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Opinion | Want some muscles ladies? Never mind the naysayers, just do it

Hong Kong women face some ridiculous expectations: they can get fit, but not too fit

Hong Kong women face some ridiculous expectations: they can get fit, but not too fit

Want some muscles ladies? Never mind the naysayers, just do it
15 Jun 2019 - 8:37PM
Hong Kong marine life under-valued, says Bloom Association boss, who wants fish to be seen as more than just food

Marine life is underappreciated in the city, say campaigners who are diving deep to learn more about the 1,000-plus fish species in Hong Kong waters

Marine life is underappreciated in the city, say campaigners who are diving deep to learn more about the 1,000-plus fish species in Hong Kong waters

Hong Kong marine life under-valued, says Bloom Association boss, who wants fish to be seen as more than just food
8 Jun 2019 - 2:49PM
The Adventist College student hoping to bring harmony to Hong Kong by using fashion, music and dance to combat city’s overt racism

Refugees and ethnic minorities recount stories of abuse in the city ahead of arts event that aims to shift attitudes.

Refugees and ethnic minorities recount stories of abuse in the city ahead of arts event that aims to shift attitudes.

The Adventist College student hoping to bring harmony to Hong Kong by using fashion, music and dance to combat city’s overt racism
17 Jul 2020 - 5:41PM
Hongkongers urged to say ‘no’ to straws, bags and other single-use plastics on May 30

Donnie Yen and Miriam Yeung among celebrities roped in for ‘Enough Plastic’ education campaign.

Donnie Yen and Miriam Yeung among celebrities roped in for ‘Enough Plastic’ education campaign.

Hongkongers urged to say ‘no’ to straws, bags and other single-use plastics on May 30
25 May 2019 - 2:00PM
Former Hong Kong elite swimmer now offers a winning formula through sports psychology

Swimming star gave up the sport after failing to improve. Now she works with elite athletes as a mental performance consultant.

Swimming star gave up the sport after failing to improve. Now she works with elite athletes as a mental performance consultant.

Former Hong Kong elite swimmer now offers a winning formula through sports psychology
26 Nov 2019 - 3:36PM
Don’t leave burden of social housing to Hong Kong’s NGOs, government urged amid notorious wait for public flats

Community projects in which families share flats at heavily subsidised rents provide much needed respite in wait for public housing, but social groups hope authorities can be more proactive, especially in helping them navigate property management.

Community projects in which families share flats at heavily subsidised rents provide much needed respite in wait for public housing, but social groups hope authorities can be more proactive, especially in helping them navigate property management.

Don’t leave burden of social housing to Hong Kong’s NGOs, government urged amid notorious wait for public flats
25 May 2019 - 8:45AM
How blending Western and traditional Chinese medicine can boost cancer treatment in Hong Kong

Experts say model could be used to support and enhance both forms of medicine, as well as lead to greater understanding between practitioners on either side.

Experts say model could be used to support and enhance both forms of medicine, as well as lead to greater understanding between practitioners on either side.

How blending Western and traditional Chinese medicine can boost cancer treatment in Hong Kong
18 May 2019 - 11:58AM
When retirement is not rosy: empty nest syndrome, idle time and inadequate policies give Hong Kong’s elderly the blues

Experts advise mixing things up in one’s twilight years and keeping the mind active, but it also starts with society recognising value in the aged. Silver tsunami will see a third of city’s population aged over 65 by 2036.

Experts advise mixing things up in one’s twilight years and keeping the mind active, but it also starts with society recognising value in the aged. Silver tsunami will see a third of city’s population aged over 65 by 2036.

When retirement is not rosy: empty nest syndrome, idle time and inadequate policies give Hong Kong’s elderly the blues
20 May 2019 - 3:00PM
Sikh Hongkonger wants to change attitudes towards ethnic minorities in the city, while also becoming one of the few doctors to wear a turban

Sukhdeep Singh, 23, is on a mission to empower ethnic minority youth, starting with an NGO he set up with other young professionals.

Sukhdeep Singh, 23, is on a mission to empower ethnic minority youth, starting with an NGO he set up with other young professionals.

Sikh Hongkonger wants to change attitudes towards ethnic minorities in the city, while also becoming one of the few doctors to wear a turban
15 May 2019 - 7:45PM
Is ‘forest bathing’ a way to escape Hong Kong’s stifling city buzz and truly appreciate nature?

Sensory practice involves immersing oneself in nature and paying attention to wild surroundings, sometimes with the help of blindfolds, to connect with the peace and quiet.

Sensory practice involves immersing oneself in nature and paying attention to wild surroundings, sometimes with the help of blindfolds, to connect with the peace and quiet.

Is ‘forest bathing’ a way to escape Hong Kong’s stifling city buzz and truly appreciate nature?
4 May 2019 - 1:00PM
‘I can’t eat spicy anymore’: Hong Kong’s Thai community look back at five decades in the city

Kowloon City’s ‘Little Thailand’ has been the heart of Hong Kong’s Thai community since the 1960s but many businesses will be displaced by redevelopment.

