Varsity visits two independent bookstores in a farm and a wet market to learn how they swim against the current of mainstream book retail market.
Many small charitable dog shelters provide care and accommodation for stray dogs in Hong Kong. They are mostly self-financed and receive little support from the government. Varsity looks into some of the challenges and difficulties they face.
Despite their outstanding achievement in international competitions, Hong Kong figure skaters and short track speed skaters are deprived of a rink that meets international standard for training. They are now calling for the government to build a new rink to facilitate their training.
Over 17 million pieces of plastic waste are flushed into the sea every year, which pose serious threats to the health of both marine lives and human beings. Varsity looks into how different parties including NGOs and the government combat the problem of plastic pollution.
Varsity speaks to volunteers, residents and professionals who organise community activities to strengthen bonding and revive trusting relationship in their neighbourhoods.
Disparity does not exist only in terms of wealth, but also quality of indoor air in living space. Varsity looks into how poor indoor air quality is taking a toll on the health of low-income households living in subdivided flats.
Urban trees are an integral part of Hong Kong’s cityscape but there aren’t enough trained tree experts to manage and take care of them. The government and education sector are trying to change that, but for now working conditions are keeping newcomers away.
Varsity meets two groups of people who are challenged technologically - residents in remote villages and the elderly - to understand their sufferings and hopes.
Wheelchair users share their experiences of dining out and tell us how well-equiped local restaurants are to serving people with disabilities.
Parents always want to give the best to their children, be it more toys, more clothes, more books or whatever. However, children grow out of their clothes very quickly and lose interest in new just as fast. Varsity meets the parents who believe less is more, except when it comes to time spent with their kids.