Jeremy Young Chit-on: District Council election is not about politics, but who can serve...

Having grown up in the area, Jeremy Young Chit-on is confident in replacing fellow Liberal Party member Chan Ho-lim as District Councillor of the Peak constituency.

Covering the Community

With the spread of the internet, newspapers around the world are suffering from falling advertising revenues and shrinking circulations. District newspapers, which were once an important source of local news and information in Hong Kong had nearly all disappeared by the end of the 1980s. But a renewed interest in community and neighbourhood in community in the city has led to revival of district papers. Varsity meets the people behind them.

Virtual Boyfriends

Female gamers in China look for love in the cyberworld.

It’s Not Only Rock ‘n’ Roll

Mention concerts in Hong Kong and most people think of glitzy shows by Cantopop stars in venues like the Hong Kong Coliseum. But in recent years, the territory has been playing host to a very different kind of music event. An increasing number of outdoor music festivals are attracting big name international headliners and showcasing local indie talent and changing the way Hong Kongers experience live music.

Virtual Idols, Real Fans

Virtual idol industry is booming in China, attracting millions of fans who chat and play with their idols onlineBy Ella Lang

A good deal : Rice with two dishes

Takeaway shops selling rice with two dishes are thriving amid the pandemic.

Barter Hunting

Why buy when you can trade? That's the question asked by some young Hong Kongers who are staging barter events so people can dispose of their unwanted items without creating waste. Varsity discovers that more and more young people in Hong Kong are taking part in these cash-less transactions.

Read All About Me!

Hear the real-life stories of living 'books' at Hong Kong's Human Library events.

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.

Ukrainians in Hong Kong

https://vimeo.com/710635827 Reporters: Phoebe Chu, Carrie Lock, Charlie Chun Editor: Angel Woo