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Share If you cannot view this email, please Click Here to view an online version. Unsubscribe/Update Profile | Share With Friends | Subscribe Blacksmith Books, Hong Kong Newsletter June 2016 Launch event: Fishing in Hong Kong Fishing in Hong Kong: A How-To Guide to Making the Most of the Territory’s Shores, Reservoirs and Surrounding Waters [...]
Watch this short film by Andrew Guthrie which tells the story of Paul Au: how he was smuggled into Hong Kong from wartime Vietnam in the 1970s and how he set up a second-hand vinyl record shop in Sham Shui Po, a low-rent district in north Kowloon, which is still popular today. The full story [...]
Jason Y. Ng, author of Umbrellas in Bloom: Hong Kong's Occupy Movement Uncovered, will give a talk hosted by Singapore's Select Centre, on Thursday June 2nd, at 7.30pm. Location: 72-13 TheatreWorks, Mohamed Sultan Road, which is near Clarke Quay. Free admission. All details in this link!
The Umbrella Movement put Hong Kong on the world map and elevated this docile, money-minded Asian island to a model for pro-democracy campaigns across the globe. Umbrellas in Bloom is the first book available in English to chronicle this history-making event, written by columnist Jason Y. Ng based on his firsthand account at the main [...]