Lydia explores the long and vibrant history of cinema in Hong Kong. She uncovers how truly representative this medium can be regarding the city’s identity and unique cultural blend.
Fight Club receives a new ending
Fight Club receives a new ending Amy Colwell discusses the ramifications of Tencent Video’s censorship of David Fincher’s modern classic Fight Club. The iconic 1999 David Fincher film, Fight Club, has recently been added to the Chinese streaming platform Tencent Video – but with a notably different, censor-friendly ending. Fight Club’s original plot drew to a […]
The Winter Olympics: are they ‘sportswashing’?
Kanumera Creiche discusses the controversy and political boycotting of the Winter Olympics.
Draconian COVID regulations in Hong Kong
Draconian COVID Regulations in Hong Kong Austin Taylor covers how a strict COVID crackdown in Hong Kong affects travellers & residents. Generally, Asian countries have taken much tougher stances on COVID-19 than their Western counterparts. This is especially so in Hong Kong, where any travellers who are actually eligible to enter the territory are required […]
How do we stop Exeter University selling its morals to Authoritarian States?
Flo Marks and Students for Uyghurs Exeter share their concerns with Exeter University’s links with certain Chinese institutions following previous claims that this makes them complicit in the Uyghur genocide.
The University of Exeter’s complicity in the Uyghur genocide
Flo Marks, John Merlin and Diana Jalea discuss how British universities’ links with certain Chinese institutions make them complicit in the Uyghurs genocide and implore Exeter students to write to their MPs and sign the open letter, which calls on the university to cut these ties.
Call to action: Stop genocide in the 21st century
Flo Marks and John Merlin raise awareness of the ongoing persecution of Uyghurs in China and offer advice to Exeter students on what they can do to help put a stop to it.
Formula 1: How Much Does Money Talk?
Online Sport Editor Harry Scott-Munro looks at the finances involved in Formula 1 and whether the money a country can offer to stage races matters more to the sport than any political or human rights issues that that country may have.
China-UK Relations – What Do Both Sides Want?
Yudy Wu discusses the relationship between China and the United Kingdom following Brexit and the decision to remove Huawei from the UK’s 5G network.
A Threat to Hong Kong’s Autonomy?
As protests continue to rock Hong Kong and Beijing gears up for a crackdown, Oliver Leader de Saxe evaluates the state of affairs in this unique city, and whether or not it can hold onto its cherished autonomy from mainland China.