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Lion Rock News: HK’s Intangible Cultural Heritage

Following the release of a list of 480 items embodying Hong Kong’s intangible cultural heritage last month, criticisms have emerged over the omission of some seemingly obvious cultural phenomena: such … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lion Rock News: The SHOCKING TRUTH About Chicken Feet!

Perhaps you’ve been there: gone to dim sum with a local, maybe in your first months in Hong Kong. Enjoyed the delights of Cantonese cuisine served in bite-sized portions. Left … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · 5 Comments

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: New Transformer Toy to be Air-Con Unit

New Transformer Toy to be Air-Con Unit Following news that the new Transformers movie world premier is to take place right here in Hong Kong, whoever it is that makes … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lion Rock News: Cockroaches Complain About HK Apartment Sizes

The Union of Cockroaches has today launched a formal complaint to the government about ‘the cramped conditions we are forced to live and work in’. The complaint, the first of … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lion Rock News: Discovery Bay Ushers In New Era

Residents of the newly-formed Democratic People’s Republic of Discovery Bay (DPRDB) rejoiced on Friday at their Declaration of Independence from ‘Mainland Hong Kong’. Independence Day came at the end of … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

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