🌊 Free Tide: Not ready for the patriot train
A Hong Kong you've never known.
Cyril’s High Tides have been making it hard for me to live up to the standard he’s set. This is good for your reading experience but bad for me.
Missing Ex-Magistrate Found
The body of Tam Hop-hon, a retired magistrate, was found after he went missing for four days. He was reported missing not long after he was discharged from the hospital, and his body was found in Ma On Shan near the Sha Tin Sports Association Cycling Park. It is not yet determined whether or not foul play is involved.
Coronavirus in Hong Kong
New cases: 7 (1 local case)
Total cases: 11,859 cases so far (65 active cases, 210 total deaths, 11,584 total recovered)
In other news…
One of the Salvation Army’s schools in the city received a complaint about a teacher and the principal telling a Muslim student to remove their headscarf. The student was allegedly told that their headscarf was ‘unhygienic’.
Our Free Tide newsletter is a snippet of the full picture. If you want to get our full news briefings every day, make sure you join High Tide with an annual subscription of $7 a month.
Old Hong Kong
Check out these Old photos of HK from 1868-72. They were taken by Scottish photographer John Thomson, who travelled throughout China and HK.