Archive for November, 2011

Remembering or Re-imagining British Hong Kong?

Remembering or Re-imagining British Hong Kong?

Why would young people who were in kindergarten when Hong Kong was handed over from Britain to China feel nostalgic about colonial Hong Kong? Is nostalgia for a seemingly rose-tinted past a kind of escape from disatisfaction with the present? Varsity explores.

Being vegan

Being vegan

What does it take to become a vegan and how easy is it to be a vegan in Hong Kong?

Chilled Under Fire

Chilled Under Fire

Hong Kong-born reporter for CCTV news, Sze Ho-wai tells Varsity how he stayed calm while being held hostage in war-torn Libya.

Dead Confusing

Dead Confusing

Government policy on columbaria and funeral niches leaves public in the dark when it comes to finding resting places for their departed loved ones.

A Place called Home?

A Place called Home?

Patchy service in Hong Kong’s private elderly homes and the long waiting list for subsidised public homes are rooted in the lack of a comprehensive elderly care policy.

One best shot: Vincent Yu

One best shot: Vincent Yu

Internationally acclaimed Hong Kong photojournalist Vincent Yu on taking “one best shot” for every story and running his Upper Station Gallery.

The World is your Racetrack

The World is your Racetrack

Attracted by routes that take them through city centres and past scenic sights, more and more Hong Kong runners are participating in overseas marathons.

Make-up on the Run

Make-up on the Run

Instant peel-off eyeshadow for time-strapped beauty afficionados

The Sprouting Postcard

The Sprouting Postcard

The postcard that turns into a mini garden

Lion Dance Roars on

Lion Dance Roars on

Lion-dance gets a 21st century makeover in Hong Kong