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Hong Kong Connection


Hong Kong Connection


HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: ADOLESCENTS IN NEED



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: BEHIND THE GREAT FIREWALL



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: DEFENDING JUSTICE IN CHINA (2)



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: DEFENDING JUSTICE IN CHINA (I)



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: DESTRUCTION OR RECONSTRUCTION?



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: FOR A DEMOCRATIC TOMORROW



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: IS MILK GOOD?



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: PERFECT FORMULA



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: PRICE FOR DEMOCRACY



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: SCRAPING BY UNDER INFLATION



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: SO CLOSE, SO DIFFERENT



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: THE INLAND PUSH



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: THE LESSON OF 1966 & 1967



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: THE MANDATORY PROVIDENT FUND SCHEMES



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: THE VEHICULAR UPSURGE



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: TUNG PING CHAU, MY HOME



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: UNITY IS STRENGTH



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 07-08: WALLED IN



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: 30 YEARS OF REFORM (1)



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: 30 YEARS OF REFORM (2)



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: CALLING IT A DAY



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: CHOOSING TO BE HAPPY IN LIFE



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: DOWN BUT NOT OUT



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: HANG ON IN THERE, IVY!



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: IS MILK GOOD?



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: KIDS OF THE NIGHT



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: LANDSLIDES



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: LESSONS FROM DUBAI



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: MAKING MONEY ON BEHALF OF POOR



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: MOTHERS IN A PANIC



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: ON HOSTING THE OLYMPICS



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: SCHOOL IN JEOPARDY



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: STARVE THE MONSTERS!



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: THANK YOU ROWENA



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: THE BIG CHILL



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: THE FINAL DAYS



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: THE FIRST WAVE OF THE TSUNAMI



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: THE MAVERICKS IN MACAU



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: THE OLDEST PROFESSION



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: THE PERFECT FORMULA



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: TOUGH TIMES



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: WHY DID THE SCHOOL BUILDINGS COLLAPSE? (1)



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HONG KONG CONNECTION 08-09: WHY DID THE SCHOOL BUILDINGS COLLAPSE? (2)



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DESIGN CITIES 1: COPENHAGEN

Whatever your budget, it is likely that you will have a piece of Scandinavian furniture at home. Living in a country with long nights and short days, Danes spend most of their time indoors. Naturally home furnishings and design means a great deal to them. So it is not surprising that they also export quality and functional furniture. But when the weather turns fine and warm, they go cycling, walk their dogs, and make use of the well designed public facilities available outdoors such as seaside parks, waterfront swimming baths, or the transport system dedicated to encouraging traveling on bicycles. With citizens demanding high quality living, city planners working with the interest of the people in mind, no wonder the city's annual "Index: Award" which offers the highest cash award to design worldwide uses "Design to Improve Life" as the yardstick for measuring and commending design ideas that are best able to achieve this goal.

In Copenhagen, the people, the designers and the government work together to create a city that is widely recognized as the most livable city in the world.


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DESIGN CITIES 2: KYOTO

Old architecture or traditional crafts are not necessarily sticks in the mud. Kyoto designers who kept abreast of the times while staying close to their tradition are true heirs to its history and cultural heritage. They are convinced that traditional design and craftsmanship is valuable not only for its deep cultural root, but also for its enduring quality. Meticulously crafted Japanese lacquer artifacts and furniture have withstood the test of time; while the art of painting on kimono is artfully applied to the modern day jeans. The result is a seamless weaving together of two cultures. Trained in the architectural discipline of the west, a Kyoto's architect apprenticed under a traditional builder to look for inspiration from ancient Japanese construction techniques. Examples of such dialogues between the ancient and the modern can be seen everywhere in the city. It's determination to stay true to its cultural heritage while refining and developing its traditional skills has given the city's design the edge of being unique, allowing it to successfully eschewed the homogenizing effect of globalization.

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DESIGN CITIES 3: BARCELONA

Barcelonans live practically outdoors, which is normal for a south European city. Theirs is a lively, free and easy life style. The outdoor space in the city is like a common sitting room for all to enjoy. There are chairs on the street that are just as comfortable as those at home; and there are easily accessible parks and squares that are all connected. Who would want to go home when you can engage in so many social activities there? In designing these breathing spaces in the city in the 80s, the aim was to make it open to all. In recent years the government has created the new district, 22@, specifically for developing creative industries. Internationally renowned architects were brought in to design buildings to serve as landmarks to lend prestige to the area and the city. This brought in a different scene to the original one, which emphasizes an organic and harmonious approach to designing urban space.

