Tag: Hong Kong

Subject: First Promise Kept

Government House Upper Albert Rd Hong Kong   Dear Clement, What a super start my one-and-only has got off to! Not only has she sorted out the logistical issues with toilet roll supplies, but she’s also dealt with those awful scruffs infesting Lego. Or LegCo. I can never remember. Just in case you don’t remember, in 2014 the… Read more »

Oaths

Last Friday, another four of Hong Kong’s democratically elected legislators were booted out of Legco on technicalities. The technicality is that, under Article 104 of the Basic Law, the lawmakers are required to take an oath. Thus far in HK’s Legco, the taking of oaths has been regarded as something between a formality and a… Read more »

From: Mr. Carrie Lam

Government House Lower Albert Rd Hong Kong   Dear Clement, I know it’s been a while, but the past few months have been awfully exciting, what with God summoning my one and only to CE-ship of Hong Kong, she hearing his call, and having 777 of the election committee answer His summons. Though I’m not… Read more »

Epistle to Carrie Lam (1)

Dear Carrie Lam, Welcome to your new job. Since before you started, you have been the target of a lot of criticism. One of the most consistent is that you are resistant to new ideas. However, in your thirty years in the civil service, the Hong Kong government has executed many bold new ideas. They built… Read more »

Curry Lamb in Hong Kong

This morning, 777 of Carrie Lam’s best friends voted for her to be Hong Kong’s Chief Executive. The pronunciation of the word “7” in Cantonese is “chat,” but is also a contraction of “chow height” which is the foul language for stinky (“chow”) female genitalia (“height”). Not a good omen, and the selection committee’s subliminal… Read more »