🌊 Free Tide: Chronicles of Hong Kong: Part 2- Opening up boogaloo
Hong Kong sorta not really gets permission to annex Qianhai
Note: This is the Free High Tide edition for 10/9/21. Due to a technical error, this was not sent out on the right day. Apologies for any inconvenience caused!
History is a fickle thing. We think of history as facts when really it’s an interpretation of facts. At least that’s what epistemology tells me.
No matter, the government’s massive cultural ‘mammoth’ project will only describe and not interpret Hong Kong’s history. I look forward to seeing this massive cultural ‘mammoth’ project which challenges all I know of philosophy.
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History Class (remember - describe only)
The theme of the second book of the Hong Kong Chronicles will be Hong Kong's participation in the reform and opening up of the country. I look forward to the publication of the book later this year to enable different sectors of society as well as Mainland compatriots to know more about the contributions by Hong Kong in the country’s reform and opening up
CE Carrie Lam
The already shuttered June 4th Museum in Mong Kok was raided yesterday by the police. Police were found carrying out very dangerous and illegal items such as carboard cutouts and antiques from 1986.
As of literally writing this at 12am, three members of the Alliance have been charged with breaking the National Security Law. $2.2mil of the Alliance’s funds have been frozen as part of the investigation.
Look ma, we did some breaking news!
Coronavirus in Hong Kong
New cases: 2 imported
(nominally known as the events section)
The 32nd Lesbian and Film Festival is starting tomorrow (Sat 11th) and running till 25 Sept. Started in 1989, the festival is the oldest pro-LGBTQ+ annual film festival of its type in Asia.
For this year’s offerings, see the official schedule.
Say Hi to Qianhai
The Qianhai co-operation zone in Shenzhen is about to get even more co-operationy. Although currently only 15km of reclaimed land, the zone will expand to 120km according to official sources. Meanwhile, the Shenzhen government has put aside at least 1/3 of the land for Hong Kong businesses.
Midautumn is coming very soon, this is your final chance to get some dope mooncakes!
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