How to celebrate Halloween in Hong Kong

Hong Kong doesn’t celebrate Halloween as extravagantly as in western countries, but there is one place in particular where you can see people in full costume and scary makeup: Lan Kwai Fong. Every year on the 31st of October, Lan Kwai Fong hosts its annual Halloween Street Party. However, this year Halloween falls on a…

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Removing all bins in country parks?

Have you gone hiking this autumn? Have you spotted any rubbish on the road? The HKSAR government plans to remove all rubbish bins in country parks by the end of this year, which has sparked heated debate among the public.   By gradually removing trash bins from country parks, the government has been promoting the…

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Best Restaurants in HKU

Do you know about the restaurants in HKU? This is a short interview with HKU students about their favourite restaurants in campus. Try them next time when you come to HKU!     Multimedia: Vanesse Copyedit: Preya Editor: Sally Online team: Nicole

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Why is it 32°C in October?

Hong Kong’s weather this summer – it’s October, but with these temperatures, it’s safe to still say summer – has brought insane amounts of precipitation, from both the sky  and people’s bodies. Every summer feels hotter and longer than the previous one. Does it simply feel that way or is it reality? If you look…

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In Pictures: ‘Censored book’ store appears in Central as Amnesty International campaign

Photo: Martin Choi and Amrita Mangho Global human rights advocate group Amnesty International has launched a campaign on Thursday to raise awareness for Hong Kong’s freedom of expression. The campaign took the form of a bookstore that only sold books which were redacted or censored. Its purpose was to prompt visitors to imagine a future where Hong…

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