What is the cause of the persisting waste problem?

Disposable income and living standards in Hong Kong have been on a continuous increase. Meanwhile, as Hong Kong people have become better off, the amount of waste generated also have seen a rise, with the upsurging consumption of goods and services.Hong Kong government has been carrying out waste reduction programmes. The “Hong Kong Blueprint for Sustainable…

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Air Pollution In Hong Kong Is Worse Than You Think

Air pollution is a complex issue that involves many factors impacting us all, and understanding its causes and effects can prove difficult. How air pollution affects individuals depends on several factors. Besides the chemical properties of the pollutants, a person’s age and general state of health, their duration of exposure, weather conditions, and distance from…

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Songkran: A tribute to the Thai community in Hong Kong

The Songkran festival has made a comeback in Hong Kong for the fourth consecutive year, introduced by the city’s growing Thai community. Songkran Festival is regarded as preparation for the coming year, Thai New Year, that takes place between the 13th and the 15th of April every year. Photo 1:  Worshipping the deities by bathing…

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