British Hong Kong

What is British Hong Kong known for?


local support

Struggle Anti-British Struggle Committee were established for the purpose of targeting the British Colonial government. While primarily organised by pro-Communist (Communist Party of China) members and sympathizers from the mainland, the anti-British movement also garnered local support. See also * British Empire Notes Primary sources *


speaking world

, Hong Kong (British Hong Kong) had a greater degree of political and economic freedom than mainland China and Taiwan, and developed into a filmmaking hub for the Chinese-speaking world. The colonial (British Hong Kong) flag of Hong Kong and the ensign of the Royal Hong Kong Police Force were based on the Blue Ensign. Chinese martial arts are an integral element of 20th-century Chinese popular culture.


bhatti

Aziz Bhatti''' (1928 - September 10, 1965) Major Raja Aziz Bhatti,Pakistan Army. Retrieved 09 June 2010 (Punjabi (Punjabi language), ) was a Hong Kong-born Pakistan Army's Staff officer who received Pakistan's highest award for valor. He was born in Hong Kong (British Hong Kong) in 1928. http: www.ouchh.com Special Nishan-e-Haider


mastery

Mastery And Chinese Docile-Diligence url http: books.google.com books?id hwPUGWBTsX4C&pg PA109 year 2006 publisher Nova Publishers page 109 Continuation of British colonial rule thumb Hong Kong in 1965 (File:Hongkong-022 hg.jpg) On 14 August 1945, when Japan announced its unconditional surrender, the British formed a naval task group to sail towards Hong Kong.<


hong kong

conventional_long_name Hong Kong common_name Hong Kong continent Asia region East Asia country Hong Kong era New Imperialism status Colony status_text British Crown colony (1843–1941, 1945–1981) British Dependent Territory (1981–1997) empire United Kingdom government_type Crown colony br>

;(1843–1941, 1945–1981) British Dependent Territory (1981–1997) year_start 1841 year_end 1997 life_span 1841–1941 1945–1997 event_start Convention of Chuenpee date_start 20 January event_end End of British Sovereignty (Transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong) date_end 30 June event1 Treaty of Nanking date_event1 29 August 1842 event2 Convention of Peking date_event2 24 October 1860 event3 Second Convention of Peking (Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory) date_event3 9 June 1898 event4 Battle of Hong Kong date_event4 8 December 1941 p1 Qing dynasty flag_p1 China Qing Dynasty Flag 1889.svg p2 Japanese occupation of Hong Kong flag_p2 Merchant flag of Japan (1870).svg s1 Japanese occupation of Hong Kong flag_s1 Merchant flag of Japan (1870).svg s2 Hong Kong flag_s2 Flag of Hong Kong.svg image_flag Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg flag_alt Flag of Hong Kong from 1959 to 1997 flag_type Flag (1959–1997) image_coat Coat of arms of Hong Kong (1959-1997).svg coat_alt Coat of arms of Hong Kong from 1959 to 1997 symbol Emblem of Hong Kong symbol_type Coat of arms (1959–1997) image_map Hk-map-colonial.png image_map_alt Map of colonial Hong Kong image_map_caption Map of Hong Kong capital Victoria (Victoria, Hong Kong) latd latm latNS longd longm longEW national_motto or 支聯會. is a pro-democratic organization that was established on 21 May 1989 in the then British colony of Hong Kong (British Hong Kong) during the demonstration for the students protest in Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Square protest of 1989) in Beijing. The aims of the organization are supporting patriotic democratic movements in China, putting an end to the current one-party dictatorship (single-party state) established by the Communist Party of China, and building a democratic China. It has become the largest grassroots pro-democracy advocacy group in Hong Kong, comprising over 200 base-level members from labour, councillor offices, religious, students, women and political commentary interest groups. Every year, the Alliance holds "Vindicate 4 June and Relay the Torch" activity in Victoria Park (Victoria Park, Hong Kong). According to the organizers, the 20th anniversary commemorations in Victoria Park, Hong Kong, held on 4 June 2009 was attended by over 150,000 people. http: www.nytimes.com 2009 06 05 world asia 05hong.html Before British rule in Hong Kong (British Hong Kong), the area of Sha Tin and its vicinity was referred to as '''Lek Yuen''' (lit. "source of trickling" or "source of clear water"). Colonial officials allegedly mistook the name of the Sha Tin Wai village as the name of the area and it has been used ever since. Nowadays, the original name is used to refer to Lek Yuen Estate. - border 100px (File:Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg) 1959–1997 Flag of the British colony of Hong Kong (British Hong Kong) A British Blue Ensign with the coat of arms of Hong Kong (1959–1997). - Tuen Mun remained an important town of coastal defence (Coastal defence and fortification) until the start of British rule (British Hong Kong) in 1898. When the British took over (Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory) the New Territories from the Qing (Qing Dynasty) government in this year, the area was renamed Castle Peak (Castle Peak, Hong Kong), and Tuen Mun Hui to '''Tsing Shan Hui''' (青山墟) or '''Castle Peak Hui'''. The name '''Tuen Mun''', however, continued to be used by those living in the area. In pop culture Queen's Road is an icon of the British Crown colony of Hong Kong (British Hong Kong). In the transition period before sovereignty transfer (Transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong), there were rumours that all streets and roads related colonial figures like Queen's Road would be renamed in honor of Chinese communists (Communist Party of China). Lo Ta-yu, a song writer, has written a song with Albert Leung titled 皇后大道東 (Queen's Road East), performed by Lo Ta-yu and Ram Chiang Chi Kwong (蔣志光) in 1991, to describe the change in this transition period. '''Sir Robert Ho Tung Bosman''', KBE (Order of the British Empire) (22 December 1862 – 26 April 1956), better known as '''Sir Robert Hotung''', was an influential Eurasian businessman and philanthropist in British Hong Kong. It has often been claimed that he was the "first Chinese person to be allowed to live on Victoria Peak" in 1906, two years after the enactment of the Peak Reservation Ordinance in 1904. Clara Ho Tung, a Hong Kong lady by Irene Cheng Known as "the grand old man of Hong Kong", Leader (28 January 2011). "Ho Tung villa highlights lack of heritage strategy", ''South China Morning Post'' Hotung was knighted in 1915 and 1955. London namesake Smithfield, Hong Kong, was probably named after its London namesake by the British colonial (British Hong Kong) administration. Smithfield, London, is an area in the north-western part of the City of London with a history of over 800 years. It started as an area to house live cattle from the country before they were slaughtered and sold at the meat markets in the City of London. The area was frequented by people of the grassroots of society who worked there as labourers and traders of meat and other foodstuff in the marketplaces nearby. Though situated in England, Smithfield, London, has been a symbol of Scottish patriotism after William Wallace was executed there in 1305. Smithfield, London, as a landmark was promoted by literary works such as Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist" and Mark Twain's "The Prince and the Pauper".


