Rainbow Thief by Okuda
'Rainbow Thief', by Spanish artist Okuda San Miguel, at Tai Nam Street,
Shamshuipo, is part of HKWalls, Hong Kong's annual street art festival,
with the mission to create opportunities for local and international
artists to showcase their work in the streets of Hong Kong.
Shamshuipo · Hong Kong | 2016
26 Mar 2016
Larry Diamond on Democracy Decline?
Professor Larry Diamond, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and at the
Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies of Stanford University,
speaks on 'Is democracy in decline?' at the University of Hong Kong.
From 1974 through 2005, democracy and freedom steadily expanded in what
came to be known as the “third wave“ of global democratization. Recently,
numerous signs of stagnation and recession occurred in democracy in the world.
Diamond discusses the future prospect of democracy and forecasts the
demise of the Chinese Communist system within 10 years.
Pokfulam · Hong Kong | 2016
18 Mar 2016
Lanterns Over Farmers Bank
Thai Farmers Bank, located in the heart of Phuket Old Town just opposite the
On On Hotel (Phuket's oldest hotel), fits in perfectly with the historic
Sino-Portugese buildings dating back over 100 years to the era of tin
mining and the birth of Phuket Town.
Phuket Town · Thailand | 2016
14 Mar 2016
Big Buddha of Phuket
The Big Buddha of Phuket, officially called Phra Putthamingmongkolekanagagiri,
is a gleaming white 45-metre-tall statue that sits atop the highest peak of
the Nakkerd Hills in Ao Chalong. Visible from many places across the south
of the island, it is one of the most popular attractions on Phuket.
Phuket · Thailand | 2016
13 Mar 2016
Phuket Thai Hua Museum
Thai Hua Museum in Phuket Old Town is one of the best-restored Sino-Portuguese
buildings. It was at one stage a Chinese-language school and now used as a
museum, exhibition space and an occasional function hall.
In 2008, the Thai Hua Museum was given an award in constitutional and public
buildings by the Siam Architect Association under the King’s patronage for
its outstanding role in conserving architectural arts.
Phuket Town · Thailand | 2016
12 Mar 2016
Long Tail at Koh Phi Phi
A bucolic 'Long Tail' boat is parked on one of the pictureque beach of Koh Phi Phi.
The simple wooden boat is powered by gasoline engines with a propeller at the end
of a long pole submerged under water.
Koh Phi Phi · Thailand | 2016
11 Mar 2016
Patong is a popular beach and town on Phuket's west coast. It is the main tourist
resort on Phuket, and is the center of nightlife and shopping.
Patong Beach · Thailand | 2016
10 Mar 2016
Dancing Florescent Dragon
A dancing 500-foot luminous night dragon is the highlight of the 12th Tai Kok Tsui
Temple Fair in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Coinciding with the Hung Shing Festival, the
Temple Fair aimed at cultivating community interest in Chinese culture,
arts and performances.
Tai Kok Tsui · Hong Kong | 2016
6 Mar 2016
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