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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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...

January 22, 2019

Once upon a time, a young, naive boy went camping with his Dad. This was somewhere by the sea in Shek O and the air was damp and the night was warm.

And the Dad was so excited about this trip. “You’ll see!” the Dad would cry, “it’s going to be spectac...

December 9, 2016

In a recent video message, US president-elect Donald Trump pledged to withdraw from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP, 跨太平洋夥伴關係) – a US-led multilateral trade agreement between 12 Pacific Rim countries – on his first day in office. The pact asserts...

December 5, 2016

Brexit, a portmanteau word from “British exit”, refers to the withdrawal of United Kingdom’s membership from the EU. Following the June referendum opting out of the EU, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the government intends to trigg...

November 28, 2016

Welcome to the era of post-truth. All thanks to its worldwide proponents from Trump to leaders of the Brexit Leave campaign, ‘post-truth’ has been selected to be the international word of the year by the Oxford Dictionary after its use has skyrockete...

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