[HK Wildlife Magazine] The giant yellow croaker once supported Tai O’s fishing industry but now it stands on the verge of extinction.
[South China Morning Post] For 700 years, the oyster beds of Lau Fau Shan have been producing the prized shellfish, but they’ve lost their lustre amid contamination fears. A four-part plan aims to revive the industry.
[South China Morning Post] The Sham Shui Po market has been a cradle of fashion talent, and designers hope government will give traders a permanent home when it is bulldozed to make way for public housing.
[South China Morning Post] Exponents find the extreme sport a challenge for both body and mind, and are not put off by the death last month of Russian free-diving queen Natalia Molchanova.
[South China Morning Post] By bringing new ideas to their family businesses, Connie Ko and her siblings, and graduates Jason Wong and Miru Wong have not only ensured their survival but improved their prospects.
[South China Morning Post] For some, good penmanship speaks volumes about one’s character, while others simply appreciate the beauty of the various scripts.
[South China Morning Post] Not everyone takes a break during Lunar New Year. Joyee Chan hears how those who work through the holidays will mark the occasion.
[South China Morning Post] At one time, Hong Kong grew its own rice. While that’s now hard to find, there are local farmers who are trying to bring those paddies back to life.
[South China Morning Post] Years ago, printing was an art form that required precision. Joyee Chan writes about people who still see beauty in it. By simply hitting a button, the world’s fastest desktop printer can produce 500 pages in colour in less than eight minutes – just about one per second. But before the computer age, printing was done with a letterpress machine. Back…
[South China Morning Post] The neon lights that defined Hong Kong are disappearing, along with the artists who make them. Who will take their place?
[South China Morning Post] Pockets of Shau Kei Wan’s maritime past remain, but you have to dig deep. Joyee Chan meets some determined locals keen to preserve those memories.