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Lion Rock News: HK’s on Holiday!

HK’s On Holiday! Tourists flocking to the SAR this week were disappointed to discover that the city was closed ‘for vacation’. Those arriving at the airport were encouraged to ‘go … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

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: How HK Solves its English-Language Problem – NOW WITH QUIZ!!!!

  How does Hong Kong solve it’s English-language problem? By using abbreviations for absolutely everything! Why have difficult syllables, when you can use easy letters? Simples! Try out your HK … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lion Rock News: China to Recreate Medieval Europe

China to Recreate Medieval Europe Following the news that officials need to demolish China’s fake Sphinx in Hebei province, and the otherwise successful recreations of the Eiffel Tower, Palace of … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lion Rock News: Beijing to Introduce ‘Universal Suffering’ by 2017

    Beijing has promised the city a more effective blanket of misery following news that Hong Kong is still the second ‘most liveable’ city in China, behind Zhuhai. Not … Continue reading

May 12, 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

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