viernes, 8 de octubre de 2010

Being Wild

Fears peaked on April Fools´Day when a teenage boy hacked into the website of the respected Ming Pao, posting a fake news story that Hong Kong would soon be declaraded infected port and quarantined from the outside world. People lined up by thousands in supermarkets to stock up food and supplies. On the same day, though apparently not related to the SARS crisis, film and pop idol Leslie Cheung committed suicide by jumping off the twenty-fourt floor of the Madarin Oriental Hotel in the Central District. "Already depressed, Hong Kongs plunged into deep mouring" .

Hong Kong Culture, Word and Image
Kam Louie

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