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HONG KONG

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Transcript of HONG KONG


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HONG KONG
Facts:
Chinese: Xiānggang
Population: 7 million (2008)
Area: 1,108 km² (but only 25% urbanized)
Main religions: Buddhists/Taoists 700.000, Christians 560.000, Muslims 90.000
No. of tourists per year: 28 million
LANGUAGE:
HIstory:
English and Chinese
Cantonese -> Dialect
about 4000 years
inhabited by humans
18th Century
pirates use harbour
1821
british merchants use harbour
-> ships carried opium (drug)
mid-1800s
GB and China fought over the opium trade
-> British won
1842
Honk Kong Island became British possession
19th Century
China became powerful
1898
signed Agreement: Britain control HK for 99 years
1984
Britain agree give all HK back to China
-> but HK must govern themselves and trade freely
Food:
1997
HK went back to China
World's Food Fair
China supported idea of one country, two systems
Social issues:
poverty:
1.3 million people ( 19.6% ) live in poverty
poverty rate is in record high
-> looks a bit like pineapple
-> soft, sweet bread
Advantages:
-> traditional speciality
-> eaten with rice
- reach everything easily
crime:
-> soft cake
low rate of murder
-> rise from 2012 to 2013 around 60%
Sources:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_Disneyland
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Peak
http://www.chinahighlights.com/hong-kong/food-restaurant.htm
Book p. 52-53
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Hong_Kong
- many outdoor activities
Information:
Pictures:
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-R1N-uu3h0XE/UZDTZyEYimI/AAAAAAAACIY/EY716iRGsKk/s1600/DSC_6192_2.JPG
http://spankymango.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/73354_10101530074515234_1239914480_n.jpg
http://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-s/03/1b/4f/2f/hong-kong-si-fang-cai.jpg
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-fKCggKDd1-U/UR5bQLoaKiI/AAAAAAAAKng/SWW6yTXLXd0/s1600/IMG_2847.jpg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Hong_Kong.svg
http://mandruy.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/China_HongKong_Emblem.png_thumb-1.png
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/01/Golden_star_ferry_at_Hong_Kong.jpg
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-O7BdiXuYPU4/UrgQcGEUW1I/AAAAAAAAEb0/9gx6t6sHV8Y/s1600/Day%2B6%2B%26%2B7%2BHong%2BKong%2BDisneyland%2BResort%2B01.jpg
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a2/Madame_Tussauds_HK.jpg
Disadvantages:
- air pollution and smog damages your body
- high criminal rate
- many people
-> big part is poor
- many job possibilities
emblem: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China
Victoria Peak
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Flag:
stars, red
-> connection between China
bauhinia flower -> Hong Kong
The 3 most popular companies in Hong KonG
Founded in 1997
Most Popular Chinese telecommunication company
Provides mobile voice and multimedia services
Most used mobile telecommunication network company worldwide
1. China Mobile Communications Corporation
2. Hutchison Whampoa
founded in 1828
one of the largest companies listed on the HK Stock Exchange
trading with properties and ports
around 220.000 staff members
3. China National Offshore Oil Co., Ltd.
founded in 1982
third largest oil company in the peoples of republic of china
act mostly in Africa, Iran and recently in Europe
registered in the HK Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange
Major of around 13,9 mrd. US-Dollars
Star Ferry
Hong Kong Disneyland
Big Buddha
Madame Tussauds
wax museum
figures of famous people
highest mountain on the island
good view
from Hong Kong Island to Kowloon
one of the largest theme parks
Lantau Island
large statue
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/China_Mobile
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hutchison_Whampoa
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/China_National_Offshore_Oil_Corporation
high criminal rate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crime_in_Hong_Kong
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