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Strike a Pose in Qipao

If you've ever wanted to star in your own photo-shoot, recreating the look of Maggie Cheung in Wong Kar-wai's In the Mood for Love, consider renting a qipao from the collection at Yan Shang Kee.

Treasure Hunt

One person's junk is another person's treasure. If you have a penchant for memorabilia from Hong Kong's bygone days, especially from its colonial past, then head to Select-18 and rummage through the owner's lovingly curated collection.

A Dying Art

Cheung Shun-king is one of the last of his kind in Hong Kong - a third generation hand-engraver of mahjong tiles.

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December 2017 – Labour Pains

This issue of Periscope looks at the difficulties workers face in claiming compensation for industrial accidents, at the uphill struggle to improve workplace conditions and get recognition for work-related health problems in the service industry, and at attempts by freelancers and casual workers to form unions.

The Hidden Cost of Building a World City

The number of deaths on Hong Kong's construction sites has bucked the overall downward trend in industrial accidents across sectors in Hong Kong. But labour groups say the real number of workers killed and maimed on the job is higher than the official statistics suggest - because employers hide workplace accidents to avoid costly compensation claims.

Chronically Overlooked

Many regulations on workplace safety and occupational diseases were drawn up when Hong Kong's economy was based on industry and manufacturing. Most workers are now employed in the service sector but activists say common work-related ailments in the service industries aren't properly acknowledged.