Non-academic Hong Kong teenagers are spoilt for choice when it comes to advice about what to do when they leave school.Tuesday, 29 November, 2011, 12:00am
Non-academic Hong Kong teenagers are spoilt for choice when it comes to advice about what to do when they leave school.
Friends, parents, teachers and professionals are usually close at hand to help make the next step, whether it is into the workforce or on to vocational training.29 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Chiu Wai-chi walks slowly, her dim eyesight making it difficult to find her way.
Before leaving home, she must make sure she has dozens of pills and the syringes and testing needles that she needs to check and maintain the sugar level in her blood.27 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
The world has opened up for Tam Fung-chin, 47, since she went to work a year ago at a shop run by the Hong Kong Women Workers' Association.17 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
For mainland immigrant Yang Li, the weekly visit to the food bank run by the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals turned out to be much more than a way to feed her impoverished family. It ended her isolation and fears of discrimination.23 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
Young activists who cut their political teeth in protests against the high-speed rail link will now test the ballot.
Chu Hoi-dick and Icarus Wong Ho-yin will run in the District Council elections in November under the banner of the Land Justice Alliance. Formed in June, it is a loose coalition of 12 civic groups that campaign against excessive development.22 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
It is still half an hour away, but a dozen elderly people are already in their seats and happily chattering away while they wait for their free lunch. Staff at the Shek Kip Mei canteen hand out cups of steaming soup.18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
The Civic Party has suggested that a trust fund should be established to help resolve a long-standing deadlock between the Emperor Group and the Lands Department over a land premium due on the development of a shopping mall on the Repulse Bay beachfront.31 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
Rising construction costs mean a group of families evicted from their village in the New Territories to make way for Hong Kong's high-speed rail link with the mainland cannot afford to build homes on a site bought with their compensation money.19 Aug 2011 - 12:00am