Ronny Mintjens went to teach English to trainee tour guides but soon realised there would be difficulties – which prompted his surprising solution.
Antonio Kwong, chairman of the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health, is worried about a new trend targeted at young people or those who want to quit traditional smoking.
Stifling environment in the city has forced some who can afford it to take their kids out of the education system to be ‘worldschooled’ on road trips.
Quarry Bay office workers break free of dull day jobs to find the humour in everything from the morning commute to office romances
Yew Chung International School boss tells Post what has kept her doing over the decades and why her latest venture will have a big impact on the community.
Study by non-profit group calls for government and employers to tackle taboo and misconceptions through education.
Critics say officials favour a risk management model that sacrifices fun, excitement and the keys to happy development.
Wheelchair user Chan Ka-man, 26, is determined to reach the heights of the Korean martial art taekwondo amid failing vision and an inability to walk.
Annabel Lucy Yue’s first book is about a boy called Mike whose body shrinks to the size of an ant whenever he lies.
Legislators call for action as consumer watchdog remains toothless in face of unscrupulous business practices
Young entrepreneur describes unusual path that began with belief that technology would be king and creativity would set her apart.
The campaign seeks to raise money and awareness to clean up a polluted area, with paddlers hoping to conquer 70km from 4am to 4pm
Environmentalists in Hong Kong urge residents to think about the risk their high-energy lifestyles pose to a part of the city most vulnerable to rising tides: Tai O
New study by think tank calls for more innovation in planning for a healthier, more spacious city that will benefit mental health of residents
‘Don’t worry, be happy’ may be easier said than done, but performers such as magicians and comedians are calling for government support to develop their brand of joy
Founder of Soneva, which owns ultra-luxury resorts in the Maldives and Thailand, says environmentalism and sustainability must be central to all businesses, and Hong Kong has ‘a lot of room for improvement’.
Lamia Sreya Rahman is overcoming difficulties with Cantonese and discrimination to help fellow ethnic minority Hongkongers find success.
Unionist politicians say the government has been slow in tackling the issue to maintain the competitive business environment including low labour costs. But they warn that the price to pay for a thriving economy is people’s health.
Wild brown cattle and water buffaloes continue to stray into urban areas despite government efforts to keep them out
Graphic designer Lam Ka-hang uses his iPad to draw old-school movie posters and preserve the ‘humanity’ of a forgotten art form
Sweden tops the list as the best place in the world for women to work, while the city still has a long way to go before making significant progress in this aspect
While the city’s labour force is increasingly female, and professional workers report some progress at the top of society, boardrooms are still mostly male, and poorer women are shackled by childcare.
Social worker and mother also warns that low-income and immigrant families most in need of help from a city whose data and regulations are inadequate
At Baptist Rainbow Primary, educator Chu Tsz-wing dropped the exam-oriented approach for a curriculum based on technology and play
Despite pushing residents to embrace technology, officials have failed to show strong leadership and vision, critics say
The group submitted a petition and appealed to Hong Kong security minister John Lee Ka-chiu to liaise with mainland authorities
Michael Johnson arrived in the city in the late 1980s and when his tour of duty came to an end he decided he wasn’t leaving
With only 852 men to every 1,000 women, the city faces impending demographic challenges due to late marriage, low fertility and an ageing population
Many prefer face-to-face meetings despite availability of free dating apps and websites.
An obsession with spending too much time in the virtual world can have serious consequences in real life, experts warn