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Hong Kong teacher pushes boundaries and trains future tour guides in North Korea 

Ronny Mintjens went to teach English to trainee tour guides but soon realised there would be difficulties – which prompted his surprising solution.  

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
Hong Kong teacher pushes boundaries and trains future tour guides in North Korea 

Ronny Mintjens went to teach English to trainee tour guides but soon realised there would be difficulties – which prompted his surprising solution.  

Are e-cigarettes all smoke and mirrors? One man’s quest for clean Hong Kong air

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.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
Are e-cigarettes all smoke and mirrors? One man’s quest for clean Hong Kong air

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.

Hong Kong children learn life lessons with the world as their classroom

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.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
Hong Kong children learn life lessons with the world as their classroom

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.

New play aiming to help Hong Kong workers look on the bright side of life

Quarry Bay office workers break free of dull day jobs to find the humour in everything from the morning commute to office romances

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
New play aiming to help Hong Kong workers look on the bright side of life

Quarry Bay office workers break free of dull day jobs to find the humour in everything from the morning commute to office romances

Question of degrees for Hong Kong educator Betty Chan at new teacher training college

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.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
Question of degrees for Hong Kong educator Betty Chan at new teacher training college

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.

Why mental health awareness should start in Hong Kong schools and companies

Study by non-profit group calls for government and employers to tackle taboo and misconceptions through education.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
Why mental health awareness should start in Hong Kong schools and companies

Study by non-profit group calls for government and employers to tackle taboo and misconceptions through education.

Are Hong Kong’s super-safe and boring playgrounds failing our children?

Critics say officials favour a risk management model that sacrifices fun, excitement and the keys to happy development.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
Are Hong Kong’s super-safe and boring playgrounds failing our children?

Critics say officials favour a risk management model that sacrifices fun, excitement and the keys to happy development.

Fearless Hong Kong martial artist shows heart of champion in bid for black belt despite disabilities

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.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
Fearless Hong Kong martial artist shows heart of champion in bid for black belt despite disabilities

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.

Meet the eight-year-old who has written three books and donates proceeds to improving education in rural China

Annabel Lucy Yue’s first book is about a boy called Mike whose body shrinks to the size of an ant whenever he lies.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
Meet the eight-year-old who has written three books and donates proceeds to improving education in rural China

Annabel Lucy Yue’s first book is about a boy called Mike whose body shrinks to the size of an ant whenever he lies.

Consumer watchdog needs to be more dragon than paper tiger, say Hong Kong legislators

Legislators call for action as consumer watchdog remains toothless in face of unscrupulous business practices

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
Consumer watchdog needs to be more dragon than paper tiger, say Hong Kong legislators

Legislators call for action as consumer watchdog remains toothless in face of unscrupulous business practices

How did this high-school dropout from Bulgaria succeed in fashion in Hong Kong?

Young entrepreneur describes unusual path that began with belief that technology would be king and creativity would set her apart.

24 Mar 2018 - 4:16PM
How did this high-school dropout from Bulgaria succeed in fashion in Hong Kong?

Young entrepreneur describes unusual path that began with belief that technology would be king and creativity would set her apart.

Enter the dragon boat: Hong Kong rowers brave 12 hours in Taiwan waters for green fundraiser

The campaign seeks to raise money and awareness to clean up a polluted area, with paddlers hoping to conquer 70km from 4am to 4pm

24 Mar 2018 - 3:01PM
Enter the dragon boat: Hong Kong rowers brave 12 hours in Taiwan waters for green fundraiser

The campaign seeks to raise money and awareness to clean up a polluted area, with paddlers hoping to conquer 70km from 4am to 4pm

Could rising tides put the ‘Venice of Hong Kong’ underwater?

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

17 Mar 2018 - 6:09PM
Could rising tides put the ‘Venice of Hong Kong’ underwater?

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

Cramped quarters, no walking space on streets – how Hong Kong’s urban design can drive you up the wall

New study by think tank calls for more innovation in planning for a healthier, more spacious city that will benefit mental health of residents

17 Mar 2018 - 3:32PM
Cramped quarters, no walking space on streets – how Hong Kong’s urban design can drive you up the wall

New study by think tank calls for more innovation in planning for a healthier, more spacious city that will benefit mental health of residents

Can Hong Kong’s happy industry spread the cheer in a city notorious for being blue?

‘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

17 Mar 2018 - 9:35AM
Can Hong Kong’s happy industry spread the cheer in a city notorious for being blue?

‘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

Corporations must rediscover their original purpose – to serve society, not just make money, says British-Indian resort tycoon Sonu Shivdasani

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’.

10 Mar 2018 - 5:00PM
Corporations must rediscover their original purpose – to serve society, not just make money, says British-Indian resort tycoon Sonu Shivdasani

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’.

The hidden racism plaguing Hong Kong, and how one student is fighting back

Lamia Sreya Rahman is overcoming difficulties with Cantonese and discrimination to help fellow ethnic minority Hongkongers find success.

10 Mar 2018 - 1:31PM
The hidden racism plaguing Hong Kong, and how one student is fighting back

Lamia Sreya Rahman is overcoming difficulties with Cantonese and discrimination to help fellow ethnic minority Hongkongers find success.

Will Hong Kong’s problem with long working hours ever come to an end?

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.

10 Mar 2018 - 3:50PM
Will Hong Kong’s problem with long working hours ever come to an end?

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.

Horns of a dilemma: what can be done about Hong Kong’s feral cows?

Wild brown cattle and water buffaloes continue to stray into urban areas despite government efforts to keep them out

3 Mar 2018 - 4:33PM
Horns of a dilemma: what can be done about Hong Kong’s feral cows?

Wild brown cattle and water buffaloes continue to stray into urban areas despite government efforts to keep them out

Poster boy for lost Hong Kong movie art wants to draw Marvel superheroes

Graphic designer Lam Ka-hang uses his iPad to draw old-school movie posters and preserve the ‘humanity’ of a forgotten art form

3 Mar 2018 - 4:02PM
Poster boy for lost Hong Kong movie art wants to draw Marvel superheroes

Graphic designer Lam Ka-hang uses his iPad to draw old-school movie posters and preserve the ‘humanity’ of a forgotten art form

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