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Hong Kong Healthcare: a firsthand report

Hong Kong Healthcare: a firsthand report

The ankle I sprained 4 months ago swells up all like an old lady’s every time I walk on it for over an hour. (Good luck being in Hong Kong and not walking everywhere!) A know-nothing friend proclaimed “it’s just water!”  STFU, friend. That makes no sense. Even if it is “just water”, a pint … Continue reading

Gallup Potential Net Migration Index

Gallup Potential Net Migration Index

This index nets-out the people who want to emigrate to, as well as away from, a given country and divides that tally into the country’s total population, for a quick look at where people want (and don’t want) to be.

Hong Kong versus Singapore: Chip’s 2 cents

Hong Kong versus Singapore: Chip’s 2 cents

In preparation for my (temporary? permanent?) relocation to Singapore, I asked Chip a few questions about the place. As we know, she lived there from age 6–19. Here’s her full interview on Singapore and how it differs from Hong Kong.

Hulu and Netflix in Hong Kong

Yeah, that ain’t happening. What is happening? This is. An almost- 3-minute sample of what’s on TV. (The good stuff happens around 0:48.) You’re welcome. 

What I know about Hong Kong. (Not much, really.)

The Hong Kong wikipedia entry basically tells me it’s warm – 80’s in the summer / 50’s in the winter – and pretty British. And technically China, but not really. More useful than a straightforward, factual wikipedia is this fb message from a friend who would know: