The tiny schools built alongside public housing estates more than 40 years ago are slowly crumbling. Despite the fact some may present physical danger, the solutions continue to elude authorities.
Brian Ching likes to inject a shot of drama in the photos he takes.
French tenor Sébastien Guèze would love to play the archetypal tragic romantic hero with robust energy in a new opera based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, which debuts tonight.
With its fast aging population, HK is finding ways to slow the onset of dementia among over a million elderly people.
Parents of autistic children have to cope with unimaginable stress during the kids’ growing-up years. A little more patience on their part and a more understanding and tolerant society, however, could help change the scenario.
Hong Kong’s South Asian community feeling dismayed after a recent spate of crimes by economic migrants put a chill on the social climate, even for those with established roots in the community.
HK is part of a pilot national plan to reduce pollution from berthing vessels. Experts, however, doubt if there might be sufficient supply of low-sulfur fuel to meet that end.
A series of events held in HK to mark the 400th death anniversary of the master novelist is expected to trigger greater interest in Spanish culture and language learning.
The 'Sichuan Model' for the post-earthquake reconstruction is based on eight years of social work toward helping the affected people of Yingxiu town, Sichuan province, to cope with psychological trauma and rebuild the social fabric of their community.
As social workers led by Hong Kong Polytechnic University who ran a psychological support service in quake-affected Sichuan since May 2008 prepare to wind up, they share their stories of trials and triumphs with Sylvia Chang in Yingxiu town, Wenchuan county.