While we recognize Hong Kong’s achievements 15 years after the handover, we must also be conscious of the deep disagreements and problems in Hong Kong society.
—Chinese President Hu Jintao • Speaking on Sunday regarding the swearing-in of Leung Chun-ying to a five-year term as Hong Kong’s leader. The administrative region, which was handed over to China in 1997, has seen deep divides of late, and annual mass protests, numbering 100,000, broke out after the speech. The country is significantly more democratized than the mainland, but not entirely — but the region is pushing for full democracy. The British government handed ownership of Hong Kong over to China 15 years ago today. (via shortformblog)
I’ve taken a break on Tumblr for over a month now. Since then I’ve increased productivity at work, finished 2 books, 1 jigsaw puzzle, 6 seasons of Dexter, and 1 season of Modern Family. I don’t know if I could ever go back…
My idol <3
"What we’re really excited to see is the courageous Princess Merida in Pixar’s Brave, who challenges her family and country’s customs while wielding a bow and arrow on horseback — now that’s a real Disney princess ‘first.’ "
lol someone really said that shit? :/
Bitch don’t piss off my girl Mulan!