Luisa Tam
Luisa Tam

SCMP Columnist

My Hong Kong by Luisa Tam

The F word ‘fuk’ represents one of Chinese culture’s greatest values, and Hong Kong gin brand’s name is meant to celebrate, not curse

  • Fok Hing Gin’s trouble with UK watchdogs over its name highlights a lack of cultural awareness about a word that means ‘fortune’ or ‘good luck’ in Chinese
  • Hong Kong is full of innocuous street names that could upset the faint of heart – just look at Wan King Path and Fuk Man Road in Sai Kung