The founder of Hong Kong’s Drum Jam tells Kate Whitehead about growing up in a controlling home and realising her creative potential in New York For 18 years she ran a monthly drumming group outside the Hong Kong Cultural Centre as part of the regular Tom Lee Music Carnival Spirited away: I was born in Warabi…Continue Reading ...
Workplace stress was already on the rise, and the pandemic made it worse. Yet only 5 per cent of big companies’ staff use in-house mental health assistance Two women have created an app for employers that will instead let staff consult outside therapists in privacy. It will launch in Hong Kong, Singapore and France Terry…Continue Reading ...
Former FCC President Florence de Changy’s trenchant investigations point to a secret cargo, an abortive hijack and an insidious cover-up. By Kate Whitehead The Correspondent Flight MH370 took off from Kuala Lumpur for Beijing on 8 March 2014 with 239 people on board. Halfway across the Gulf of Thailand, the Boeing 777-200ER vanished from air traffic…Continue Reading ...
Septime Webre speaks to Kate Whitehead about growing up in the Bahamas and turning his back on law for dance. The new father, artistic director of the Hong Kong Ballet since 2017, is thankful for being able to spend time with his family during the pandemic The seventh son: I’m the seventh son in a family…Continue Reading ...
Former jockey turned triathlete and ultramarathon runner Jo Lodder, 50, broke his collarbone in a fall, and was frustrated at how slowly it was mending. He tried the Vasper System, based on Nasa spacesuit cooling, which applies liquid cooling and compression to your muscles, and was amazed with the results Jo Lodder was a professional…Continue Reading ...
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Clinical psychologist Ella Tsang struggled with depression and anxiety in her teens and saw a number of therapists As we mark World Mental Health Day on October 10, clinical psychologist Ella Tsang, who struggled with anxiety and depression in her teens and early 20s, hopes more people will take the time for self-care. “In Asia…
The Australia-based American academic Kevin Carrico, who has researched tensions between Hong Kong and mainland China, as well as the city’s independence movement, speculates why tabloid Wen Wei Po might be interested in his movements
Living in Hong Kong gives comedians plenty of material
Pulitzer Prize winner ponders the burden for only children of caring for their elderly parents, and talks about why publishers in Hong Kong and Taiwan wouldn’t touch her book One Child and why she funded its Chinese translation
Self-taught artist had only been working for a year when she won Hong Kong Secret Walls contest. She’s already making a living from her art thanks to commissions from shops and restaurants
The Race For Water Odyssey vessel uses solar energy and hydrogen technologies and is midway through a five-year world trip A futuristic looking vessel has been moored at Pier Nine in Hong Kong’s Central district over the last few weeks.With 512 square metres (5,511 square feet) of solar panels installed on the deck, Race For…