Kate Whitehead

Hong Kong-based journalist

Travel

  • Happiness is a laptop and the open road

    Transformative travel enables people to break away from the stresses of modern life by finding eco-villages, social…

  • Holiday quickie

    The travel industry wants to cash in on the rise of short-haul travellers in Asia. One company…

  • Manspreading on a plane

    A frequent ‘cattle class’ traveller says its time to introduce women-only seating sections on planes to end…

Business

  • China’s Greater Bay Area

    China’s Greater Bay Area (GBA) has the potential to be an economic powerhouse, and government, business and…

  • Being Allan Zeman

    Hong Kong-based entrepreneur and tycoon Allan Zeman FCPA isn’t shy and is quick to spot opportunity –…

  • Value judgments and reality checks

    Bobby Lee, who co-founded a cryptocurrency trader, explains the very different ways they are viewed by Chinese,…

Books

Health

  • Video game addiction

    The Cabin in Chiang Mai offers a rehab programme for young male addicts but, at US$15,000 a…

  • The rush of endurance sport

    Ireland’s Brian O’Driscoll, South Africa’s Jean de Villiers and Hong Kong adventurer Annabelle Bond talk about setting…

  • Transcendental Meditation

    At a recent lunchtime gathering in Central, TM instructor James Meade was asked what sets his HK$6,800…

  • Rise and shine and rave

    Daybreaker dancing is an early-morning dance party without the drugs or the drink. Morning’s when we’re most…

Mental Health

Gender loving care

Rise programme focuses on bringing women into a safe environment to work through their substance use, and…

People

  • David Thompson

    The Sydney-born chef also reveals how he fell in love with ‘heady, delicious, exotic’ Bangkok, and recalls…

  • Holocaust survivor

    Budapest-born literary agent Eva Koralnik recalls the 1944 Nazi invasion of Hungary that ended her happy childhood

Hong Kong

Let the brolly wars begin

Anyone over a certain height is at risk of losing an eye in the city If you’re…

  • Smashing the glass ceiling

    More than half the Hong Kong workforce is made up of women, but they are not well…

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