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Lion Rock News: Obesity Epidemic Threatens to Tip HK Island

May 26, 2014 – Obesity Epidemic Threatens to Tip HK Island Chocolate. Chips. Candy bars. This is what YOUR kids are eating EVERY DAY, whether at HOME or at SCHOOL. … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lion Rock News: Ocean Park to Unveil HK House Price Roller-coaster

Residents and tourists alike are teetering with excitement at the prospect of Ocean Park’s latest ride: The House Price Tracker. A guy in a clown costume loitering by the entrance … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lion Rock News: NCH MIA; LRN FTW!

    During one of his many jaunts around the mainland,¬†theguestroom.org¬†correspondent NewChinaHand has decided to withdraw from civilised society. He was last seen in the deepest, darkest bowels of a … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

NewChinaHand: Fired On Air!

I’m writing to dispel the myth that there is an all-pervasive level of state censorship in China. This is because the all-pervasive SELF-censorship renders it almost unnecessary! Case-in-point: this week’s … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

NewChinaHand: Gonna Send Him to OUTER SPACE!

To fiiiiiiind another race. Hainan Island (‘China’s Hawaii’) will be taking on a much more interstellar role than simply hosting terrestrial tourists and Miss World contests this summer when China’s … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

LionRockNews: HK 7’s Rugby Tournament to Increase Birth Rate

    Hong Kong’s ethnic makeup could be impacted within five years, experts say. It seems that besides the economic and cultural benefit of the world-famous rugby tournament, the territory¬†could … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

NewChinaHand: Gender (Im)balance

Female? Aged over 27? Still not married? No boyfriend, even? You probably don’t even want to know what they’d call you in China… And by ‘they’, I don’t mean gossips, … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

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