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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 - 12:35PM

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
More aggressive wild boars may be put down, says Hong Kong agriculture chief

Officials and lawmakers say people feeding boars has led to an increase in the number of the animals captured, and have called for more awareness of the dangers.

12 Jan 2019 - 11:17PM

Officials and lawmakers say people feeding boars has led to an increase in the number of the animals captured, and have called for more awareness of the dangers.

More aggressive wild boars may be put down, says Hong Kong agriculture chief
City officials and Catholics pay tribute to late Hong Kong church leader Reverend Michael Yeung

Memorial service held for Reverend Michael Yeung, who died last week.

7 Jan 2019 - 2:06PM

Memorial service held for Reverend Michael Yeung, who died last week.

City officials and Catholics pay tribute to late Hong Kong church leader Reverend Michael Yeung
Hong Kong’s unsolved crimes: cardboard box killing, flower tomb and naked corpse among chilling murder mysteries

City’s gory tragedies fuel online rumours and conspiracies to this day, as some wonder if killers are still on the roam.

5 Jan 2019 - 12:49PM

City’s gory tragedies fuel online rumours and conspiracies to this day, as some wonder if killers are still on the roam.

Hong Kong’s unsolved crimes: cardboard box killing, flower tomb and naked corpse among chilling murder mysteries
20-year-old student of Bangladeshi origin hopes to become Hong Kong’s first ethnic minority lawmaker

Legco assistant Fariha Salma Deiya Bakar speaks fluent Cantonese, Mandarin, Bengali, Hindi, Tagalog and English, with dreams of making city a better place for ethnic minority communities.

5 Jan 2019 - 11:52AM

Legco assistant Fariha Salma Deiya Bakar speaks fluent Cantonese, Mandarin, Bengali, Hindi, Tagalog and English, with dreams of making city a better place for ethnic minority communities.

20-year-old student of Bangladeshi origin hopes to become Hong Kong’s first ethnic minority lawmaker
Hong Kong Disneyland changes retirement policy, offers permanent contracts beyond 60

Change is part of a growing trend in the city to retain older workers.

1 Jan 2019 - 4:32PM

Change is part of a growing trend in the city to retain older workers.

Hong Kong Disneyland changes retirement policy, offers permanent contracts beyond 60
Hong Kong welcomes 2019 with 340,000 revellers lining Victoria Harbour for HK$14 million fireworks and light show

Countdown celebrations were also held on the streets and in malls across commercial and tourist haunts such as Causeway Bay, Lan Kwai Fong and Tsim Sha Tsui.

1 Jan 2019 - 3:47PM

Countdown celebrations were also held on the streets and in malls across commercial and tourist haunts such as Causeway Bay, Lan Kwai Fong and Tsim Sha Tsui.

Hong Kong welcomes 2019 with 340,000 revellers lining Victoria Harbour for HK$14 million fireworks and light show
The mainland Chinese tourists visiting Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai for just 50 yuan each

Sightseeing-and-shopping trips, sponsored by major companies, are increasingly popular. But disruption causes anger in the areas they visit.

30 Dec 2018 - 10:53PM

Sightseeing-and-shopping trips, sponsored by major companies, are increasingly popular. But disruption causes anger in the areas they visit.

The mainland Chinese tourists visiting Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai for just 50 yuan each
Hong Kong weather set to get colder for New Year’s Eve, temperatures as low as 11 degrees

Cloudy skies forecast for Friday night, along with a cold snap from Saturday.

28 Dec 2018 - 6:16PM

Cloudy skies forecast for Friday night, along with a cold snap from Saturday.

Hong Kong weather set to get colder for New Year’s Eve, temperatures as low as 11 degrees
Relief in sight for long-suffering residents of Hong Kong’s crowded Kowloon City as officials pledge tourist curbs to ease chaos

As many as 10,000 mainland Chinese day-trippers on cheap tours have flooded the area to shop and dine, pushing locals to their limits.

28 Dec 2018 - 9:28AM

As many as 10,000 mainland Chinese day-trippers on cheap tours have flooded the area to shop and dine, pushing locals to their limits.

Relief in sight for long-suffering residents of Hong Kong’s crowded Kowloon City as officials pledge tourist curbs to ease chaos
No such thing as a free lunch in cutthroat Hong Kong? Founder of Grateful Free Vegetarian Restaurant believes ‘a simple meal can save a person’

Grateful Free Vegetarian Restaurant operates on charity funds and provides a comfortable, quiet place for those on hard times to dine amid city’s relentless pace.

22 Dec 2018 - 9:03AM

Grateful Free Vegetarian Restaurant operates on charity funds and provides a comfortable, quiet place for those on hard times to dine amid city’s relentless pace.

No such thing as a free lunch in cutthroat Hong Kong? Founder of Grateful Free Vegetarian Restaurant believes ‘a simple meal can save a person’
The Aussie Santa Claus bringing Christmas cheer to Hongkongers for generations

Toby Newman, 47, has a family tradition in December in which he flies back to the city of his youth, taking turns with his father to bring festive joy.

22 Dec 2018 - 8:03AM

Toby Newman, 47, has a family tradition in December in which he flies back to the city of his youth, taking turns with his father to bring festive joy.

The Aussie Santa Claus bringing Christmas cheer to Hongkongers for generations