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How will the protest in Hong Kong end?

How will the protest in Hong Kong end?

To understand Hong Kong, we need to look at its recent history. The Opium Wars were two wars which were waged between the Great Qing Chinese Imperial Government and the British Government in the mid-19th century was triggered by the British government’s imposition of the opium trade upon China. Many Chinese were addicted to opium …

A History of Nintendo’s Hong Kong Releases

A History of Nintendo’s Hong Kong Releases

[in Cantonese] Hey, hello everyone! Today I want to make a bit of a special video, to tell you guys the history of Nintendo’s system releases in Hong Kong. Since I think almost half of the people watching this video right now don’t know I’m actually from Hong Kong and they probably have no idea …

Hong Kong’s huge protests, explained

Hong Kong’s huge protests, explained

The people of Hong Kong are out in the streets. Hundreds of thousands are demonstrating against a deeply unpopular bill. But this is about a whole lot more than a bill. It’s about the status of Hong Kong and the power China has over it. It’s a fight to preserve the freedoms people have here. …

The History of Hong Kong

Throughout modern history, world powers have repeatedly fought over this strategically valuable land. Its name means “fragrant harbor” in Chinese, but it could also mean “City of Change.” This is the story of Hong Kong. The first wave of people to arrive in large numbers had fled Genghis Kahn and his brutal Mongol hordes. They …

The Animated History of China | Part 1

The Animated History of China | Part 1

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