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· January, 2017

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from January, 2017

Catchy Singlish Songs Urge Hong Kong to Return Military Hardware to Singapore

"Why you have to be liddat? Give us our Terrex back!"

Hong Kongers Snap Protest Selfies With Government’s Palace Museum Project ‘Exhibition’

After a cultural project proceeds without public consultation and the government spends even more money on a television series to promote it, Hong Kongers stage acts of protest through selfies.

A Life Outside Work for Hong Kong’s Filipino Domestic Helpers

"We have to enjoy it rather than sitting down [and being] sad," says Michelle Saluta, a domestic worker, about her day off each week.

Survey Finds Young Social Media Users in Hong Kong Tend to Distrust the Government

The survey also found that despite young people’s frequent online activity, most of them seldom participated in offline political events.

Veteran Journalists in Hong Kong Launch Non-Profit News Site in Defense of Press Freedom

"In a time of chaos, we must distinguish right from wrong; when society is restless, we must stick to reason and fairness."

Award-Winning Chinese Human Rights Journalist: ‘This is a Calling, Not a Career Choice’

Twenty-six-year-old journalist Zhao Sile won a Hong Kong Human Rights Press Award for her 2016 story, "The Fate of Chinese Rights NGOs."

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