Category Archives: corruption

Don’t Kill Cantonese

Four years ago thousands of people demonstrated for Cantonese in Guangzhou. Meanwhile the mainland government (aided and abetted by the HK one and Hong Kong and mainland people are hard at work trying to eradicate the Cantonese language.

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Insanerator #1,000… This Time With Plan For Action

Our not always easy to understand government seems to be dead set on this incinerator thing. Needing to “spread the pollution around” they want to build a toxin-spewing monster right outside Pui O Beach, assuring us that “there will be … Continue reading

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Man On Emission

The latest of our brilliant government’s brilliant schemes is moving closer to fruition. There is a waste disposal EMERGENCY!!!! The landfills are full! Something must be done right away!!! Therefore their best solution is something that will take eight years … Continue reading

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Become A Film Star- Save Our Coastline!

石鼓洲焚化爐 (sek gu chau fan fa lou) – Sek Gu Chau Incinerator – is an expression that strikes terror into the heart of Lantau and Cheung Chau dwellers and should actually do the same to all Hong Kong residents. If … Continue reading

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Adding Time

Noticed how Hong Kong and mainland China’s governments are growing closer and closer? The only difference is that HK’s one pretends to have “public consultations” before they go ahead and spend taxpayers’ money on some new white elephant du jour. … Continue reading

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Insanerator

  Hong Kong Government rides again! Led by the Environmental “PROTECTION” Department’s Elvis Au, they have now decided to fund the most expensive, most difficult and takes longest to build, most stupid, useless and destructive solution to HK’s rubbish problems: … Continue reading

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Your Tax Money At Work

Every so often, I mean about once every millisecond, this conversation takes place between the boss of some construction company and a government official: Boss: We need some cash. Give us a job. Gov Official: OK, I’ll find you something. … Continue reading

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A Little Bit Here, A Little Bit There…

The other day I had a nasty shock in my local Filipino shop: The peanuts I’ve been enjoying for a year, I think the brand is called Happy, have become halal. I had a look around the shop, and there … Continue reading

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“There Is No Plan B”

I knew it was too soon to celebrate last year when the news came that there would be no rubbish incinerator on the island in the photo above. “They will never give up an opportunity to waste this much money” … Continue reading

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Your Tax Dollars Hard at Work

In its relentless quest to cheer up and beautify ugly sleepy backwater Pui O, the government has come up with these sorely needed banners. Phew! I wonder what we did before them? They don’t mention what will now happen to … Continue reading

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