Public Discourse

“We are different from the mainland Chinese.”

When one asks a Hong Konger regarding the perception of Hong Kong(ers) and the mainland(ers), this line will probably appear sooner or later in the conversation. Where does this collective understanding come from? What exactly are the differences that have been referred to?

Let’s attempt to explore these questions by examining the public discourses on education and Hong Kong v.mainland China from different perspectives through the following videos.