392%

funded

US$75,436

raised of US$19,230 fixed goal

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on 8 June 2015

Launched: 10 May 2015

Funding ends: 8 Jun 2015

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Jonathan and Sophia Chan-Combrink 4 years, 1 month ago

Jonathan and Sophia Chan-Combrink

4 years, 1 month ago

Add oil!

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Jessica Tse 4 years, 1 month ago

Jessica Tse

4 years, 1 month ago

Can't wait to see your articles :D!

Mitch Leung 4 years, 1 month ago

Mitch Leung

4 years, 1 month ago

The local news again China is clouded and misleading by 99% of the existing press and media. Thus it needs a new English channel to tell the world the real fact about what happened in 28-Sep-2014.

Good luck with this project!

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Anonymous 4 years, 1 month ago

Anonymous

4 years, 1 month ago

Thanks for the contribution to HK. Support HKFP.

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Anonymous 4 years, 1 month ago

Anonymous

4 years, 1 month ago

Thank you so much. Good luck!

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Connie Leung 4 years, 1 month ago

Connie Leung

4 years, 1 month ago

Go Grundy.

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Eric Hoddy 4 years, 1 month ago

Eric Hoddy

4 years, 1 month ago

Good luck!

Eric Hoddy

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Yellow Umbrella 4 years, 1 month ago

Yellow Umbrella

4 years, 1 month ago

Looking forward to a quality English news source with objective reporting and in-depth and logical analysis. Good luck and thank you for starting something different.

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lam ping yiu 4 years, 1 month ago

lam ping yiu

4 years, 1 month ago

Just want to show my support & that I care...
Thanks Tom & everybody there

Michael Chang 4 years, 1 month ago

Michael Chang

4 years, 1 month ago

Michael Chang

吳亦豪 4 years, 1 month ago

吳亦豪

4 years, 1 month ago

THANKS FOR PROVIDING THIS PLATFORM FOR EVERYONE WHO ARE SEEKING TRUTH

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Gregg Schroeder 4 years, 1 month ago

Gregg Schroeder

4 years, 1 month ago

Good luck with hitting the target! I look forward to the first publication.

道版東尼 4 years, 1 month ago

道版東尼

4 years, 1 month ago

Please do something good for the society.

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Lee Faulkner 4 years, 1 month ago

Lee Faulkner

4 years, 1 month ago

Best wishes to Evan, Tom and Vicky with this exciting and essential venture. If I can support you in any way with our recording facilities or office then Evan and Vicky know where to find me. Cheers.

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Joyce Hau 4 years, 1 month ago

Joyce Hau

4 years, 1 month ago

Rah rah for HKFP!! Keep it up guys!

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yantra dowie 4 years, 1 month ago

yantra dowie

4 years, 1 month ago

good luck Tom

love Nick & Yantra

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Inge Grobbelaar 4 years, 1 month ago

Inge Grobbelaar

4 years, 1 month ago

Well done and good luck! I believe you will make a great success of this!

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Frances Ng 4 years, 1 month ago

Frances Ng

4 years, 1 month ago

Many thanks for your efforts in setting up the first English-language online media platform in HK! May I just have the app for free download when it is available please? No need to send me the other rewards so you can save those resources for developing

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Anonymous 4 years, 1 month ago

Anonymous

4 years, 1 month ago

This project is sorely needed. Good luck!

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CHAGMION ANTOINE 4 years, 1 month ago

CHAGMION ANTOINE

4 years, 1 month ago

Congratulations!

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law yuk lin 4 years, 1 month ago

law yuk lin

4 years, 1 month ago

add oil !!!!

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Eva Chau 4 years, 1 month ago

Eva Chau

4 years, 1 month ago

Thank you Tom for your love for HK and your passion for true press freedom.

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C K Wong 4 years, 1 month ago

C K Wong

4 years, 1 month ago

I support free press of justice!

