Monthly Archives: June 2011

How are there not more homeless people in Hong Kong?

With Hong Kong’s real estate 70% over market value, I have been baffled as to how there are not homeless people sprawled across the street when I walk home at night. With land mass roughly the size of Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Cabs Say Yes to AutoTaxi System?

“We want to go to somewhere….,” when I spoke in English or Mandarin to an mid-aged old driver last week, he couldn’t understand at all and asked me to get off the car. By living in Hong Kong for nearly … Continue reading

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Nanny Sharon’s Diary

OK! Here I am, Nanny Sharon. Cheers!!! It’s not because I work in the healthcare team of a global PR company, but that the first time my supervisor talked with me about our work, she said, “You will get to … Continue reading

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Crops out of concrete: Farming Hong Kong’s urban island

This piece originally appeared on CNN.com. Hong Kong (CNN) — On the roof of a 21-story office building in Hong Kong’s eastern district sits a grassy patch of hope that agriculture can thrive even in one of the world’s most … Continue reading

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Mainlanders Rush to Hong Kong for Weekends Shopping

Wandering on Canton Road, one of the busiest shopping streets in Hong Kong, I heard many dialects from mainland China. Among them the Shanghai dialect stood out the most as I came across small groups of Shanghainese every now and … Continue reading

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China’s Got Cheated

A couple’s affecting stories is criticized as fake. In these two years, China’s Got Talented has become a renowned name. Like its brother shows Britain’s Got Talented and America’s Got Talented, it is dedicated to discover the common people who … Continue reading

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Hong Kongers and Mainlanders: A Complicated Relationship

More and more Chinese people are coming to Hong Kong from the mainland — whether to work, give birth, visit attractions like Ocean Park and Disneyland or travel — they are a growing presence, and not all Hong Kong residents … Continue reading

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Old HK Maps, New Interest

A voyage into Hong Kong’s past They may not be the most accurate but antiquarian maps of the city are in great demand and reveal much about its ever-changing landscape Andrew McIntyre Jun 27, 2011 Email to friend Print a … Continue reading

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PR Internship Journal II – Put what you learnt into practice

Facing the cut-throat competition in the PR arena, one cannot survive without ‘working and studying,’ which means, in order to keep pace with things happened within and out of the industry and achieve higher goals, PR professionals must continue learning … Continue reading

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Rich 20-year-old Boaster Damaged China Red Cross’ Weak Reputation

Nobody on Chinese Internet can escape this topic – Guo Meimei. It is the hottest topic this week – perfect combination of gossip and politics. Yes. China Red Cross (separate entity from International Red Cross organization) can be seen as … Continue reading

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