Hong Kong

Every year, thousands of students in Hong Kong work hard in an effort to score top grades in the International Baccalaureate (IB) exams. (Image: via  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Why Hong Kong Loves the IB Exams

In academics, Hong Kong is known for its love of the International Baccalaureate (IB) exams. Every year, thousands of its students work hard in an effort to score top grades. And the islanders continued with their tradition of excellent results…

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Why Hong Kong Loves the IB Exams

In academics, Hong Kong is known for its love of the International Baccalaureate (IB) exams. Every year, thousands of its students work hard in an effort to score top grades.…

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How Feng Shui Plays a Big Role in Hong Kong

Feng shui refers to the traditional Chinese belief regarding the arrangement of buildings and objects. It is based on the idea that nature and cosmology play a big role in…

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A Wild Boar’s Day Out

In an absurd turn of events, a wild boar fell through the ceiling of Kingkow, a children’s clothing store in one of Hong Kong’s shopping malls. The incident occurred in May…

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‘One Country’ in Hong Kong and Taiwan?

It’s been 20 years since China adopted the one country, two systems (OCTS) policy with Hong Kong. However, it has been a bumpy ride so far. There have been several…

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The 2018 Hong Kong Flower Show

It’s a major event when Hong Kong kicks off its annual Flower Show, which is organized by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to promote horticulture and the awareness of…

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Surviving on Garbage in Hong Kong

A recent photo on the Internet showed a white-haired elderly man riding on the subway in Hong Kong with a heavy-duty public garbage bin. The man, 69-year-old Bo Yuan, lives…