Kowloon City’s ‘Little Thailand’ has been the heart of Hong Kong’s Thai community since the 1960s but many businesses will be displaced by redevelopment.

‘I can’t eat spicy anymore’: Hong Kong’s Thai community look back at five decades in the city
4 May 2019 - 10:06AM
Clock up volunteer hours for a chance to meet business leaders: Hong Kong charity Time Auction’s unique model to inspire young

Group set up by two financial sector workers encourages budding entrepreneurs to work for a good cause.

Group set up by two financial sector workers encourages budding entrepreneurs to work for a good cause.

Clock up volunteer hours for a chance to meet business leaders: Hong Kong charity Time Auction’s unique model to inspire young
27 Apr 2019 - 1:35PM
Hong Kong sixth out of 13 in Asia-Pacific green rankings but the city could do better, particularly in cutting waste

The survey of Asia-Pacific countries and cities, compiled by consumer research group ValueChampion, praises Hong Kong’s public transport and water safety, but it was the worst offender for generating waste.

The survey of Asia-Pacific countries and cities, compiled by consumer research group ValueChampion, praises Hong Kong’s public transport and water safety, but it was the worst offender for generating waste.

Hong Kong sixth out of 13 in Asia-Pacific green rankings but the city could do better, particularly in cutting waste
20 Apr 2019 - 12:06PM
Crushing creativity: photographer turns focus on Hong Kong’s tiger mums in new exhibition

Photographer Saskia Wesseling is trying to find a balance between allowing her daughter to be a child, and to succeed at school.

Photographer Saskia Wesseling is trying to find a balance between allowing her daughter to be a child, and to succeed at school.

Crushing creativity: photographer turns focus on Hong Kong’s tiger mums in new exhibition
13 Apr 2019 - 12:11PM
A thankless task but someone in Hong Kong has to do it – meet the men and women who keep people and property safe while everyone else sleeps

Industry veterans and employees believe the long hours, challenging nature of the job and a poor image combine to put off younger people.

Industry veterans and employees believe the long hours, challenging nature of the job and a poor image combine to put off younger people.

A thankless task but someone in Hong Kong has to do it – meet the men and women who keep people and property safe while everyone else sleeps
13 Apr 2019 - 3:30PM
Meet the Cathay Pacific pilots raising money to buy rice for charity Feeding Hong Kong

Australians Glen Clarke and Matthew Brockman kicked off a crowdfunding campaign to raise HK$10,000 for charity that rescues edible food and redistributes it. Though a staple in Hong Kong, rice is almost never donated because it does not expire and shops rarely discard it.

Australians Glen Clarke and Matthew Brockman kicked off a crowdfunding campaign to raise HK$10,000 for charity that rescues edible food and redistributes it. Though a staple in Hong Kong, rice is almost never donated because it does not expire and shops rarely discard it.

Meet the Cathay Pacific pilots raising money to buy rice for charity Feeding Hong Kong
2 Apr 2019 - 7:09PM
Is Li Ka-shing’s Buddhist Art Museum at billion-dollar Tsz Shan Monastery a religious milestone for Hong Kong?

Most hail the new Buddhist Art Museum, the only one of its kind in the city, as a milestone for the religion locally, as more Hongkongers seek spirituality amid the breakneck pace of life.

Most hail the new Buddhist Art Museum, the only one of its kind in the city, as a milestone for the religion locally, as more Hongkongers seek spirituality amid the breakneck pace of life.

Is Li Ka-shing’s Buddhist Art Museum at billion-dollar Tsz Shan Monastery a religious milestone for Hong Kong?
27 Jul 2021 - 4:37PM
Filipino’s cancer ordeal underlines the precarious status of domestic helpers in Hong Kong

Baby Jane Allas was fired by her employer after being diagnosed with stage-three cervical cancer, denying her access to affordable medical treatment.

Baby Jane Allas was fired by her employer after being diagnosed with stage-three cervical cancer, denying her access to affordable medical treatment.

Filipino’s cancer ordeal underlines the precarious status of domestic helpers in Hong Kong
23 Mar 2019 - 1:20PM
Hong Kong’s lowly paid elderly toilet cleaners suffer in silence (and stench) as city struggles with dirty public loos

Tender system for lowest bidder in cleaning contracts and lack of public education clog up efforts to improve embarrassing situation for city, even with government’s HK$600 million bid to flush away issue.

Tender system for lowest bidder in cleaning contracts and lack of public education clog up efforts to improve embarrassing situation for city, even with government’s HK$600 million bid to flush away issue.

Hong Kong’s lowly paid elderly toilet cleaners suffer in silence (and stench) as city struggles with dirty public loos
9 Mar 2019 - 11:36AM
Why more young people are opting for co-living spaces in Hong Kong – and it’s not just for cheap housing

An increasing number of youngsters keen to escape home and enjoy a taste of freedom are opting for shared housing – and the attraction is far more than just cheap rent.

An increasing number of youngsters keen to escape home and enjoy a taste of freedom are opting for shared housing – and the attraction is far more than just cheap rent.

