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 2 years, 6 months ago

Jonathan and Sophia Chan-Combrink

2 years, 6 months ago

Add oil!

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Jessica Tse 2 years, 6 months ago

Jessica Tse

2 years, 6 months ago

Can't wait to see your articles :D!

Mitch Leung 2 years, 6 months ago

Mitch Leung

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months ago

Thanks for the contribution to HK. Support HKFP.

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Anonymous 2 years, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months ago

Thank you so much. Good luck!

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Write Without Fear 2 years, 6 months ago

Write Without Fear

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

Connie Leung

2 years, 6 months ago

Go Grundy.

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Eric Hoddy 2 years, 6 months ago

Eric Hoddy

2 years, 6 months ago

Good luck!

Eric Hoddy

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Yellow Umbrella 2 years, 6 months ago

Yellow Umbrella

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

lam ping yiu

2 years, 6 months ago

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

Michael Chang 2 years, 6 months ago

Michael Chang

2 years, 6 months ago

Michael Chang

吳亦豪 2 years, 6 months ago

吳亦豪

2 years, 6 months ago

THANKS FOR PROVIDING THIS PLATFORM FOR EVERYONE WHO ARE SEEKING TRUTH

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Gregg Schroeder 2 years, 6 months ago

Gregg Schroeder

2 years, 6 months ago

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

道版東尼 2 years, 6 months ago

道版東尼

2 years, 6 months ago

Please do something good for the society.

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Lee Faulkner 2 years, 6 months ago

Lee Faulkner

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

Joyce Hau

2 years, 6 months ago

Rah rah for HKFP!! Keep it up guys!

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yantra dowie 2 years, 6 months ago

yantra dowie

2 years, 6 months ago

good luck Tom

love Nick & Yantra

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Inge Grobbelaar 2 years, 6 months ago

Inge Grobbelaar

2 years, 6 months ago

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

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Frances Ng 2 years, 6 months ago

Frances Ng

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months ago

This project is sorely needed. Good luck!

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CHAGMION ANTOINE 2 years, 6 months ago

CHAGMION ANTOINE

2 years, 6 months ago

Congratulations!

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law yuk lin 2 years, 6 months ago

law yuk lin

2 years, 6 months ago

add oil !!!!

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Eva Chau 2 years, 6 months ago

Eva Chau

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

C K Wong

2 years, 6 months ago

I support free press of justice!

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Michael Chau 2 years, 6 months ago

Michael Chau

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

ss leung

2 years, 6 months ago

HK needs more voice. Add oil !

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Hyun Shin 2 years, 6 months ago

Hyun Shin

2 years, 6 months ago

Great initiative. Thank you for your efforts.

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Ricky Mao 2 years, 6 months ago

Ricky Mao

2 years, 6 months ago

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

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Stephen Chan 2 years, 6 months ago

Stephen Chan

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

kowloon city

2 years, 6 months ago

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

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Anonymous 2 years, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months ago

Support you! Add oil!

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Duncan Smith 2 years, 6 months ago

Duncan Smith

2 years, 6 months ago

Duncan Smith

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Bastien 2 years, 6 months ago

Bastien

2 years, 6 months ago

Good work tom & team

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Cheung 2 years, 6 months ago

Cheung

2 years, 6 months ago

Good luck :)

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Chan Chor See 2 years, 6 months ago

Chan Chor See

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months ago

Please stay strong and speak for Hong Kong!

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soleil 2 years, 6 months ago

soleil

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months ago

Support you, HK Free Press, add oil!

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Anonymous 2 years, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

sally kwok

2 years, 6 months ago

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

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Jason04222 2 years, 6 months ago

Jason04222

2 years, 6 months ago

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

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Nita chan 2 years, 6 months ago

Nita chan

2 years, 6 months ago

Thank You Very Much

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Anonymous 2 years, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months ago

Thank you for devoting yourselves to Hong Kong!

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Anonymous 2 years, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

KYLau

2 years, 6 months ago

Support

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Leung Wai Kwong 2 years, 6 months ago

Leung Wai Kwong

2 years, 6 months ago

For press freedom. For quality English news source.

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Simon 2 years, 6 months ago

Simon

2 years, 6 months ago

Good luck, guys! Your voices are much needed!

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Anonymous 2 years, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months ago

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

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Julie Li 2 years, 6 months ago

Julie Li

2 years, 6 months ago

Thank you very much for all your efforts!!