television giving

Kong Hong Kong in 15 November 1991, although it could still be received in the rest of Hong Kong (British Hong Kong) particularly Singapore. STAR TV is the based in Hong Kong (British Hong Kong) via based satellite and cable operator, will buy 20 percent of the national network BBC World Service Television giving it a firmer foothold in Asia first most populous country at a time when the British international news television advertising market is booming. STAR TV pay television services are already available on cable and satellite in Asia. The '''Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China''' (the '''Alliance''') or 支聯會. is a pro-democratic organization that was established on 21 May 1989 in the then British colony of Hong Kong (British Hong Kong) during the demonstration for the students protest in Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Square protest of 1989) in Beijing. The aims of the organization are supporting patriotic democratic movements in China, putting an end to the current one-party dictatorship (single-party state) established by the Communist Party of China, and building a democratic China. It has become the largest grassroots pro-democracy advocacy group in Hong Kong, comprising over 200 base-level members from labour, councillor offices, religious, students, women and political commentary interest groups. Every year, the Alliance holds "Vindicate 4 June and Relay the Torch" activity in Victoria Park (Victoria Park, Hong Kong). According to the organizers, the 20th anniversary commemorations in Victoria Park, Hong Kong, held on 4 June 2009 was attended by over 150,000 people. http: www.nytimes.com 2009 06 05 world asia 05hong.html Before British rule in Hong Kong (British Hong Kong), the area of Sha Tin and its vicinity was referred to as '''Lek Yuen''' (lit. "source of trickling" or "source of clear water"). Colonial officials allegedly mistook the name of the Sha Tin Wai village as the name of the area and it has been used ever since. Nowadays, the original name is used to refer to Lek Yuen Estate. - border 100px (File:Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg) 1959–1997 Flag of the British colony of Hong Kong (British Hong Kong) A British Blue Ensign with the coat of arms of Hong Kong (1959–1997). - Tuen Mun remained an important town of coastal defence (Coastal defence and fortification) until the start of British rule (British Hong Kong) in 1898. When the British took over (Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory) the New Territories from the Qing (Qing Dynasty) government in this year, the area was renamed Castle Peak (Castle Peak, Hong Kong), and Tuen Mun Hui to '''Tsing Shan Hui''' (青山墟) or '''Castle Peak Hui'''. The name '''Tuen Mun''', however, continued to be used by those living in the area. In pop culture Queen's Road is an icon of the British Crown colony of Hong Kong (British Hong Kong). In the transition period before sovereignty transfer (Transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong), there were rumours that all streets and roads related colonial figures like Queen's Road would be renamed in honor of Chinese communists (Communist Party of China). Lo Ta-yu, a song writer, has written a song with Albert Leung titled 皇后大道東 (Queen's Road East), performed by Lo Ta-yu and Ram Chiang Chi Kwong (蔣志光) in 1991, to describe the change in this transition period. '''Sir Robert Ho Tung Bosman''', KBE (Order of the British Empire) (22 December 1862 – 26 April 1956), better known as '''Sir Robert Hotung''', was an influential Eurasian businessman and philanthropist in British Hong Kong. It has often been claimed that he was the "first Chinese person to be allowed to live on Victoria Peak" in 1906, two years after the enactment of the Peak Reservation Ordinance in 1904. Clara Ho Tung, a Hong Kong lady by Irene Cheng Known as "the grand old man of Hong Kong", Leader (28 January 2011). "Ho Tung villa highlights lack of heritage strategy", ''South China Morning Post'' Hotung was knighted in 1915 and 1955. London namesake Smithfield, Hong Kong, was probably named after its London namesake by the British colonial (British Hong Kong) administration. Smithfield, London, is an area in the north-western part of the City of London with a history of over 800 years. It started as an area to house live cattle from the country before they were slaughtered and sold at the meat markets in the City of London. The area was frequented by people of the grassroots of society who worked there as labourers and traders of meat and other foodstuff in the marketplaces nearby. Though situated in England, Smithfield, London, has been a symbol of Scottish patriotism after William Wallace was executed there in 1305. Smithfield, London, as a landmark was promoted by literary works such as Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist" and Mark Twain's "The Prince and the Pauper".