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DESIGN CITIES 4: LONDON

These days what is on everyone's lip in London apart from the 2012 Olympiad? "Zero Carbon Living". Britain is the first country in the world to introduce a bill to control carbon emission. In London, property that advertises "zero carbon living" is already on the market. Who are the residents in these green design houses? Are they ascetic monks or are they 21st Century trendsetters? There are green designers so committed to the cause that they leave their practice to conduct green tours to introduce tourists to special stores that promote sustainability. Others design innovative table and web games, rallying everyone in the community to pool ground-breaking design ideas; to rethink the pattern of consumerism; and to promote common sense. Green creativity is fueling the momentum of design in London, calling every citizen to arms.

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DESIGN CITIES 5: BERLIN

East and West Berlin was one city under two systems. With the unification of Germany in 1990, Berlin became its capital. The sense of history is still palpable in the city and its design mirrors its political change. The transparent dome of the Reichstag building, the clusters of consulates vying with each other for architectural magnificence, and the recently built museums and monuments proclaim to the world that Berlin is a new and open city. Its citizens enjoy a freedom that is not only political but spiritual. They also enjoy low rent and low cost of living. This particularly benefits the artists and designers who need space that is cheap and sizable in which to work. As an ideal creative base, it attracts talents from all over Europe. Berlin, after all, is the first city to be designated a City of Design by UNESCO's Creative Cities Network.

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DESIGN CITIES 6: BANGKOK

The blue sky and tropical beaches of Thailand offer a haven from the daily hustle and bustle. This leisurely and serene approach to life finds its way into Thai design. Only those who know how to appreciate life can design things that help the user enjoy life. Bangkok designers embrace nature in the way they live, and from there they find their creative ideas. A thriving tourist industry not only creates demand for high quality design for interior and furniture, it also opens a window to the West for designers to absorb their influence. While teeming with young design talents, the city also has a rich traditional culture. Applying superb craftsmanship of their grandfathers' and the readily available natural resources to contemporary design creates a chemistry that launches the young design brand of Bangkok. Its designers' pioneering use of material, organic and synthetic, has inspired the Material Connexion to establish its first Asian Material Library in Bangkok. This heralded its rise in the world of design.

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DESIGN CITIES 7: SAO PAULO

Brazil - the country to host the 2016 Olympiad - a fast emerging economic force in the 21st Century. Sao Paulo is the richest and the most populated city in Brazil. In recent years it has played a significant role in design in South America. Its fashion, furniture, and architecture have brought to the international design arena the bold and passionate spirit of Latin America. However, behind the glamour and glitter there are the slums and the refuse mountains, and those who are eking out a living in them. Designers with a mission have come away from the glitz of the design industry to work with the underprivileged. They find ways for the community to recycle refuse into handicrafts, or introduce quality architectural design into slums to provide the poor with better homes. The role played by design has a special social significance in a city where the quality of living and the sense of esthetics are polarized.

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DESIGN CITIES 8: SHENZHEN

How young is Shenzhen? The average age of the workers in the creative industries is in the twenties. The government has been promoting "Building the City on Culture" for five years. It has been designated a City of Design by UNESCO for one year. What does youth have? Spontaneity and audacity, two qualities its young designers have plenty of. As an immigrant city, like Hong Kong in the early days, Shenzhen has attracted many creative young talents to take up roots there because they can see a future. The future is going international, making a name for oneself, becoming someone like Ou Ning, Hei Yi Yang, Bi Xue Feng, and many other top graphic designers in China. Urbanus, a Chinese architect firm, will be joined by Rem Koolhaas's OMA, a top international architect firm, in developing "Shenzhen Creative Center". Big projects and small ideas abound in this young vibrant city that is rearing to go.

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HONG KONG STORY 2010: A PLACE OF ZEN



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: A RAY OF HOPE



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: ANOTHER FACE OF FILIPINOS



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: CITY BLACK KITES



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: COWS FOR HIRE



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: DANCE WITH THE BUTTERFLIES



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: DANCING WITH THE LION



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: FOOTSTEPS ON THE HILL



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: GARDEN OF MEMORIES



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: GOLDEN DAYS OF FISH FARMING



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: GURKHAS, THE FORGOTTEN HEROES



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: HEADMISTRESS DO-IT-ALL



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: INDIAN IMPRESSION



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: INTER ISLANDS



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: KOREANS, WHO STAY



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: LABYRINTH IN THE AIR



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: LEAVING VIETNAM



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: LOOKING BACK AT OUR SNUG HOMES



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: MONGREL



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: MY HOMETOWN íV CHEUNG CHAU



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: MY OLD PALS



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: OLD DAYS. HOMELAND



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: ONE-STOP LIVING WITH SHOPPING MALL



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: PARROTS



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: RESTRICTED ISLANDS



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: SAIL OF COMPASSION



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: SAWADIKUP, HELLO!



