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On Top of Her Game

On Top of Her Game

Eastern’s Chan Yuen-ting sacrificed her studies in pursuit of football, and now she’s both the youngest head coach, and the first female head coach of a top-tier local team.

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Virtual Districts

Virtual Districts

More and more people are forming online groups for the districts where they live, and some of these groups are building connections in the real world with events like street fairs and screenings of a football World Cup qualifier.

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We are Family

We are Family

Some young Hongkongers have drastically different ideas of what a family is, compared to their parents — from open relationships and having children to treating their friends as family. A Varsity survey finds Hong Kong’s political woes have put some youngsters off from having children.

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April 2012 – Hong Kong’s Ailing Health System

April 2012 – Hong Kong’s Ailing Health System

Hong Kong has one of the better public health systems in the world but the system is groaning under the challenge of an aging population, spiralling costs and rising expectations. In this issue of Periscope we look at some of the problems facing the public health system: As many elderly people rely on the out-patient […]

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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.

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The Solar-Powered Geek

The Solar-Powered Geek

How a student project led Hong Kong youngster Charles Watson to become a social entrepreneur providing solar-powered computers to developing world.
By Cherry Ge

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From Office to Boxing Ring

From Office to Boxing Ring

Meet Yolly Leung Pui-shan, Hong Kong’s first female Thai Boxing coach who gave up the life of an office lady to become Hong Kong’s first female Thai Boxing coach.
By Joyce Lee

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Szeto Wah’s Long March

Szeto Wah’s Long March

From Varsity May 2010 Reporter: Margaret Ng Yee-man, Photos: Nicole Pun Democratic stalwart, dedicated educator, proud patriot – these are all terms that can be used to describe Szeto Wah, known affectionately as Wah Suk or Uncle Wah. At 79, and with late stage lung cancer,  Szeto has had to slow down in recent  months. […]

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