Science for All

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.

Inside Out

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.

Life’s a Journal

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.

Striving for Perfection

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.

Hong Kong Working Holidays

Many of the Korean restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui seem very authentic, down to the servers. That’s because a lot of them are young Koreans here on a working holiday, and the number of people coming to Hong Kong on working holiday visas has gone up drastically in recent years.

Save Our Seas

Kayakers, stand-up paddle boarders, and rowers have explored Hong Kong’s spectacular coastal scenery for years, but increasing amounts of rubbish and pollution means those marine paradises are far from unspoiled.

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.

Humour out of Chaos

Hong Kong has a long tradition of poking fun at society through satire; now political satire is everywhere in light of events like Occupy Central and Hong Kong’s fraught relations with China, to the point where a spoof awards show can pack Queen Elizabeth Stadium.

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.
Hong Kong Kongish new kind of English

Do you speak Kongish ar?

People in Hong Kong use "Kongish," a new kind of Hong Kong-style English, and there's even a Facebook page celebrating this unique way of communicating. Some say that it's not just a kind of short hand; it's a way for Hongkongers to express their identity.

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