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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Cometh the hour

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Jason Wordie

    ... As faith in the Hong Kong leadership deteriorates, the political arena remains ominously devoid of viable replacements, writes Jason Wordie Cometh the hour Confidence in the ability of Hong Kong’s political system to deliver competent, responsible administration continues to decline. Popular despair at the dispiriting race to the bottom that characterises most public debate ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: playing the loyalty card

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:10pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Playing the loyalty card Recently, individuals on both sides of Hong Kong’s political divide have been asked to reveal what their true nationalities are. This comes after ... of the Hong Kong elite hold foreign nationalities, which is fine and, for the most part, none of anyone’s business. However, these foreigners potentially have the power to influence government policy ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    On the rebound: RubberBand's redemption songs

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 11:06pm by RACHEL MOK

    ... RubberBand. Known for their socially and politically conscious lyrics, the band came under heavy fire for performing at the Hong Kong Dome Festival, a concert at Kai Tak on July 1 last year. Many ... to comment on Hong Kong's political scene. During the recent political unrest in Hong Kong, band members have been seen outside government headquarters in support of the protesters. Members also ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: long division

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Long division It may be an oversimplification but the main political quarrel in Hong Kong today is between those who believe “one country” is of paramount importance and those ... it as a way to incorporate capitalist Hong Kong and Macau into socialist China. It’s not the first time this formula has been applied in China. The Khitan people founded the Khitan (or Liao) dynasty ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Ani-Com Hong Kong promises an unusual take on city life as seen by comic artists

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by DARREN WEE

    ... topic," Kong says. Pandaman was influenced by Hong Kong politics, especially its protests. "Feelings and passion are easily lost in the busy rhythm of Hong Kong. Fighting for Hong Kong became ... Text: Darren Wee A sideways glance at life is certain when comic artists tell the city's story at the Ani-Com and Games event BLURRED VISIONS Hong Kong is the world's third ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: Common ground

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon Common ground Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's attempts to personally canvass opinions and interact with ordinary people are becoming farcical. His weekend town hall meetings offer a microcosm of Hong Kong's political divide. There are those who turn up to disrupt the proceedings, then there are further disruptions as members of the opposing ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the look of exodus

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie The SAR is no stranger to politically linked emigration, but the current departures may be the most damaging, writes Jason Wordie The look of exodus Hong Kong has experienced ... returnees, previously indifferent to politics and public engagement, became steadily more committed to campaigning for improvements in all aspects of Hong Kong's civic life. Environmental ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: busy bodies

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:59pm by Jason Wordie

    ... developed along similar lines. Ultimately though, key Hong Kong decisions were made elsewhere, often for reasons of broader political expedience, and history’s evidence for this remains ... Jason Wordie Think tanks- in various guises- have long operated in Hong Kong, with varying levels of efficacy, writes Jason Wordie Busy bodies As what passes for serious debate on who can ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the great escapes

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Jason Wordie

    ... among those who, over time, forged their own business or political accommodations with the mainland. The Indochina war saw numerous displaced persons come to Hong Kong after eventual Communist ... Since the beginning of colonial times, refugees have flooded in- and occasionally out- of Hong Kong, writes Jason Wordie. The great escapes Refugee migrations have been a tragic fact ...

  10. Magazines - Style - SIGN-OF

    I'm occupied in Central

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 08:10pm by Andrew Sun

    ... The time is right to spend even more time in Central I'm occupied Well, I think we can all agree it has been a dramatic month in Hong Kong. I'm normally not political, so watching the Occupy protests was like joining my boss and clients at the Rugby Sevens. I have no interest in who plays and who wins- and the thought of getting dirty on the field repulses me and my ...




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