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26 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Hong Kong
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Could Hong Kong's Fugitive Cockatoos Save the Species?
The city's feral flock is thriving while the global cockatoo population is under threat.
by Naomi Xu Elegant
Echoes of the 1894 Plague Still Reverberate in Hong Kong
Death was not the end of the indignities the Chinese community faced during that pandemic.
by Courtney Lichterman
An Artist Immortalizes Hong Kong's Neon Signs, One Stitch at a Time
Percy Lam uses embroidery to preserve an art form that's hanging by a thread.
by Claire Voon
The Strange Saga of Kowloon Walled City
Anarchic, organic, surreal, this enclave was once among the most densely populated places on Earth.
by James Crawford
To Protest a Feared Extradition Bill, Hongkongers Turn to Mooncakes
A bakery is churning out profane, popular protest pastries.
by Claire Voon
A Visual Appreciation of Hong Kong's Bamboo Scaffolding
Photographer Peter Steinhauer has captured striking images of cocooned skyscrapers.
by Claire Selvin
Can Hong Kong Sell Its Residents on Watery Graves?
Sea burial is a way to save space in a dense city, but runs counter to funeral traditions.
by Jessica Leigh Hester