Home away from home: Beijing's urban villageHome away from home: Beijing's urban villageAs night falls, the village waits for all the tired people to return. No matter how hard they work, they cannot imagine owning a property in the city, but dignity and equality are dreams they are fighting for. The dream works as a painkiller for the men and women to swallow their unspeakable sufferi

Working class people in Hong Kong aspire for a stable societyWorking class people in Hong Kong aspire for a stable societyWhen China ceded the island of Hong Kong to the British, there was a village in the flat area of Pok Fu Lam, a valley between Victoria Pe…

Hard work only way to happiness: poultry traderHard work only way to happiness: poultry traderMigrating to Hong Kong in 1980 from Dongguan in south China’s Guangdong province, Liu Songxin said he has been through many historic eve…

Dealing with transition: Experience of a university graduate in Hong KongDealing with transition: Experience of a university graduate in Hong KongTK is a graduate of the reputed University of Hong Kong, whose courses are taught in English. He calls himself "a remnant of the British …

Fast-paced life never stops, Hong Kong people strive to make a livingFast-paced life never stops, Hong Kong people strive to make a livingA cart just stops at the gate of a paint shop in a busy street with jars of paint on top waiting for decoration workers to pick them up. …

A Macau resident’s meandering journey to Hong KongA Macau resident’s meandering journey to Hong KongA successful businessman living in Hong Kong, Mr. Mo, now in his 60s, was born in Macau and graduated from Meiji University in Japan in t…

From Shenzhen to Hong Kong: 20 years of living in SARFrom Shenzhen to Hong Kong: 20 years of living in SARWhen Ding Ding was in elementary school in 1997, she and her mother moved to Hong Kong and got reunited with her father who was working i…