Evanna Gurung

Evanna Gurung

Evanna is a summer intern on the Hong Kong desk. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Evanna resides in the UK and is a first-year student at Falmouth University studying journalism and communications.

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First British Hongkonger to win coveted Prince Philip pilot bursary tells how love of family inspired aviation dream

Steven Cheung is the first British Hongkonger to secure the opportunity with The Air League in its 109-year history. His long and winding road to achieving his flight ambition started with no more than a simple love for his grandmother

25 Aug 2018 - 2:46PM

Steven Cheung is the first British Hongkonger to secure the opportunity with The Air League in its 109-year history. His long and winding road to achieving his flight ambition started with no more than a simple love for his grandmother

First British Hongkonger to win coveted Prince Philip pilot bursary tells how love of family inspired aviation dream
‘It won’t happen to me’: activist tackles prejudice against sexual violence victims in Hong Kong

Angie Ng was raised in a conservative household, so when she became a victim of sexual violence she found it hard to come to terms with the episode. Now, through SlutWalk Hong Kong, she is fighting back against victim blaming.

25 Aug 2018 - 1:30PM

Angie Ng was raised in a conservative household, so when she became a victim of sexual violence she found it hard to come to terms with the episode. Now, through SlutWalk Hong Kong, she is fighting back against victim blaming.

‘It won’t happen to me’: activist tackles prejudice against sexual violence victims in Hong Kong
Hong Kong government takes greener approach to e-waste as new scheme puts onus on retailers to junk old appliances

Government’s new Producer Responsibility Scheme allows public to have old fridges, washing machines and other household items taken away free of charge.

9 Aug 2018 - 2:43PM

Government’s new Producer Responsibility Scheme allows public to have old fridges, washing machines and other household items taken away free of charge.

Hong Kong government takes greener approach to e-waste as new scheme puts onus on retailers to junk old appliances
Typhoon season is here – all you need to know in Hong Kong, from signals to free shots

Most storms in past five years that resulted in Observatory issuing a typhoon warning signal No 8 or above, hit the city in August or later.

12 Sep 2018 - 12:55PM

Most storms in past five years that resulted in Observatory issuing a typhoon warning signal No 8 or above, hit the city in August or later.

Typhoon season is here – all you need to know in Hong Kong, from signals to free shots
International schools in Hong Kong to cost 8.5 per cent more, a family could spend HK$2.7 million – yet it still ranks as only tenth most expensive in world

ExpatFinder survey found mainland China was most expensive, followed by Switzerland, Belgium, Britain and Singapore.

19 Jul 2018 - 11:12PM

ExpatFinder survey found mainland China was most expensive, followed by Switzerland, Belgium, Britain and Singapore.

International schools in Hong Kong to cost 8.5 per cent more, a family could spend HK$2.7 million – yet it still ranks as only tenth most expensive in world
Fifa World Cup: France and Croatia fans gear up to watch Moscow final in Hong Kong, communities coming together for a ‘common dream’

House parties and get-togethers for city’s large French contingent, while dozens of its fewer than 50 Croatians expected at screening of match which has ‘equal significance to declaring independence’.

15 Jul 2018 - 11:43AM

House parties and get-togethers for city’s large French contingent, while dozens of its fewer than 50 Croatians expected at screening of match which has ‘equal significance to declaring independence’.

Fifa World Cup: France and Croatia fans gear up to watch Moscow final in Hong Kong, communities coming together for a ‘common dream’
Hong Kong schools get International Baccalaureate exam results, 38 pupils bagging full marks

Total of top scorers up on last year’s initial count, Diocesan Boys’ School in Mong Kok beating its own internal record with seven sets of full marks

9 Jul 2018 - 1:07PM

Total of top scorers up on last year’s initial count, Diocesan Boys’ School in Mong Kok beating its own internal record with seven sets of full marks

Hong Kong schools get International Baccalaureate exam results, 38 pupils bagging full marks
Support for same-sex marriage in Hong Kong grows as new study shows attitudes to LGBT community are changing in city

University of Hong Kong poll finds 50 per cent of respondents back right of gay couples to wed, while new poll highlights changing attitudes towards LGBT community in city.

30 Jul 2018 - 1:50PM

University of Hong Kong poll finds 50 per cent of respondents back right of gay couples to wed, while new poll highlights changing attitudes towards LGBT community in city.

Support for same-sex marriage in Hong Kong grows as new study shows attitudes to LGBT community are changing in city
Hong Kong judge slams woman convicted of neglecting ‘Cinderella’ daughter over lack of remorse

Judge Kevin Zervos said it was time for someone to speak up for Suki Ling Yun-lam, 7, as she could no longer do it for herself.

21 Jun 2018 - 10:58PM

Judge Kevin Zervos said it was time for someone to speak up for Suki Ling Yun-lam, 7, as she could no longer do it for herself.

Hong Kong judge slams woman convicted of neglecting ‘Cinderella’ daughter over lack of remorse
Hong Kong celebrates Dragon Boat festival with rowing rituals, family and fancy dress

Racers and spectators turn out at locations around the city for a day of competition and community.

14 May 2019 - 12:57PM

Racers and spectators turn out at locations around the city for a day of competition and community.

Hong Kong celebrates Dragon Boat festival with rowing rituals, family and fancy dress
Breaking the fast: Muslims of Hong Kong, many far from home, celebrate Eid ul-Fitr

City’s Islamic community, including tens of thousands of Indonesian domestic helpers, come together for the end of Ramadan.

15 Jun 2018 - 9:22PM

City’s Islamic community, including tens of thousands of Indonesian domestic helpers, come together for the end of Ramadan.

Breaking the fast: Muslims of Hong Kong, many far from home, celebrate Eid ul-Fitr
Why is private tutoring such a big deal in Hong Kong?