392%

funded

US$75,436

backed of US$19,230 goal

Funded

on 8 June 2015

Launched: 10 May 2015

Funding ends: 8 Jun 2015

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Jonathan and Sophia Chan-Combrink 2 years ago

Jonathan and Sophia Chan-Combrink

2 years ago

Add oil!

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Jessica Tse 2 years ago

Jessica Tse

2 years ago

Can't wait to see your articles :D!

Mitch Leung 2 years ago

Mitch Leung

2 years 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 2 years ago

Anonymous

2 years ago

Thanks for the contribution to HK. Support HKFP.

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Anonymous 2 years ago

Anonymous

2 years ago

Thank you so much. Good luck!

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Write Without Fear 2 years ago

Write Without Fear

2 years ago

HK (and those around the world who want to understand HK) desperately need more truly free, independent, progressive English language news sources so please serve the public well with some quality journalism that is without fear or favour. Pleased to see

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Connie Leung 2 years ago

Connie Leung

2 years ago

Go Grundy.

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Eric Hoddy 2 years ago

Eric Hoddy

2 years ago

Good luck!

Eric Hoddy

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Yellow Umbrella 2 years ago

Yellow Umbrella

2 years 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 2 years ago

lam ping yiu

2 years ago

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

Michael Chang 2 years ago

Michael Chang

2 years ago

Michael Chang

吳亦豪 2 years ago

吳亦豪

2 years ago

THANKS FOR PROVIDING THIS PLATFORM FOR EVERYONE WHO ARE SEEKING TRUTH

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Gregg Schroeder 2 years ago

Gregg Schroeder

2 years ago

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

道版東尼 2 years ago

道版東尼

2 years ago

Please do something good for the society.

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Lee Faulkner 2 years ago

Lee Faulkner

2 years 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 2 years ago

Joyce Hau

2 years ago

Rah rah for HKFP!! Keep it up guys!

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yantra dowie 2 years ago

yantra dowie

2 years ago

good luck Tom

love Nick & Yantra

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Inge Grobbelaar 2 years ago

Inge Grobbelaar

2 years ago

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

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Frances Ng 2 years ago

Frances Ng

2 years 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 2 years ago

Anonymous

2 years ago

This project is sorely needed. Good luck!

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CHAGMION ANTOINE 2 years ago

CHAGMION ANTOINE

2 years ago

Congratulations!

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law yuk lin 2 years ago

law yuk lin

2 years ago

add oil !!!!

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Eva Chau 2 years ago

Eva Chau

2 years ago

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

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C K Wong 2 years ago

C K Wong

2 years ago

I support free press of justice!

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Michael Chau 2 years ago

Michael Chau

2 years 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 2 years ago

ss leung

2 years ago

HK needs more voice. Add oil !

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Hyun Shin 2 years ago

Hyun Shin

2 years ago

Great initiative. Thank you for your efforts.

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Ricky Mao 2 years ago

Ricky Mao

2 years ago

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

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Stephen Chan 2 years ago

Stephen Chan

2 years 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 2 years ago

kowloon city

2 years ago

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

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Anonymous 2 years ago

Anonymous

2 years ago

Support you! Add oil!

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Duncan Smith 2 years ago

Duncan Smith

2 years ago

Duncan Smith

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Bastien 2 years ago

Bastien

2 years ago

Good work tom & team

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Cheung 2 years ago

Cheung

2 years ago

Good luck :)

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Chan Chor See 2 years ago

Chan Chor See

2 years 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 2 years ago

Anonymous

2 years ago

Please stay strong and speak for Hong Kong!

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soleil 2 years ago

soleil

2 years ago

finally !!! so fed up with scmp and all those pro-communist media ... thanks for coordinating this and hk need diversified voices! thank you

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Anonymous 2 years ago

Anonymous

2 years ago

Support you, HK Free Press, add oil!

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Anonymous 2 years ago

Anonymous

2 years 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 2 years ago

sally kwok

2 years ago

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

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Jason04222 2 years ago

Jason04222

2 years ago

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

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Nita chan 2 years ago

Nita chan

2 years ago

Thank You Very Much

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Anonymous 2 years ago

Anonymous

2 years ago

Thank you for devoting yourselves to Hong Kong!

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Anonymous 2 years ago

Anonymous

2 years 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 2 years ago

KYLau

2 years ago

Support

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Leung Wai Kwong 2 years ago

Leung Wai Kwong

2 years ago

For press freedom. For quality English news source.

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Simon 2 years ago

Simon

2 years ago

Good luck, guys! Your voices are much needed!

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Anonymous 2 years ago

Anonymous

2 years ago

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

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Julie Li 2 years ago

Julie Li

2 years ago

Thank you very much for all your efforts!!

