Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Local Buzz: Hunger strikes and long life in Hong Kong news

Here are a few recent Hong Kong food and hunger tidbits:

On Sunday, three Hong Kong college students ended their 56-hour hunger strike in protest of the proposed instatement of national curriculum:

Men and women of Hong Kong now have the longest life expectancy in the world, and some assert that this is due to Hong Kongers' consumption of traditional Cantonese foods (many of which are steamed) and antioxidant-rich tea; their engagement with work well into their golden years; and even their enjoyment of mahjong, a social activity that also stimulates the brain and encourages memory retention:

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