Hong Kong Culture


The primary authors of this profile were the Cultural Atlas Editors (2016).


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  • Geert Hofstede. (2016). Hong Kong. Retrieved from http://geert-hofstede.com/hong-kong.html.
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  • Hong Kong Government. (2011). Religion and Custom. In Hong Kong Year Book. Retrieved from http://www.yearbook.gov.hk/2011/en/pdf/E18.pdf.
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  • Museum Victoria Australia. (n.d.). History of immigration from Hong Kong (SAR). Retrieved from https://museumsvictoria.com.au/origins/history.aspx?pid=24&cat=NONE&cid=0.
  • Nation Master. (2014). Hong Kong Religion Stats. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Hong-Kong/Religion#2014.
  • Transparency International. (2018). Corruption Perceptions Index 2017. Retrieved from https://www.transparency.org/news/feature/corruption_perceptions_index_2017
  • United Kingdom Government. (2006). A Guide to Names and Naming Practices. Retrieved from https://www.fbiic.gov/public/2008/nov/Naming_practice_guide_UK_2006.pdf.
  • Vantid. (2018). Hong Kong Name Culture Explained. Retrieved from https://vatnid.medium.com/hong-kong-name-culture-explained-768a42f1aef6
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  • Yan, C. (2016). Cultural Customs to Follow in Hong Kong. Retrieved from http://guides.wsj.com/hong-kong/guide-to-hong-kong/cultural-customs/.

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