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Tom Voute part 2 2 years ago

Tom Voute part 2

2 years ago

Go HKFP, go! Hire many Hong Kongers

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Anonymous 2 years ago

Anonymous

2 years ago

Best wishes to the cause!!!

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Kathy Mok 2 years ago

Kathy Mok

2 years 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 2 years ago

Mr Magoo

2 years ago

Good luck with this project

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Doris Lee 2 years ago

Doris Lee

2 years 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 2 years ago

Anonymous

2 years 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 2 years ago

mcalcohol

2 years ago

Cheer up!

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Patrick Brousseau 2 years ago

Patrick Brousseau

2 years ago

You go guys!

徐意 2 years ago

徐意

2 years ago

請捍衛新聞自由。
加油,支持。

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CK 2 years ago

CK

2 years ago

Support

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Robert Brashear 2 years ago

Robert Brashear

2 years 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 2 years ago

Anonymous

2 years ago

I do not need any special mentions or anything.

I will retweet for the revolution.

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Vivien Sin 2 years ago

Vivien Sin

2 years ago

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

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Alfons Wappler 2 years ago

Alfons Wappler

2 years ago

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

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Rhine and Nick 2 years ago

Rhine and Nick

2 years ago

Keep improving the bus!

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Vanessa Law 2 years ago

Vanessa Law

2 years ago

Good luck :D

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Anonymous 2 years ago

Anonymous

2 years 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 2 years ago

Anonymous

2 years ago

No need to send tote bag

我要真普選 2 years ago

我要真普選

2 years ago

我要真普選!

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Wong's Family 2 years ago

Wong's Family

2 years ago

Thanks for your effort!

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Derek Tan 2 years ago

Derek Tan

2 years ago

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

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Garman Chan 2 years ago

Garman Chan

2 years ago

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

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Antonio CHAN 2 years ago

Antonio CHAN

2 years ago

VOICE OF THE FREE PEOPLE

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K. S. HO 2 years ago

K. S. HO

2 years 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 2 years ago

Anonymous

2 years 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 2 years ago

Richard Chan

2 years ago

All the best wishes. Hong Kong needs justice.

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TK Wong 2 years ago

TK Wong

2 years 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 2 years, 1 month ago

kinming

2 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 2 years, 1 month ago

Anonymous

2 years, 1 month ago

Look forward to your reporting.

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Gillian Kew 2 years, 1 month ago

Gillian Kew

2 years, 1 month ago

Gillian Kew.

I gave up on SCMP and the terrestrial news channels ages ago. I take their reporting with a gallon of salt. Your launch will not be a moment too soon!

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Felice Schellhammer 2 years, 1 month ago

Felice Schellhammer

2 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 2 years, 1 month ago

Irene Lai

2 years, 1 month ago

Thank you for making HK freer!

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Matt Baile 2 years, 1 month ago

Matt Baile

2 years, 1 month ago

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

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Peter Basmajian 2 years, 1 month ago

Peter Basmajian

2 years, 1 month ago

Bon Chance!

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justina chong 2 years, 1 month ago

justina chong

2 years, 1 month ago

+oil

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Huen yee 2 years, 1 month ago

Huen yee

2 years, 1 month ago

Add oil!!

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Anderson & Elizabeth Muth 2 years, 1 month ago

Anderson & Elizabeth Muth

2 years, 1 month ago

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

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Esther Wong 2 years, 1 month ago

Esther Wong

2 years, 1 month ago

I support Hong Kong Free Press!

-Esther Wong

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Wim Vergult 2 years, 1 month ago

Wim Vergult

2 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 2 years, 1 month ago

Eliza Tong

2 years, 1 month ago

Just to show my support! All the best!

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katie 要真普選 2 years, 1 month ago

katie 要真普選

2 years, 1 month ago

katie 要真普選

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Jan Gasparic 2 years, 1 month ago

Jan Gasparic

2 years, 1 month ago

Thank you for your initiative. Much needed in Hong Kong

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Jessica Chong 2 years, 1 month ago

Jessica Chong

2 years, 1 month ago

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

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Tori 2 years, 1 month ago

Tori

2 years, 1 month ago

We are with you! Thank you for your efforts!

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Melvin Leung 2 years, 1 month ago

Melvin Leung

2 years, 1 month ago

頑張ってください。

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Alan Lee 2 years, 1 month ago

Alan Lee

2 years, 1 month 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 2 years, 1 month ago

TW Yeung

2 years, 1 month 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 2 years, 1 month ago

Bernard Lam

2 years, 1 month ago

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

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Jit 2 years, 1 month ago

Jit

2 years, 1 month ago

Support!!

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Janne Aho 2 years, 1 month ago

Janne Aho

2 years, 1 month ago

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

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Dan Findlay 2 years, 1 month ago

Dan Findlay

2 years, 1 month ago

Great work guys, full support.

Tom Grundy
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