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    because of conquest, migration, trade and so on. Through those ways, speakers of one language would be brought into contacting with speakers who speak different languages. In some cases, people only borrow a few words from their own language to express their though; in others, a new language may be formed by people to communicate with each other. Therefore, different languages can have different outcomes. In China, this contact situation is quite a bit more general, especially in Hong Kong. As a meeting place between China and the West for more than one and a half centuries, Hong Kong has witnessed different modes of language contact. Under a high degree of extensive contact with each…

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    Hong Kong has just experienced the first legislative council election after the largest protest in the decade in the history of Hong Kong namely the “Umbrella Revolution”. In the fall of 2014, a large scale protest and street occupation happened in Hong Kong. The main highway the centre of the city were occupied by the protestors and their tent-filled base camp. The protest was incited by two student activist groups, Hong Kong Federation of Students and “Scholarism”. People were uprising to send…

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    The Hong Kong Umbrella Protests Seventeen years ago Hong Kong was passed from British rule over to China. China vowed in the Hong Kong Joint-Declaration to operate under the policy of “one country, two systems.” The agreement was recently broken when the Chinese government located in the capital, Beijing, ordered that they would weed out the candidates that could and could not run for the 2017 election in Hong Kong. This proclamation has sparked nonviolent protesting not only in Hong Kong but…

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    Monopolies In China

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    in the world (worldbank.org). Roughly 98% of it is the poor, working class (dossiertibet.it). However, the unemployment rate is only 4.1 percent (tradingeconomics.com). Most of the people in the lower classes work for businesses, usually in factories with very low wages. They provide the companies of China with cheap labor with monthly incomes as low as 93 US dollars (dossiertibet.it). Because of this, they can sell their products at a more competitive price. It also allows the businesses…

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    Is the foreign domestic helper/worker and integral part to the Hong Kong family? Introduction: Hong Kong, the city that never sleeps, shadowing a thriving economy and rigid workforce system. As the years have gone by Hong Kong has created several job opportunities, from sweeping the streets, to being an investment banker. It is undisputed that people pursue job opportunities everywhere, these people, even include, parents. Parents have responsibilities when it comes to family, providing for…

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    Entering Hong Kong felt mechanical, as most travel does- this time is so drenched in systematic motions that there’s not a moment to register the change in atmosphere. Leaving the airport, taking the train over the ocean onto the island, seeing rows of apartment buildings as concrete beauties, before they dissolve into the glass towers of the island: these are the moments that jar, that you realise the space you are in. But I realised we were trapped. Situated, from the train to the bus, with no…

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    What is the Accountability System for Principal Officials in Hong Kong (ASPO)? Discuss the effectiveness of ASPO in operation. Introduction In 1998, the new Hong Kong International Airport opened in Chek Lap Kok. In the first day, the new Hong Kong international airport have many problem on it such as the fight information, the luggage system. It make the Hong Kong international image damaged. After this problem, the commission of inquiry need the Chief Secretary for Administration Chan Fang On…

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    Occupy Central, also known as The Umbrella Movement, is a civil disobedience campaign initiated by Benny Tai Yiu-ting. Occupy Central’s main purpose was to pressure the government into changing the electoral system that called for equal suffrage. Equal suffrage, also known as universal suffrage, is the right to vote for all adults who are not disqualified by the laws of the country.Where universal suffrage exists, the right to vote is not restricted by sex, race, social status, education level,…

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    Cheongsam Fashion Analysis

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    The Cheongsam was first considered as ‘cool’ in the 1920s in Shanghai, and its audiences were the “students, teachers, and ladies from wealthy families” (Hong Kong Museum of History). Because the Cheongsam was a luxury garment in the 1920s, it was only affordable for members of the upper class, including celebrities and public figures. Looking at this from a rhetorical perspective and relating it to the logos of my argument, it would be safe to conclude that the Cheongsam was not just a…

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    The Hong Kong protests, also known as the Umbrella Revolution, began in September 2014 when activists in Hong Kong started to protest outside the Hong Kong Government headquarters and in several major city intersections, mainly due to NPCSC’s decision of disallowing civil nominations in future elections. It has become a stunning peaceful civil disobedience movement, able to bring together thousands of protesters. Although some violent outbreaks have happened, this conflict should be mostly…

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