Julianna Louise Untiveros Barcela
Julianna Louise Untiveros Barcela
Hong Kong
Intern, Culture
Julianna joined the Post as an intern in June 2022. As a Filipino raised in Hong Kong, she is passionate about social issues and the representation of Filipinos in the city. She is currently studying Journalism and Politics and Public Administration at The University of Hong Kong.

Obsessed with purple yam jam but unable to find one that tasted right, one Filipino baker in Hong Kong started making her own. Now she runs a bakery that sells Filipino baked goods in the city.

Durability, elegance, sustainability, the healing power of gems and above all value animate these Hong Kong-based jewellery designers and retailers.

The Hong Kong Blind Orchestra has been asked to vacate its rehearsal and storage space at a school in Ma On Shan, and the orchestra’s founder warns it may have to disband.

The Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated throughout East Asia. We look at how five countries mark the occasion, the special foods they eat and the myths and legends associated with it.


The second biggest Chinese holiday of the year is full of tradition – from mooncakes, lanterns to how it’s celebrated, and what the legend is behind the festival.

The 24 Hours of Le Mans is the making of motorsports legends and each winner also takes home a piece of watchmaking perfection from Rolex, the race’s Official Timepiece.

The second biggest Chinese holiday of the year is celebrated with the giving of mooncakes, family dinners of auspicious autumn foods and, in two villages on Hong Kong Island, a fire dragon dance usually.

Young Filipinos born and raised in Hong Kong talk about their experiences with racism and discrimination as a new video project aims to create more visibility and awareness for them.


A mobile exhibition inspired by the hustle of bustle of Wan Chai’s street market stalls includes art, trinkets and videos that reflect the deep sense of community that surrounds them.

Farming and gardening improve participants’ mental health and allow them to meet and connect with fellow participants. A social enterprise in Hong Kong runs rooftop gardens ‘to turn our grey city into green’.

A Chanel blazer-skirt set, a black Gucci dress, an all-white Prada jacket and trousers – here’s why Sadie Sink of Stranger Things fame is a red carpet maven in the making.

The manager of record label Ginger Muse that is issuing the album, which showcases tunes written by several young Hong Kong composers, has high praise for its star.

The Per.Platform festival at the Eaton HK hotel in Jordan will feature 18 mostly women and/or queer performers, 16 from Hong Kong, focusing on the idea of fluidity and impermanence.

From a mindful walk with a map from Lululemon to a sound bath on an aerial hammock, five ways you can relieve stress if you’re stuck in Hong Kong this summer.


As the Mission: Impossible and Top Gun star celebrates his 60th birthday, we look back at his life, his marriages to Nicole Kidman and Katie Holmes, his adoption of Scientology and other defining moments.


Hong Kong’s Art@Harbour project, marking the 25th anniversary of the resumption of Chinese sovereignty, is a collection of sculptures and multimedia installations by local and international artists.

How well do you know Taylor Swift? Here are eight things you might not know about the singer, from her early dreams of being a financial adviser (no, really) to why she paints a ‘13’ on her hand before every show.

The 28-year-old American drew attention playing Ruth Langmore in Netflix crime drama series Ozark, and garnered international fame playing real-life con artist Anna Sorokin in Inventing Anna.