Homeless in Hong Kong

“The more people who know about this situation will result in more people caring and it’s so important that we open up more eyes to the struggles of our neighbours.” Jeff Rotmeyer, Founder, ImpactHK

How many homeless people are there in HK? This is a question we are asked so many times. In order to answer this question, we must first understand (more…)

Disease v Epidemic

We remain vigilant but cautiously optimistic.

by OtandP Healthcare Education and information are key factors in the management of infectious disease. The distinction between the disease and the epidemic is key. During SARS we (more…)

Sale

By Shvietta Sethi Today as I look back, I feel a sense of nostalgia for the good old days. The simplicity and the slowness of those days had an endearing quality that we seem to miss in this hyper fast and super connected world.

By Shvietta Sethi I remember speaking with a friend in the late 80’s in my home town of Delhi when 2020 seemed so far away. We wondered what (more…)

Are You Okay?

“I pledge to ask #HowOkayAreYou and join Mind HK’s movement to confront the stigma surrounding mental health by having honest conversations about the way I feel and asking you how you feel.”

It’s time to break the stigma and talking about mental health is the key. We’re here to make it easier. Are You Okay? Flip the script on an (more…)

An overview of wellness

By Dr. Anthony Perillo — Wellness involves a delicate balance between one’s physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, and social health; or, an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a more successful existence.

What is wellness? By Dr. Anthony Perillo Wellness involves a delicate balance between one’s physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual and social health; or an active process of becoming aware (more…)

Buzzwords

If you want to help reduce your waste here are some tips.

By Gary Stokes, OceansAsia Organic. Sustainable. Compostable. Biodegradable. Earth-friendly. Eco. Green. Zero Waste This week, I have heard a lot of mentions about Zero Waste, largely in part (more…)

To the Philippines with love from HK

In Hong Kong, we know typhoons but we don’t know Yolanda.

Many of our friends and families are severely affected. We found a few ways to support our neighbors in need. Donate or deposit – the choice is yours …

Direct Donations

The following freight forwarding companies are collecting goods which will be sent directly to charitable institutions, including the Philippine Red Cross, GMA Kapuso Foundation and ABS-CBN Foundation.

AFreight regional head Susan Lozano says items needed are canned and other ready- to-eat food and drinking water … “Let’s not send them used clothing because these would only delay the shipments.”

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