Spirit of Hong Kong

Spirit of Hong Kong is a series that looks behind the scenes of one of Asia's largest and most vibrant cities by focusing on those whose contributions often go unnoticed yet are vital to the everyday success of Hong Kong. 

Carmen Yau Ka-man. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Carmen Yau: an amazing work in progress

Carmen Yau Ka-man has a kidney infection, for which she is taking antibiotics. The doctor wanted her to go to hospital, but she quietly refused, preferring to go to her office, where the work is absorbing and takes her mind off her aching back.