Find a serious relationship on dating sites that leads to marriage

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Is it possible to find a serious relationship on online dating sites and apps? If you met your partner online, are you most likely to get married? Is it even possible to find your future husband or wife on the internet? These are only a few things that most people who are seeking for true… Continue reading Find a serious relationship on dating sites that leads to marriage

Dreaming for others

Barricades built by protesters at Connaught Road (PHOTO BY Lorie Ann Cascaro)

A Filipino domestic worker in Hong Kong once dreamed to improve her family’s house. After over two decades of working and getting involved in political activities, she dreamed something greater than for herself.

Hong Kong domestic workers want to junk ‘excessive’ fees

This article is first published by The Diplomat. By Lorie Ann Cascaro HONG KONG — Feliza Guy Benitez, 58, first came to Hong Kong in 1993 as a domestic worker. She was to be paid a monthly salary at 3,200 Hong Kong dollars ($413). She thought a contract of two years would be enough to… Continue reading Hong Kong domestic workers want to junk ‘excessive’ fees

Salvaging Tai O in Hong Kong

The stilt houses in Tai O, locally called Pang O, have existed since 200 years ago to respond to the practical need of fishing people to have a land-based residence. They are designed to protect them from high tides, but the impacts of climate change pose coastal flood risk .

One of the city’s tourist attractions for its centuries-old stilt houses and salt pans, dried fish and seafoods, Tai O screams out for salvaging.

Hong Kong food waste reduction counts on children, creativity

By Lorie Ann Cascaro HONG KONG — The city is counting on the younger generations in solving the problem on food waste, while being creative in promoting sustainable habits. The Environment Bureau launched last December the pre-primary environmental education kit to raise children’s awareness of protecting resources and reducing food waste. It points out that childhood… Continue reading Hong Kong food waste reduction counts on children, creativity