Rhea Mogul

Rhea Mogul

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Rhea is a Hong Kong-based journalist interested in gender issues and minority rights, whose work has appeared in a number of publications across Asia. She is also on the 2019 Diversity List: a list of ethnic minorities that are qualified to serve on Hong Kong government committees.

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The history behind Hong Kong's military green shops and dai pai dong

Why are so many of the city's institutions, such as the Star Ferry, and old buildings in the city green? Because it was cheap.

21 Oct 2020 - 6:00PM

Why are so many of the city's institutions, such as the Star Ferry, and old buildings in the city green? Because it was cheap.

The history behind Hong Kong's military green shops and dai pai dong
Pop band Why Don't We talks about their new single and recovering from Covid-19

Musicians Jack Avery, Corbyn Besson, Jonah Marais, Daniel Seavey and Zach Herron joined forces to fill the hole left in people's hearts after One Direction split up.

11 Oct 2020 - 2:00PM

Musicians Jack Avery, Corbyn Besson, Jonah Marais, Daniel Seavey and Zach Herron joined forces to fill the hole left in people's hearts after One Direction split up.

Pop band Why Don't We talks about their new single and recovering from Covid-19
SOTY 2019: Grand Prize candidates have a clear vision of a sustainable Hong Kong

Student of the Year finalists for the category gave their ideas about how to make technology work for citizens.

5 Oct 2020 - 5:48PM

Student of the Year finalists for the category gave their ideas about how to make technology work for citizens.

SOTY 2019: Grand Prize candidates have a clear vision of a sustainable Hong Kong
Number of forced marriages in Hong Kong's ethnic minority community increases due to Covid-19

Loss of income due to the coronavirus pandemic means more families marrying off their daughters young, says the Zubin Foundation

25 Sep 2020 - 4:29PM

Loss of income due to the coronavirus pandemic means more families marrying off their daughters young, says the Zubin Foundation

Number of forced marriages in Hong Kong's ethnic minority community increases due to Covid-19
‘Who’s Laughing Now’ singer Ava Max on promoting her first album during Covid-19: 2020 has been so up and down – just like ‘Heaven and Hell’

The US singer-songwriter got her start with breakout hit ‘Sweet But Psycho’ and hasn’t looked back since

21 Sep 2020 - 11:18AM

The US singer-songwriter got her start with breakout hit ‘Sweet But Psycho’ and hasn’t looked back since

‘Who’s Laughing Now’ singer Ava Max on promoting her first album during Covid-19: 2020 has been so up and down – just like ‘Heaven and Hell’
The Hong Kong student educating her peers on plastic pollution and its effect on the environment

Gaurika Pant volunteers for the NGO Plastic Free Seas, cleaning up beaches and creating infographics on sustainable living.

15 Sep 2020 - 3:24PM

Gaurika Pant volunteers for the NGO Plastic Free Seas, cleaning up beaches and creating infographics on sustainable living.

The Hong Kong student educating her peers on plastic pollution and its effect on the environment
Student-run fashion brand Insive aims to bring comfortable, affordable clothes to the masses
Environmental NGO calls for investigation after black rubber granules wash up on Hong Kong beach

Environmental organisation Plastics Free Seas noticed the appearance of the crumbly substance on a beach in Discovery Bay late last month.

28 Aug 2020 - 4:05PM

Environmental organisation Plastics Free Seas noticed the appearance of the crumbly substance on a beach in Discovery Bay late last month.

Environmental NGO calls for investigation after black rubber granules wash up on Hong Kong beach
Head of Hong Kong's English Schools Foundation addresses accusations of racism and sexism on campus

Belinda Greer admitted to 'unconscious bias' after a student came forward claiming some teachers at KGV mocked Asian names and behaved inappropriately during uniform checks.

25 Aug 2020 - 12:30PM

Belinda Greer admitted to 'unconscious bias' after a student came forward claiming some teachers at KGV mocked Asian names and behaved inappropriately during uniform checks.

