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Hong Kong volunteers bring news of extradition bill protests to city’s visually impaired

Team of four add audio descriptions to videos and pictures online so that blind can still know what’s going on as extradition protests continue to grip city.

20 Jul 2019 - 12:57PM

Team of four add audio descriptions to videos and pictures online so that blind can still know what’s going on as extradition protests continue to grip city.

Hong Kong volunteers bring news of extradition bill protests to city’s visually impaired
Hong Kong’s sampan industry: a sunset trade that may sink under development plans at Aberdeen Harbour

Modern marine transport has overtaken traditional vessel’s popularity, which once gave rise to bustling ‘floating village’ where boat dwellers lived.

20 Jul 2019 - 8:00AM

Modern marine transport has overtaken traditional vessel’s popularity, which once gave rise to bustling ‘floating village’ where boat dwellers lived.

Hong Kong’s sampan industry: a sunset trade that may sink under development plans at Aberdeen Harbour
Serving with kindness: the Hong Kong restaurant that helps people with intellectual disabilities find their way in the workplace

Holy Cafe in Cheung Sha Wan employs staff with mental disabilities, offering them a welcoming space free from discrimination.

13 Jul 2019 - 3:00PM

Holy Cafe in Cheung Sha Wan employs staff with mental disabilities, offering them a welcoming space free from discrimination.

Serving with kindness: the Hong Kong restaurant that helps people with intellectual disabilities find their way in the workplace
Swimming with sharks doesn’t faze Hong Kong actress and seasoned diver Hidy Yu, who is also committed to helping preserve marine life

Hidy Yu has been diving for 13 years, giving her a different view of the world. She is now an advocate for cleaner waters and ridding the ocean of debris that poses dangers to divers and sea creatures alike.

13 Jul 2019 - 11:17AM

Hidy Yu has been diving for 13 years, giving her a different view of the world. She is now an advocate for cleaner waters and ridding the ocean of debris that poses dangers to divers and sea creatures alike.

Swimming with sharks doesn’t faze Hong Kong actress and seasoned diver Hidy Yu, who is also committed to helping preserve marine life
How being in a wheelchair has not shackled this Hong Kong photographer from taking to the skies for sweeping drone shots of city

Kevin Cheng, 33, has a rare genetic disorder, osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease. But that has not stopped him from his pursuit of art.

6 Jul 2019 - 9:00AM

Kevin Cheng, 33, has a rare genetic disorder, osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease. But that has not stopped him from his pursuit of art.

How being in a wheelchair has not shackled this Hong Kong photographer from taking to the skies for sweeping drone shots of city
Facing poverty, precarity and unable to work, asylum seekers and their families in Hong Kong remain trapped in limbo as they long for a dignified life

Around 7,000 people claiming protection from persecution or torture currently live in city, waiting for their applications to be processed.

29 Jun 2019 - 2:00PM

Around 7,000 people claiming protection from persecution or torture currently live in city, waiting for their applications to be processed.

Facing poverty, precarity and unable to work, asylum seekers and their families in Hong Kong remain trapped in limbo as they long for a dignified life
Hong Kong ‘Heartwarming Cafe’ project aims for early detection of mental problems through talk with counsellors over free meals

M Zone is one of 26 participating eateries under an NGO project to provide an easy environment for people to seek help.

29 Jun 2019 - 11:00AM

M Zone is one of 26 participating eateries under an NGO project to provide an easy environment for people to seek help.

Hong Kong ‘Heartwarming Cafe’ project aims for early detection of mental problems through talk with counsellors over free meals
Finding light in the darkest of times provides comic relief for one Hong Kong outsider

Asylum seeker ‘John Outsider’ will share his humorous take on the darker side of being a refugee in the city at Comedy without Borders show.

22 Jun 2019 - 3:30PM

Asylum seeker ‘John Outsider’ will share his humorous take on the darker side of being a refugee in the city at Comedy without Borders show.

Finding light in the darkest of times provides comic relief for one Hong Kong outsider
Amnesty International launches new global network of researchers to deploy digital verification for human rights, with HKU students involved

Network of student researchers, which includes 12 from University of Hong Kong, uses digital tools to authenticate video footage and data to help bring human rights abusers to justice.

22 Jun 2019 - 3:19PM

Network of student researchers, which includes 12 from University of Hong Kong, uses digital tools to authenticate video footage and data to help bring human rights abusers to justice.

Amnesty International launches new global network of researchers to deploy digital verification for human rights, with HKU students involved
Muay Thai champion Kwok Hoi-ling from Hong Kong finds learning to never give up is the sport’s biggest prize

Kwok Hoi-ling only took up the sport as a teenager to lose weight, but now has five major titles and is bidding to become world champion next month.

18 Jun 2019 - 2:18PM

Kwok Hoi-ling only took up the sport as a teenager to lose weight, but now has five major titles and is bidding to become world champion next month.

