DSE candidates may get Chinese Medicine degree in mainland easily, but job markets on both sides treat them unfriendly

“Chinese medicine originated in mainland China, so I might get better resources if I study here,” said Pang Wai-hei, a Hong Kong student at Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine (GZUCM), recalling the time when he decided to study across the border. Three generations of his family were Chinese medicine doctors, so Pang chose to take … Continue reading DSE candidates may get Chinese Medicine degree in mainland easily, but job markets on both sides treat them unfriendly

Citizen News’ CE: crowdfunded news website struggles for survival with confidence and hope

Surviving on a small amount of capital, lacking human resources, and never having enough subscribers, are the dark side of maintaining an “independent” and “unique” journalistic stance of a Hong Kong crowdfunded news website. Daisy Li Yuet-wah, the CEO and chief editor, said independence allows the website to fulfill their mission of “providing quality news … Continue reading Citizen News’ CE: crowdfunded news website struggles for survival with confidence and hope

Fact-checking is a challenge to journalism, says AFP editor

Reporting what is false is hard, as journalists have always been finding out and reporting the truth and filtering out the false, the Asia fact-check editor of Agence France-Presse told students at Hong Kong Baptist University on March 12. Taking the upcoming Indian election as an example, Karl Malakunas, who joined AFP in 2001, said … Continue reading Fact-checking is a challenge to journalism, says AFP editor

Hong Kong will not ban e-cigarettes: venture capitalist

The Hong Kong government will not ban e-cigarettes but will opt for taxation and legalization because the potential revenue would be huge, a venture capitalist told students at Hong Kong Baptist University on February 21. The prediction was made by Derek Kwik, an investor in an e-cigarettes brand that won a best product innovation award … Continue reading Hong Kong will not ban e-cigarettes: venture capitalist

Shiela Tebia-Bonifacio: A Domestic Helper and The Chairperson

  Mexico City looks almost the same as Manila in the Philippines, Shiela Tebia-Bonifacio said, describing the streets, bridges, houses, and surroundings. She had spent nearly 27 hours by plane and bus to get here, but the similarity didn’t dampen her excitement. One of three representatives of United Filipinos in Hong Kong at the 2018 … Continue reading Shiela Tebia-Bonifacio: A Domestic Helper and The Chairperson