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HK Police respond resolutely to outrage over brutality

Public reaction was so bad after rampaging cops knocked over a pregnant woman and piled onto a 12-year-old schoolgirl a few weeks ago that the Hong Kong Police are going to take firm, tough, no-nonsense action. They will be tightening … Continue reading

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What’s 5’s break-up value?

HSBC’s share price drops below HK$30 – its lowest in 25 years. I remember it hitting around HK$130 (roughly) back in the days when China was cool and trendy. It is among a number of international banks named in a … Continue reading

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HK’s foreign judges’ new role: useful idiots

Carrie Lam’s office says Australian James Spigelman’s resignation as a non-permanent Court of Final Appeal judge had nothing to do with the new rule-of-law-wrecking National Security regime. Yet, ABC reports, he said it did.  For a hint at who’s telling … Continue reading

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Don’t mention the foot-licking thing

A late-week flurry of legal news, much of which does not boost confidence in the Hong Kong judiciary or law enforcement. Tam Tak-chi is denied bail – thus stuck in jail for a couple of months – for allegedly ‘uttering … Continue reading

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HK govt ‘does something right’ shock

In an uncharacteristic fit of common sense and/or responsiveness to public opinion, our leaders have announced the reopening of kids’ playgrounds in a few weeks.  But wait!!! There’s more!!! The Hong Kong Heritage Museum is to keep its Bruce Lee … Continue reading

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Clarification: normal stupidity continues

When I said yesterday that the Hong Kong government seems to have momentarily exhausted its stupidity, I meant Mainlandization-type stupidity – not the regular pre-2019 sort. Like cosmic background radiation left over from the big bang, standard traditional old-style Hong … Continue reading

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No HK govt stupidity for three days shock

Hong Kong’s real and puppet governments seem to have exhausted their reserves of stupidity. While they’re recuperating before the next onslaught of Mainlandizing, we have more Mulan amusement. Cruel-But-Accurate (probably) Attack on Mulan of the Day Award goes to New … Continue reading

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Doomed dozen

The 12 Hongkongers caught fleeing to Taiwan clearly broke Mainland law when they (reportedly) exited Hong Kong and/or Chinese territorial waters without going through immigration checks. Can’t blame them for trying. But unlike the abducted book-sellers and some other previous … Continue reading

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A little DAB’ll do ya

The CCP’s Hong Kong vote-fodder and all-purpose running dogs sense that – even safely protected from elections – they are on the wrong side of public opinion… The pro-Beijing DAB party has urged the Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, to mend … Continue reading

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‘Mulan’ provides genuine entertainment

Grab some popcorn and take a seat. A badly needed little ray of sunshine in our lives comes courtesy of Disney’s Mulan mess. Rarely has Hollywood provided the public with so much amusement for a production budget of just US$200 million.  … Continue reading

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