Muay Thai champion Kwok Hoi-ling from Hong Kong finds learning to never give up is the sport’s biggest prize
Hong Kong diver, 66, wages marine war against ocean’s silent killers – ghost nets

Harry Chan wants to raise public awareness for his cause to rid the city’s waters of abandoned fishing gear that can ensnare marine life and humans.

8 Jun 2019 - 2:55PM

Harry Chan wants to raise public awareness for his cause to rid the city’s waters of abandoned fishing gear that can ensnare marine life and humans.

Hong Kong diver, 66, wages marine war against ocean’s silent killers – ghost nets
Why a former Vietnamese refugee returned to Hong Kong to give back to the city of her harsh childhood

Farah Dang, 38, has been volunteering with an NGO and came back a decade ago after leaving for Britain in 1992. She has never forgotten how others helped her, and has come to terms with her refugee identity.

6 Apr 2019 - 2:44PM

Farah Dang, 38, has been volunteering with an NGO and came back a decade ago after leaving for Britain in 1992. She has never forgotten how others helped her, and has come to terms with her refugee identity.

Why a former Vietnamese refugee returned to Hong Kong to give back to the city of her harsh childhood
Domestic helper in Hong Kong turns photographer after snap capturing the sacrifice of working women wins National Geographic prize

Joan Pabona has been a helper in Hong Kong for six years. Her photo of a woman arranging safety nets for bamboo scaffolding won second place in People and Happenings section of National Geographic Wheelock Youth Photo Competition

6 Apr 2019 - 11:00AM

Joan Pabona has been a helper in Hong Kong for six years. Her photo of a woman arranging safety nets for bamboo scaffolding won second place in People and Happenings section of National Geographic Wheelock Youth Photo Competition

Domestic helper in Hong Kong turns photographer after snap capturing the sacrifice of working women wins National Geographic prize
The NGO helping Hongkongers with disabilities fight prejudice and break into the workforce

CarER works to break down the barriers facing disabled jobseekers, who often have difficulty finding employment.

30 Mar 2019 - 11:00AM

CarER works to break down the barriers facing disabled jobseekers, who often have difficulty finding employment.

The NGO helping Hongkongers with disabilities fight prejudice and break into the workforce
Hong Kong loves Bollywood: meet the woman teaching locals to dance like Madhuri Dixit and Shah Rukh Khan

‘Bollywood dancing is the most easy-going, welcoming form of dance. It is all about having fun, building confidence and expressing ourselves,’ says Hanisha Gianani.

30 Mar 2019 - 9:00AM

‘Bollywood dancing is the most easy-going, welcoming form of dance. It is all about having fun, building confidence and expressing ourselves,’ says Hanisha Gianani.

Hong Kong loves Bollywood: meet the woman teaching locals to dance like Madhuri Dixit and Shah Rukh Khan
HKU students get history lesson of China and Russia through the lens of photojournalist Liu Heung Shing

Campus display is to mark launch of award-winning author’s book – A Life in a Sea of Red – which provides vivid insight into historical chapters of two superpowers.

23 Mar 2019 - 10:05AM

Campus display is to mark launch of award-winning author’s book – A Life in a Sea of Red – which provides vivid insight into historical chapters of two superpowers.

HKU students get history lesson of China and Russia through the lens of photojournalist Liu Heung Shing
How a Hong Kong designer came up with a wallet that can help the visually impaired identify banknote denominations

Comma Leung, who runs studio Mosi Mosi, is an award-winning designer who wants to bring inclusiveness into a city criticised for being market-driven.

23 Mar 2019 - 9:00AM

Comma Leung, who runs studio Mosi Mosi, is an award-winning designer who wants to bring inclusiveness into a city criticised for being market-driven.

How a Hong Kong designer came up with a wallet that can help the visually impaired identify banknote denominations
Showing tourists another side of the city and its history, with Paul Chan of Walk in Hong Kong

Paul Chan got the idea for Walk in Hong Kong while studying in Europe.

16 Mar 2019 - 11:00AM

Paul Chan got the idea for Walk in Hong Kong while studying in Europe.

Showing tourists another side of the city and its history, with Paul Chan of Walk in Hong Kong
Creative art installations from designer duo give new meaning to paperwork in Hong Kong

Hongkonger Agnes Tai and French animator Anthony Sarrus are based in Brussels and have worked for big brands, coming up with store displays around the world.

16 Mar 2019 - 10:00AM

Hongkonger Agnes Tai and French animator Anthony Sarrus are based in Brussels and have worked for big brands, coming up with store displays around the world.

Creative art installations from designer duo give new meaning to paperwork in Hong Kong
Hong Kong student directs dark comedy-thriller Stranger Danger, aimed at dialogue on rape, sexuality and nihilism

Indian student Argie Seth, 19, draws on his own life experiences and hopes collaboration with 10-member student crew will raise societal issues.

9 Mar 2019 - 11:01AM

Indian student Argie Seth, 19, draws on his own life experiences and hopes collaboration with 10-member student crew will raise societal issues.

