What a great start to a Happy Weekend! My photo taken during in my recent trip to Hong Kong 香港 is being featured in the latest June 2012 Issue (Volume 11) of SNAPPP Magazine, a popular monthly Taiwan Photography Magazine!
SNAPPP is available at all the bookstores in Taiwan, as well as in major Bookstores in Singapore and Hong Kong!
My photo featured in SNAPPP Magazine is a shot taken at the Hong Kong 香港 famous Apliu Street Flea Market 鸭寮街跳骚市场 located near Sham Shui Po 深水埗 MTR Station.
The theme for the latest Public Photo Portfolio in the June 2012 Issue of SNAPPP is anything that's up to your interpretation relating to "Humanity 人".
I hereby would like to elaborate more thoughts on my photo being published that's related to the term 'Humanity'. During my recent trip to Hong Kong, i dropped by at the popular Apliu Street Flea Market located near Sham Shui Po MTR Station. Many people are aware of the poor living conditions at this district - a place that's lived by the poorest among the poor in Hong Kong. The social problems in Sham Shui Po District, such as ageing and poverty problems have been jeopardizing those underprivileged for a long period of time. Most of the people living in Sham Shui Po are suffering from poverty and they only have a very small budget for expenditure every month. The current situation of poverty problem in Sham Shui Po, in terms of monthly income of less than HK 4000 dollars, is comparatively higher than the figure for those living in the city. This reveals that the income for these household is barely enough for them to purchase the daily necessities. One of the typical examples is that the people living at Sham Shui Po may acquire some cheap or second hand electrical appliances from the flea market in Sham Shui Po in order to curb their spending. However, these electric appliances have no quality assurance, which may lead to fire hazards or injuries. I hope the Hong Kong Government can cooperate with some commercial company or volunteer organization to donate some electric appliances, which have tested safe to the people, to replace the old or unsafe one at their home, so that their safety standard can improve. The people can then benefit immediately from the government assistance with the rise of living standard.
Special Thanks to the Editorial Team of SNAPPP Magazine for publishing my photo in this month's magazine cateogory theme relating to "人". You have really made my day! :-)
p/s: To view my recent travel blog post on the popular Apliu Street Flea Market in Hong Kong, please feel free to browse my "Travel" category. Thank you.
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