Periscope December 2019 – Border Terrors

Hong Kong people are fearful of losing their freedoms and being fully integrated with the Chinese mainland, which...

Shadow of White Terror

Hong Kong employees sense an atmosphere of fear which forces them to keep silent about their political stances as some of them are fired after expressing support for the city’s pro-democracy movement.

Luggage Full of Fear

Weekend getaways to mainland China have gained popularity among Hong Kong people in recent years. However, some travellers now have grown fear travelling to the Mainland over concerns of privacy and safety.

Students’ Fear of Learning Across the Border

Students’ fear of phone checks and interrogation by mainland officers amid the city’s month-long anti-government movement has sparked debate about the need of having attachment programmes in China. 

Go Global

Local protesters reach out to the international community through digital platforms while those overseas help by informing people around them.

Unease Beneath the Black

Throughout the Anti-ELAB Movement in the past few months, protesters are showing a strong awareness of personal data and surveillance concerns. Varsity talks to protesters and experts about privacy issues.

Social Media Empower Social Movement

Telegram and LIHKG, two social media platforms, play a significant role in mobilisation of Hong Kong protesters during the city’s months-long anti-government movement.

Periscope November 2019 – Smoke, Screens and Visions

Hong Kong has been plagued by ongoing “leaderless and be water” protests as protesters plan every rally with a fluid and...

Periscope May 2019 – Bon Voyage?

Crowned as “Pearl of the Orient” and “Asia’s World City”, Hong Kong has been a popular tourist destination. Tourism is a...

Sprouting New Markets

Alternative tour operators offer new choices to diversify the city’s tourism offerings and explore the growing markets of ecotourism and cultural tourism.