The Genteel
April 16, 2021

Nia Tam

There's an ongoing rivalry happening in Chinese culture between traditional Chinese and simplified Chinese. While the latter is the standard script of mainland China, Nia Tam speaks to three avid users of the traditional script to find out just how important it is to the arts.

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Nia Tam

Hong Kong China

Nia is a 100% Hongkonger and a Journalism and Communication student at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She enjoys writing about travel, society and culture in both Chinese and English. At the same time, she is a freelance writer and writes on her blog about her travel experiences.

The internet has always been a platform for self-expression, but in Hong Kong, "netizens" are embracing their freedom of speech without words - by making bold and humorous political statements through derivative images.

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