Crisis in Hong Kong: Update for Travelers

Brief History Hong Kong was ceded to Great Britain in perpetuity as spoils of the 19th Century Opium Wars. For the next 156 years, under British influence, Hong Kong developed a political culture unique to Mainland China and flourished as an open economy. In 1997, after years of negotiations,  Hong … Read more about Crisis in Hong Kong: Update for Travelers

Hong Kong's Summer Flu Crisis Leaves 200+ Dead and Thousands more Infected

Hong Kong is experiencing a significant seasonal flu outbreak, with over 200 dead since May; this summer's strain has infected thousands more and hospitals have been overloaded with new patients. According to the Hong Kong Center for Health Protection, over 2,000 new cases were reported in the last … Read more about Hong Kong's Summer Flu Crisis Leaves 200+ Dead and Thousands more Infected