Vicky Feng

Born and raised in Shanghai, Vicky Feng is a journalist and writer living in Hong Kong. She studied journalism at Baptist University and Chinese language and literature in Shanghai. A book lover, Vicky likes to find and write about all kinds of stories. Reach her on Twitter and Weibo @Vicky_Feng _
Vicky Feng
Born and raised in Shanghai, Vicky Feng is a journalist and writer living in Hong Kong. She studied journalism at Baptist University and Chinese language and literature in Shanghai. A book lover, Vicky likes to find and write about all kinds of stories. Reach her on Twitter and Weibo @Vicky_Feng _

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Former centre for Hong Kong’s political detainees becomes Chicago university campus

Hong Kong’s Victoria Road Detention Centre has been converted into a modern academic complex for the University of Chicago. Restoration and construction work for the university’s Hong Kong campus cost US$75 million (HK$586 million).

6 Dec 2018 - 7:02AM

Hong Kong’s Victoria Road Detention Centre has been converted into a modern academic complex for the University of Chicago. Restoration and construction work for the university’s Hong Kong campus cost US$75 million (HK$586 million).

Former centre for Hong Kong’s political detainees becomes Chicago university campus
In a class of their own: how children in Shenzhen learn the Hong Kong way

The scheme of schools for children in Shenzhen who are eligible for a Hong Kong education started in 1998.

12 Dec 2018 - 4:04PM

The scheme of schools for children in Shenzhen who are eligible for a Hong Kong education started in 1998.

In a class of their own: how children in Shenzhen learn the Hong Kong way
Sweden’s Icehotel: the coolest accommodation in the world?

Find out what it feels like to sleep on ice at this Swedish hotel, which is rebuilt every year and offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience

20 Oct 2016 - 10:59PM

Find out what it feels like to sleep on ice at this Swedish hotel, which is rebuilt every year and offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience

Sweden’s Icehotel: the coolest accommodation in the world?
The Roca brothers sample Chinese teas and mooncakes in Hong Kong

The Roca brothers of the famed El Celler de can Roca, the No. 2 restaurant in the world, came to Hong Kong as part of their five-week trip that includes London, San Francisco, Phoenix and Santiago. SCMP.tv invited them to try some Chinese teas and mooncakes in the Peninsula Hong Kong and shared their insight of food and running their restaurant.

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

The Roca brothers of the famed El Celler de can Roca, the No. 2 restaurant in the world, came to Hong Kong as part of their five-week trip that includes London, San Francisco, Phoenix and Santiago. SCMP.tv invited them to try some Chinese teas and mooncakes in the Peninsula Hong Kong and shared their insight of food and running their restaurant.

The Roca brothers sample Chinese teas and mooncakes in Hong Kong
See the hotel made of ice and snow in Sweden

Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi, a remote Swedish village about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, is one of the world’s most unusual hotels. Each October the hotel is sculpted from ice and snow by artists from all over the world before it melts into a river each May. SCMP.tv visited the hotel in February, 2016. (Cover photo: Icehotel 2016; Art Suite: Momos; Design: Lotta Lampa & Julia Gamborg Nielsen; Photo: Asaf Kliger/Icehotel) 

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi, a remote Swedish village about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, is one of the world’s most unusual hotels. Each October the hotel is sculpted from ice and snow by artists from all over the world before it melts into a river each May. SCMP.tv visited the hotel in February, 2016. (Cover photo: Icehotel 2016; Art Suite: Momos; Design: Lotta Lampa & Julia Gamborg Nielsen; Photo: Asaf Kliger/Icehotel) 

See the hotel made of ice and snow in Sweden
Dare to try? Hong Kong restaurant serves Yunnan-style fried insect dishes

Amy Wong, the owner of  People of Yunnan Restaurant in San Po Kang, tells SCMP.tv why fried insects are served in her restaurant. 

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Amy Wong, the owner of  People of Yunnan Restaurant in San Po Kang, tells SCMP.tv why fried insects are served in her restaurant. 

