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 Pigs in the city: Hong Kong’s wild boar problem - visually explained
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Explainer | Pigs in the city: Hong Kong’s wild boar problem - visually explained

19 Dec 2022 - 5:34PM

Wild boar are a common sight in Hong Kong, particularly along walking trails and in country parks where people sometimes feed them. Authorities began culling wild boar in late 2021 after one bit a policeman, sparking criticism from animal rights groups. Here’s a closer look at urban wild boar, visually explained.

 Pigs in the city: Hong Kong’s wild boar problem - visually explained

Explainer | Pigs in the city: Hong Kong’s wild boar problem - visually explained

Wild boar are a common sight in Hong Kong, particularly along walking trails and in country parks where people sometimes feed them. Authorities began culling wild boar in late 2021 after one bit a policeman, sparking criticism from animal rights groups. Here’s a closer look at urban wild boar, visually explained.

19 Dec 2022 - 5:34PM

Explainer | Why Hong Kong uses bamboo scaffolding, meet those who climb it

An ancient practice, suitable only for people with nerves of steel, remains alive and well in a modern city full of skyscrapers.

28 Jun 2022 - 11:00AM

25 visualisations for 25 years of Hong Kong

How Hong Kong has changed since the 1997 handover from Britain to China? These 25 visuals explain the change in all aspects of Hongkongers’ lives.

22 Jun 2022 - 10:30AM
Why Hong Kong uses bamboo scaffolding, meet those who climb it

Explainer | Why Hong Kong uses bamboo scaffolding, meet those who climb it

An ancient practice, suitable only for people with nerves of steel, remains alive and well in a modern city full of skyscrapers.

28 Jun 2022 - 11:00AM

25 visualisations for 25 years of Hong Kong

How Hong Kong has changed since the 1997 handover from Britain to China? These 25 visuals explain the change in all aspects of Hongkongers’ lives.

How Hong Kong has changed since the 1997 handover from Britain to China? These 25 visuals explain the change in all aspects of Hongkongers’ lives.

22 Jun 2022 - 10:30AM
Hong Kong at 25

Hong Kong - The Endless Land King

Hong Kong has plenty of land, but not much for housing. A visual guide to the city’s 30 years of land sale record from residential properties to commercial usage.

Hong Kong has plenty of land, but not much for housing. A visual guide to the city’s 30 years of land sale record from residential properties to commercial usage.

20 Jun 2022 - 4:30PM

Explainer | Life in Hong Kong’s shoebox housing

Smaller than a prison cell, more than 200,000 people live in extremely cramped conditions and spend years waiting for public rental housing.

7 Jun 2022 - 5:00PM
Life in Hong Kong’s shoebox housing

Hong Kong’s child abuse in visuals: ‘for every case, 99 go unreported’

A spotlight has been thrown on child abuse in Hong Kong after allegations of assaults and maltreatments on toddlers at a Mong Kok residential home. Elsewhere in the city, child abuse often goes unreported, meaning that Hong Kong government statistics show just the tip of the iceberg.

30 Mar 2022 - 11:30AM
Hong Kong’s child abuse in visuals: ‘for every case, 99 go unreported’

Hong Kong - The Endless Land King

Hong Kong has plenty of land, but not much for housing. A visual guide to the city’s 30 years of land sale record from residential properties to commercial usage.

20 Jun 2022 - 4:30PM

Explainer | Life in Hong Kong’s shoebox housing

Smaller than a prison cell, more than 200,000 people live in extremely cramped conditions and spend years waiting for public rental housing.

7 Jun 2022 - 5:00PM

Hong Kong’s child abuse in visuals: ‘for every case, 99 go unreported’

A spotlight has been thrown on child abuse in Hong Kong after allegations of assaults and maltreatments on toddlers at a Mong Kok residential home. Elsewhere in the city, child abuse often goes unreported, meaning that Hong Kong government statistics show just the tip of the iceberg.

30 Mar 2022 - 11:30AM