Hedy Bok

As a video reporter for the Post, Hedy spends most of her time roaming the streets talking to locals with interesting viewpoints. Born in mainland China and raised in Hong Kong, she tries to keep abreast of the latest happenings in both places. Whatever intriguing, whatever noteworthy, and whatever outrageous, will find their way into her blog.
Hedy Bok
As a video reporter for the Post, Hedy spends most of her time roaming the streets talking to locals with interesting viewpoints. Born in mainland China and raised in Hong Kong, she tries to keep abreast of the latest happenings in both places. Whatever intriguing, whatever noteworthy, and whatever outrageous, will find their way into her blog.

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'I had to be on the frontline to capture the actions', says SCMP photographer Felix Wong
Opinion | Pok Fu Lam's fire dragon dance to rival Tai Hang's

Tai Hang is not the only place to watch fire dragon dancing during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Pok Fu Lam village also boasts its own century-long tradition ...

1 Oct 2012 - 6:49PM

Tai Hang is not the only place to watch fire dragon dancing during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Pok Fu Lam village also boasts its own century-long tradition ...

Pok Fu Lam's fire dragon dance to rival Tai Hang's
Colin Montgomerie tees off again in Hong Kong
Henan activist pulls off 'long march' for nationalist cause

The last time Liu Peiwen walked a thousand miles by foot was when he wanted to convince his girlfriend to marry him. This year, the Henan-born 30 year-old pulled off the “long march” again for a different reason – to arouse national awareness for the Diaoyu Islands in China.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

The last time Liu Peiwen walked a thousand miles by foot was when he wanted to convince his girlfriend to marry him. This year, the Henan-born 30 year-old pulled off the “long march” again for a different reason – to arouse national awareness for the Diaoyu Islands in China.

Henan activist pulls off 'long march' for nationalist cause
Collector lends James Bond memorabilia to Hong Kong exhibition
Film review: When a Wolf Falls in Love with a Sheep

Screenwriter-director Hou Chi-jan's bubbly crowd-pleaser of a romantic comedy dramatically begins with Ying (Nikki Hsieh Hsin-ying) suddenly disappearing from the flat she shares with her boyfriend Tung (Kai Ko Chen-tung, the star of You Are the Apple of My Eye), leaving him in a state of shock.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Screenwriter-director Hou Chi-jan's bubbly crowd-pleaser of a romantic comedy dramatically begins with Ying (Nikki Hsieh Hsin-ying) suddenly disappearing from the flat she shares with her boyfriend Tung (Kai Ko Chen-tung, the star of You Are the Apple of My Eye), leaving him in a state of shock.

Film review: When a Wolf Falls in Love with a Sheep
Survival guide for women: how to fight off rape attempts
Many domestic violence cases not reported: poll
Hong Kong's official rape statistics vastly lower than grim reality
Group marches against Falun Gong on National Day

A group described as “pro-Communist” by the Falun Gong tabloid Epoch Times gathered for a rally on Monday and marched from North Point to government headquarters in Admiralty to denounce what they call a cult. About 100 members of the Hong Kong Youth Care Association paraded down the streets in lime-green T-shirts, 

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

A group described as “pro-Communist” by the Falun Gong tabloid Epoch Times gathered for a rally on Monday and marched from North Point to government headquarters in Admiralty to denounce what they call a cult. About 100 members of the Hong Kong Youth Care Association paraded down the streets in lime-green T-shirts, 

Group marches against Falun Gong on National Day
Talking to the dead: the art of making Taoist paper effigies

In the third episode of our Uniquely Hong Kong series, a design graduate tells of his decision to take up his father’s craft of making Taoist paper effigies used to communicate with the dead.

30 Apr 2013 - 6:12PM

In the third episode of our Uniquely Hong Kong series, a design graduate tells of his decision to take up his father’s craft of making Taoist paper effigies used to communicate with the dead.

Talking to the dead: the art of making Taoist paper effigies
Dim Sum: A tradition that's anything but dim

“Making dim sum isn’t easy," says chef Mak Gui-pui. “There are many factors that can influence the taste. Take barbecued pork buns - even the weather can affect the outcome,” he adds.

