‘Causing discomfort’: Hong Kong gov’t bans ‘LIHKG pig’ from community festive lights design

Hong Kong’s Home Affairs Department has banned the Yau Tsim Mong District Council from adding protest-related emoticon “LIHKG pig” to the area’s festive lights design, saying the pattern was “controversial” and may “cause discomfort.” The subcommittee responsible for coordinating festival celebrations originally passed a proposal by District Councillor Ben Lam to include the mascot – […]