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Tom Voute part 2 2 years, 6 months ago

Tom Voute part 2

2 years, 6 months ago

Go HKFP, go! Hire many Hong Kongers

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Anonymous 2 years, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months ago

Best wishes to the cause!!!

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Kathy Mok 2 years, 6 months ago

Kathy Mok

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

Mr Magoo

2 years, 6 months ago

Good luck with this project

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Doris Lee 2 years, 6 months ago

Doris Lee

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

mcalcohol

2 years, 6 months ago

Cheer up!

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Patrick Brousseau 2 years, 6 months ago

Patrick Brousseau

2 years, 6 months ago

You go guys!

徐意 2 years, 6 months ago

徐意

2 years, 6 months ago

請捍衛新聞自由。
加油,支持。

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CK 2 years, 6 months ago

CK

2 years, 6 months ago

Support

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Robert Brashear 2 years, 6 months ago

Robert Brashear

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months ago

I do not need any special mentions or anything.

I will retweet for the revolution.

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Vivien Sin 2 years, 6 months ago

Vivien Sin

2 years, 6 months ago

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

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Alfons Wappler 2 years, 6 months ago

Alfons Wappler

2 years, 6 months ago

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

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Rhine and Nick 2 years, 6 months ago

Rhine and Nick

2 years, 6 months ago

Keep improving the bus!

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Vanessa Law 2 years, 6 months ago

Vanessa Law

2 years, 6 months ago

Good luck :D

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Anonymous 2 years, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months ago

No need to send tote bag

我要真普選 2 years, 6 months ago

我要真普選

2 years, 6 months ago

我要真普選!

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Wong's Family 2 years, 6 months ago

Wong's Family

2 years, 6 months ago

Thanks for your effort!

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Derek Tan 2 years, 6 months ago

Derek Tan

2 years, 6 months ago

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

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Garman Chan 2 years, 6 months ago

Garman Chan

2 years, 6 months ago

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

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Antonio CHAN 2 years, 6 months ago

Antonio CHAN

2 years, 6 months ago

VOICE OF THE FREE PEOPLE

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K. S. HO 2 years, 6 months ago

K. S. HO

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

Richard Chan

2 years, 6 months ago

All the best wishes. Hong Kong needs justice.

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TK Wong 2 years, 6 months ago

TK Wong

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

kinming

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

Anonymous

2 years, 6 months ago

Look forward to your reporting.

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Gillian Kew 2 years, 6 months ago

Gillian Kew

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

Felice Schellhammer

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

Irene Lai

2 years, 6 months ago

Thank you for making HK freer!

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Matt Baile 2 years, 6 months ago

Matt Baile

2 years, 6 months ago

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

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Peter Basmajian 2 years, 6 months ago

Peter Basmajian

2 years, 6 months ago

Bon Chance!

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justina chong 2 years, 6 months ago

justina chong

2 years, 6 months ago

+oil

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Huen yee 2 years, 6 months ago

Huen yee

2 years, 6 months ago

Add oil!!

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Anderson & Elizabeth Muth 2 years, 6 months ago

Anderson & Elizabeth Muth

2 years, 6 months ago

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

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Esther Wong 2 years, 6 months ago

Esther Wong

2 years, 6 months ago

I support Hong Kong Free Press!

-Esther Wong

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Wim Vergult 2 years, 6 months ago

Wim Vergult

2 years, 6 months 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, 6 months ago

Eliza Tong

2 years, 6 months ago

Just to show my support! All the best!

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katie 要真普選 2 years, 6 months ago

katie 要真普選

2 years, 6 months ago

katie 要真普選

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Jan Gasparic 2 years, 6 months ago

Jan Gasparic

2 years, 6 months ago

Thank you for your initiative. Much needed in Hong Kong

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Jessica Chong 2 years, 6 months ago

Jessica Chong

2 years, 6 months ago

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

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Tori 2 years, 6 months ago

Tori

2 years, 6 months ago

We are with you! Thank you for your efforts!

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Melvin Leung 2 years, 6 months ago

Melvin Leung

2 years, 6 months ago

頑張ってください。

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Alan Lee 2 years, 6 months ago

Alan Lee

2 years, 6 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 2 years, 6 months ago

TW Yeung

2 years, 6 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 2 years, 6 months ago

Bernard Lam

2 years, 6 months ago

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

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Jit 2 years, 6 months ago

Jit

2 years, 6 months ago

Support!!

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Janne Aho 2 years, 6 months ago

Janne Aho

2 years, 6 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 2 years, 6 months ago

Dan Findlay

2 years, 6 months ago

Great work guys, full support.

Tom Grundy
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