No City for Slow Men

No City for Slow Men : Hong Kong's Quirks and Quandaries Laid Bare

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Blogger Jason Y. Ng has a knack for making the familiar both fascinating and funny. This collection of 36 essays examines some of the pressing social issues facing Hong Kong. It takes us from the gravity-defying property market to the plunging depths of old age poverty, from urban streets to beckoning islands, from the culture-shocked expat to the misunderstood Mainland Chinese and the disenfranchised domestic worker. The result is thought-provoking, touching and immensely entertaining.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 135 x 210 x 17.78mm | 304g
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • English
  • 46 photos
  • 9881613876
  • 9789881613875
  • 175,172

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"Ng's observations are compelling, entertaining and insightful. His essay 'Maid in Hong Kong' provides a much needed voice to the migrant worker community in Hong Kong." Noel Servigon, Philippine Consul General to Hong Kong"
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About Jason Y. Ng

Jason Y. Ng is a lawyer, blogger and newspaper columnist who lived in Europe, the US and Canada before returning to Hong Kong.
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