Location of the Week: Hong Kong

Hong Kong – The People’s Republic of China

After more than 100 years under British rule (1842 – 1997), Hong Kong became the first city-state special administration region of the People’s Republic of China in 1997. Due to its heavy Western influence, this south east asian city is often described as the place where “East meets West.” You will most likely find English speakers here, as Hong Kong ranks third for the largest financial capital of the world, following London and New York City.

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Written by Howard Kan

Avid photographer and videography, Howard has worked extensively with mural artists Hans Haveron, John Park, and Michael Pukac. He currently lives in Taipei and is working at a local news outlet.

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