News from around the world, by Tony Yoo.
While Hong Kong has enjoyed a transport smart card system for over 15 years, Sydney has been struggling for such a convenience. Tony Yoo reports from both cities.
I chat with education expert Dr Celeste Yuen about the shortage of primary school places in northern Hong Kong, caused by Mainland Chinese parents sending their children across the border everyday.
A multimedia news website on the plight of asylum seekers in Hong Kong is now live. Please visit Hong Kong’s Anonymous Thousands for feature stories, photos, videos, and infographics about a forgotten group in a big city.
The website was created by Tony Yoo, Anjani Trivedi, Josephia Feng, and Jacky Wong.
The story of one cricket team in Hong Kong promoting the sport to the native Chinese.
HONG KONG, 8.10.2012 – An environmental group leader said yesterday the government “doesn’t respect us” at an eleventh-hour protest in Central Hong Kong against the construction of an artificial beach at Tai Po. Continue reading
Mainland Chinese land border crossings into Hong Kong have multiplied ten fold over the last ten years, an analysis by Henry Williams, Jacky Wong, and Tony Yoo have found.
Read more at the JMSC Data Journalism Lab.
HONG KONG, 24.9.2012 – Despite a very small minority alluding to violence, the Hong Kong Islamic community today held a peaceful protest against the anti-Islamic film Innocence of Muslims. Continue reading
HONG KONG, 19.9.2012 – A visiting US Professor yesterday urged China to stop the persecution of repatriated North Korean escapees by recognising them as refugees. Continue reading