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Some Hong Kong retail landlords are slashing rents

Post by abbby » Tue, 15 Oct 2019 4:35 pm

I am not sure, even with cheap rents, who would dare to open their shops only to get whacked, looted and burnt [-X . :???:
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Re: Some Hong Kong retail landlords are slashing rents

Post by tiktok » Tue, 15 Oct 2019 5:20 pm

This is a good thing for hk, commercial rents are astronomical. The majority of businesses are not a target of the protesters; they now have a colour code system so they only trash the right ones :)

And there has been basically no looting, please don't believe fake news.

https://www.hongkongfp.com/2019/10/09/e ... rotesters/
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 15 Oct 2019 5:48 pm

Sorry, but HKFP reads like an imitation copy cat of Fake News King CNN. The Looney left. Lot of good their colour code system is. looks like 3 out of 4 placed they wrecked were the wrong places. Wacko reading wacko crap news.

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Re: Some Hong Kong retail landlords are slashing rents

Post by tiktok » Tue, 15 Oct 2019 6:00 pm

Yes, it's hard to get unbiased news these days. Here's a more mainstream source of the story: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-49983767

Sorry, I couldn't find coverage of this on criticalspectator.com for some reason.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 15 Oct 2019 6:16 pm

Why should you be sorry, unless you are just being trollish? After all Criticalspectator isn't a news source but a individual just giving his personal opinion. It's different if the News "source" is totally funded by the rioters and their minions and backers.

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Post by tiktok » Tue, 15 Oct 2019 6:22 pm

I'm sorry again, what evidence is there that hkfp is funded by the rioters? And who exactly is "backing" the rioters? I don't think anyone is. I honestly want to know, because hkfp is generally regarded as one of the most independent and reliable English news sources in hk. A lot of their staff came from mainstream media.
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Post by tiktok » Tue, 15 Oct 2019 9:02 pm

An estimated 130,000 people showed up to last night's rally.

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Post by tiktok » Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:05 pm

Let's see if this thread gets locked too :-)

Hong Kong police sprayed "crowd control liquid" into a mosque for no reason. Protesters helped to clean up. Authorities have apologized for the error.

https://youtu.be/DfY5xhttX9s
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Post by tiktok » Thu, 24 Oct 2019 10:33 am

Visual explanation of the incident when triads attacked civilians on the MTR (subway), seemingly with the collusion of the police.

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Post by tiktok » Thu, 24 Oct 2019 11:02 am

How China uses Facebook and Twitter to spread misinformation about the Hong Kong protests. Be careful what you believe.

https://www.vox.com/recode/2019/8/20/20 ... cial-media
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Post by tiktok » Thu, 24 Oct 2019 12:12 pm

Causes and effects of the hk protests:

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Post by tiktok » Thu, 24 Oct 2019 3:34 pm

Pro-democracy restaurant vandalized. Nice people, those mainlanders.

https://coconuts.co/hongkong/news/pro-d ... y-vandals/
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Post by tiktok » Thu, 24 Oct 2019 11:09 pm

Civilian attacked! Actually a Catalan protester in Spain was attacked by some mainlanders, because she was holding a sign in support of hk.

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Post by tiktok » Sat, 26 Oct 2019 2:45 pm

An increasing number of pro-democracy activists are getting beaten up in targeted attacks.

https://news.yahoo.com/white-terror-hon ... 07277.html
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Re: Some Hong Kong retail landlords are slashing rents

Post by tiktok » Sun, 27 Oct 2019 9:29 pm

UK student left with brain haemorrhage in violent arrest by undercover Hong Kong officers:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/1 ... over-hong/
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