Upholding Hong Kong’s Trading Privileges

Introduction The islands of Hong Kong, part of the People’s Republic of China, have maintained self-rule since 1997. Once a British Colony, the city has now become a special administrative region allowed to uphold a thriving capitalistic economy and separate government from China. Hong Kong upholds its own borders and legal systems, ensuring rights such […]

Hong Kong Police Is The Cause Of These Massive Protests

Protests and other demonstrations in Hong Kong have been causing major troubles for the citizens that live there and the economy itself to come to a standstill. But behind all this mess that’s going on in Hong Kong, there is a legitimate reason why these violent protests are happening- The police. They are the ones who created the trouble […]

Hong Kong Extradition Bill: Autonomy Is Autonomy

On July 21, 2019, Hong Kong became a war zone. The day started peacefully, with citizens marching the streets of Hong Kong, opposing the recently stated extradition bill. But, the peacefulness would end soon after, when raid police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters. The controversial bill which sparked these protests could send […]

Hong Kong, Where Living in a Pipe Isn’t Absurd

The Reality Fifteen square foot “coffin cubicle” homes. Caged rooms made out of wired mesh. The residents of Lucky House, mostly retirees and the poor, aren’t so lucky after all. This claustrophobic reality is also mirrored for the 7.3 million middle-class families who live in subdivided apartment units, where a single flat is partitioned into […]