Hong Kong Craft Beer: Local Style

Hong Kong craft beer brewery, Mak’s Beer, has  been promoting their products for half a year. The based brewery’s latest offering: “Cantonese beer” which they hope will attract local drinkers.

The brewers got their inspiration from Yim Tin Tsai Village, a historic neighborhood in Hong Kong that produces  salt. The ingredients include traditional Chinese herbal tea,  wolfberries and longan fruit.

“It’s called ‘Cantonese beer’ because we want to build a relationship with our community and educate local people on how to appreciate craft beers,” said Mark Mak, co-founder of the company.

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Art Basel in Hong Kong is open for public view at HKCEC

Art Basel in Hong Kong is open for public view at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.

This year, 239 galleries from 35 countries and regions exhibit over 3,000 artists’ art works varying from paintings, sculptures, drawings, installations, photographs, video and editioned works.

The exhibition hall displays art works defined into 4 sections: Galleries, Insights, Discoveries and Encounters, each with a different feature.

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URA Announce New To Kwa Wan Redevelopment

Urban Renewal Authority(URA) proposed To Kwa Wan redevelopment project on March 4.The affected residents and shop owners are supportive of the project.

The plan which aims to redevelop the Bailey Street and Wing Kwong Street area is one of the largest redevelopments in recent years. In the site area (around 8,000 square metres), some buildings were built between 1957 and 1961. About 2,000 residential units and 110 ground floor shops will be affected by this project.

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Newspapers Exclusively for Local Residents

It is 9 p.m. on a weekday when a group of post-80s and post-90s gather in a narrow store room in a public estate building to discuss on ideas for their next issue of Tin Shui Wai Bimonthly Newspaper.

After working for a whole day in urban areas, these young reporters spend up to two hours returning to their hometown to start their night shift – telling stories about the place they sleep in.

“Tin Shui Wai is doomed as a ‘bedroom city’, in which inhabitants only take naps between their two sections of long working hours,” said Chung Yuen Yi, an experienced social worker and the chief executive of Tin Shui Wai Community Development Network.

But the group of youthful residents are doing more than hibernation in the kingdom of Sleeping Beauty…

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Hong Kong Youngster Draw Inspiration on Democracy from Taiwan Election

New Power Party (NPP) founded after the 2014 Sunflower movement has won five seats in Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan election. The up and coming political group garnered 740,000 votes.

Chairman of NPP, Huang Kuo-chang, said the party will continue to be an open, transparent and active political party. He thanked their young members and volunteers who have worked behind the scenes, saying that they have been crucial in the party’s victory.

In his audience was a group of Hong Kong youngsters who came to Taiwan to witness the election. Mr Huang said he admired them and noted that they face “ a much more difficult situation” than Taiwan. He told them to never give in after the 2012 protest against national education and the 2014 Umbrella Movement. The NPP leader believes young people in Hong Kong share his belief in universal values and they will eventually be able to decide who should be in government if they persist.

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Earlier stories on the Taiwan election – 12 – 34 – 5

Early reports co-worked with Jennie Tang and Susan Gao