popular culture

, Hong Kong (British Hong Kong) had a greater degree of political and economic freedom than mainland China and Taiwan, and developed into a filmmaking hub for the Chinese-speaking world. The colonial (British Hong Kong) flag of Hong Kong and the ensign of the Royal Hong Kong Police Force were based on the Blue Ensign. Chinese martial arts are an integral element of 20th-century Chinese popular culture.

Tan Xiujun title Wushu booktitle Handbook of Chinese Popular Culture pages 155–168 publisher Greenwood Publishing Group year 1994 id 9780313278082 Wuxia or "martial arts fiction" is a popular genre which emerged in the early 20th century and peaked in popularity during the 1960s to 1980s. Wuxia films were produced from the 1920s. The Kuonmintang suppressed wuxia, accusing it of promoting superstition and violent anarchy. Because


popular genre

Tan Xiujun title Wushu booktitle Handbook of Chinese Popular Culture pages 155–168 publisher Greenwood Publishing Group year 1994 id 9780313278082 Wuxia or "martial arts fiction" is a popular genre which emerged in the early 20th century and peaked in popularity during the 1960s to 1980s. Wuxia films were produced from the 1920s. The Kuonmintang suppressed wuxia, accusing it of promoting superstition and violent anarchy. Because


television advertising

Kong Hong Kong in 15 November 1991, although it could still be received in the rest of Hong Kong (British Hong Kong) particularly Singapore. STAR TV is the based in Hong Kong (British Hong Kong) via based satellite and cable operator, will buy 20 percent of the national network BBC World Service Television giving it a firmer foothold in Asia first most populous country at a time when the British international news television advertising market is booming. STAR TV pay television services are already available on cable and satellite in Asia. The '''Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China''' (the '''Alliance''') or 支聯會. is a pro-democratic organization that was established on 21 May 1989 in the then British colony of Hong Kong (British Hong Kong) during the demonstration for the students protest in Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Square protest of 1989) in Beijing. The aims of the organization are supporting patriotic democratic movements in China, putting an end to the current one-party dictatorship (single-party state) established by the Communist Party of China, and building a democratic China. It has become the largest grassroots pro-democracy advocacy group in Hong Kong, comprising over 200 base-level members from labour, councillor offices, religious, students, women and political commentary interest groups. Every year, the Alliance holds "Vindicate 4 June and Relay the Torch" activity in Victoria Park (Victoria Park, Hong Kong). According to the organizers, the 20th anniversary commemorations in Victoria Park, Hong Kong, held on 4 June 2009 was attended by over 150,000 people. http: www.nytimes.com 2009 06 05 world asia 05hong.html Before British rule in Hong Kong (British Hong Kong), the area of Sha Tin and its vicinity was referred to as '''Lek Yuen''' (lit. "source of trickling" or "source of clear water"). Colonial officials allegedly mistook the name of the Sha Tin Wai village as the name of the area and it has been used ever since. Nowadays, the original name is used to refer to Lek Yuen Estate. - border 100px (File:Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg) 1959–1997 Flag of the British colony of Hong Kong (British Hong Kong) A British Blue Ensign with the coat of arms of Hong Kong (1959–1997). - Tuen Mun remained an important town of coastal defence (Coastal defence and fortification) until the start of British rule (British Hong Kong) in 1898. When the British took over (Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory) the New Territories from the Qing (Qing Dynasty) government in this year, the area was renamed Castle Peak (Castle Peak, Hong