(October 31, 2019) Mark is one of the few regular non-Chinese faces at Hong Kong protests this year. As Tsim Sha Tsui, one of the racially diverse districts in Hong Kong, was devoured by a sea of black on Sunday, the 26-year-old half-Filipino and half-Pakistani university graduate stood out in a mustard-yellow shirt and a … More Hong Kong’s ethnic minorities are struggling to find their niche, amid the ongoing protests
“ Jo. You are up”. Ms. Hui, my class teacher, shouted out my name. When Ms. Hui fetched me the DSE results notice, the tension was so agonizing I was practically running a 10 mile on the treadmill. I looked at the paper in awe, as if witnessing a miracle. My heart was flickering with … More Sherlock Holmes found the sign of his future
I have to say he looks amazingly indeterminate for a 55-year-old guy. Look at that hilarious fringe of silver hair waving white flag around his balding, mottled scalp. The grey grooves in his pinwheel eyes were framed by bushy salt and pepper eyebrows. His geographical but still mobile face is scattered with wrinkles equivalent to … More My Father
My mother with hair of flashing comets With worries of the flight from Hong Kong to Texas With the weight light as straw My mother with the waist of a toothpick sliding between the gap of crocodile’s teeth With shoulders of hardened concrete And a skull of non-stop motorcycle driving on the boulevard of broken … More My Mother (poem)
Is not love that is missing anymore, It is hate that rises once for more, Don’t be offended that might seemed a little wrong My friend love and hate sometimes do get along What I love about baking is tantalizing fragrance of the bread (it is a punch bag, is my grandma’s rising smile- like … More Love and Hate are Frenemies (poem)
(Opinion piece for school work – 5th December, 2018) Lately, the question of whether the 172-hectare Fanling golf club should be recalled for housing development after its tenancy expires in 2020 remains a dilemma for the Development Bureau. According to a poll conducted by the Democratic Party between December and January this year, 56% of … More A review of the terms of the current Private Recreational Lease is needed so as to achieve overall fairness in the society
Video: Elly Wu, Melanie Japson Photos and captions: Melanie Japson Text: Erin Chan From daytime weekdays to night time weekends, the pedestrian zone of Mongkok has been taken over by the bustling crowd of curious people, coming to catch a glimpse of the multi-talented street performers. Performers ranging from musicians singing upbeat songs, … More Mong Kok’s pedestrian zone: the antagonism between street performers, residents and vendors
In 2006, the prophecy of the end of printed press already existed. The Economist sums up its grim future in one sentence: Who Killed Newspaper? International news has evolved sweepingly over the years, and people are blending in with different avant-garde media platforms unconsciously. From Starbucks’ and McDonald’s, pavements to anywhere humans belong, people can … More Is new technology or new media changing the nature or role of international news?
See how wheelchair users use a hashtag to fight against backlashes on their appearance on social media Sometimes, the level of hotness that a person embodies is more dependent on the mentality than physical appearance. Therefore, many of wheelchair users have started posting selfies of themselves boldly in chic outfits with the #HotPersonInAWheelchair hashtag on … More Is it really sad to be a hot person in the wheelchair?