Hong Kong Characteristics Series

Project Citizens Forum: The Voice of Hong Kong

Project Citizens Forum "The Voice of Hong Kong" was successfully held on 18 May 2019. Project Citizens Foundation, toegther with The Hong Kong Institute of Humanities and Social Science Centre, jointly invited Professor Ching May Bo, Professor of History at City University of Hong Kong,  Mr Calvin Poon Yuen Leung, a famous lyricist, and Mr Anthony Wong Yiu Ming, a well-known pop singer, to share their insights on the uniqueness of Cantonese culture. From the history of Cantonese culture, the development of the language to how Hong Kong's culture identity is being marginaised, the veteran speakers exchanged their views at the panel discussion. It was encouraging to see a lot of students and fans came all the way from Guangzhou to Hong Kong to support this event.

“Public Perception Survey on Hong Kong’s Characteristics” Press Conference

The results of this survey show that the “history and culture” of our city was chosen by the respondents as the most valuable characteristics of Hong Kong. At the same time, “judicial independence”, “international financial centre”, “social justice” and “a government with public support” are also mentioned as features of high importance. In-depth analyses show that young people are less satisfied about the current condition of “fairness”, “equality”, “the rule of law” and “corruption-free practices” in Hong Kong.

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