What Up, (Communist) Party People! State-approved rappers launch diss track aimed at Hong Kong

You down with P-R-C? Yeah, you know me! It’s been a while since the People’s Republic raised the proverbial roof with an off-the-chains yet strictly on-message rap track offering a stilted, flagrantly establishmentarian take on current events, but thankfully the wait has come to an end. “Get those foreign armies outta town,” roars a new ...

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(Dis)Honor to Us All?: ‘Mulan’ actress sparks boycott calls after reposting rebuke of protesters

(Dis)Honor to Us All?: ‘Mulan’ actress sparks boycott calls after reposting rebuke of protesters

Crystal Liu Yifei, the Chinese actress who plays the titular lead in the upcoming live action remake of Disney’s Mulan, has drawn Hongkongers’ ire — and calls to boycott...

False online videos of Chinese military crackdown in HK surge amid heightened tensions

False online videos of Chinese military crackdown in HK surge amid heightened tensions

Videos falsely claiming to show a Chinese military crackdown against pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have flooded social media over the past week, according to an AFP...

Return to Sender: Woman tracks down recipients of decades-late Hong Kong postcard

Return to Sender: Woman tracks down recipients of decades-late Hong Kong postcard

Getting a postcard from Hong Kong might not be that big of a deal in the grand scheme of things. But when the postcard has been stuck in the mail for 26 years and is addressed to...

You’ve Got (Someone’s) Mail: Postcard sent from Hong Kong in 1993 turns up in Illinois

You’ve Got (Someone’s) Mail: Postcard sent from Hong Kong in 1993 turns up in Illinois

Mail. It’s a tricky one, amiright? We’ve all popped something in the ol’ mailbox only to have it be delivered to the wrong place, get lost in transit, or end up...

‘Add oil!’ Hong Kong protesters make TIME’s list of ‘Most Influential People on the Internet’

‘Add oil!’ Hong Kong protesters make TIME’s list of ‘Most Influential People on the Internet’

What do Hong Kong’s extradition bill protesters have in common with Donald Trump, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and BTS? Why, they’re all among the “Most...

New crowdfunding campaign raising funds for UK ads to ‘defend’ Sino-British Joint Declaration

New crowdfunding campaign raising funds for UK ads to ‘defend’ Sino-British Joint Declaration

Following the runaway success of a crowdfunding drive late last month, anti-extradition activists are again calling for donations to buy space in major newspapers, this time for...

Yoshinoya Hong Kong has beef with ad agency over Facebook post ‘humiliating’ to cops

Yoshinoya Hong Kong has beef with ad agency over Facebook post ‘humiliating’ to cops

The local franchisee of venerable Japanese beef bucket purveyor Yoshinoya has severed ties with an advertising firm over a Facebook post characterized as “humiliating the...

Man arrested for repeatedly punching another man defending ‘Lennon Wall’ (VIDEO)

Man arrested for repeatedly punching another man defending ‘Lennon Wall’ (VIDEO)

Intended as a clearinghouse for messages of support for Hong Kong’s protest movement, a so-called “Lennon Wall” became a flashpoint last night, with a man in Kowloon Bay...

Trolling the ‘Silent Majority’: Flame war heats up between pro-govt page, parody rival

Trolling the ‘Silent Majority’: Flame war heats up between pro-govt page, parody rival

As Hong Kong’s pro-establishment camp struggles to make its voice heard on the streets above the din of its more energetic pro-democratic rivals, a new Facebook page has taken...


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