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY (ITALIANS IN HONG KONG)



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: SERVANT OF ALL



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: SHALOM (JEWS IN HONG KONG)



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: SHEPHERD IN THE DARK



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: SIMPLE LIFE IN PENG CHAU



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: SISTERS IN THE TRADE



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: TAP MUN IMPRESSION PART 1



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: TAP MUN IMPRESSION PART 2



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: TERMITES



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: THE COMING OF INDONESIAN CHINESE



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: THE FLOATING TRIBES



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: THE GUARDIAN OF PENG CHAU



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: THE YOUNG LAMMA ISLANDERS



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: THIS IS OUR VILLAGE ?



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: WAN CHAI BLUES



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HONG KONG STORY 2010: WILD ANIMAL RESCUE



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HOUSE OF CONSUMERS, A: A FAMILY OF FRUGALITY



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HOUSE OF CONSUMERS, A: DRIFTING FAMILY



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HOUSE OF CONSUMERS, A: FAMILY OF SMART CONSUMERS



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HOUSE OF CONSUMERS, A: FAMILY OF TREASURE HUNT



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HOUSE OF CONSUMERS, A: FMILY OF GREEN HOME



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HOUSE OF CONSUMERS, A: JAPANOPHILE FAMILY



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HOUSE OF CONSUMERS, A: NAKAJIMA FAMILY



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HOUSE OF CONSUMERS, A: THE PENNY-WISE FAMILY



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MY HONG KONG: CULTURAL HERITAGE



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MY HONG KONG: EVERYONE HAS A FACE OF HIS OWN IN THE CITY



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MY HONG KONG: TOWARDS GREENER LIVING



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Hong Kong Connection : A CHILD'S LAST WORDS

"Suffering from this disease, we should cherish every one, cherish life and the days that follow, because I don't know when I'm going to leave the world and leave Mom and Dad" said Yeung Hiu-dan, forever 13 years old.

The young siblings Yeung Tak Chun and Yeung Hiu Dan both suffered from Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) Type VI. Last year they were donated free medicines for one year from pharmaceuticals to help extend their life. Unfortunately in early 2009, the younger sister Hiu Dan died before the medicines arrived, while the elder brother Tak Chun's health condition deteriorated day after day and lost his vision as a result of the disease. Though having lost her beloved daughter and grief at heart, Mrs Yeung takes care of Tak Chun's daily life as usual, and still feels her daughter by her side.

At 17, Tak Chun is no more than one metre tall, and requires wheelchair for locomotion. However, he is cheerful, voluble, well-liked by friends, and is the most important source of strength to Mrs. Yeung whose friends believe that the two babies with MPS were in fact sent from God because of their kind heart.


Item no.: VP27560206
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Hong Kong Connection : A SECOND CHANCE TO YOUR HEART

Fourteen years of age, Carla is lively, energetic, and loves sports. People might not realize that she caused a big headache for her parents when she was young. Starting from primary school years, her parents received frequent complaints from Carla's teachers: not obeying the rules, stubborn, failing to hand in homework, and has problems getting along with classmates. Conditions failed to improve after numerous attempts to give her guidance. Feeling helpless, her parents resorted to scolding and sometimes beating to discipline her, and their relationship worsened as a result. In Primary Five, Carla was diagnosed as having "attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder", and this explained all for her past behavior. Carla then began to receive medical treatment while her parents also re-examined the way they taught and disciplined her.

As Carla grows up, the influence of the disease on her has become less obvious. However, it takes time to build up good relationship, particularly when the daughter begins to grow into adolescence. Communication is a big challenge to the parents. Life-long learning is required to play the role as good parents.


Item no.: FZ27560208
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Hong Kong Connection : DO YOU LOVE ME, MOM?

It is the wish of almost all parents for their children to become successful in future. When children cannot memorize new vocabulary after repeated revisions, their parents will soon lose patience, and scolding and beating follow inevitably. This was what happened to Mrs. Lam when Kei Luen entered primary one, with the child crying over the studies every day, while parent-child relationship was strained. It was not until Kei Luen had undergone evaluation that Mrs Lam realized her son had serious dyslexia. From initial denial to acceptance of the fact, she went through a lot of struggles. At last, the Lam couple realized parent-child relationship was most important, and decided to support their son through the ordeal. They have changed their mindset - they no longer attach importance to academic achievements, but teach their son to differentiate right from wrong instead. They have also learnt to appreciate their son's slight improvements. Knowing Kei Luen is a sports lover, his parents accompany him to go fishing and cycling, and enable him to develop his potentials and build up confidence. As Kei Luen's two younger brothers grow up, Mrs. Lam begins to realize the elder one might have the same problem as Kei Luen. Though still awaiting evaluation, with her experience over Kei Luen, Mrs. Lam hopes that all her sons can grow up without tears over studies.

Item no.: LT27560210
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Hong Kong Connection : I REALLY LOVE YOU

When Elaine first held her new born son Pok-fai in her arms, she discovered a white spot in the pupil of his eye. It was a mother's intuition that prompted her to demand a medical check which revealed her son had congenital cataract.

