Photos from yesterday’s gathering marking six months since the beginning of the Umbrella Movement. Courtesy of Dan Garrett.
A Huffington Post cross-feature. Some names have been altered and identities obscured to protect those featured.
Village houses and flats overlook a ramshackle slum in Lam Tei, a suburb in Hong Kong’s New Territories. As of December 2014, the city is home to 9,618 asylum claimants.
Guest post from the HK URBEX team – follow them on Facebook.
Assortments of corroding tools and unused medical equipment sit gathering dust in this medical facility which once carried out 60 per cent of all abortions in the city a year.
Art Basel 2015 has kicked off with public show dates from Sunday, March 15th to Tuesday, March 17th.
Tickets start from HK$250 via HK Ticketing. (Advance tickets for Sunday are sold out, but a limited number are available on the door)
‘HK Man’ has copiled an impressive Flickr collection of over 1000 ‘before & after’ photos of old and new Hong Kong. Each photo of bygone HK is contrasted with a more recent one…
…Reassuringly, some scenes – like the trams – never change…
As the former operational base for Hong Kong’s old Kai Tak Airport, this disused 10-storey police station mainly dealt with the day-to-day regulation of crime, security and other special operations.
Famous for its rock formations, Po Toi (蒲台島) was once home to up to 1,000 fishermen and farmers.
Today, the population is nearer to 200.
This evening, Financial Secretary John Tsang posted a selfie with journalists on his new Facebook page. It was a special selfie in that it was shot using a timer and a selfie-stick hours after he delivered this year’s budget.
Hong Wrong is happy to help kick off the inevitable photoshop frenzy. We have provided a PNG file for those who’d like to create their own masterpiece (scroll to the bottom).