A study finds that most foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong do not feel they have saved enough money when they return to their own countries, and end up having to work overseas again. Varsity looks at how some domestic workers are learning to save up to realise their business dreams at home.
Being an influencer, also known as a KOL or key opinion leader, seems to be a fun job, but Youtuber So Lok-sin says that behind the glamour, is a lot of hard work. Varsity speaks to different influencers to find out what they do on a daily basis.
Virtual reality - or VR - has been touted as the future for some time now, and many big-name corporations have invested millions of dollars. Yet VR hasn't quite taken off as expected. Are we on the cusp of the breakthrough that will make VR seem like a necessity?
Huge amounts of food items are thrown away because their labels say they have "expired", but in fact they are still edible and pose no health risks. Varsity looks into Hong Kong's confusing label policies.
Picture books seek survival in Hong Kong By Crystal Wu The winter sun shines down warmly on the families gathered for a reading activity at the spacious...
The Cantonese language has many evocative folk sayings and proverbs where a few Chinese words can convey a long message in a vivid and concise way. As the social context in which these saying arose changes, some are beginning to fade out, but this has drawn attention to the need to preserve them.
Science isn't just the preserve of professional scientists conducting sophisticated experiments in state-of-the-art laboratories. Enthusiastic amateurs - citizen scientists - can also connect with nature and help to conserve and preserve it.
Hong Kong's young people lead hectic lives - stressing out about how to maintain a balance between study, work and family. Recent political tensions have only made matters worse. Many are turning to mindfulness and meditation to provide relief, insight and inner peace.
In this age of social media and portable digital devices, a group of devoted journal keepers insist on using pen and paper to record their thoughts and travels and to plan their daily schedules. As Varsity learns, they even share these physical journals online.
It used to be mainly women who were judged by their looks and figure but now men are also under increasing pressure to attain the perfect face and body.