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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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

14 May 2019 - 12:58PM

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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’.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Poster boy for lost Hong Kong movie art wants to draw Marvel superheroes
How does Hong Kong compare with Europe when it comes to women-friendly workplaces?

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

25 Apr 2018 - 11:31AM

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

How does Hong Kong compare with Europe when it comes to women-friendly workplaces?
What Hong Kong can do to help women in work

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.

25 Apr 2018 - 11:32AM

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.

What Hong Kong can do to help women in work
Violence is not parenting, Hong Kong child advocate says amid rise in physical abuse cases

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

24 Feb 2018 - 6:03PM

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

Violence is not parenting, Hong Kong child advocate says amid rise in physical abuse cases
How a brave Hong Kong principal turned a failing school into an innovative success

At Baptist Rainbow Primary, educator Chu Tsz-wing dropped the exam-oriented approach for a curriculum based on technology and play

24 Feb 2018 - 1:02PM

At Baptist Rainbow Primary, educator Chu Tsz-wing dropped the exam-oriented approach for a curriculum based on technology and play

How a brave Hong Kong principal turned a failing school into an innovative success
What’s holding Hong Kong back from becoming a smarter city?

Despite pushing residents to embrace technology, officials have failed to show strong leadership and vision, critics say

24 Feb 2018 - 8:20AM

Despite pushing residents to embrace technology, officials have failed to show strong leadership and vision, critics say

What’s holding Hong Kong back from becoming a smarter city?
Single mainland mothers protest at Tamar in bid to be reunited with Hong Kong-born children

The group submitted a petition and appealed to Hong Kong security minister John Lee Ka-chiu to liaise with mainland authorities

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

The group submitted a petition and appealed to Hong Kong security minister John Lee Ka-chiu to liaise with mainland authorities

Single mainland mothers protest at Tamar in bid to be reunited with Hong Kong-born children
On the march with ex-soldier for Hong Kong tours with a difference

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

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

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

On the march with ex-soldier for Hong Kong tours with a difference
Speed dating, Tinder and ‘leftover women’: the changing face of love and loneliness in Hong Kong

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

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

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

Speed dating, Tinder and ‘leftover women’: the changing face of love and loneliness in Hong Kong
Hungry for love, Hong Kong singles pay up for Valentine’s Day speed dating events

Many prefer face-to-face meetings despite availability of free dating apps and websites.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Many prefer face-to-face meetings despite availability of free dating apps and websites.

Hungry for love, Hong Kong singles pay up for Valentine’s Day speed dating events
Why taking video games to another level can lead to mental illness

An obsession with spending too much time in the virtual world can have serious consequences in real life, experts warn

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

An obsession with spending too much time in the virtual world can have serious consequences in real life, experts warn

Why taking video games to another level can lead to mental illness