Video: Hong Kong Reformer Raps Back at Critics – AP

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Say it loud. She’s Chinese and she’s proud. A 67-year-old Hong Kong politician responded to accusations of being unpatriotic by lip-synching to Cantopop star Scott Hui’s “Proud to be Chinese” in a rap music video on Youtube. Anson Chan, a prominent pro-Democracy reformer, was criticized for suggesting that she and other contenders for a legislative seat hold a debate in English.

Chan said debating in English might reach a wider audience as many ethnic minorities in this former British colony don’t speak Cantonese, the Chinese dialect native to Hong Kong and southern China. But her detractors suggested she was more Western than Chinese. [Full Text]

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