"I gave birth to him and should accept him even though he is born with a defect." Elaine did not blame God or accuse others. All she wanted was to bring up her son wholeheartedly. When he was small, Pok-fai was a frequent visitor to the hospital. Elaine was very concerned about her son's condition and even proposed to donate her eyes to her son, but was declined by the doctor.

"All things in their being are good for something" íV this is what Elaine had always taught her son over the years, and it had become Pok-fai's motto. Whenever he came across setbacks, he would think about his mother's words as encouragement to move ahead. As Pok-fai gradually grew up, Elaine arranged all sorts of activities for him, and even let him travel overseas, hoping he could broaden his horizon. The Ebenezer School for the Visaully Impaired where Pok-fai studied only provides courses up to Form Three. At Pok-fai's request, Elaine tried hard to look for a school that provides integrated education for him to continue his studies. Finally, Pok-fai got what he desired.

A mother is willing to sacrifice everything for her son, because she derives happiness from her son's happiness.


Item no.: HJ27560212
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Hong Kong Connection : IS THAT MY FAULT?

Both Chan Wing-hei and Cheung-wai Lung are youngsters affected by Asperger's disorder, which is a high-functioning autism - meaning the sufferers have normal IQ or IQ higher than that of an average person, but have difficulties in communication and social interaction. Sufferers of autism and Asperger may develop an intense interest in a hobby such as bus routes, maps etc. In their daily lives, they would feel exceptionally disturbed and worried about things unknown and unpredictable to them.

As the sufferers' mothers, both Mrs Chan and Mrs Cheung had some bitter experiences. In a world of detached bystanders, the two mothers have to seek out new avenues on their own for the well-being of their children.

Parents are forever worrying about the children as long as they live.


Item no.: MH27560213
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Copyright: 2010
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Hong Kong Connection : NO WALL TOO HIGH

Our brain started working the day we were born, and since that it has been working all the time, which seems so natural to us. However, for unknown factors, some children would lose part of their mental ability, which poses certain hindrance to their grow-up process. Without proper care and attention, these mentally retarded children would not have the ability to look after themselves, to communicate or learn, and their home and social life will be adversely affected. Life would be even harder for them when they have grown up. This episode will look at two cases, through which it is hoped that parents and the audience would know how to accept and take care of mentally retarded children.

Case 1: The main personage in the story Lin Suet Ching (Ching Ching) is only 8 years old. She acquired the Down's syndrome when she was born. Children with Down's syndrome tend to have lower cognitive abilities than others of the same age, but through persistent learning, they can also grow up happily. Ching Ching's parents found it hard to accept when they first knew about her disorder. But they soon overcame the perplexity and made all-out efforts to take care of their daughter. They let her participate in various outdoor activities, including skating, group tour, in the hope that Ching Ching could live every day of the life happily.

Case 2: The main personage of this case is Tang Sin Yee, now aged 16. People may not be aware she is mentally retarded from her outward appearance. Sin Yee acquired the problem since childhood. Since her family had to work, she has all along been taken care of by her grandma. With a strong sense of rhythm, Sin Yee's potential was soon discovered by her teacher, who allowed her to become the drummer of the School band. According to Sin Yee, the care shown by both her grandma and her school has given her confidence to integrate into the society and learn to take care of herself. "Thanks to grandma, and thanks to my school", says Sin Yee.


Item no.: GN27560217
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Hong Kong Connection : THE SEED OF LOVE

Ma Ho Fung is an 11-year-old primary five student. At six months' old, he was evaluated as moderately hearing-impaired in a pediatric audition test. The news had dealt a serious blow to his parents who found it difficult to accept the fact. Another more serious blow was that putting on hearing aid would not help much to improve his hearing ability. Finally, Ho Fung underwent an artificial cochlea implant operation, after which Ho Fung's parents had to take special note of external influence which might cause harm to him, such as static electricity, humidity and impact to the head. After undergoing hearing and language training in special school, Ho Fung was able to study with normal hearing students in ordinary primary school. He has the same interest as other primary students, and studies at the same level as students of his age.

Item no.: VS27560220
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Hong Kong Connection : THE SILENT SHOWER

A baby boy born to the family was diagnosed as suffering from serious hearing impairment. What should the parents do?

Ben Ho is now 16, a Form IV student. In a Taekwon-Do Black Belt Invitation Tournament held in April, he has won the championship in the Juvenile Category. In the tournament, the audience was enchanted by Lim Ching's Taekwon-Do skills, his punching and kicking speed and the way he performed the patterns. Nobody noticed this youngster was suffering from hearing impairment. Ben Ho started wearing hearing aid and receiving hearing and language trainings in special school at the age of three, but studied with mainstream students in mainstream school in primary one. He has been wearing short hair which exposes his hearing aid since he was small, as his parents started early in teaching him how to accept the reality that he has hearing impairment. They taught Lim Ching to accept himself first so that others would accept him. Lim Ching is a natural born athlete who developed a zeal for Taekwondo sports at the age of seven after his first contact with it. Seeing that Taekwondo can help Lim Ching gain confidence, his parents have always been very supportive of his training.

