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I recommend watching Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown episode on Hong Kong, released around two or three years ago; while it’s a bit cheesy at times, you really do see Bourdain’s appreciation for the city and its unique culture and heritage. My favourite bit of this episode happened to be the opening scene.
The $5,000 electronic spending voucher scheme announced in the 2021 Budget proposal should be available for registration this summer.Four electronic payment service providers (Octopus, Alipay Hong Kong, Tap-and-Go, and WeChat Pay Hong Kong) have been allocated for users to receive the payment.
The ‘Leave Home Safe’ app has been downloaded 3.8 million times, meaning that half of the city’s population (paywalled) have put the contact tracing app on their phones.
A data leak of 1.3 million users on the audio app Clubhouse may have compromised its Hong Kong users. The privacy commissioner has yet to confirm with the app whether or not those in HK were affected by this leak.
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Playground, a show part of the No Limits programme, will bring together talents from True Colours Symphony, an orchestra that features members of different abilities, seniors, and ethnic minorities, for an online concert on 16 April.
The online project “be water: collected memories of our hong kong” is a sentimental map made by two Canadians with roots in Hong Kong. The map features pins that reveal sentimental moments from HK’s pro-democracy protests.
Image: Facebook / artbasel.
Art Basel Hong Kong will be held on 19 May this year after its cancellation in 2020 due to the pandemic, with some gallery exhibits set to display through satellite booths.