Filipino migrant mothers in Hong Kong sing for their distant children

Each Sunday, a choir of Filipina domestic workers in Hong Kong gathers to sing songs that remind them of the children they left back home. Known as the “Unsung Heroes”, these initially shy performers now regularly take the stage around Hong Kong and feature in a new documentary about the lives of the city’s maids, ...

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Hongkongers going nuts over high-end fruit

Hongkongers going nuts over high-end fruit

It might be a healthy food choice, but Hong Kong’s latest fruit fad is doing serious damage to shoppers’ wallets. From luxury supermarkets to outdoor stalls,...

High Spirits: Charting the craft gin revolution in Hong Kong

High Spirits: Charting the craft gin revolution in Hong Kong

As what was formerly known as Mother’s Ruin becomes the darling of the local drinks scene, Hongkongers are guzzling gin like never before. Paul Letters investigates the...

Life Rolls On: The ups and downs of navigating Hong Kong in a wheelchair

Life Rolls On: The ups and downs of navigating Hong Kong in a wheelchair

On any given day, Hong Kong's crowded with busy commuters who don’t think twice about bumping your shoulder, or pushing in front of you to squeeze into that last space on the...

Toe the Line: Daredevils perform incredible balancing act on Lion Rock highline

Toe the Line: Daredevils perform incredible balancing act on Lion Rock highline

Probably best to stay away if you get vertigo.