Parents with disabled children have to make greater efforts, work harder and pay more attention to their children. Proper encouragements must be given to help them accept their impediments and face squarely their limitations, and most important of all, parents should help their children develop their strengths, broaden their horizons and let them develop in a caring and supportive environment.


Item no.: PF27560221
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Hong Kong Connection : WITH YOU ALL THE WAY

What parents like most is to see their children grow up day after day. However the parents of 14 years' old Hin Kwong and 11 years' old Hin Chi might not think the same, as both their sons suffer from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a disorder which impairs their movement ability and poses threats to their life as they age. When normal parents are busy bringing their children to extracurricular activities, Hin Kwong and Hin Chi's parents carry their two sons with movement difficulties to attend classes, medical appointments and physiotherapy. They accompany their sons all the time and enjoy the happy moments together. No doubt they are worried and sad, but walking hand in hand with their sons to face the future life together, is a good fortune not every parent is blessed to enjoy. With the whole family in unison against all odds, they see a bright road ahead.

Item no.: WE27560223
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Hong Kong Connection : WORDS DON'T COME EASY

Many people think that the ability to speak just comes naturally. Parents might not be aware of the problem with children who cannot speak properly in early childhood. They treat it as commonplace and only realize the problem when their children still cannot articulate clearly as they grow older.

In fact, language disorder is a common developmental barrier among children. Usual problems include delayed language development, unclear articulation, fluency disorder and voice disorder. Given early speech therapy, most children would show marked improvement in articulation and some would even resume normal in half or one year.

Mrs. To claims to be one who loves talking, however her sons have language disorder. To Ming-chung, seven years of age, is a primary two student. He could only utter monosyllables such as "Ma" and "Pa" when he was two, in unclear articulation. His parents did not realize he had language problem, and thought that he would improve as time went by. However, a year had passed, Ming-chung still made no improvement when he was three. It was at this time that his parents began to notice a problem existed. After evaluation, Ming-chung was diagnosed as having delayed language development, and had problems such as in-coordination of big and small muscles.

Though speaking does not come easy for Ming-chung, he is most willing to express himself. With his parents' tender care, and professional speech therapist's guidance and training, Ming-chung has shown obvious improvement. Team life in school and daily participation in various kinds of activities has enhanced Ming-chung's language expression. Ming-chun, younger brother of Ming-chung, is now five. Growing up with Ming-chung, Ming-chun has a bit of his brother's problem in speech. Fortunately, initial examination revealed that his articulation was only a little unclear, with relatively slighter problem than Ming-chung. Mrs. To believes that with more attention, Ming-chun's problem could improve easily. As parents, their biggest wish is that the two brothers could communicate independently with other people, speak fluently and have their own social life when they grow up.


Item no.: MC27560224
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SEA WORLD ODYSSEY II: GYPSIES IN THE OCEAN

When we speak of marine creatures, we tend to be attracted by corals and tropical fish that are colourful and eye-catching. However, there is a kind of simple and ordinary marine life that appeared earlier than the dinosaurs and has survived for 650 million years. It is the colourless jellyfish.

Jellyfish possess soft tentacles that move elegantly under the water. But these tentacles have poisonous nematocysts. The production team of "Sea World Odyssey" has travelled to the Jellyfish Lake of Palau, one of the Seven Underwater Wonders of the World, to explore the special and almost non-poisonous jellyfish there.


Item no.: MS27560235
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Copyright: 2010
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SEA WORLD ODYSSEY II: LIFE AND DEATH OF SEA TURTLES

From the moment of their birth, Green Turtles struggle to survive in the natural environment on their own. After they mature, they are also threatened by hunting and poaching. In this episode, we will witness how the AFCD staff saves a green turtle. We will also visit the Wetland Park to see how baby turtles hatch. Then we will reveal the mystery of the world-renowned turtle tomb in Sipadan.

Item no.: WS27560236
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SEA WORLD ODYSSEY II: RETURN OF SEA TURTLES

Several decades ago, Green Turtles came ashore on a number of beaches in Hong Kong, including Tung O and Ha Mei Wan on Lamma Island, as well as Tong Fuk Miu Wan and Tai Long Wan on Lantau Island. Nowadays, as a result of rapid urbanization, Green Turtles only lay eggs on Sham Wan, Lamma Island.

In the summer of 2008, "Hong Kong 2", the Green Turtle that had left Hong Kong for five years, returned to Sham Wan to lay eggs. Even slight disturbances would scare a nesting turtle away. The crew of Sea World had to shoot the scene carefully. In this episode, we will witness the precious moments when a Green Turtle lay eggs in Hong Kong, and the return of hatchlings to the ocean.


