Asia

  • The Democratic Party sells toilet paper with an image of Hong Kong Chief C.Y. Leung.
  • These toys that show smiles satirizing the Hong Kong chief sold out before the Lunar New Year Fair ended.
  • The Civic Party sells an environmentally friendly bag printed with calligraphy by their party chairwoman Audrey EU Yuet-mee.
  • Pro-government party DAB sells a “happy bag” containing a digital radio receiver, noodles and sea food for $8.
  • League of Social Democrats satires the Hong Kong Chief with their vending stall.
  • Chan Kin Man, co-organizer of the Occupy Central movement, writes calligraphy at the pan-democracy parties’ vending stall.
  • Michael West, a HKU student from Britain, says the Occupy Central idea is close to his own.
  • Richard Tsoi, Vice Chairman of HK Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, sells to collect funds for the Tiananmen museum in Hong Kong.
  • Hong Kong student Miss Tsoi supports the Occupy Central movement to fight for universal suffrage.
  • A student vendor explains her product to customers.
  • A customer with a horse hat at the Lunar New Year Fair.

Honk Kong New Year Festival

Published January 30, 2014

People across China are celebrating the Year of the Horse with family gatherings, fireworks and presents. But in one Hong Kong park, the Lunar New Year is also a time for political satire.


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