Posts Tagged ‘Hong Kong history’

Hidden Histories

Hidden Histories

Hongkongers are more and more interested in their own history, as we can see in the popularity of local history tours. We look at how the framing of history directly affects how Hongkongers see themselves today.

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When Private Turns Public

When Private Turns Public

More and more private museums have opened in Hong Kong in recent years. Unlike public museums, many of them showcase very specific interests. In a tiny place like Hong Kong, you can find museums featuring toys, furniture, camera equipment and even fans.

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Made in Hong Kong

Made in Hong Kong

The Chinese Manufacturer’s Association says there are almost no factories still operating in Hong Kong. But some companies remain optimistic that local manufacturing won’t die out and do all their production here.

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Forgotten Memories

Forgotten Memories

Hong Kong’s heritage, like walled villages and old markets, can’t stay forever, so a group of young people are leading tours to share these overlooked stories with the public while they still can.

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Viewing Hong Kong history through protest

Viewing Hong Kong history through protest

While the sheer volume and creativity of the art and visual culture of the recent Umbrella Movement is unprecedented in Hong Kong’s history, the territory does have a history of protest and protest culture. Varsity takes a look at how protest objects and their collection have changed over the years.

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