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· May, 2014

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from May, 2014

Hong Kong Public Libraries Ignore Biggest Minorities’ Need

  25 May 2014

As government funded libraries in Hong Kong fail to serve domestic workers’ need, they have to set up mobile libraries during public holidays across the city. Tom Grundy has the story in Hong Wrong. Below is a video taken by Stories Beyond the Borders showing one of the mobile libraries...

Hong Kong: End Foreign Domestic Worker's Live in Requirement

  12 May 2014

Foreign domestic workers are required by law to live with their employers, which is a major causes of worker abuse. Below is a campaign video produced by the Hong Kong Helpers’ campaign calling for the end of the mandatory live-in regulation. It invites people to imagine if they had to...

Hong Kong: On Urinating on the Street

  9 May 2014

To engage with the social debate triggered by a toddler's wee and poo, Evan Fowler urinated in a public street and explored the meaning of civilization in his writing at the House News.

Hong Kong Movie Star Boycotted by Mainland Chinese

  7 May 2014

The conflict between Hong Kong and mainland Chinese on issues such as birth tourism, shortage of infant formula milk and the recent child's pee and poo has continued to fermented. Mainland Chinese netizens are mobilizing to fight back. The latest move is to boycott Hong Kong movies star Chapman To,...

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