Sarah Clarke

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong schools encouraged to use Mandarin

The future of Hong Kong’s native language, Cantonese, is in doubt.

Asia Pacific

Meet Brother Cream, Hong Kong's coolest cat

Hundreds of people crowd the stage to get a glimpse of Hong Kong’s most famous cat, Brother Cream. A craze for celebrity pets has become a billion dollar industry in China.

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong: Thousands join vigil for Tiananmen Square anniversary

Thousands of people in Hong Kong have held a candle-lit vigil to commemorate the 28th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

Asia Pacific

What other cities can learn from Hong Kong's transport system

One of the world's biggest cities, Hong Kong has more shopping malls per square kilometre than any other. With its heavily dense population, the city relies substantially on its rail network.

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong: Top security geeks compete for GeekPwn 2017 prize

Hundreds of security techies are meeting in Hong Kong to compete for what many consider the Nobel Prize for hacking in Asia. Monetary prizes valued at $700,000 will be awarded to the best hackers across a range of smart devices.

Arts & Culture

Tiananmen square museum re-opens in Hong Kong

A museum in Hong Kong commemorating the Tiananmen Square massacre has been reopened, 10 months after it was forced to close.

Asia Pacific

Student suicides on the rise in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's government is investigating a recent rise in the number of student suicides. It is recommending counselling for young people under pressure and better training for teachers.

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong tackles rubbish crisis

Hong Kong produces around 3,380 tonnes of food waste per day, but landfill space is fast running out. To tackle the problem, the government is building an incinerator and an organic waste plant.

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong to increase Star Ferry fares

The Star Ferry is one of the most recognised attractions in Hong Kong and also one of the cheapest forms of public transport. But the cost to ride is set to increase by 30 percent under a proposal by the company to raise more revenue.

Asia Pacific

'Pink Star' diamond sells for record $71m

A rare pink diamond has become the world's most expensive gemstone ever sold at auction. Nicknamed the 'Pink Star', it was bought by one of Hong Kong's biggest jewellery stores for a record $71m.

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists hold mock election

Pro-democracy activists are holding a mock ballot to get people to 'vote' for Hong Kong's next chief executive. The real vote will be cast by a committee of pro-Beijing loyalists this Sunday.