Dare to try? Hong Kong restaurant serves Yunnan-style fried insect dishes
How Nobel Prize-winning physicist Charles Kao has lived with Alzheimer’s for more than a decade

Wife of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Charles Kao Kuen tells SCMP.tv the couple has been fighting Alzheimer’s disease for 14 years.  "It's always sad," Gwen Kao said. "But it gets to a stage when you have to accept that the person you know is not there, except for the smile." 

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Wife of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Charles Kao Kuen tells SCMP.tv the couple has been fighting Alzheimer’s disease for 14 years.  "It's always sad," Gwen Kao said. "But it gets to a stage when you have to accept that the person you know is not there, except for the smile." 

How Nobel Prize-winning physicist Charles Kao has lived with Alzheimer’s for more than a decade
Jasper Tsang looks back on his tenure as Hong Kong Legco president

Retiring Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing listed his achievement and failure ahead of his retirement in September. (Photo: SCMP's Sam Tsang) 

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Retiring Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing listed his achievement and failure ahead of his retirement in September. (Photo: SCMP's Sam Tsang) 

Jasper Tsang looks back on his tenure as Hong Kong Legco president
Outgoing Legco president Jasper Tsang on relevance of ‘one country, two systems’

Retiring Hong Kong Legco president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing said that “one country, two systems” has proved to be working and the next chief executive will be key to the development of the constitutional principle. (Photo: SCMP's Sam Tsang) 

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Retiring Hong Kong Legco president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing said that “one country, two systems” has proved to be working and the next chief executive will be key to the development of the constitutional principle. (Photo: SCMP's Sam Tsang) 

Outgoing Legco president Jasper Tsang on relevance of ‘one country, two systems’
Jasper Tsang non-committal on running for Hong Kong Chief Executive election

Asked if he will run for the Chief Executive election, Legco president Jasper Tsang said, "Let's wait and see.”   (Photo: SCMP's Sam Tsang) 

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Asked if he will run for the Chief Executive election, Legco president Jasper Tsang said, "Let's wait and see.”   (Photo: SCMP's Sam Tsang) 

 Jasper Tsang non-committal on running for Hong Kong Chief Executive election
How Hong Kong street names reflect the city’s maritime history

Dr. Stephen Davies, from Hong Kong University’s Department of Real Estate and Construction, visits six streets on Hong Kong island and reveals how their names are connected to the city’s maritime history.

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Dr. Stephen Davies, from Hong Kong University’s Department of Real Estate and Construction, visits six streets on Hong Kong island and reveals how their names are connected to the city’s maritime history.

How Hong Kong street names reflect the city’s maritime history
Do you have unwanted pocket change? Hong Kong mobile coin vans can help

Two coin vans run by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority are touring the city’s 18 districts to collect unwanted coins from citizens for free. 

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Two coin vans run by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority are touring the city’s 18 districts to collect unwanted coins from citizens for free. 

Do you have unwanted pocket change? Hong Kong mobile coin vans can help
Why Hong Kong student leaders are boycotting the June 4 vigil

The candlelight vigil commemorating the Tiananmen Square crackdown has been held annually for the past 26 years at Hong Kong’s Victoria Park. This year, the Hong Kong Federation of Students (HKFS) will be absent from the event for the first time after it separated from the event’s organisers, the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China. Representatives from the two generations of student leaders spoke to SCMP.tv about what lies behind the divide. (Photo: David Wong)

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

The candlelight vigil commemorating the Tiananmen Square crackdown has been held annually for the past 26 years at Hong Kong’s Victoria Park. This year, the Hong Kong Federation of Students (HKFS) will be absent from the event for the first time after it separated from the event’s organisers, the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China. Representatives from the two generations of student leaders spoke to SCMP.tv about what lies behind the divide. (Photo: David Wong)

Why Hong Kong student leaders are boycotting the June 4 vigil
Cruising the disputed Paracel Islands, one of the world's most unlikely tourist hotspots

Entry is for mainland citizens only - and even then, intense screenings apply. The destination is the South China Sea's disputed Paracel Islands, an area that has become the flashpoint of a global sovereignty row. As we count down to the United Nations ruling over China's claims to the waters, the SCMP joined a one-of-a-kind cruise for a sneak peek at one of the world's most unlikely tourist hotspots. Stay tuned for more exclusive reports in the coming days.