16 Sep 2013 - 3:06PM

“Making dim sum isn’t easy," says chef Mak Gui-pui. “There are many factors that can influence the taste. Take barbecued pork buns - even the weather can affect the outcome,” he adds.

Dim Sum: A tradition that's anything but dim
Debut directors in spotlight at Hong Kong Asian Film Festival
How calorie-counting and supermarkets are hitting Hong Kong's rice shops where it hurts
Which does Hong Kong care about more: US election or China party congress? (Video)

As the US and China gear up for potentially momentous transitions in their capitals, what do people in Hong Kong think of the implications? And which do they care about more – the presidential election across the Pacific or the Communist Party congress in Beijing?

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

As the US and China gear up for potentially momentous transitions in their capitals, what do people in Hong Kong think of the implications? And which do they care about more – the presidential election across the Pacific or the Communist Party congress in Beijing?

Which does Hong Kong care about more: US election or China party congress? (Video)
When words are not enough: The dying art of professional letter writing

Professional letter writers were once a common sight on Hong Kong’s streets, but today only a few survive. In the latest episode of our Uniquely Hong Kong series, we talk to Pun Tse-ching about the dying art

30 Apr 2013 - 6:10PM

Professional letter writers were once a common sight on Hong Kong’s streets, but today only a few survive. In the latest episode of our Uniquely Hong Kong series, we talk to Pun Tse-ching about the dying art

When words are not enough: The dying art of professional letter writing
Day's worth of food for only HK$2
After losing family, transsexual activist pushes for rights

Mimi Wong, 58, is a transsexual who has been lobbying for a sexual minorities law that would include transgender people. Born male, Wong was once married to a woman and has a son; now she is unemployed, after working in IT for a major bank in Hong Kong for 30 years.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Mimi Wong, 58, is a transsexual who has been lobbying for a sexual minorities law that would include transgender people. Born male, Wong was once married to a woman and has a son; now she is unemployed, after working in IT for a major bank in Hong Kong for 30 years.

After losing family, transsexual activist pushes for rights
Confessions of a 'hit-woman'

In part one of our series on Hong Kong's oldest trades, SCMP.com spoke to the women who beat out a living performing an old Chinese ritual involving hitting a slipper to put a curse on a 'villain'. 

20 Mar 2013 - 5:40PM

In part one of our series on Hong Kong's oldest trades, SCMP.com spoke to the women who beat out a living performing an old Chinese ritual involving hitting a slipper to put a curse on a 'villain'. 

Confessions of a 'hit-woman'
The inbetweeners

For many young, educated mainlanders living in Hong Kong, finding their place in society can be an uphill, hostile struggle. Hedy Bok and Ernest Kao meet some of these 'drifters' to get the lowdown on their lives in the SAR.

23 Jun 2013 - 11:01PM

For many young, educated mainlanders living in Hong Kong, finding their place in society can be an uphill, hostile struggle. Hedy Bok and Ernest Kao meet some of these 'drifters' to get the lowdown on their lives in the SAR.

The inbetweeners
No cutting corners: The artistry of the ancient qipao tailor

In this second episode of our Uniquely Hong Kong series, a third generation tailor tells us the history of qipao, and why the art of Chinese tailoring has a special place in his heart.

21 Mar 2013 - 7:37AM

In this second episode of our Uniquely Hong Kong series, a third generation tailor tells us the history of qipao, and why the art of Chinese tailoring has a special place in his heart.

No cutting corners: The artistry of the ancient qipao tailor
Hongkongers likely to dig deep for chance to own Warhol original

Fans of pop art can feast their eyes – and make a bid for – a selection of iconic Andy Warhol's paintings and photographs at Christie's inaugural Private Sales Warhol exhibition, which opens on Wednesday.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Fans of pop art can feast their eyes – and make a bid for – a selection of iconic Andy Warhol's paintings and photographs at Christie's inaugural Private Sales Warhol exhibition, which opens on Wednesday.

Hongkongers likely to dig deep for chance to own Warhol original