James Durston

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Hong Kong’s hidden youth: societal pressure driving city’s young into apathy and reclusiveness

Hikikomori trend is widely known in Japan, but receives little attention here, where up to 2 per cent of the population may be withdrawn. Confucian societies are seen as more susceptible because of parental pressure and peer expectations.

Hikikomori trend is widely known in Japan, but receives little attention here, where up to 2 per cent of the population may be withdrawn. Confucian societies are seen as more susceptible because of parental pressure and peer expectations.

11 May 2019 - 8:32AM
How to survive a Hong Kong foot massage (and five places to get one, from cheap to pricey)

They may not all be deluxe spa experiences, but they’re certainly cheerful: we step inside the wonderful, stimulating and aromatic world of Hong Kong foot massages

They may not all be deluxe spa experiences, but they’re certainly cheerful: we step inside the wonderful, stimulating and aromatic world of Hong Kong foot massages

29 Nov 2016 - 5:25PM