Hong Kong has the highest ratio of women as a percentage of the prison population in the world. Varsity takes a look at the plight of female prisoners, including those incarcerated with their babies and those who may be human trafficking victims.
Political scientist Ma Ngok says the pro-democracy camp is likely to win all three geographical seats in tomorrow’s Legislative Council By-election, although the margin would be highly dependent on the voter turnout rate. Ma thinks the result of the Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape functional constituency will hinge on the turnout rate.
Tony Tse Wai-chuen wants to win back his former Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape Functional Constituency seat so he can back more big infrastructure projects for Hong Kong. Tse lost the seat to disqualified lawmaker Edward Yiu Chung-yim in 2016.
Anti-LGBT activist Joyce Chiu Pui-yuk says she's guided by God and the Bible in her bid for the New Territories East seat in Sunday’s Legislative Council By-election.
Varsity is an award-winning magazine created for the tertiary students and faculty of Hong Kong. It is written, edited and designed by students in the School of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.