On Jan 13th 2013, a Facebook blogger reported that a local netizen was denied a purchase of a Christmas box set in a Laneige store because she is not a Mainland Chinese… Read More Netizens Lambasted Korean Cosmetic Brand Laneige Over Racist Treatment in Hong Kong
An email from the City University of Hong Kong asking local part-time master students not to compete with non-local full-time students for courses was circulated on Facebook. Netizens feel that Hongkongers have became second-class citizens in Hong Kong.… Read More City University of Hong Kong: Locals Please Make Way for Mainland Chinese Students
The Indian wife of Hong Kong born TV actor Gill Mohinderpaul Singh aka Kiu Bobo is denied a HKSAR passport. Netizens are angry that the government has a bias towards Mainland Chinese and discriminates against “Remnants of British Hong Kong”… Read More Hong Kong born ethnic Indian or Mainland Chinese, which one is Hongkonger?
“Queen of children’s song “, singer Purple Lee, showed off her 1,800 sq. ft. home in Tiu Keng Leng.… Read More Children’s song singer makes her maid sleep in bathroom
Last night, Facebook user Kamy Yeung uploaded a poster “Dinner with Foreigners” by a dating agency and immediately sparked controversy among netizens.… Read More Dinner with Foreigners in Hong Kong: Ladies Pay $4800 and Free for Foreign Gentlemen
On March 31st 2012, a new shopping mall called “Popcorn” was opened in Tseung Kwan O. There is a French cafe by the French chain agnès b called agnès b. café l.p.g, which also has branches in high class shopping malls like IFC. A netizen found that menus inside are only in English and simplified… Read More “agnès b., brand of shame” (updated with the aftermath)
Hong Kong Youth Against Racism is going to protest on this Saturday in Causeway Bay Times Square. The followings are some translated messages from the Facebook event page of Hong Kong Youth Against Racism, ” Fight together, Protect the rights of the grassroots, Anti racism!”.
An audio clip of BBC World Service on Hong Kong “Locust” “grasshopper” ad, which only featured a Mainland mother whose daughters were both born in Hong Kong, was uploaded to youtube on Feb 2nd Hong Kong time. The majority of comments are angry at both the Mainland interviewee and BBC. Comments from Youtube
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