Monthly Archives: July 2011

The struggle over China’s human rights record

“Things have changed so much!” said Ms. Fu Ying, Chinese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, as she addressed a crowd in Hong Kong at an event sponsored by the Better Hong Kong Foundation this week. The vast improvements in China’s human rights … Continue reading

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Working Holiday Visa for Hongkongers

I think today most Hong Kong people they spend more time in working rather than traveling based on my two months interning in Hong Kong. From my colleagues’ description, nearly the answers I get is about the time concern. Does … Continue reading

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Last laugh? News of the World’s final crossword

The conditions of their surrender were clear: “no libels or any hidden mocking messages of the chief executive” Rebekah Brooks, in the final edition. But these are News of the World employees we are talking about. With the last rendition … Continue reading

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Mainlander in Hong Kong

Our internship is coming to the end. It might be the time to talk about my shallow understanding about the relationship between Hong Kong natives and Mainlanders. I guess my American classmates would be interested to hear about it from … Continue reading

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A World for Those Young at Heart

This is my third visit to Disneyland after two exciting visits to the one in Anaheim. Yes, I went to Hong Kong Disneyland with three Annenbergers, with an intention to do some serious research. The park was conveniently located near … Continue reading

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Tee Club makes way for Tee shirts

Several Annenbergers went to China Tee Club on the past Saturday; we spent a cozy time enjoying some dim sum there and were warmly served by a waiter from Shanghai in his middle age. Inside the restaurant, it features Chinese-Malaysian … Continue reading

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Crazy Housing Price Empowers or Enslaves China’s Youth?

A junior student at Beijing Normal University declared to earn down payment for his future house by doing part-time job like 5 to 6 private tutoring jobs and picking odds and ends from rubbish heaps. He stored all that he … Continue reading

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Stretch, Flex, Trust & Leap: The Gymnastics of Public Relations

I’ve gained several great takeaways from the past week in the office at MSL Hong Kong. This week’s lessons in PR could translate to the steps of a gymnast’s process, in my opinion. The perfect gymnastics routine, through the lens … Continue reading

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Bulky luggage at busy MTR

Take cab or MTR to the airport? I was thinking while planning to fly back Taiwan few weeks ago with a heavy and big luggage. In Hong Kong, if you don’t have a car, MTR would be one of the … Continue reading

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Is He Dead?

Hong Kong Asia TV today released the news about his death. Weibo started to ban all related information. Both are telling us: it might be true. Jiang Zemin, the former President of China, is said to be dead in the … Continue reading

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