Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters draped black cloth over a statue symbolising the city's return to China by Britain, days before a visit by President Xi Jinping to mark 20 years since the handover.
Entrepreneur Bonnae Gokson is optimistic about the future of Hong Kong despite witnessing accumulated tensions in the past 20 years.
In 2012, she was honoured with SCMP’s “Women of our Time” award.
German chef Martin Kniss has worked at Cafe Deco in Hong Kong since it opened in 1994. He has seen the catering industry change after the handover and the local master chefs who have been bred.
Gregory Rivers, who named himself after Cantopop star Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing, talks to SCMP about how he went from a medical student in Australia to a well-known actor in Hong Kong.