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Bruce Forsyth Worldwide Challenge

Performing the iconic Bruce Forsyth ‘thinker pose’ around the world, in honour of light entertainment legend Bruce Forsyth. 47 countries and counting…

The Pyramids, Giza, Egypt & the Taj Mahal, Agra, Egypt
Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China & Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong  & Charles Bridge, Prague, Czech Republic
Todra Gorge, Morocco & Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain
Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand & Ho Chi Minh Museum, Hanoi, Vietnam
Pha That Luang, Vientiane, Laos & Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
St Basils, Red Square, Moscow, Russia & Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia
Rizal’s Last Walk, Manila, Philippines & Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam & Borobudur Temple, Borobudur, Java, Indonesia
Raffles Hotel, Singapore, Singapore & Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Shibuya Scramble Crossing, Tokyo, Japan & St Paul’s Cathedral, Macau
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada & Statue of Liberty, New York, USA
Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal. & Dublin Spire, Dublin, Ireland
Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates & Azadi Freedom”Tower, Tehran, Iran
Changdeok-gung, Seoul, South Korea. & North Korean side of the Joint Security Area, DMZ, North Korea
Cristo Rei of Dili, Timor-Leste & Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
Havana, Cuba & Temple of the Buddha’s Tooth, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia & the Houses of Parliament, London, England
Jerónimos Monastery, Lisbon, Portugal & Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey
Vatican Square, Vatican City & The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
Dubrovnik, Croatia & The Colosseum, Rome, Italy
Széchenyi Chain Bridge, Budapest, Hungary

HKFP Documentary: Sha Lo Wan’s Last Stand

Lantau is “rich in natural and cultural resources, but lack facilities”, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says.  Amid the rush to develop Hong Kong’s most pristine island, traditional villages like Sha Lo Wan have ended up on the front lines of new construction projects. HKFP looks at whether the elderly villagers welcome development and asks whether they being properly compensated.


RTHK Radio 3: Tom Grundy on HKFP’s digital media access & judicial review, 6.5.16

Hong Kong Free Press, an online newspaper, is launching a judicial review against the Government over its policy of barring online media outlets from its press conferences and releases. Should old and new media be treated the same, or are there important differences?

Featuring:

  • Francis Moriarty, Veteran Journalist / FCC Press Freedom Committee and co-founder of Human Rights Press Awards
  • Jerome Chiu, Civic Passion, Writer at Passion Times
  • Tom Grundy, Editor in Chief, Hong Kong Free Press
  • CK Lau, Associate Dean / Principal Lecturer Department of Journalism, Baptist University Hong Kong (HKBU).