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Michael Chau 4 years, 1 month ago

Michael Chau

4 years, 1 month ago

Keep the pen and badge. I only want the HKFP branded tote bag that I can use around and let more people know HKFP and also save the environment. Let me know if I can pick up personally in order to save delivery. Good luck!

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ss leung 4 years, 1 month ago

ss leung

4 years, 1 month ago

HK needs more voice. Add oil !

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Hyun Shin 4 years, 1 month ago

Hyun Shin

4 years, 1 month ago

Great initiative. Thank you for your efforts.

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Ricky Mao 4 years, 1 month ago

Ricky Mao

4 years, 1 month ago

I'm 5 year old, and I love freedom.

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Stephen Chan 4 years, 1 month ago

Stephen Chan

4 years, 1 month ago

I just want the mobile news apps when it is launched. Please pass the pen/bag/badge etc. to others.

Thank you.

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kowloon city 4 years, 1 month ago

kowloon city

4 years, 1 month ago

fed up with scmp and all those pro-communist media. Thanks to you all

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Anonymous 4 years, 1 month ago

Anonymous

4 years, 1 month ago

Support you! Add oil!

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Duncan Smith 4 years, 1 month ago

Duncan Smith

4 years, 1 month ago

Duncan Smith

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Bastien 4 years, 1 month ago

Bastien

4 years, 1 month ago

Good work tom & team

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Cheung 4 years, 1 month ago

Cheung

4 years, 1 month ago

Good luck :)

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Chan Chor See 4 years, 1 month ago

Chan Chor See

4 years, 1 month ago

Hong Kong really needs this media, hope that Hong Kong can learn more for international solidarity for this press. It is not easy for me to already donate before seeing anything, but I put my trust on you. Please 'add oil'!!! :)

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Anonymous 4 years, 1 month ago

Anonymous

4 years, 1 month ago

I do not need any rewards except the free android news apps, and I do prefer only leaving my email as contact.

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sally kwok 4 years, 1 month ago

sally kwok

4 years, 1 month ago

Good job evan and tom! Good luck and thank you!

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Jason04222 4 years, 1 month ago

Jason04222

4 years, 1 month ago

Thank you so much please spread the real news in the future

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Nita chan 4 years, 1 month ago

Nita chan

4 years, 1 month ago

Thank You Very Much

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Anonymous 4 years, 1 month ago

Anonymous

4 years, 1 month ago

Thank you for devoting yourselves to Hong Kong!

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Anonymous 4 years, 1 month ago

Anonymous

4 years, 1 month ago

Go HKFP! Some of you should stay relatively anonymous to do the work with more freedom, less hassled... Stay safe!

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KYLau 4 years, 1 month ago

KYLau

4 years, 1 month ago

Support

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Leung Wai Kwong 4 years, 1 month ago

Leung Wai Kwong

4 years, 1 month ago

For press freedom. For quality English news source.

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Simon 4 years, 1 month ago

Simon

4 years, 1 month ago

Good luck, guys! Your voices are much needed!

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Anonymous 4 years, 1 month ago

Anonymous

4 years, 1 month ago

I just want your mobile app when it's available.

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Julie Li 4 years, 1 month ago

Julie Li

4 years, 1 month ago

Thank you very much for all your efforts!!

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Tom Voute part 2 4 years, 1 month ago

Tom Voute part 2

4 years, 1 month ago

Go HKFP, go! Hire many Hong Kongers

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Anonymous 4 years, 1 month ago

Anonymous

4 years, 1 month ago

Best wishes to the cause!!!

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Kathy Mok 4 years, 1 month ago

Kathy Mok

4 years, 1 month ago

Instead of getting pens/tote with my last donations, could I possibly get a t-shirt instead? I run marathons around California. I can represent :)

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Mr Magoo 4 years, 1 month ago

Mr Magoo

4 years, 1 month ago

Good luck with this project

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Doris Lee 4 years, 1 month ago

Doris Lee

4 years, 1 month ago

Only this reward would be fine for me, thanks - "free mobile news app when it is complete (normally a paid-for Android/iPhone app)"

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Anonymous 4 years, 1 month ago

Anonymous

4 years, 1 month ago

Hi Tom, Don't need a note of thanks but would like the app, and the pen and bag if it's not too much hassle :)

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mcalcohol 4 years, 1 month ago

mcalcohol

4 years, 1 month ago

Cheer up!