Hong Kong student directs dark comedy-thriller Stranger Danger, aimed at dialogue on rape, sexuality and nihilism
A Hong Kong scuba diver’s one-woman mission to fight marine pollution through beach and ocean clean-ups

Kitti Chan, 39, has seen the damage done to animals and humans when rubbish is left adrift at sea, and once collected so much waste that authorities had to send storage boxes.

9 Mar 2019 - 10:01AM

Kitti Chan, 39, has seen the damage done to animals and humans when rubbish is left adrift at sea, and once collected so much waste that authorities had to send storage boxes.

A Hong Kong scuba diver’s one-woman mission to fight marine pollution through beach and ocean clean-ups
Small statures, big hearts: life lessons from a Hong Kong couple with dwarfism and how the city can be more inclusive

Pierre Cheung and Katy Choi have never let their physical condition stop them from living a full life, and they are on a quest to help others through volunteer work, as well as shared stories.

2 Mar 2019 - 1:24PM

Pierre Cheung and Katy Choi have never let their physical condition stop them from living a full life, and they are on a quest to help others through volunteer work, as well as shared stories.

Small statures, big hearts: life lessons from a Hong Kong couple with dwarfism and how the city can be more inclusive
Reborn Hong Kong recreation ground in Kwun Tong draws sports enthusiasts and tourists alike to become unlikely hit on Instagram

Gaw Capital has turned the centre on top of Kai Yip Estate into a riot of colour and modern urban design, and it’s not just fitness fanatics taking note.

2 Mar 2019 - 11:04AM

Gaw Capital has turned the centre on top of Kai Yip Estate into a riot of colour and modern urban design, and it’s not just fitness fanatics taking note.

Reborn Hong Kong recreation ground in Kwun Tong draws sports enthusiasts and tourists alike to become unlikely hit on Instagram
Hong Kong’s first ethnic minority social worker leaves triad past behind to break down barriers

Saved by a social worker as a troubled teenager, Jeffrey Andrews now wants to make a difference for others.

23 Feb 2019 - 3:39PM

Saved by a social worker as a troubled teenager, Jeffrey Andrews now wants to make a difference for others.

Hong Kong’s first ethnic minority social worker leaves triad past behind to break down barriers
Hong Kong’s old neighbourhoods get a new look as street art takes over obscene graffiti

Large-scale murals are becoming a common sight across the city as building owners try to beautify their facades.

23 Feb 2019 - 12:43PM

Large-scale murals are becoming a common sight across the city as building owners try to beautify their facades.

Hong Kong’s old neighbourhoods get a new look as street art takes over obscene graffiti
Plogging – the new Swedish fitness trend that combines exercise with environmentalism comes to Hong Kong and here’s how you can join in

Plogging originated in Sweden and is a mash-up of jogging and the Swedish “plocka upp”, meaning pick up.

16 Feb 2019 - 10:18AM

Plogging originated in Sweden and is a mash-up of jogging and the Swedish “plocka upp”, meaning pick up.

Plogging – the new Swedish fitness trend that combines exercise with environmentalism comes to Hong Kong and here’s how you can join in
‘Orphaned’ greyhounds from closed-down Macau dog track find new homes in Hong Kong

Forty of the Macau Canidrome’s 650 greyhounds have been earmarked for adoption in Hong Kong, though only 25 have been claimed.

10 Feb 2019 - 9:58PM

Forty of the Macau Canidrome’s 650 greyhounds have been earmarked for adoption in Hong Kong, though only 25 have been claimed.

‘Orphaned’ greyhounds from closed-down Macau dog track find new homes in Hong Kong
From Big Waster to Anyone – how Hong Kong government departments use mascots to get the message out

With the popular Fire Services Department mascot Anyone back online for Lunar New Year, we take a look at how the government uses mascots to get the message out for information campaigns.

9 Feb 2019 - 3:07PM

With the popular Fire Services Department mascot Anyone back online for Lunar New Year, we take a look at how the government uses mascots to get the message out for information campaigns.

From Big Waster to Anyone – how Hong Kong government departments use mascots to get the message out
Should Hong Kong say goodbye to public phone booths when more than half of them earn less than HK$1 a day?

District councils are debating whether to remove the once vital booths after it was revealed that more than half of payphones take in less that HK$1 a day on average.

19 Jan 2019 - 12:48PM

District councils are debating whether to remove the once vital booths after it was revealed that more than half of payphones take in less that HK$1 a day on average.

Should Hong Kong say goodbye to public phone booths when more than half of them earn less than HK$1 a day?
Reformed drug addicts offered chance at sailing career by crew from Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club

Working with Christian New Life Association, six-member team introduces sport to former offenders and will provide training for those interested.

17 Jan 2019 - 8:35AM

Working with Christian New Life Association, six-member team introduces sport to former offenders and will provide training for those interested.

Reformed drug addicts offered chance at sailing career by crew from Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club