香港人不是中國人 – Hongkonger is not Chinese

My Hong Kong Husband

Hi!

Yesterday for Hong Kong it was 1st of July a.k.a. 香港特別行政區成立紀念日 – Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day. The holiday commemorates the transfer of the sovereignty of Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to the People’s Republic of China and the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region connected with annual protest made by Hongkongers against government. This year: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-28/hong-kong-protests-to-underscore-leung-s-record-low-appeal.html . And to ‘celebrate’ that day I’ve decided to clear the differences between Hongkongers and Mainland Chinese. It’s not only problem of Hong Kong people, even Taiwanese people have to deal with dialogs like that:

Our friend: I’m (name), I’m from Taiwan.

His American classmate: So you’re Chinese.

Friend: No, I’m Taiwanese.

Of course from racial point of view 90% of them come from Han Chinese (漢族), it’s even majority in Singapore, not to mention it’s around 1/5 of all the people in the world. They share also…

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