Although some details of the wildly popular Netflix romance may be unlikely, the K-drama sensation offers a more nuanced depiction of life in North Korea.
Semi-basement apartments, known as ‘banjiha’ in Korean, have been thrust into the spotlight this year by the Oscars success of Bong Joon-ho’s film.
A special epilogue podcast episode reveals how world trade changed in a year of tariffs and trade war between the US and China, and asks: will things ever be the same again? Vietnam has been revealed as a key beneficiary of the trade war, but how are other nations changing, and what will be the impact on the 2020 US election?
District council to shut down designated public areas for performers after weekend rally draws thousands. Entertainers accused of blaring music ‘no one wants to hear’ and indecency.
They also dismiss concerns about the risk of violence and chaos seen at past demonstrations, with at least 2,000 people expected to march on Sunday afternoon.
More than 100 students and alumni gather to remember two women – an undergraduate and a former student – who died last month
Leaders of student unions at eight universities lay down two prerequisites for talks with government after initial request for meeting by chief executive was rejected.
The Housing Authority has been converting shared homes for the elderly into public rental flats, leaving ancillary facilities such as warden offices, quarters for welfare workers and storerooms vacant or underused.
‘Many things are lost; we are still counting,’ council president says, while another legislator said the building was not insured.
Central government condemns ransacking of Legco, calling it a direct attack on ‘one country, two systems’ principle.
Meetings cancelled at Legislative Council after raid brings down security system, power supply and fire alarms, says Legco president Andrew Leung.
Government-funded project tests how modifying artificial shorelines boosts biodiversity – and could be template for future reclamation projects.
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre to be closed on Sunday for ‘safety and security reasons’ ahead of handover ceremony.
Lawmakers and conservation group challenge officers guarding 150-metre strip of land alongside Victoria Harbour, hours after riot police cleared hundreds of protesters from site.
Force has 5,000 officers at ready as it prepares for possibility of clashes with extradition bill protesters on July 1, while security is tightened at several sites including Golden Bauhinia Square, and Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Government proposes tightening of caps in electricity sector targeting three major pollutants, and hopes natural gas will generate more than half of city’s energy.
Lawmakers back plan for a 538,000 sq ft, three-storey space under Tsim Sha Tsui site. But they say the plan can be improved, and it should link to the nearby cultural district.
How a kitchen tool can teach you about tariff exemptions, innovation, patents and explain how China’s supply chains are unique in the world
Why would an American entrepreneur choose to manufacture handbags in China? Why are shipments of gaming hardware from Hong Kong to New York being locked up?
How Hong Kong’s logistics and service economy is being battered by the effects of the US-China trade war
The march of manufacturing out of China continues, and it’s causing a labour shortage and an overheated real estate market in neighbouring Vietnam
How tariffs are unravelling supply chains that stretch from Shanghai to North Carolina, forcing American and Chinese manufacturers to change, cancel or make new plans
Investigating the roots of the US-China trade war, and how washing machines – plus a policy aimed at returning manufacturing jobs to the US – impacts consumers and the people selling them new appliances
Team of HKU researchers aims to put in place 5 to 10 million oysters over the next three to five years in a drive to purify coastal waters, ridding them of toxic algae.
Alice Mak urged to confirm whether she shouted swear words at city leader – with civil servant groups demanding public apology.
In an apparently leaderless movement, tech-savvy demonstrators moved in unexpected waves rolling from one spot to another.
Kai Tak River the ninth most antibiotic-filled in global study of pharmaceutical contamination. Experts warn of risk the medicines could help generate drug-resistant bacteria.
Organisers say at least 6,000 people turned out at rally in city centre public park, one of a string of actions against the controversial bill on Friday.
Hundreds of demonstrators dressed in black descend on Kowloon Tong and Central stations, as commuters voice their support and say they will join march planned for Sunday.
Insider close to investigation says attacks unrelated to extradition rally. Exact motives of triad-linked suspects remain unknown.