“If Your Parents Are Chinese, and You Live in Hong Kong, Why Don’t You Speak Chinese?”

What does being a “Hong Konger” mean? As a special administrative region of China, with a history of British colonialism, Hong Kong contains a lot of cultural diversity within her boundaries. Hong Kong culture is neither homogeneous nor easy to generalize. Vanishing traditional industries, complaints of “white-washed”, profit-driven cultural events, and frequent removal of artworks…

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There’s a new sheriff in town

Burgers are a religion. Some may claim, that the perfect does not exists. But to many, the New York City invented Shake Shack-burger is the only one that gets close to being perfect. And just last week they opened up a brand new restaurant in Hong Kong. I went to find out what the fuzz…

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The Mysterious Mr. Wong

Who is the energetic man, with the characteristic laughter, behind one of Hong Kongs most popular restaurants who claim to be the brother of Donald Trump? I set to find out. The moment you set foot in the restaurant you’ll find yourself surrounded by a cheap but welcoming interior. And before you know about it,…

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Just another stroke on the wall?

Her arms and legs are streaked with black and white paint, as she works with great attention to detail with a notebook by her side. The sweltering summer sun does not deter 23-year-old Riya Chandiramani from diligently painting intricate patterns inspired by her Indian roots on the walls of Craftissimo, a craft beer store on…

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A Look Inside the Danish Church in Hong Kong

In 1867 “The Danish Seamen’s Church in Foreign Harbours” was established. The mission was to serve and provide services for Danish seafarers around the world. The following year the first priest was shipped to Hull in England and since then the mission has grown to 53 churches in big harbour cities around the globe. In…

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6 Things Hong Kong Has to Offer in May

May is upon us! And so is humidity and the possibility of an early start to the typhoon season. The students are pouring out their last bits of effort to take home a good grade and vacation is just around the corner. With all this free time at hand soon, you might want to start…

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