28 February 2017

Restaurant Good Samaritan to expand his charitable cafes in Hong Kong

by Cecilia Au Yeung | Dec 31, 2015 While expensive Michelin-starred restaurants in Hong Kong increase prices to fight rising rents and maintain profit, one humble restaurant in Sham Shui Po has been battling for […]
28 February 2017

Asian governments to fight super bugs together

Sonia Awale Governments in the Asia Pacific have vowed to combat the growing threat of antibiotic resistance together to slow the spread of super bugs, 12 health ministers from the region agreed in Tokyo this […]
28 February 2017

Bicycles may be growing in popularity, but Hong Kong remains a car town

by Aston Law | Dec 3, 2015 Gary Chan had heard of people getting arrested for riding electric bicycles, but his bike was different. “I invented my own,” he said, “and I could only test […]
28 February 2017

Fake baby formula “met national safety standards”, said China FDA

By Kalum Chen Chinese authorities have arrested nine people in a recent milk powder scandal, which involved the production and selling of fake baby formula under the global brand Abbott’s Similac series and leading domestic […]
28 February 2017

55 years after Suzie Wong, Wan Chai prostitution now stamped ‘made in China’

by Petra Loho | Dec 3, 2015 “The World of Suzie Wong,” a 1960 American movie starring William Holden and Nancy Kwan, takes us through late 1950s Hong Kong. The film introduces us to an […]
28 February 2017

Food production and permaculture at Sangwoodgoon

By Chenyu Liang Eating well is vital to your health, as it says on the HK government website. The Food Pyramid initiated by Central Health Education Unit under the Government of HKSAR, suggests HK residents eat more […]
28 February 2017

In the shadow of Hong Kong’s prosperity, mental illness and despair

by Melissa Peg Yoc Hui | Nov 18, 2015 It is 10pm on a Friday night in Hong Kong, and the 24 hours McDonald’s in the city’s poorest district, Sham Shui Po, has all the […]
28 February 2017

New study: Zika may be linked to another brain disease

By Kevin Lui The World Health Organisation says there is now “scientific consensus that Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS)“, but a new small-scale study finds that the virus may also […]