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Entry is for mainland citizens only - and even then, intense screenings apply. The destination is the South China Sea's disputed Paracel Islands, an area that has become the flashpoint of a global sovereignty row. As we count down to the United Nations ruling over China's claims to the waters, the SCMP joined a one-of-a-kind cruise for a sneak peek at one of the world's most unlikely tourist hotspots. Stay tuned for more exclusive reports in the coming days.

Cruising the disputed Paracel Islands, one of the world's most unlikely tourist hotspots
Meet Phoenix Li, the seven-year-old Hong Kong piano prodigy taking the world by storm
Confessions of a Tokyo bar hostess: ‘I’m not a pure girl any more’
Smooth, golden and affordable: fried bean curd in Michelin-recommended Hong Kong store

Kung Wo Bean Curd Factory is the fourth stop in our Michelin-recommended street food series. The century-old store in Hong Kong's Sham Shui Po district is famous for its fresh bean curd products. SCMP.tv unveils the secret recipe for its signature dish: fried bean curd. 

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Kung Wo Bean Curd Factory is the fourth stop in our Michelin-recommended street food series. The century-old store in Hong Kong's Sham Shui Po district is famous for its fresh bean curd products. SCMP.tv unveils the secret recipe for its signature dish: fried bean curd. 

Smooth, golden and affordable: fried bean curd in Michelin-recommended Hong Kong store
Serving Cart Noodles since the 80s: Michelin-recommended noodle shop in Hong Kong

The fifth stop in our Michelin-recommended street food series: Colourful Noodles, a humble noodle shop hidden in a small street in Tsuen Wan. Since the 1980s, its owners Mr and Mrs So have been serving noodles, first on carts along the streets of San Po Kong, before relocating their family business to the New Territories in the early 1990s.  

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

The fifth stop in our Michelin-recommended street food series: Colourful Noodles, a humble noodle shop hidden in a small street in Tsuen Wan. Since the 1980s, its owners Mr and Mrs So have been serving noodles, first on carts along the streets of San Po Kong, before relocating their family business to the New Territories in the early 1990s.  

Serving Cart Noodles since the 80s: Michelin-recommended noodle shop in Hong Kong
Meet Hong Kong’s first all-women e-sports gaming team

Girls HK by Logitech is a newly formed all-girl amateur gaming team who compete in tournaments playing League of Legends. (Photo: SCMP's Edmond So)

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Girls HK by Logitech is a newly formed all-girl amateur gaming team who compete in tournaments playing League of Legends. (Photo: SCMP's Edmond So)

Meet Hong Kong’s first all-women e-sports gaming team
Hong Kong's iconic music venue Backstage Live to go off stage due to increasing rent

Surging rent is forcing music venue Backstage Live to shut up shop - frustrating musicians who say officials are not doing enough to help the creative industries.

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Surging rent is forcing music venue Backstage Live to shut up shop - frustrating musicians who say officials are not doing enough to help the creative industries.

Hong Kong's iconic music venue Backstage Live to go off stage due to increasing rent
Meet some of the coolest cosplayers from Hong Kong's Ani-Com 2015

SCMP.tv visits Hong Kong's Ani-Com & Games 2015 to talk to some of the coolest cosplayers about their costumes. 

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

SCMP.tv visits Hong Kong's Ani-Com & Games 2015 to talk to some of the coolest cosplayers about their costumes. 

Meet some of the coolest cosplayers from Hong Kong's Ani-Com 2015
What's it like for Hong Kong ethnic minority students to take DSE, the city's university entrance exams?

