A father (left) rode his bicycle 2,500km to visit his son, and a man breaks into a car to save his grandson. Photo: SCMP composite
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Cycling 2,500km for son, punching window to save grandson, village has a wedding
26 May 2022 - 9:00AM

This week in ‘love and courage in China’, we highlight stories that celebrate the human spirit, featuring a near-blind father who cycled 2,500km to visit his son, a man who saved his grandson from a car and a village organises a wedding.

A father (left) rode his bicycle 2,500km to visit his son, and a man breaks into a car to save his grandson. Photo: SCMP composite
Cycling 2,500km for son, punching window to save grandson, village has a wedding

This week in ‘love and courage in China’, we highlight stories that celebrate the human spirit, featuring a near-blind father who cycled 2,500km to visit his son, a man who saved his grandson from a car and a village organises a wedding.

26 May 2022 - 9:00AM
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Comedian Nigel Ng’s “Uncle Roger” recently landed in hot water over a video he did with a fellow vlogger who often criticises the Chinese government. Photo: YouTube
My Hong Kong | ‘Let’s eat and talk business’: the role food plays in Chinese culture

To the Chinese, food opens all doors – but it can also close some doors if not used in the right way. Just ask comedian Uncle Roger, who found himself in hot water over a video he made with anti-Beijing food vlogger Mike Chen.

4 May 2021 - 4:25PM
My Hong Kong | Why Asians love Uncle Roger – we’ve all got one in the family

A comedic persona created by Malaysian stand-up comedian Nigel Ng, Uncle Roger will remind most Asians of at least one grumpy family member who’s never afraid to speak their mind.

A comedic persona created by Malaysian stand-up comedian Nigel Ng, Uncle Roger will remind most Asians of at least one grumpy family member who’s never afraid to speak their mind.

4 May 2021 - 4:25PM
Why Asians love Uncle Roger – we’ve all got one in the family

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