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Note from a dying planet: Don’t just do something, panic!

“It seems we are approaching, with no signs of serious braking, several points at which current climate problems – floods, fires, droughts – will be joined by much more serious manifestations of planetary indisposition,” writes Tim Hamlett.

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HKFP FEATURES, EXPLAINERS & LONG READS

HKFP FEATURES, INTERVIEWS, EXPLAINERS & LONG READS

Former Hong Kong protesters reflect on life behind bars – and a changed city

When Tung Sheung-Lam left Shek Pik Prison last month after two years and eight months behind bars, he was not expecting a welcoming party. But the 23-year-old was surprised by his parents, who picked him up and whisked him off to a yum cha restaurant, followed by a hotel staycation. Now he has leisure to reflect…

In Pictures: People flock to bid farewell to 79-year-old Hong Kong bakery’s neon sign, ‘a piece of Yuen Long history’

When night falls, a different coloured glow comes from Yuen Long’s Fau Tsoi Street than in the rest of the New Territories town, as the 79-year-old Tai Tung Bakery proudly displays its history in bright red, green and yellow neon lights. A horizontal sign at the top of the three-storey shophouse that reads “Tai Tung…

Dark side of the moon festival: Mountains of Mid-Autumn waste sour the occasion for Hong Kong green groups

More than 4.64 million unwanted mooncakes were left over from the Mid-Autumn Festival last year, according to estimates from Hong Kong environmental charities Food Grace and Green Community.  The green groups surveyed more than 300 families in July and August about their habits concerning the giving and receiving of the decadent pastry products – a…

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