Head of Hong Kong's English Schools Foundation addresses accusations of racism and sexism on campus
Hong Kong's dai pai dong, serving up the city's ultimate comfort food, risk extinction

Only 25 of these open-air food stalls remain in the city, as the government stopped issuing new licenses in the 1950s and the owners of existing eateries are dying.

18 Aug 2020 - 2:28PM

Only 25 of these open-air food stalls remain in the city, as the government stopped issuing new licenses in the 1950s and the owners of existing eateries are dying.

Hong Kong's dai pai dong, serving up the city's ultimate comfort food, risk extinction
Parsis in Hong Kong: what’s the secret behind their growing population?

Parsi populations elsewhere are shrinking, but the community is thriving in Hong Kong, having grown by more than a third in four decades.

17 Aug 2020 - 12:35PM

Parsi populations elsewhere are shrinking, but the community is thriving in Hong Kong, having grown by more than a third in four decades.

Parsis in Hong Kong: what’s the secret behind their growing population?
#MoreViralThanTheVirus warns that students are not immune to Covid-19

Malaysian medical student Ian Soh said he has a social responsibility to teach young people to take the coronavirus seriously

11 Aug 2020 - 2:40PM

Malaysian medical student Ian Soh said he has a social responsibility to teach young people to take the coronavirus seriously

#MoreViralThanTheVirus warns that students are not immune to Covid-19
The 200 year history of pawn shops, one of Hong Kong's oldest businesses

The shops are a place where you can sell goods or take out short-term loans using things like jewellery or gold as collateral

31 Jul 2020 - 5:17PM

The shops are a place where you can sell goods or take out short-term loans using things like jewellery or gold as collateral

The 200 year history of pawn shops, one of Hong Kong's oldest businesses
Refugees and asylum seekers in Hong Kong share recipes and stories in ‘The Displaced Cookbook’

Chloe hopes to breakdown stereotypes and find a practical solution to help.

24 Jul 2020 - 10:45AM

Chloe hopes to breakdown stereotypes and find a practical solution to help.

Refugees and asylum seekers in Hong Kong share recipes and stories in ‘The Displaced Cookbook’
Hong Kong design student launches non-profit to help small businesses during Covid-19
'There are a lot of kids that don’t fit the standard male or female identity': LGBTQ+ teens in Hong Kong on prejudice and education

In a 2016 study by the Equal Opportunities Commission, 88 per cent of queer teenagers in the city say they have faced discrimination and hostile treatment from classmates and teachers.

3 Jul 2020 - 6:33PM

In a 2016 study by the Equal Opportunities Commission, 88 per cent of queer teenagers in the city say they have faced discrimination and hostile treatment from classmates and teachers.

'There are a lot of kids that don’t fit the standard male or female identity': LGBTQ+ teens in Hong Kong on prejudice and education
CEO of Hong Kong’s English Schools Foundation says complaints against teachers will be treated ‘extremely seriously’

Pupil complaints of racism and sexism at King George V School in Hong Kong will be handled at the highest level, Belinda Greer says.

24 Jun 2020 - 11:23PM

Pupil complaints of racism and sexism at King George V School in Hong Kong will be handled at the highest level, Belinda Greer says.

CEO of Hong Kong’s English Schools Foundation says complaints against teachers will be treated ‘extremely seriously’
Former KGV students, teacher come forward about anti-Black sentiment, racism and bullying

Racist micro-aggressions were an ‘everyday’ occurrence for some at the school.

25 Jun 2020 - 5:20PM

Racist micro-aggressions were an ‘everyday’ occurrence for some at the school.

Former KGV students, teacher come forward about anti-Black sentiment, racism and bullying
Hong Kong student calls out racism at international school via Change.org petition

The letter said the school had belittled non-white cultures throughout her time there.

24 Jun 2020 - 9:28AM

The letter said the school had belittled non-white cultures throughout her time there.

