Posts Tagged ‘China’

Hong Kong’s Recycling Business: Recycling More, Earning Less?

Hong Kong’s Recycling Business: Recycling More, Earning Less?

Recycling is not a profitable business in Hong Kong anymore. But landfills are filling up, so the government set up a $1-billion recycling fund this year to try and solve the issue before it gets out of control. We look at how the industry works in Hong Kong, and where it could be improved.

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Holding on to our International Edge

Holding on to our International Edge

Hong Kong’s economy is integrating more and more with the Mainland. Will this affect the city’s status and brand as an international finance centre?

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Finding a Way Forward

Finding a Way Forward

After Jasmine Choi Yan-yan was arrested during the Occupy protests last year, she was denied access to mainland China. The outcome of the protests left some young people feeling powerless, radicalized others, and made yet others think of different ways of bringing about the social changes they want.

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Walking alongside the Needy

Walking alongside the Needy

Today, lecturer Li Chun-hong teaches humanities to university students, but things could have turned out very differently. Li spent some of his childhood years shoplifting, fighting and hanging out with triads. Education turned his life around and now Li hopes he can help other young lives.

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Cracking the Chinese Job Market

Cracking the Chinese Job Market

In his most recent Policy Address, the Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying called on Hong Kong’s young people to grab the opportunities offered by China’s vast market, to go and make their fortunes there. Varsity talks to Hong Kong people working in the Mainland and asks whether greater economic integration is the only way forward for Hong Kong.

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Learning from the Hong Kong Experience

Learning from the Hong Kong Experience

Although civil society in China continues to face many challenges and restrictions, Chinese NGOs are continuing to develop and grow. Varsity takes a look at the role that Hong Kong NGOs have played and continue to play in that development.

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