Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Sina Weibo Share this on Wechat Share this on LinkedIn Louisa Lim is an award-winning journalist who grew up in Hong Kong and reported for local media, the BBC, NPR, and more for more than two decades. She is the author of The People’s Republic of Amnesia (2014). Her latest book, Indelible City: Dispossession and Defiance in Hong Kong (2022) and podcast, The King of Kowloon, explore the history and identity of Hong Kong through the lens of Tsang Tsou-choi, the mysterious artist known as the ‘King of Kowloon.’ She teaches audio journalism and podcasting as a senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne. Louisa Lim. Illustration by Kate Copeland Q: When was the last time you were in Hong Kong? A: The last time I was there was January 2020, right before COVID. It's really difficult to go back to Hong Kong because you need to do COVID quarantine. But I also wouldn't go back because of the national security legislation. The U.S. recently issued a warning telling all U.S. citizens not to travel to Hong Kong. It's in the same catSubscribe or login to read the rest. Subscribers get full access to: Exclusive longform investigative journalism, Q&As, news and analysis, and data on Chinese business elites and corporations. We publish China scoops you won't find anywhere else. A weekly curated reading list on China from David Barboza, Pulitzer Prize-winning former Shanghai correspondent for The New York Times. A daily roundup of China finance, business and economics headlines. We offer discounts for groups, institutions and students. Go to our Subscriptions page for details.