Heritage protection: power to the people
Opinion

Heritage protection: power to the people

Located along a stretch of the curving, upscale thoroughfare of Hollywood Road stands a fairly nondescript, six-storey building. A casual passerby would barely notice it…

Zhang Dejiang’s visit: Cynic in the light
Opinion

Zhang Dejiang’s visit: Cynic in the light

Zhang Dejiang’s (張德江) “seeing, listening and speaking” tour of Hong Kong was a resounding success, although maybe not in the way some had expected.

Protests harm HK tourism? Where’s the data?
Politics

Protests harm HK tourism? Where’s the data?

Government and politicians are putting the blame of current tourism downturn on protests. But their evidence in support of the correlation is far from convincing.

給你一個「嬲」:香港政府與社交媒體
Governance

給你一個「嬲」:香港政府與社交媒體

本文由記者Alex Fok翻譯,原文《Little to “Like”: Social Media and the HK Government》於4月26日刊登。

Little to “Like”: Social Media and the HK Government
Governance

Little to “Like”: Social Media and the HK Government

Social media is about two-way communication, but the Hong Kong Government has another idea. (This article was originally published on April 22, 2016 on fragrantdelta.)

Korean Dramas and HK Independence: Lessons from Google Searches
Localism

Korean Dramas and HK Independence: Lessons from Google Searches

(This article was originally published on April 10, 2016 on fragrantdelta.)

Working Hours: HK Unions Need A Wake-up Call
Policy

Working Hours: HK Unions Need A Wake-up Call

(This article was originally published on April 2, 2016 on fragrantdelta.)

Budget Localism: Much Talk, Little Substance
Tommy Patterson

Budget Localism: Much Talk, Little Substance

(This article was originally published on March 2, 2016 on fragrantdelta.)

Open Space: A Coffin for Each of Us
Land & Housing

Open Space: A Coffin for Each of Us

Are you being robbed of your open space in Hong Kong? The meagre allotment, your coffin’s worth, is often off limits to the public. Change…

One Belt, One Road, One Eunuch and Some Flawed Advocacy
Tommy Patterson

One Belt, One Road, One Eunuch and Some Flawed Advocacy

Successful advocates are mind-changers. They work wonders by deploying evidence that supports the merits of their arguments. Hong Kong’s high-ranking advocates for China’s Belt and…