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How to be happier: 7 top tips from the professor behind Yale’s popular happiness course

What does it take to be happy? From spending less to sleeping more, one psychology expert from Yale compiled the best evidence-based strategies, creating a world-famous happiness course. Here are ...

16 Jun, 2021

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Behind the badge: Who was Kimmy Koh, the first woman to serve on Hong Kong’s police force?

Kimmy Koh, Hong Kong’s first female police officer, paved the way for women to join the force and fought against corruption.

6 Mar, 2021

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Training Day: Inside the Macau Special Olympics

Macau Special Olympics equips athletes with the ability to live full and functional lives while being more independent in society.

5 Mar, 2021

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Mark your calendar: Essential social justice dates for 2021

From World Toilet Day to International Press Freedom Day, we look at the origins and inspiration behind five global movements.

29 Dec, 2020

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Inside Blued: China’s Leading Gay Dating App Goes Global

Baoli Ma, the founder and CEO of online LGBT+ platform BlueCity, discusses the company’s rise and China’s emerging LGBT+ community.

15 Dec, 2020

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Media Literacy 101: Tools for combating fake news and disinformation

In an age where social media enables fake news and misinformation to spread like wildlife, it’s more challenging than ever to discern facts from fabrication. Follow these tips to improve media ...

26 Nov, 2020

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Abortions on lockdown: How the US ‘global gag rule’ impacts the reproductive health of women around the world

Since US President Trump further expanded the controversial global gag rule in 2019, the US has cut off over US$8.8 billion in funding for foreign NGOs, leaving millions without access to ...

19 Nov, 2020

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Chance Encounters: Bright hearts in the dark era of Covid-19

During the Covid-19 pandemic, human connection is more important than ever. Hong Kong Shifts recounts meaningful encounters with strangers across the city.

22 Oct, 2020

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Unchecked trafficking takes a human toll in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, up to 9,000 migrant workers could be victims of human trafficking. We speak with the Justice Centre’s Rachel Li to find out why.

8 Oct, 2020

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Why mental wellbeing is essential for vulnerable populations during Covid-19

As the pandemic continues, Soul Conscious Community brings meditation and stress management to Hong Kong’s homeless and disabled communities.

25 Sep, 2020

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