Glamorous as it might appear to be, Hong Kong is one of those cities where you have to actually live there to see what's behind the glitz and glamor: the high cost and fast pace of life, the small living space, and the high level of anxiety among people. All these, however, become the perfect material for Cassie's vivid and explicit writing.
As an abstract term, "humanism" is embodied in the "reflection" of human beings. In recent years, with the advent of the information age and the rise of online opinion leaders, people have gradually begun to examine their own behavior and focus on social phenomena, trying to help solve social problems through their personal actions.
Eleri Wynne, born in 1953 in Wales, is a teacher and pianist who is proficient in English, Welsh, French, Swedish, Chinese, and other languages. She has a Master's degree in literature and education from the University of Reading. Wynne has been a resident of China since her arrival in 1992 and claims that after 30 years there, she feels more at home there than in England.
To this day, the friendship between China and Pakistan remains strong. Danyal, who has been to China many times, expresses his love for China and its people. "I love China, I love Chinese culture, and I love people there." Danyal also hopes to take this opportunity to promote Pakistani culture to China and even the world, as the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has facilitated deeper cooperation between Chinese and Pakistani enterprises.
Born and raised in China, Nan Li graduated from American Film Institute in Cinematography. His work has been seen at the Houston, Vancouver, London, Los Angeles, and Rome International Film Festivals. In 2022, his work Boogie Rage won the Gold Remi Award for Cinematography from WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival.
"I was the first Chinese presenter in the Netherlands," CJ Cheung told us with a spark in his eyes. As a Dutch-born Chinese, Cheung is a program host and content creator keen on promoting Chinese culture, who is now based in Hong Kong.
In this episode of Be My Guest, we invite three young representatives from the Hong Kong Curling Association (HKCuA): Ashura Wong, Member of HK Women's Curling Team, Martin Yan, Member of HK Men's Curling Team, and Jonas Lai, Member of HK Junior boys Curling Team. They have expressed their hope that through their continual efforts, more HK people, regardless of age, gender and physical strength, would be able to experience and enjoy the fascinating sport of curling.
In this episode of Be My Guest, we are honored to invite Dr. Ming Wai-kit, an assistant professor in public health and epidemiology at the City University of HK, to share with us his inspiring stories.
The history of interaction between India and China, two of the most ancient civilizations in the world, can be dated back to over 2,000 years ago. Kaushal Goyal, CEO of GBD BOOKS, is one of those people who have been keen on building a bridge between the two cultures through his own efforts.
Elegant, sensitive, and with a touch of class would be the three adjectives that come to your mind when you meet Julia Wen, until she affectionately reads to you one of her poems about her son in a subtly choked voice, and then you get to see the soft, gentle and loving part of this adorable lady. As Julia describes herself, she is "first and foremost a mother, a wife and basically a writer.”
Richard Cullen, Law Professor of Hong Kong University, came to the city initially on a short-term contract, and ended up settling down here. This time, DotDotNews talks to Professor Cullen about his story with HK.
Coco Chanel, the founder of the luxury brand Chanel, once said, "Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street. Fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening." That kind of concept coincides with the fashion philosophy of Stefania Saviolo, Italian professor of brand management at Bocconi University, who is also DotDotNews' guest for this episode of "Be My Guest".
Being the first Director of Public Prosecution for Hong Kong after the reunification in 1997, Grenville Cross has seen the changes, as well as ups and downs in HK. He always feels that it is his obligation to serve the city and stay vocal for the land he calls home.