Last week the Hong Kong government announced the new quarantine arrangement. Under the new ‘3+4 model’, travellers need to have three days of compulsory quarantine at a designated hotel, followed by four days of ‘medical surveillance’ at home. During medical surveillance, people can still travel to work, and do light grocery shopping. However, they cannotContinue reading “Hong Kong’s new COVID-19 quarantine arrangement is ridiculous”
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What if the anti-extradition law movement never happened?
12th June 2019 — a day that every Hongkonger would never forget. It was the beginning of Hong Kong anti-extradition movement. It was the day when thousands of Hongkongers went to the street, protesting about Carrie Lam’s reckless introduction of extradition bill. While everyone was hopeless about the protest, Hongkongers, again, created miracles. The scheduledContinue reading “What if the anti-extradition law movement never happened?”
Oral history of Gen-Y Hongkongers: a book review of the Impossible City by Karen Cheung
Generation Y (Gen-Y) is a term that is used to describe kids that are born between the late 1980s and 1990s in Hong Kong. The simplest explanation is because their HKIDs usually begin with the letter ‘Y’. Indeed, Gen-Y can also be identified as a unique generation in Hong Kong. Karen Cheung’s recent memoir, TheContinue reading “Oral history of Gen-Y Hongkongers: a book review of the Impossible City by Karen Cheung”
The so-called ‘Macau Style’: Hong Kong Chief Executive election
In 4 April, the current Chief Executive (CE) Carrie Lam announced that she will not run the upcoming Hong Kong CE election. Two days later, John Lee resigned from his role as Chief Secretary, and announced his run for the election. Since then, pro-Beijing media has been promoting why Lee is the most suitable candidate.Continue reading “The so-called ‘Macau Style’: Hong Kong Chief Executive election”
3 reasons that the Hong Kong government fails to encounter the pandemic?
Most developed countries are celebrating the end of COVID restriction and resuming of international travel. However, Hong Kong has been struggling to fight against the spread of omicron since the beginning of this year. It has already been about six weeks, but the daily figure is still increasing, and people cannot see when the pandemicContinue reading “3 reasons that the Hong Kong government fails to encounter the pandemic?”