Home sweet home: Could foreign labour help solve Hong Kong’s elderly care dilemma?

By Emilie Lui, Cynthia Sit and Erica Li Four months ago, Fredaley, an ordinary housewife, left her home in the Philippines and came to Hong...

HKFP Lens: Lisa Ross dives into the heart of Uighur identity with shots from...

Community & Education • HKFP Lens 13 May 2019 17:004 min read Lisa Ross is a New York-based photographer, video artist and educator. Her latest body of work I...

Ex-ICAC investigation chief Ricky Chu appointed chair of Hong Kong equality watchdog

Ricky Chu, a former anti-graft agency director of investigation, has been appointed as the chair of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) for a three-year...

Halal taste hunt: Hong Kong Muslims look for a more diverse selection of halal...

By Regina Chen, Hayley Wong, Iris Yeung “It was the biggest sin that I’ve ever made,” says Mubina Jabeen, a 21-year-old student at the Chinese...

Climate Strike Hong Kong: Student protesters urge gov’t to include youth reps in environmental...

Hong Kong students have urged the authorities to include youth representatives in environmental bodies, ahead of a school walkout on Friday to protest government inaction over...

Inaccurate info leads Chinese cross-border families to underestimate challenges in Hong Kong – study

Cross-border families from mainland China often receive inaccurate information about Hong Kong’s education and migration policies, according to a study from the Hong Kong Baptist...

‘This is my home, I want to be here’: Hong Kong’s ethnic minority protesters...

Beneath the surface of any Hong Kong protest lies the question of identity. Pro-democracy and anti-extradition protesters often use elements of local culture, like...

Video: Sexy tutors – the cram school entrepreneurs with a risqué side-business

Community & Education • HKFP Features • HKFP Reports • Hong Kong • Video 1 September 2019 09:301 min read Miss Pun and Emilia Wong...

By 2022, average Hongkonger could wait 6 years or more for public housing, think...

The average waiting time for public housing in Hong Kong is expected to rise to over six years before 2022, according to a think...

Hong Kong Polytechnic University expels student for protest over campus ‘free speech’ wall

Hong Kong Polytechnic University has punished four students for a protest over a student union “free speech” bulletin board. The school said they misbehaved by...

Hong Kong raises T8 storm signal as tropical cyclone Wipha skirts the city

The Observatory raised the T8 storm signal at 1:40pm on Wednesday, as tropical cyclone Wipha approaches Hong Kong. “According to the present forecast track, Wipha...

Is China dispensing with ‘hurt feelings’?

In his “On Balance” column this week, South China Morning Post columnist Robert Delaney writes that, in the context of growing tensions with the United States, China...

Long hours, low pay: Meet 8 Hong Kong worker groups airing grievances at the...

Thousands of beleaguered Hong Kong workers took to the streets on Wednesday to mark the city’s annual Labour Day march, demanding a living wage and...

Obituary: The Li Xueqin I knew – a leading Chinese archaeologist who trod carefully...

Li Xueqin, arguably China’s most important archaeologist, early China historian and interpreter of oracle bones’ writings, died in Beijing on February 24. He was...

A language under attack: China’s campaign to sever the Uighur tongue

By Rustem Shir, Research Associate with the Uyghur Human Rights Project Of the 7,111 languages being spoken around the world, 41 per cent can be...

‘You only live once’: Hong Kong journalist-turned stand-up comedian continues to tell stories in...

By Laurissa Liu, Tommy Yuen No fancy outfit. No heavy make up. She looks plain. Yet, she fills a whole lecture hall with laughter and applause...

Children of Chinese elite walk red line to ‘perfection’

By Peter Stebbings with Kelly Wang Danielle Liu stares straight ahead, a book balanced precariously on her head, and carefully walks along a red line...

Hong Kong lacks hospitality, but can you do service with a smile on a...

By Regina Chen, Charleen Chen and Iris Yeung. Jacqueline Wang, a 20-year-old Chinese student who studies in the United Kingdom, travelled to Hong Kong earlier this year. High...

Six dead, dozens injured, area evacuated as blast rocks chemical plant in Jiangsu, China

by Eva Xiao and Elizabeth Law A huge explosion rocked a chemical plant in eastern China on Thursday, killing at least six people and injuring dozens as...

Hong Kong artists explore what opportunity means to them in WMA Masters’ photo competition

In partnership with WMA. In Hong Kong, opportunities abound for the fortunate few. The global trading hub is home to over 7.5 million residents of...

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