Why more young people are opting for co-living spaces in Hong Kong – and it’s not just for cheap housing
23 Feb 2019 - 8:17AM
Japanese soccer player Yuto Nakamura hopes to bring his adopted city Hong Kong to the highest stage in the sport

Yuto Nakamura recently got his Hong Kong passport after nearly 10 years living in the city, paving the way for him to represent Hong Kong in international soccer. The 32-year-old says a love of food helped him settle in the city.

Yuto Nakamura recently got his Hong Kong passport after nearly 10 years living in the city, paving the way for him to represent Hong Kong in international soccer. The 32-year-old says a love of food helped him settle in the city.

Japanese soccer player Yuto Nakamura hopes to bring his adopted city Hong Kong to the highest stage in the sport
16 Feb 2019 - 12:00PM
E-cigarettes, facing Hong Kong ban: a healthy way to quit tobacco or a risk in themselves?

Some people say vaping helps smokers kick a tobacco habit. But local doctors say the products are too new to properly understand their harms and benefits.

Some people say vaping helps smokers kick a tobacco habit. But local doctors say the products are too new to properly understand their harms and benefits.

E-cigarettes, facing Hong Kong ban: a healthy way to quit tobacco or a risk in themselves?
16 Feb 2019 - 2:51PM
To mainland Chinese ‘Hong Kong drifters’, the allure of becoming a permanent resident in the city is fading

Many mainland Chinese in the 20th century aspired to permanent residency in the safe and prosperous enclave. But in the 21st, changes north and south of the border mean some are less keen to put down roots.

Many mainland Chinese in the 20th century aspired to permanent residency in the safe and prosperous enclave. But in the 21st, changes north and south of the border mean some are less keen to put down roots.

To mainland Chinese ‘Hong Kong drifters’, the allure of becoming a permanent resident in the city is fading
9 Feb 2019 - 12:30PM
Disabled Hong Kong tour guides get creative in building careers by making education about their conditions a major attraction

Vincent Li introduces tourists to the characteristics and history of districts across the city, while also shining a spotlight on cerebral palsy.

Vincent Li introduces tourists to the characteristics and history of districts across the city, while also shining a spotlight on cerebral palsy.

Disabled Hong Kong tour guides get creative in building careers by making education about their conditions a major attraction
9 Feb 2019 - 11:03AM
For this Hong Kong undertaker, every working day is a matter of life and death

Ogden Chan puts his best into making sure bereaved families are taken care of but admits being detached is a necessary part of the job.

Ogden Chan puts his best into making sure bereaved families are taken care of but admits being detached is a necessary part of the job.

For this Hong Kong undertaker, every working day is a matter of life and death
26 Jan 2019 - 11:04AM
With Hong Kong’s low number of registered organ donors, is it time to adopt an opt-out system for donation?

City lags behind others in the number of registered donors, and lack of awareness contributes to misconceptions. Hong Kong only has six donors per million people, compared with 23 in Britain, 32 in the US and 47 in Spain.

City lags behind others in the number of registered donors, and lack of awareness contributes to misconceptions. Hong Kong only has six donors per million people, compared with 23 in Britain, 32 in the US and 47 in Spain.

With Hong Kong’s low number of registered organ donors, is it time  to adopt an opt-out system for donation?
26 Jan 2019 - 10:10AM
Hong Kong filmmaker Victor Leung overcomes troubled childhood to release first micro movie

Victor Leung Man-kit has battled anxiety, delinquency and a strained relationship with his parents, all of which almost cost him his dream.

Victor Leung Man-kit has battled anxiety, delinquency and a strained relationship with his parents, all of which almost cost him his dream.

Hong Kong filmmaker Victor Leung overcomes troubled childhood to release first micro movie
19 Jan 2019 - 10:21AM
Frustrated with the government’s recycling services, Hongkongers are taking matters into their own hands

Initiatives such as ‘Waste-no-mall’ offer greater recycling choices and let users see what happens to their recycled waste. The rate of waste recovered for recycling stands at 32 per cent of the total collected, a 10-year low for Hong Kong.

Initiatives such as ‘Waste-no-mall’ offer greater recycling choices and let users see what happens to their recycled waste. The rate of waste recovered for recycling stands at 32 per cent of the total collected, a 10-year low for Hong Kong.

Frustrated with the government’s recycling services, Hongkongers are taking matters into their own hands
14 Jan 2019 - 4:16PM
Game enough to try something new: e-sports give Hong Kong retirees fresh take on life and connection with young

Senior Citizen Home Safety Association helps members take up unlikely hobby, which has given them a new take on life and keeps their minds active.

Senior Citizen Home Safety Association helps members take up unlikely hobby, which has given them a new take on life and keeps their minds active.

Game enough to try something new: e-sports give Hong Kong retirees fresh take on life and connection with young
5 Jan 2019 - 11:03AM
Is Hong Kong doing enough to tackle its underage drinking problem?

Wellness worker who used to be teen addict details her struggles and dark tales of going ‘off the rails’, as well as accessibility of booze to young.

Wellness worker who used to be teen addict details her struggles and dark tales of going ‘off the rails’, as well as accessibility of booze to young.

Is Hong Kong doing enough to tackle its underage drinking problem?
5 Jan 2019 - 10:23AM