As Hong Kong secondary school students get their DSE (Hong Kong's university entrance exams) results Wednesday, SCMP.tv talks to some of the city's ethnic minority students to find out what's it like for them to take DSE. 

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

As Hong Kong secondary school students get their DSE (Hong Kong's university entrance exams) results Wednesday, SCMP.tv talks to some of the city's ethnic minority students to find out what's it like for them to take DSE. 

What's it like for Hong Kong ethnic minority students to take DSE, the city's university entrance exams?
Hong Kong student leaders Joshua Wong and Nathan Law charged with obstructing police in last year's protest

Two prominent Hong Kong student leaders Joshua Wong and Nathan Law were charged on Tuesday with obstructing police officers during a protest outside the central government’s liaison office a year ago. (Photo: AFP) 

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Two prominent Hong Kong student leaders Joshua Wong and Nathan Law were charged on Tuesday with obstructing police officers during a protest outside the central government’s liaison office a year ago. (Photo: AFP) 

Hong Kong student leaders Joshua Wong and Nathan Law charged with obstructing police in last year's protest
Upcycling: How Hong Kong's trash can be turned into musical instruments

Kevin Cheung, an upcycling product designer, shows off some of the musical instruments he has made from things he's found in landfills. 

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Kevin Cheung, an upcycling product designer, shows off some of the musical instruments he has made from things he's found in landfills. 

Upcycling: How Hong Kong's trash can be turned into musical instruments
Hong Kong reform package defeated, pro-Beijing lawmakers walk out before vote

To little surprise, Hong Kong's legislature this afternoon voted down the government's electoral reform plan for the 2017 chief executive election. But, what was a little perplexing was that only eight pro-establishment lawmakers voted in support of the proposal after members of their own camp staged a surprise walk-out.

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

To little surprise, Hong Kong's legislature this afternoon voted down the government's electoral reform plan for the 2017 chief executive election. But, what was a little perplexing was that only eight pro-establishment lawmakers voted in support of the proposal after members of their own camp staged a surprise walk-out.

Hong Kong reform package defeated, pro-Beijing lawmakers walk out before vote
Hong Kong political debate brings universal suffrage supporters back to Legco

After a build-up dominated by security jitters and predictions of mayhem, more than two years of fevered debate over political reform culminated yesterday in a comparatively quiet day on the protest front lines outside the Legislative Council in Admiralty.

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

After a build-up dominated by security jitters and predictions of mayhem, more than two years of fevered debate over political reform culminated yesterday in a comparatively quiet day on the protest front lines outside the Legislative Council in Admiralty.

Hong Kong political debate brings universal suffrage supporters back to Legco
Rule of the Frog King: the Hong Kong artist who 'chats' to amphibians

You may not notice his pieces among the thousands of artworks displayed in this year's Art Basel, which opens to the public today, but you are unlikely to forget him if you meet him.

15 Mar 2015 - 9:13AM

You may not notice his pieces among the thousands of artworks displayed in this year's Art Basel, which opens to the public today, but you are unlikely to forget him if you meet him.

Rule of the Frog King: the Hong Kong artist who 'chats' to amphibians
Multimedia: Living heritage of Hong Kong

What makes Hong Kong unique? Is it Cantonese Opera, the Dragon Boat festival, Lion dancing, Wing Chun, snake wine or shrimp paste? 

22 Feb 2019 - 3:19PM

What makes Hong Kong unique? Is it Cantonese Opera, the Dragon Boat festival, Lion dancing, Wing Chun, snake wine or shrimp paste? 

Multimedia: Living heritage of Hong Kong
Chinese kung fu masters battle over inheritance of Yip Man's Wing Chun legacy
In the eye of the storm: How deadly typhoons have changed the face of Hong Kong

A two-part special report on how Hong Kong copes with tropical cyclones

22 Feb 2019 - 3:19PM

A two-part special report on how Hong Kong copes with tropical cyclones

In the eye of the storm: How deadly typhoons have changed the face of Hong Kong