14 Nov 2019

The Joker to Guy Fawkes: Why Protesters Around The World Are Wearing The Same Masks

From Hong Kong to Chile and from Lebanon to Iraq, people around the world are

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05 Nov 2019

The World Is In A Revolutionary Moment – How Can The Global Left Be A Serious Player?

We are living in an extraordinary moment in world history. This is a period of

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29 Oct 2019

Hong Kong Protesters Shouldn’t Pin Hopes On Outsiders To Solve Their Impasse With Beijing

The decision by the US House of Representatives to pass legislation tightening up the scrutiny

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28 Oct 2019

Hong Kong Protests And Brexit Could Both End Up Benefiting Financial Elites

Protests in Hong Kong have captured the world’s attention in recent weeks, with demonstrators closing

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10 Oct 2019

Hong Kong Is One Of The Most Unequal Cities In The World. So Why Aren’t The Protesters Angry At The Rich And Powerful?

There have been many explanations for the turmoil in Hong Kong, with protests still ongoing.

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30 Aug 2019

Like ‘Shooting Water’: Why The Hong Kong Government Must Accept That Compromise Is The Only Way Forward

The Hong Kong protest movement is not deescalating – nor will it. Having battled for

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27 Aug 2019

Tech Is Fueling The Hong Kong Movement. Here’s How, And Why It’s A Huge Step For Freedom

Over the past two months, Hong Kong has roared into global headlines. Its seven million

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24 Aug 2019

‘We Die Together’: Hong Kong Protests Are Being Driven By A Fearless Young Generation

As the protests in Hong Kong continue, it’s not uncommon to see teenagers dressed in

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20 Aug 2019

Top 10 Most Expensive Cities To Live In 2019

According to a report by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) conducted annually, these cities recorded

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16 Aug 2019

Beijing Is Moving To Stamp Out The Hong Kong Protests – But It May Have Already Lost The City For Good

Since the start of mass demonstrations in Hong Kong in early June, there has been

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15 Aug 2019

Hong Kong Protests: History Lessons For Beijing From British Colonial Era Uprising

Beijing has made no secret that it is weighing up the option of using force

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13 Aug 2019

Hong Kong: Why The ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Model Is On Its Last Legs

Protest organisers in Hong Kong claim that nearly two million people, most clad in black

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12 Aug 2019

Hong Kong’s Mass Protests: An Explainer

The Hong Kong mass protests made it past the eight-week mark and it has been

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17 Jun 2019

Why Hong Kong Matters

Could mainland China not seek eventual convergence towards a democratic system, respectful of the full

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01 Apr 2019

How Single Women Are Driving Gentrification In Hong Kong And Elsewhere

Gentrification is reshaping urban areas all around the world, displacing large segments of the population

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06 Feb 2019

It’s Official – Hong Kong Is The Most Expensive City In The World To Live In

The most expensive cities to live in around the world in 2019 have been revealed

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06 Aug 2018

The Good, Bad & Ugly Sides To Hong Kong, For Visitors & Residents Alike

Safe streets, efficient transport, restaurants around every corner, the Sevens – there’s lots to like

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24 Jul 2018

How 156 Years Of British Rule Shaped Hong Kong

Even though Britain gave Hong Kong back to China 21 years ago, today when you

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27 Jan 2018

The Big Dig: How The High Cost Of Land Is Forcing Hong Kong Into Caverns

With the highest house prices in the world, and most of its land unbuildable, the

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17 Oct 2017

Why Are the Top Ten Richest Countries Small?

What is common between the top ten richest countries in the world?   This video

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01 Jul 2017

Is Hong Kong A Part Of China?

Is Hong Kong a part of China? With the Hong Kong elections coming up, and

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01 Jul 2017

Hong Kong : The 20th Anniversary Of The Handover

Hong Kong is marking 20 years since the territory was handed from Britain to China, bringing

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09 Mar 2017

Why Hong Kong’s Container Port May Be In Terminal Decline

Hong Kong’s wealth has grown with the container shipping trade for five decades, but if

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22 Dec 2016

Hong Kong Food Trip: Must Try Restaurants

Whether you’re a frequent flyer to, on a vacation or have a business meeting in

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16 Dec 2016

Skyview: Above Hong Kong’s Urban Beehive Jungle

Hong Kong based photographer, Andy Yeung, shows us how densely populated his city is by

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31 Oct 2016

A Tour Of Hong Kong After Hours And Its Secret Fourth Meal

Midnight snack or late night snack — its everyone’s dirty little secret. It is that

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25 Apr 2016

Mobile Big Data Discoveries Show Social Segregations In Hong Kong

There’s plenty to learn about where residents travel each day, and with whom they choose

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03 Mar 2016

10 Cities That Are Shaping The Future Of Urban Living

Cities are frequently at the front line of innovation when it comes to addressing the

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02 Feb 2016

Top Flea Markets In Hong Kong For The Lunar New Year

In Hong Kong, you can dress a bride, redo a house and amuse a child

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08 Jun 2015

Cities For The Super-Rich

London has the highest concentration of the world’s wealthiest individuals, followed closely by Tokyo, Singapore,

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06 May 2015

Stunning Tribute To Hong Kong’s Super-Packed Cemeteries

Hong Kong is an incredibly packed city, so why should its cemeteries be any different?

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30 Apr 2015

8 Best Food Cities In The World

Travelers love to eat–that’s why every year, as part of our Readers’ Choice Awards survey,

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18 Apr 2015

How Hong Kong’s Subway Turns A $2 Billion Annual Profit

You can find one of Hong Kong’s most profitable businesses about 30 meters below the

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06 Apr 2015

Urban Rooftop Farming Takes Root In Hong Kong

In a concrete jungle like Hong Kong, the thought of lettuce bonding with skyscrapers may

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30 Mar 2015

360-degree Cities

The stereographic projection technique was used to convert aerial panoramas of cities including Paris, Sydney,

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27 Mar 2015

World’s Best Connected Cities : Where To Move

The internet has brought us all closer together – we can trade online and chat

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09 Mar 2015

The 10 Most Sustainable Cities That Will Thrive As The World Crumbles

A new ranking looks at three factors that go into making a city successful: people,

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19 Feb 2015

Inside Hong Kong’s Public Housing Estates

Photographer Cheuk-ning Chung captures the neighbourhood feel of government-owned housing in one of the densest

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19 Feb 2015

Every City Needs Hong Kong’s Brilliant Baggage-Check System

In-town baggage service eliminates the hassle of hauling luggage to the airport or around the

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17 Feb 2015

A Worm’s-Eye View Of Hong Kong’s Skyscrapers

With seven million people squeezed into just 426 sq/mi, Hong Kong is one of the

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03 Feb 2015

Urban Light Pollution: Why We’re All Living with Permanent ‘Mini Jetlag’

Studies show that exposure to light after dusk is quite literally unnatural, and may be

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29 Jan 2015

The Micro-Dwellings of Hong Kong

Designers are working to make the city’s tiniest spaces liveable. Gary Chang, is a Hong Kong architect

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28 Jan 2015

World’s Biggest Cities Become Even Bigger

The world’s mega-cities are merging to form vast “mega-regions” which may stretch hundreds of kilometres

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