Hong Kong student calls out racism at international school via Change.org petition
Hong Kong NGOs launch mental health resource Coolminds

Mind HK and KELY Support Group join together to offer more resources for teens, giving tips for students, parents and teachers

19 Jun 2020 - 2:08PM

Mind HK and KELY Support Group join together to offer more resources for teens, giving tips for students, parents and teachers

Hong Kong NGOs launch mental health resource Coolminds
City University student Sakshi Vasudev is on a mission to make periods eco-friendly

Concerned about the environmental impact of pads and tampons, Sakshi makes reusable sanitary pads through her company, BamPads!

5 Jun 2020 - 6:12PM

Concerned about the environmental impact of pads and tampons, Sakshi makes reusable sanitary pads through her company, BamPads!

City University student Sakshi Vasudev is on a mission to make periods eco-friendly
VTC programmes offer Hong Kong students a path to success that doesn't depend on HKDSE scores

Vocational Training Council’s Pro-Act course on car maintenance is allowing teens realise their dreams

3 Jun 2020 - 11:51AM

Vocational Training Council’s Pro-Act course on car maintenance is allowing teens realise their dreams

VTC programmes offer Hong Kong students a path to success that doesn't depend on HKDSE scores
Hong Kong students express their worries about their studies, Covid-19, protests and national security law as classes resume

Temperature checks and social distancing measures await students as the return to school after months of online learning.

28 May 2020 - 11:23AM

Temperature checks and social distancing measures await students as the return to school after months of online learning.

Hong Kong students express their worries about their studies, Covid-19, protests and national security law as classes resume
University of Cambridge confirms no face-to-face lectures until summer 2021 due to Covid-19

Lectures will continue to be held online and small group teaching may happen, if it follows coronavirus social-distancing guidelines

21 May 2020 - 6:14PM

Lectures will continue to be held online and small group teaching may happen, if it follows coronavirus social-distancing guidelines

University of Cambridge confirms no face-to-face lectures until summer 2021 due to Covid-19
Coronavirus: musical artists from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore put on YouTube concert to raise funds for Covid-19 relief

The two-day event will be streamed on social media starting from Saturday

19 May 2020 - 6:26PM

The two-day event will be streamed on social media starting from Saturday

Coronavirus: musical artists from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore put on YouTube concert to raise funds for Covid-19 relief
'A Dog’s Way Home' review: Adorable pit bull voiced by Bryce Dallas Howard is star of the show

Jonah Hauer-King and Ashley Judd also star in uplifting movie about the unbreakable bond between man and dog.

8 May 2020 - 1:13PM

Jonah Hauer-King and Ashley Judd also star in uplifting movie about the unbreakable bond between man and dog.

'A Dog’s Way Home' review: Adorable pit bull voiced by Bryce Dallas Howard is star of the show
7 Mother's Day gifts you can buy from local Hong Kong brands

Celebrate Mother's Day with gifts from shops like Slowood, Thorn and Burrow and G.O.D.

4 May 2020 - 4:59PM

Celebrate Mother's Day with gifts from shops like Slowood, Thorn and Burrow and G.O.D.

7 Mother's Day gifts you can buy from local Hong Kong brands
Mother’s Day 2020 gifts that won’t break the bank

Is your mum an environmental warrior? Does she love decorating your home? Find something she’ll love to celebrate her awesomeness

2 May 2020 - 2:12PM

Is your mum an environmental warrior? Does she love decorating your home? Find something she’ll love to celebrate her awesomeness

Mother’s Day 2020 gifts that won’t break the bank
Ed Sheeran, Cardi B and more to perform in world's first YouTube music festival

PlayOn Fest promises to live up to Coachella, Glastonbury and Lollapalooza. 

24 Apr 2020 - 6:22PM

PlayOn Fest promises to live up to Coachella, Glastonbury and Lollapalooza. 

Ed Sheeran, Cardi B and more to perform in world's first YouTube music festival
Earth Day 2020 goes online with digital activities promoting global action on climate change

With the world in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, digital activities such as webinars and social media posts are being organised to raise awareness about environmental issues

22 Apr 2020 - 12:31PM

With the world in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, digital activities such as webinars and social media posts are being organised to raise awareness about environmental issues

Earth Day 2020 goes online with digital activities promoting global action on climate change