Item no.: ZG27560237
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SEA WORLD ODYSSEY II: TINY MARINE LIFE

A large area of the seabed of Hong Kong is flat and muddy. These "soft bottoms" look dull and lifeless. But if you look carefully, you will find many surprising little marine creatures.

Unlike their distant relatives on land, bristle worms, sea slugs, and sea snails take on special forms under the sea. Skeleton shrimps are just a little bit bigger than a fingernail. They have also developed their own way of survival in the waters of Hong Kong. Indeed, "soft bottoms" are full of vitality.

In this episode, the crew of Sea World Odyssey goes abroad to Lembeh Strait in Indonesia, which is also known as "Tiny Undersea Museum", to show you the wide variety of tiny creatures on the "soft bottoms."


Item no.: PC27560238
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SEA WORLD ODYSSEY II: UNDERWATER GARDEN

The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department has established several marine parks in Hong Kong for over a decade. Their efforts have proved effective. The native fishermen who have lived in Yan Chau Tong Marine Park for three generations witness the growing amount of catch. The coral communities at Hoi Ha Wan have become a popular "underwater garden."

In this episode, we will make a tour of some local underwater gardens and go abroad to Apo Island of the Philippines. The marine conservation program carried out on Apo Island is very effective. It has increased the income of local fishermen and given life to the underwater world, making the island the most popular dive site in the Philippines.


Item no.: MA27560239
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HISTORY OF HONG KONG: ANTI-MUI TSAI MOVEMENT



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HISTORY OF HONG KONG: CHINESE MERCHANTS AND CHARITY WORK



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HISTORY OF HONG KONG: DAYS OF BEING LIBERAL



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HISTORY OF HONG KONG: DIASPORA BLUES



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HISTORY OF HONG KONG: GET BEHIND THE SCENES



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HISTORY OF HONG KONG: HONG KONG IN 1911 REVOLUTION



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HISTORY OF HONG KONG: THE FALL OF HONG KONG



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HISTORY OF HONG KONG: TO SOUTH THEY DESCEND



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HISTORY OF HONG KONG: TRADING NORTH AND SOUTH



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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: A FISHERMAN'S STORY

Executive Producer: Albert Cheung
Producer: Frank Mak, Boy Leung

The Leung's family has been fishermen for three generations. Initially, the family set sail for Maldives and Australia to catch fish. But now LEUNG Fook-yu finds himself too old for a long trip. He continues his navigation in local waters instead. He can still remember that weather was easy to foretell in the past and unpredictable nowadays. And he recalls that it was easier to catch fish previously than now. After the handover, more and more Mainland boats crossed the border for fishes in Hong Kong waters. The illegal intruders threatened the survivals of local fishermen. What's more, it damaged the corals on seabed. A few years ago, Leung and other fishermen formed an organisation for the conservation of marine life. They have urged the government to establish a protection zone on the sea and distributed educational materials on the conservation of seabed to fishermen.


Item no.: PC27560107
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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: BAMBOO

Hong Kong people are certainly familiar with bamboo scaffolding. From major construction sites to stages for god revering Chinese opera, advertising signs and building maintenance work, the scaffold industry has made immense contribution to Hong Kong ' s development. Bamboo scaffolding has a long history in China: it is believed that Youchao Tribe (the Nesters) built tree houses with bamboo as early as 5,000 years ago. In recent years, however, iron frames and screws are used to build scaffolding in Mainland China instead of bamboo poles and bamboo skin.

Yet in Hong Kong, bamboo scaffolding continues to be used in construction for its versatility, abundance, convenience, neatness and cost-effectiveness. Doesn ' t this remind you of the spirit of Hong Kong people?


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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: BARBECUE MEAT

'Roasts, roasts, give me a big piece of char siu. Wow! Chicken and other meat in soy sauce taste good too íK ' Every person in Hong Kong has probably tried Hong Kong style roasts. Can ' t think of anything you fancy for lunch? Have char siu (barbecued pork) and roast chicken with rice. At festivals when people make offerings to the gods, roast pork, roast goose and chicken are always seen on the dining table. Most of us grew up with Hong Kong style roasts, a type of food that truly represents Hong Kong.

Hong Kong style roast shops had existed when the city first opened for trade. At the time most people lived in Central and the area had an exceptionally large number of roast shops. Most of the shops were situated near Middle Bazaar (present-day Central Market) so that raw ingredients could be conveniently purchased. A typical roast shop in those days would occupy an entire building: the shop was on the ground floor, the workshop on the first floor and the kitchen or staff common on the third floor. The rooftop would be used for drying meat under the sun. As society evolves, land in Central has become incredibly expensive and roast shops, in different types and styles, are now found all over Hong Kong.


