Tag Archives: Hong Kong

2019: HK Writer Hon Lai-chu — “Today’s Is Not the Only Reality”

Years of passionate protest for legality and citizen rights in Hong Kong by great numbers of people came to an end with what now seems to be the now seemingly definitive subjugation of the Hong Kong rights movement. Only a … Continue reading

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HK Scholars on Jonathan Spence

This appreciation of historian Jonathan Spence sits at the top of the most popular postings of the week on the cutting-edge (as sharp as may be allowed at any given moment) academic website. The authors Zheng Peikai, Taiwan-born, got his … Continue reading

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Political Security Top PRC Concern: National Security Education Day 2021

April 15 National Security Education Day has come every year since when it was created by the 2015 PRC National Security Law. In 2016 on the first National Security Education Day, the emphasis was on Chinese students returned from abroad … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #18: The Twenty-Second Day of the Wuhan City Closure — February 13, 2020

February 13 The Twenty-second Day of the Wuhan City Closure Yesterday I dreamed of buying vegetables in a very big vegetable market. I bought tomatoes and looked for potatoes. After buying potatoes I looked for eggplant. After buying eggplant I … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #12: The Sixteenth Day of the Wuhan City Closure — February 7, 2020

February 7, the Sixteenth Day of the Wuhan City Closure These days since Wuhan closed I have, as my parents asked, turned off the lights and gone to be at midnight. Yesterday evening was the only time I didn’t do … Continue reading

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Cartoons on HK – Taiwan “Wanwan come home”

A Chinese broadcaster recently said Taiwan should return to the embrace of the mainland, using the word wanwan 湾湾 a reference reminiscent of the shortened names Chinese children give one another. The protests and crackdowns in Hong Kong, however, are … Continue reading

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Chun Wong’s HK Film “Mad World” 《一念无明》

July 14, 2017 at the Museum of American History we saw the Hong Kong film “Mad World” 一念无明 by the Hong Kong first time director 28 year old Chun Wong. The film portrays a stockbroker with bipolar mental depression disorder … Continue reading

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2016: Review of Wen Hai’s “The Gaze of Exile – The Testimony of China ‘s Independent Documentaries” in Hong Kong’s Ming Pao Weekly

Book review  by Janice entitled “The Truth that Cannot be Suppressed” of Wen Hai’s  “The Gaze of Exile – The Testimony of China ‘s Independent Documentaries” in Hong Kong’s Ming Pao Weekly  November 9, 2016 书评:禁不住的真實/Janice :文海 《放逐的凝視─見證中國獨立紀錄片》 2016年11月9日 香港明报周刊 When … Continue reading

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