🌊 Free Tide: Be clear, be coercive, (don't) be subversive
COVID, Politics and Ferries
I’m still around which means today is going to be about boats.
Tuen Mun - Macau Ferry officially ceases operations
The Hongkong Macao Hydrofoil Company Limited (HKMHCL) has formally ceased their service between Tuen Mun and Taipa, Macau. The service had been suspended since Jan 2020 as a result of COVID-19 but today is the final nail in the coffin.
Coronavirus in Hong Kong
New cases: 7 (6 imported, 1 unknown source)
Total cases: 11,849 cases so far (67 active cases, 210 total deaths, 11,572 total recovered)
Politics and stuff
New Electorial Boundaries
The details of new electoral geographic constituencies were released today.
The League of Social Democrats will be boycotting the upcoming elections and urged other pro-democracy parties to join in.
Not so SIMple
Government is pushing ahead with plans to require all pre-paid SIMS to be registered with real IDs.
Nothing to license on June 4th 1989
The June 4th Museum in Mong Kok was paid a visit by FEHD officers after a complaint was made.
End End One-Party Slogan
Responding to queries, CE Carrie Lam said that it may or may not be illegal for people to chant for an end to the one party mainland system; says asking for a clear answer is ‘coercive.
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Which is great but I had a stock image of a crying boat in the paid version which you missed. There were also a few more cool COVID headlines and a film recommendation for a film I haven’t seen yet.
Of course, you can google all these things yourself - but why have to bother when we’ll do it for you and give dumb commentaries at the same time?