Item no.: LJ27560109
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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: BITTER BUT HEALING

Executive Producer: Albert Cheung
Producer: Frank Fung, Boy Leung

Some time ago, parents did not take their children to a doctor to cure their sore throat, acnes or ulcers. Instead, they would urge them to get a bowl of niansi wei (literally means '24 flavours') at a herbal teashop in the neighbourhood. The tea, as one of the many different types of the so-called 'cooling teas' made with plants, was supposed to remove excessive 'internal heat' from the body, thus alleviating people's 'burning' discomforts. Most of the time, the teas could do the trick and make people feel better. When people drank the teas, they usually also tucked in some sweetly snacks to suppress the bitter taste brought by the drinks. These snacks, such as haw flakes, preserved apricots and dried fruits, were also children's favourite refreshments of the time. Eat some of them and you are reminded of the past.

Herbal tea was one form of treatments in traditional Chinese medicine. For centuries, people in China have been using plants for medical purpose. As millions of Chinese people were being traded as labourers into different places around the world, the use of Chinese medicine was spread beyond national borders. Nowadays, in many countries, Chinese medicine shops are easily recognisable symbols that introduce foreigners to this alternative form of therapies. Many of these establishments are run by a family over generations. The owner and shopkeepers take meals together at the same table as co-workers and friends. This form of close relationship, uncommon in contemporary world, is deeply rooted in Chinese culture.

In addition, traditional Chinese medicine shops usually give stress to accountability and integrity in the production of medicines. This is also characteristic of traditional Confucian value.

In this episode, a Chinese medicine practitioner, a university lecturer, an owner of a century-old medicine shop and a culture critic talk about the history and development of traditional Chinese medicine and the 'cooling tea'.


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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: CONDIMENT WITH A TRADITION

Founded during Japanese occupation in the 1940s, the Kowloon Soy Ltd was originally a branch of Mei Chun, an exporter. Following the ban on exports to Europe and the United States, Kowloon Soy started to produce soy sauces at its plant in Yuen Long for domestic market. At first, its business was good, as people used to season rice with soy sauce during war times. However, with the resumption of manufacturing after the war, most companies began to roll out soy sauce in mass quantity by machinery. The method of production that Kowloon Soy used, which took three months for the soy sauce to develop fully, was uncompetitive. Unexpectedly, the recent arrays of discoveries of counterfeit products on the Mainland plus the growing acceptance of organic food have helped Kowloon Soy's business to flourish again.

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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: FLOWING WATER RUSHING WIND

Hong Kong boasts a heritage of fengshui stories: Bank of China tower is a sabre that has damaged the fengshui of the Government House of Hong Kong; the exterior of Exchange Square resembles a copper coin, thus the building is the heart of Hong Kong ' s financial industry; Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre is the city ' s ' sacred turtle ' , where all important ceremonies are held íK

Architect Michael Chiang, who received western education, has a profound knowledge of fengshui and Chinese metaphysics. to him, fengshui is traditional Chinese statistics rather than unfounded superstition. It is unfortunate that many Hong Kong people think of fengshui as a form of money-growing ' magic ' and are not at all aware of the sophistication of this traditional cultural product.


In Hong Kong, fengshui is seen as a tool for moneymaking, and fengshui consultant is an exceptionally well-paid job. This is especially true for a number of high-profile fengshui experts, who are often featured in the media in recent years and have huge fan following. Peter So has been in the industry for decades and born witness to the peaks and troughs of Hong Kong ' s economy. According to him, traditional Chinese metaphysics does not include ways to forecast economic development but his clients always ask him to make projections for the stock market and the economy so that they can make money.


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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: FORGET NOT POND-FISHING IN HONG KONG



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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: GOODBYE HANDMADE SHOES



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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: IN LOVE WITH ICE CREAM

'Can I have one Large Cup, twin ice lollies, one ice papaya and pineapple, please? ' This brings back long-lost memories from your childhood, doesn ' t it? The ice cream cart, with its large blue parasol, has seen many people through their childhood. Even without the music, people of all ages would be drawn towards it.

We did not have convenient stores or supermarkets in the 1960s and 70s and the best place to get a Large Cup (of ice cream) is the ice cream cart. Every kid in every neighbourhood would look forward to the van coming partly because the uncle driving it was always nice and kind. He would not care how many items you bought, even if business was only a dollar or so. Generations of ice cream cart drivers have been passionate about their work and have built a special bond with their customers. The job does not only bring them money, but also a touch of humanity íV something Hong Kong society today quite desperately needs.


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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: KEEP ON RUNNING

This is a Hong Kong story about horses.

Among animals, horses make the most significant contribution to Hong Kong society. Horseracing has created over 20,000 jobs for Hong Kong and brings the government betting tax revenue of close to 10 billion dollars a year. When Deng Xiaoping said horse racing would continue after Hong Kong ' s return to China, the significance of horses to Hong Kong was doubly reinforced.

Every year in Hong Kong over 300 horses retire from racing. If these horses are to survive retirement, they must learn to adapt and change.

