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· May, 2014

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from May, 2014

Hong Kong Public Libraries Ignore Biggest Minorities’ Need

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...

Property Prices a Source of Sticker Shock for Expats in Hong Kong

Expats flock to the city for the high quality of life and abundant work opportunities, but many say rental property prices are too expensive for the average worker.

Wildlife in Hong Kong Lantau Island

Photo Collection from Hong Kong Metro Stations

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

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...

Local or International School? The Dilemma Facing Expats in Hong Kong

International schools are expensive, but local schools often require Cantonese skills. What's an expat parent to do?

Viral Video: Three Types of Girl Friends in Hong Kong

The video is about Hong Kong male netizens’ stereotype of girls from local Hong Kong, mainland China and overseas born Chinese. Tom Grundy from Hong Wrong has the English translation...

Hong Kong: On Urinating on the Street

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...

Hong Kong: Domestic Worker Slapped, Kicked and Forced to Work 21 hours a Day

Another foreign domestic worker abuse case was exposed. The victim Rowena Uychiat was allegedly forced to work 21 hours a day (6am till 3am) without a day off. She claimed...

Hong Kong Movie Star Boycotted by Mainland Chinese

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....

Anger Over Toddler's Public Wee in Hong Kong Runs Deeper Than ‘Good’ Manners

The incident underscored rising tensions between Hong Kong and China. Resentment among Hong Kongers over what they perceive as mainland tourists encroaching on their space is growing.

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