Behind the ubiquitous pharmacies in Hong Kong: Mainland Chinese tourists

What could we learn from the pharmacies that have a ubiquitous presence in Hong Kong’s tourist areas? Taking a stroll in the tourist areas of this dazzling city of Hong Kong, one may be surprised by how many dispensaries found on a single street. With the flashy advertising signs decorated with ostentatiously twinkling neon lights […]

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How the extradition bill might have set the stage for catastrophe

After four months of deliberation, Hong Kong’s government still fails to convince its citizens of the benefits of the Extradition Bill amendment, which could extradite fugitives from Hong Kong to China. The possibility of sending political prisoners to China has stirred up backlashes among the city’s people, civil society, and evoked foreign governments’ concerns. Legislator […]

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Democracy Wall: a test for the freedom of expression in Hong Kong

Papers are stuck upon one another disorderly on “the wall” as though they are created with much spontaneity and minimal care: open a new Microsoft document, type a few words, enlarge them and print – a poorly put-together improvisation. Posters “congratulating” Choi Yuk Lin for the alleged suicide of her son on the democracy wall. […]

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