Hong Kong Shark Foundation and online platform Bride Union have joined together to banish shark fin soup from wedding banquet menus forever.
History shows how names given to groups can acquire negative connotations, and why their use should be mitigated through awareness and reflection.
The bovine origins of the word come from physician Edward Jenner’s 1796 breakthrough on smallpox.
Inaugurated in August 1980, the service cut travel time from more than two hours to mere minutes but ended just two years later.
Foreigners attempting to integrate into Eastern societies have long been seen as odd, from both sides of the ethnic divide.
The kitchen cupboard-lurking cafetière doesn’t make good coffee. It just makes us fumé.
HMS Calcutta, an obsolete wooden sailing ship, was pressed into service in the second opium war against China.
Travel time from Hung Hom to Lo Wu on the fully electrified service was cut from 70 minutes to ‘about 36 minutes’.
The Finnish use silence and observation to get to know a stranger, in Hong Kong, it is being used to draw attention to that which can no longer be said.
Cold-eyed acceptance of the city’s diminished role does not feature in public discussion.
Travelling aboard a replica medieval dhow, the British explorer Tim Severin sailed the 2,000-year-old trade route from Oman to China, in 1980.
Also known as guangcai, the colourful ceramics were a major export item through the Qing dynasty to the 1980s.
For much of its history, China did very little to promote its culture – rather people came from far and wide to acquire it. What changed?
Despite the US president’s endless falsehoods, he seems to be able to count on the support of his base – a similar strategy didn’t work out well for a Zhou dynasty ruler.
Even before the National Security Law saw books swiped from school shelves ‘for review’, local history, rich as it is, was never mentioned in classrooms.
Mutilated body found in trunk abandoned in Causeway Bay was that of an employer slayed by a disgruntled employee.
‘Discover the Gemstones, Ruby & Sapphire’ invites visitors to interact with uncut stones.
The source of much international mirth, soap has changed a great deal since the mid-19th century carbolic blocks became broadly available.
Filibuster, freebooter, flyboat all have the same Dutch ancestor: vrijbuiter, meaning ‘privateer’.