Archive for July, 2012

  • HISTORY – The ‘Great Chinese Takeaway’ – the 1997 Handover

    Date: 2012.07.03 | Category: History & Abandoned HK | Response: 10

    As the dust settles on this weekend’s celebrations and protests, it’s worth taking a look back at the 1997 Handover Day itself as nostalgia for the Brits hits an all-time high and distrust of the mainland sinks to an all-time low.

    The climax of that rainy Monday was a ceremony at Tamar site as a bunch of old drug dealers gave way to a bunch of old fascists. In attendance were greasy Chinese president Jiang Zemin, smug new CE Tung Chee-hwa, a glum-faced Prince Charles, egg-tart munching last governor Chris Patten and freshly elected total bastard, Tony Blair (complete with hideous coat-hanger-mouthed wife)…

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