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Doctors Without Borders raises awareness on plight in Sudan

  • The Young Reporter
  • By: AO Wei Ying Vinci、ZHANG YipingEdited by: Yee Ling TSANG、Yi Yin CHOW
  • 2024-03-26

The Hong Kong chapter of Doctors Without Borders organised its first fundraising running race since 2002 at Plover Cove Reservoir’s main dam on March 17th The choice of the location aims to raise awareness of humanitarian aid and hardships in Southern Sudan.  

Society

Food and beverage stalls return to Hong Kong Flower Show 2024 after the pandemic

Hong Kong  Flower Show 2024, one of the biggest annual flower events in the city, has returned with full features after the pandemic of COVID-19. This year’s theme is Fairy Tales and it showcases a variety of flower exhibits from horticultural organizations from around the world.    

Society

The Hong Kong Rugby Sevens 2023

  • By: Tsz Yau CHAN、Yau To LUMEdited by: Tsz In Warren LEUNG、Ka Ki FUNG
  • 2023-03-06

The Hong Kong Rugby Sevens will be held in the Hong Kong Stadium from 31st of March to 2rd of April. This year is the first tournament after all COVID restrictions have been scrapped. The Hong Kong rugby team is looking forward to seeing rugby fans’ faces and making a comeback to their home field.

Society

Vegetarian Food Asia 2023

  • By: Yee Ling TSANG、Wai Sum CHEUNGEdited by: Yu Yin WONG
  • 2023-02-20

The three-day Vegetarian Food Asia 2023 runs on its biggest scale with more than 300 exhibit booths at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre. The event resumes food sampling for the first time since the pandemic.

Society

The 25th Standard Chartered Marathon

  • By: Huen Tung LEI、Tsz Yau CHANEdited by: Ka Tung NG
  • 2023-02-15

The 25th Standard Chartered Marathon was held yesterday under humid and drizzly weather. The participants' quota reached 37,000, doubling the amount in 2021. 32 runners were sent to the hospital according to the Hospital Authority. Ethiopia came first in the man and women's race.

Culture & Leisure

Last surviving hand-painted porcelain factory in Hong Kong

Yuet Tung China Works, first established in 1928, mainly exports hand-painted dinnerware and family crests, such as plates and bowls, to foreign countries. The Canton famille-rose porcelain making technique can now only be found in Hong Kong's last hand-crafted porcelain factory after the decline of handicraft industry.

Culture & Leisure

Chinese Paper Crafts’ Slow Revival

The traditional art of paper crafting is making a come back in Hong Kong. Workshops and exhibitions are drawing in a young audience eager to preserve a piece of the city’s identity.

Culture & Leisure

Cosplay culture in Hong Kong: an interesting way for the youth to express themselves

An annual Comic Convention, HKU Cosplay Party 2022, was held on the campus at Hong Kong University on Nov. 13. This new entertainment and display activity is popular among the youth. It is becoming a new way for young people to express themselves and broaden their social circle. YouTube link: https://youtu.be/4_Vsin2q4LU

Culture & Leisure

The fourth Hong Kong illustration and creative show: Borderless

A two-day Illustration and Creative Exhibition is held for the fourth time, compiled of about 300 illustrators from Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea. The exhibition is at Kowloon International Trade & Exhibition Centre on Nov. 26-27.

Society

Multimedia: Urumqi's vigil in Hong Kong

Demonstrators gathered in Central at around 7 pm to mourn the victims of a fire accident in Urumqi amid strict lockdown in mainland China. Mainlanders from provinces including Shanghai and cities like Guangzhou and Chengdu held blank sheets to protest against the COVID-19 measures, and chanted slogans to oust Chinese president Xi Jinping since last Saturday. After the ten mainland Chinese students mourned at the University of Hong Kong last Sunday, protestors in Central held blank papers and sent flowers to pay tribute to the ongoing protests in mainland China despite the police’s social distancing checks.  Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/03HI_DwUHzY