Kong), and Tuen Mun Hui to '''Tsing Shan Hui''' (青山墟) or '''Castle Peak Hui'''. The name '''Tuen Mun''', however, continued to be used by those living in the area. In pop culture Queen's Road is an icon of the British Crown colony of Hong Kong (British Hong Kong). In the transition period before sovereignty transfer (Transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong), there were rumours that all streets and roads related colonial figures like Queen's Road would be renamed in honor of Chinese communists (Communist Party of China). Lo Ta-yu, a song writer, has written a song with Albert Leung titled 皇后大道東 (Queen's Road East), performed by Lo Ta-yu and Ram Chiang Chi Kwong (蔣志光) in 1991, to describe the change in this transition period. '''Sir Robert Ho Tung Bosman''', KBE (Order of the British Empire) (22 December 1862 – 26 April 1956), better known as '''Sir Robert Hotung''', was an influential Eurasian businessman and philanthropist in British Hong Kong. It has often been claimed that he was the "first Chinese person to be allowed to live on Victoria Peak" in 1906, two years after the enactment of the Peak Reservation Ordinance in 1904. Clara Ho Tung, a Hong Kong lady by Irene Cheng Known as "the grand old man of Hong Kong", Leader (28 January 2011). "Ho Tung villa highlights lack of heritage strategy", ''South China Morning Post'' Hotung was knighted in 1915 and 1955. London namesake Smithfield, Hong Kong, was probably named after its London namesake by the British colonial (British Hong Kong) administration. Smithfield, London, is an area in the north-western part of the City of London with a history of over 800 years. It started as an area to house live cattle from the country before they were slaughtered and sold at the meat markets in the City of London. The area was frequented by people of the grassroots of society who worked there as labourers and traders of meat and other foodstuff in the marketplaces nearby. Though situated in England, Smithfield, London, has been a symbol of Scottish patriotism after William Wallace was executed there in 1305. Smithfield, London, as a landmark was promoted by literary works such as Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist" and Mark Twain's "The Prince and the Pauper".


young

to Governor Sir Mark Young (Mark Aitchison Young), who accepted his advice to reduce further losses. A day after the invasion, Generalissimo Chiang ordered three corps under General Yu Hanmou to march towards Hong Kong. The plan was to launch a New Year's Day attack on the Japanese in the Canton (Canton (city), China) region, but before the Chinese infantry could attack, the Japanese had broken Hong Kong's defences. The British casualties were 2,232 killed or missing and 2,300 wounded

;ref Tsang 2004, p. 133 On 1 September, Rear Admiral (Rear Admiral (Royal Navy)) Cecil Harcourt proclaimed a military administration with himself as its head. He formally accepted the Japanese surrender on 16 September in Government House (Government House, Hong Kong). Tsang 2004, p. 138 Sir Mark Young (Mark Aitchison Young), upon his return as Governor (Governor of Hong Kong) in early May 1946, pursued political reform which called the "

;Young Plan (Young Plan (Hong Kong))", believing that given the Chinese government's determination to recover Hong Kong, the only way to keep the colony British was to make the local inhabitants want to do so. He believed this could be done by making local inhabitants participate in politics. Tsang 2004, pp. 143–144 thumb right The development of Sha Tin New Town (File:HKHistory ShaTinNewTown1.jpg) in 1983 Handover to China

British Hong Kong

'''British Hong Kong''' ( ; Jyutping: jing1 suk6 hoeng1 gong2) refers to Hong Kong as a Crown colony and later, a British Dependent Territory under British administration from 1841 to 1997 (excluding the Japanese occupation (Japanese occupation of Hong Kong) from 1941 to 1945).

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