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Patrick Brousseau 4 years, 1 month ago

Patrick Brousseau

4 years, 1 month ago

You go guys!

徐意 4 years, 1 month ago

徐意

4 years, 1 month ago

請捍衛新聞自由。
加油,支持。

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CK 4 years, 1 month ago

CK

4 years, 1 month ago

Support

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Robert Brashear 4 years, 1 month ago

Robert Brashear

4 years, 1 month ago

I've lived in Hong Kong the last 23 years, but will be gone for the next year or 18 months. That makes having a dependable Hong Kong news source vital.

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Anonymous 4 years, 1 month ago

Anonymous

4 years, 1 month ago

I do not need any special mentions or anything.

I will retweet for the revolution.

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Vivien Sin 4 years, 1 month ago

Vivien Sin

4 years, 1 month ago

Super excited about this initiative - let me know how I can be of help.

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Alfons Wappler 4 years, 1 month ago

Alfons Wappler

4 years, 1 month ago

please no pen and no badge. thank you very much.

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Rhine and Nick 4 years, 1 month ago

Rhine and Nick

4 years, 1 month ago

Keep improving the bus!

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Vanessa Law 4 years, 1 month ago

Vanessa Law

4 years, 1 month ago

Good luck :D

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Anonymous 4 years, 1 month ago

Anonymous

4 years, 1 month ago

I like to attend a drinks party if there is one when or after the project is launched so that I know the present situation and any future plan of the HKFP.

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Anonymous 4 years, 1 month ago

Anonymous

4 years, 1 month ago

No need to send tote bag

我要真普選 4 years, 1 month ago

我要真普選

4 years, 1 month ago

我要真普選!

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Wong's Family 4 years, 1 month ago

Wong's Family

4 years, 1 month ago

Thanks for your effort!

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Derek Tan 4 years, 1 month ago

Derek Tan

4 years, 1 month ago

My name is Derek Tan. Wish you all good luck. HK really needs you guys :)

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Garman Chan 4 years, 1 month ago

Garman Chan

4 years, 1 month ago

Thanks for what you are going to do for the city.

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Antonio CHAN 4 years, 1 month ago

Antonio CHAN

4 years, 1 month ago

VOICE OF THE FREE PEOPLE

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K. S. HO 4 years, 1 month ago

K. S. HO

4 years, 1 month ago

No need to send me pen and badge. Save every penny to run the project. I just want to have an iPhone apps when ready.

Wish you all success. I' ve been waiting a free English Press so long.

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Anonymous 4 years, 1 month ago

Anonymous

4 years, 1 month ago

The scmp has been pooping all over itself, and there's been a huge wu mao infestation in their comments section. I'm looking forward to reading an independent English language news source that doesn't kowtow to a bunch of glorified triad thugs AKA the CCP

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Richard Chan 4 years, 1 month ago

Richard Chan

4 years, 1 month ago

All the best wishes. Hong Kong needs justice.

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TK Wong 4 years, 1 month ago

TK Wong

4 years, 1 month ago

I have stopped reading SCMP since it was taken over by the business tycoon years go. Long looking for another media as such to happen. Wishing you all the success, can't wait to read your first issue.

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kinming 4 years, 1 month ago

kinming

4 years, 1 month ago

please send me the app; better: put it on app store and let readers download it for free;

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Anonymous 4 years, 1 month ago

Anonymous

4 years, 1 month ago

Look forward to your reporting.

