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Weekly Exclusive Selection|Where does the "original sin" of ethnic minorities in Hong Kong with tinted glasses come from?

2021-12-05T23:16:28.038Z

In Hong Kong, an international metropolis that claims to be "diversified, inclusive, and inclusive," the mainstream society centered on "Hong Kong people" and even "Chinese" still has strong xenophobic sentiments. The label "race" is due to the appearance of skin color and



In Hong Kong, an international metropolis that claims to be "diversified, inclusive, and inclusive," the mainstream society centered on "Hong Kong people" and even "Chinese" still has strong xenophobic sentiments.

The label of "race" is more likely to encounter obvious and even offensive differential treatment due to its apparent skin color and appearance characteristics; the label of ethnic minorities itself is more often regarded as "original sin."

South Asian minorities and other people at the lower levels have encountered various discrimination and inconveniences in their daily lives. Due to the widespread existence of deep-rooted concepts in society, many problems have been ignored or concealed. Compared with the respected white people in Hong Kong (White people), they are more like "the invisible other."


In an interview with "Hong Kong 01", Zhang Fengmei, Director General of Rongle Club, recalled that in January this year, due to the seriousness of the new crown epidemic, the government cited the "Prevention and Control of Disease Ordinance" (Chapter 559J) for the first time to delineate restricted areas in Jordan. Citizens are required to stay on the premises and undergo compulsory testing.

Restricted areas gather a lot of ethnic minority residents, most of which are residents in sub-divided houses of tenement houses. Due to the denser residences and the special structure of tenement buildings, the virus is very easy to spread.

Zhang Fengmei lamented that a doctor from the Department of Health mentioned at a press conference that the living habits and cultural differences of ethnic minorities made them more susceptible to infection, such as the habits of removing masks and chatting.

"It's not only minorities who do this (except for masks), but there are some people who feel that they are not clean and their masks are not well worn."

For detailed analysis, please read

the series of reports in

the 294th "Hong Kong 01" Electronic Weekly

:

Minorities in Hong Kong's mainstream society: the invisible others

A tilted society: public services and welfare benefits for ethnic minorities

Employment of ethnic minorities-is the gig economy a bonus or a trap

Chinese or English?

——What kind of language education do ethnic minorities need?

What kind of multi-racial inclusion policy should Hong Kong learn from the international community?

Last month, foodpanda delivery staff held up signs on strike outside the Pandamart branch in North Point.

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Luo Huining's speech on National Constitution Day reveals several tasks to be perfected

Last Saturday (December 4) was "National Constitution Day." Luo Huining, director of the Liaison Office of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, said in a speech at the symposium that the Constitution established the foundation of the "One Country, Two Systems" system. The Communist Party of China is the core force of China’s leadership and does not recognize the Constitution. Being in Hong Kong and disrespecting the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party is simply forgetting how the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region came from. "In fact, it negates the constitutional basis of "one country, two systems."

In addition to highlighting the relationship between the Constitution and the Basic Law and "One Country, Two Systems", Luo Huining also revealed several tasks to further promote "One Country, Two Systems". Significant progress.

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Luo Huining, director of the Liaison Office of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, said in a speech at the "National Constitution Day" that the Constitution establishes the foundation of the "one country, two systems" system. It does not recognize the status of the constitution in Hong Kong and does not respect the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party. It simply forgets how the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region came to be.

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What is the "Taiwan Channel" that Beijing wants to build after the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge?

Zhu Fenglian, a spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, said at a regular press conference a few days ago, "The mainland is planning and promoting the construction of cross-strait transportation infrastructure. The Pingtan section of the Pingtan Strait dual-purpose bridge has achieved full road and rail connections; Fujian; The relevant provincial authorities have completed the preliminary technical plans for connecting Jinmen and Matsu bridges. The "National Comprehensive Three-dimensional Transportation Network Planning Outline" issued by the State Council has planned the construction of the Fuzhou-Taipei branch line."

As soon as this remark came out, it immediately triggered various parties' discussions on the "Taiwan Strait Channel."

Before the press conference of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, a song by the mainland folks "Going to Taiwan in 2035" caused heated discussions in the public. At that time, the spokesperson of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council expressed "I believe this wish (to Taiwan in 2035) will be realized." , And now stated at the press conference that the mainland is discussing the implementation of the "Taiwan Strait Channel."

Is the reunification of Taiwan really near?

Compared with the specific implementation plan of the Taiwan Strait Passage, the mainland people are more concerned about this.

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The Fuxia Railway is China's first cross-sea high-speed railway and the first high-speed railway in Fujian Province with a speed of 350 kilometers per hour.

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The US's Taiwan brand and China's response

After 50 years of Sino-US ping-pong diplomacy, a mixed pair of Chinese and American table tennis players competed in the World Table Tennis Championships in Houston, the United States, and people wondered whether this was ping-pong diplomacy 2.0 and whether Sino-US relations would break the ice because of this.

However, the White House no longer has a realist diplomatic master in Kissin's style, and the United States' attempt to "unify China against the Soviet Union" was placed in the current global power structure. Today's China is more like the party targeted by the United States.

The United States is particularly vigilant in shaping the overall environment for competition with China by playing the Taiwanese card. While we are looking forward to Beijing and Washington breaking the ice, we must also see that many forces in Washington are pursuing the "ice breaking" with Taipei-that is to say. The United States is trying to build the triangular relationship between the two sides of the strait and the United States into the triangle of China, the Soviet Union and the United States, and unite Taiwan to fight against land.

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With the arrival of the mid-term election cycle in the United States, and the critical 2024 presidential election cycle will unfold thereafter, politicians are tougher than anyone against China.

Riding on the upsurge of blockchain, whose life is Web3.0 revolutionizing?

Following the non-homogeneous tokens (NFT) and metaverse, the third-generation Internet (Web 3.0) has recently become the latest future technology concept.

What is the difference between this change, which is mainly advocated by people in the blockchain and cryptocurrency circles, and the Web 1.0 era in the past, the Web 2.0 we are now in, and even the Web 3.0 predictions that have been mentioned more than ten years ago?

How can Web 3.0 be achieved?

What changes do these promoters hope to bring?

Can Web 3.0 really bring a better world?

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Please pay attention to the 294th "Hong Kong 01" weekly electronic report published on December 6, 2021.

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