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February 26, 2020

Our readers could now have a glimpse at the answer to the question put forth earlier on in this discourse, ‘What made a great literacy like Ronny Tong blunder in perhaps his most important letter of his life?’ His confusion between ‘neutrality’ and ‘...

February 12, 2020

2015. A relatively uneventful year for Hong Kong. Nevertheless, the resignation of Ronny Tong (湯家驊) from the Civic Party (公民黨) managed to arouse much attention.

“Tearful Ronny Tong quits as legislator,” reported the SCMP (南華早報) on 22 June 2015. [1] Th...

January 29, 2020

Amongst the divisive headlines concerning Hong Kong’s escalating protests, the recurring theme of student activism has been highly contested. Student-led strikes have been prevalent across domestic universities and secondary schools, with a significa...

January 15, 2020

A few years ago, the terms ‘vegetarianism’ and ‘veganism’ were not part of the everyday culinary dictionary of Hong Kong people, however, with increasing recognition thanks to partly social media influencers, vegetarianism and veganism are experienci...

November 12, 2019

For decades, the reputation of a global city precedes Hong Kong. The fact that Hong Kong attracts visitors and businesses around the world, and is a host of a variety of international cuisines certainly bolster this image. However, behind this cosmop...

November 5, 2019

請問諸君曾經探討過香港這個彈丸之地是如何從一條落後的小漁村搖身一變成為如此繁華的『東方之珠』嗎?正所謂鑑古知今,想要真正理解當今香港社會的政治經濟潮流文化等方面何去何從,我們就必須先回溯它悠長的歷史,以下就讓我們重溫一下香港的前世今生吧。

其實所謂『香港』這個地方一直存在,但是世人開始以『香港』這個概念作為對這個地方的認知是在其成為英國殖民地之後的事。一八四零年,第一次鴉片戰爭爆發,在各方面都不如英國的清朝政府無力抵抗,最終以簽訂包括割讓香港島等條件的《南京條約》為代價成功議和。由此一事起香港正式...

March 1, 2019

At sixth form, I chose a day school over a boarding school - in hopes that I would get a full experience of what it’s like to actually live in the UK. Whilst I learnt about where to go for brunches and how to cycle with one hand, I also experienced m...

January 22, 2019

Ever want to look cool like Bane from Batman (the film Dark Knight Rises) or watched the pregame warmups of professional athletes like LeBron James (NBA superstar) and Jay Ajayi (NFL running back). They all have one thing in common: they wear a train...

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Warwick Hong Kong Public Affairs and Social Service Society

(華威大學香港公共事務及社會服務學會), founded in April 2010, WHKPASS is an academic society of Warwick Student Union.

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