Why "103.hk"?

Different languages count with different units. English uses

  • "ten" - 10
  • "hundred" - 100
  • "thousand" - 1,000

...and have no words for 10,000 ("ten" "thousand"). Chinese have an additional unit for 10,000 (čŦ; (canto) maan6).

On 9 June 2019 1,030,000 people --- 103 čŦ --- unified in a peaceful march against the Extradition Bill. This would, to everyone's surprise, be surpassed the very next week by another march a week later.

103 symbolizes an awakening of our collective political consciousness, and the beginning of the struggle between the People of Hong Kong and a government that responds only to Beijing.

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