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Felice Schellhammer 4 years, 1 month ago

Felice Schellhammer

4 years, 1 month ago

I hope that you will reach the new goal of HK$ 500'000. Looking forward to read the first articles of HKFP. :)

Cheers,
Felice Schellhammer

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Irene Lai 4 years, 1 month ago

Irene Lai

4 years, 1 month ago

Thank you for making HK freer!

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Matt Baile 4 years, 1 month ago

Matt Baile

4 years, 1 month ago

love this. Hope it is the start of something big.

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Peter Basmajian 4 years, 1 month ago

Peter Basmajian

4 years, 1 month ago

Bon Chance!

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justina chong 4 years, 1 month ago

justina chong

4 years, 1 month ago

+oil

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Huen yee 4 years, 1 month ago

Huen yee

4 years, 1 month ago

Add oil!!

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Anderson & Elizabeth Muth 4 years, 1 month ago

Anderson & Elizabeth Muth

4 years, 1 month ago

Such a great, and unfortunately necessary, project. Best of luck!

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Wim Vergult 4 years, 1 month ago

Wim Vergult

4 years, 1 month ago

Thank you for doing this! I'm in need of a source of English news related to the political situation and otherwise, one that can be trusted to be free from China's cencoring grasp and influences.

I heard of Hong Kong FP through a lady I met at 9wu in

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Eliza Tong 4 years, 1 month ago

Eliza Tong

4 years, 1 month ago

Just to show my support! All the best!

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katie 要真普選 4 years, 1 month ago

katie 要真普選

4 years, 1 month ago

katie 要真普選

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Jan Gasparic 4 years, 2 months ago

Jan Gasparic

4 years, 2 months ago

Thank you for your initiative. Much needed in Hong Kong

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Jessica Chong 4 years, 2 months ago

Jessica Chong

4 years, 2 months ago

Thanks so much for doing this, Tom! I'll be HKFP's ardent supporter.

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Tori 4 years, 2 months ago

Tori

4 years, 2 months ago

We are with you! Thank you for your efforts!

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Melvin Leung 4 years, 2 months ago

Melvin Leung

4 years, 2 months ago

頑張ってください。

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Alan Lee 4 years, 2 months ago

Alan Lee

4 years, 2 months ago

I absolutely support the debut of Hong Kong Free Press, which is imminent when the freedom of press in Hong Kong is at stake.

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TW Yeung 4 years, 2 months ago

TW Yeung

4 years, 2 months ago

Let's preserve Hong Kong's freedom of free, of expression and of assembly and allow love and peace to flourish in the region.

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Bernard Lam 4 years, 2 months ago

Bernard Lam

4 years, 2 months ago

Keep working on it....Fully support you guys

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Jit 4 years, 2 months ago

Jit

4 years, 2 months ago

Support!!

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Janne Aho 4 years, 2 months ago

Janne Aho

4 years, 2 months ago

I hope it will be a huge success, thanks for making the effort to write for us.

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Dan Findlay 4 years, 2 months ago

Dan Findlay

4 years, 2 months ago

Great work guys, full support.

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Kevin Campbell 4 years, 2 months ago

Kevin Campbell

4 years, 2 months ago

Fantastic initiative, keep up the good work.

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Steve Fore 4 years, 2 months ago

Steve Fore

4 years, 2 months ago

Best wishes! There's an increasingly urgent need for genuinely independent professional journalism in Hong Kong.

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Elaine Chow 4 years, 2 months ago

Elaine Chow

4 years, 2 months ago

Looking forward to it and all the best guys!

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Robert Clark 4 years, 2 months ago

Robert Clark

4 years, 2 months ago

I don't need any schwag -I just need an independent news source.

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Cedric Sam 4 years, 2 months ago

Cedric Sam

4 years, 2 months ago

Good luck Tom and company, and I hope you invest in some good programmers / civic hackers, and make use of open data! -C

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M Woo 4 years, 2 months ago

M Woo

4 years, 2 months ago

Hong Kong needs to find her press freedom once again. We look forward to reading the Hong Kong Free Press.

Tom Grundy
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  • A Hong Kong Free Press branded tote bag.

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