued that Hong Kong candidates...
Video: Hong Kong Country Parks’ Naturescapes
To advocacy for the preservation of country parks, Francis So made a time lapse video on the landscapes of various country parks in Hong Kong.
Kim Jong-Un Found in Hong Kong?
North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un has an impersonator in Hong Kong. Hong Wrong interviewed the Australian Hong Konger, ‘Howard’, who had performed Kim Jong-un for an Israeli burger chain. Howard likes to wander around in Lan Kwai Fong and takes picture with passer-by so don't be surprise to run...
Comics Comparing Hong Kong and Taiwan Society
Kevin Tang from Hong Wrong translated a series of comics depicting the differences between Hong Kong and Taiwan by a Hong Kong-based Taiwanese artist JIEJIEHK. Below is one of the comparison that vividly shows the difference between the restaurant services in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Hong Kong Pride Parade 2013
Here is a video uploaded by Ares Ng from Youtube showing the empowering and happy rally scene of Hong Kong Pride Parade 2013 which has taken place in Hong Kong during the weekend on November 9, 2013.
Hong Kong: ‘If Men Can Have Affairs, Why Can't Women?’
It is considered normal for men to seek affair online in Hong Kong, but when women do, it means moral panic for the city's mainstream media.
Hong Kong: Facebook Privacy, Anonymous Sources, Political Censorship
A newspaper asked their reporters to hand over a Facebook account, which they had used to connect with sources of information on sensitive topics, before resigning.