Through the Lens: To a Child Yet to Be Born

Poetry and photography in motion. You miss the heavy heat in summer and the hasty traffic honks, the hearts that ache because of you, and hundreds of unappreciated songs.   You miss the change of our writing script in schools and restaurants, and the frisson of protesting in the streets.   You miss the ease […]

Through The Lens: Mrs Wong & Mrs Zheng

Through the Lens is a recurring photography and poetry series that champions creativity and collaboration. Produced by storytelling platform Spill Stories, this edition delves into the lives of two women who work as street cleaners in Kennedy Town. Mrs Wong Mrs Wong’s hands have provided for 82 years Scrubbed government officials’ homes until she was […]

Local Voices: Discussing cancer in Hong Kong and Macao

An oncology resident at Prince of Wales Hospital, Dr David Johnson explains how doctors make decisions: “As a health care provider, we are balancing the benefits and risks of our treatments. From clinical experience and research we know that some patients may be at risk of major complications and, in such cases, treatments such as […]

Buying time: Cracking open questions about egg freezing

Over the past few decades, the scientific community has made major advancements in Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) – fertility treatments where doctors handle eggs or embryos to help infertile couples conceive. Alongside in vitro fertilization (also known as IVF, a procedure that involves combining an egg with sperm outside the body), egg freezing is one of […]