Upon retirement, Fairy King Prawn was ' employed ' by Hong Kong Jockey Club as ambassador. El Prado Star, forced to retire at the age of five due to poor performance, became a lead horse, while eight-time champion Super Combed is now an athlete horse íK


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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: LADIES OF SWEET DUMPLINGS - QUEEN OF TONGYUEN

YIP Siu-woon had been a hawker selling sweet soup on the street. As a single parent, she fed her three daughters with the business. In 1998, she stopped working as a hawker after 20 years' in the business and left Hong Kong with her family. But she returned to the city two years later to help her debt-ridden youngest daughter Ah Win. They opened a shop selling desserts. Previously Ah Win did not have any job experience, but now she usually works 18 hours a day. After paying off her debt, she wants to finance her son's university study in the United States. Like many busy parents in Hong Kong, Ah Win finds little time to stay with her daughter Kei Kei. Sometimes the girl has to visit the dessert shop in order to meet her mother. Yip, Ah Win and Kei Kei have witnessed changes in Hong Kong over the past decades.

Item no.: NF27560117
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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: LOCAL FOREIGNER IN HONG KONG

Mr. Smith could speak local Cantonese. He came to Hong Kong in eighties and witnessed the hand-over of Hong Kong for over 20 years. He had run trading business with self production factory in Mainland China, He had enjoyed the old good days of " business comes with holding a plate " . Also because doing business at the north he realized the Chinese location in business doing. Mr. Smith is the one amongst the foreigners who rarely could obtain " buddy ' s price " .

If someone says, the advantage of Hong Konger is changing swiftly, then Mr. Smith is perhaps more " Hong Konger " than many Hong Kongers. He had also married a Hong Konger ' s wife, However, two of them that one from east and one from west appears to be wrongly positioned, wife full mouth of English and husband conversant with full Cantonese.

Home at Kwun tong, company also at Kwun tong, he knows well about the " Kai Fong " culture and market atmosphere at Kwun tong. Today Kwun tong has changed and Hong Kong industries had been dying for a long time. Mr. Smith has also changed to help foreign merchants entering China market and provide consultant services. Returning to U.S.A.? He says no, Because he deeply knows his advantages are at Hong Kong, at the Chinese communities. As what he says in here, he likes " fishes meet waters " .


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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: MAH-JONG LIFE

Mah-jong, with almost a thousand years of history, is hailed as one of China ' s national essences. When Hong Kong people play mah-jong, they not only chitchat over the MJ table and bond with one another, but also mah-jong helps increase thinking ability and improve memory. According to academic research in Hong Kong, mah-jong is beneficial to easing the symptoms of Alzheimer ' s disease. Yet mah-jong itself is a very addictive sport and overindulgence in gambling over it can cost us our own well being, family and entire fortune.

In this Hong Kong story, we speak with mah-jong historians, the champion of an international mah-jong tournament and lovers of the sport to investigate the relationship between mah-jong and Hong Kong people.


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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: MY OLD FRIEND

Century-old Hong Kong Tramways operates the world ' s only double-decker tram fleet.

On a superficial level, every tram is in itself a piece of antique, an artefact running through the streets of Hong Kong Island. It also symbolises a certain collective memory of the island ' s residents. The tram tracks have not changed one bit over the past 100 years, but the urban scenes surrounding them have.

When a tram reaches its terminal, the driver hops on at the other end, changes the sign and makes a brand new start. All of a sudden, the end becomes the beginning. Doesn ' t this remind you of the perseverance and stamina of Hong Kong people?


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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: MY SCHOOL UNIFORM

School uniforms exemplify the mission in education of ' equal treatment for all ' , and they are an important symbol of school tradition. Yet as we enter a new millennium, this particular mission in education has evolved into a focus on nurturing the confidence and unique styles of individual students.

Different schools may have different views on school uniforms, but they all hope the school uniform can help remind students that while they let their true colours shine, they are at the same time a part of the school community. The same principle applies when they join the larger society upon leaving school.


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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: MY WEDDING BANQUET



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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: OUR OLD MARKET STREET

'Outdoor Bazaar' is, in essence, rhetoric to glorify Hong Kong ' s ' street markets ' .
Life was tough in Hong Kong the 1950s and 60s, and street vending provided a way for grassroots citizens to earn an honest living and provide for their families. Over time, this evolved into a unique ecological environment íV the street market.

In Central Market, the city ' s oldest, stories of Hong Kongers have been passed down from generation to generation. Ordinary as they are, the stories are uniquely Hong Kong.


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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: PEOPLE OF SHANGHAI STREET

For photographer Simon Go, Shanghai Street is a spot of human compassion, at which there are many old shops that have been running for generations. They have experienced transitions in time. In two of Go's pictures, a team of brothers were making mirror frames and a master ran a Chinese medicine shop, assisted by his disciples. This is a relationship that is unusual in the city that forms part of Hong Kong story.

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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: PIECE BY PIECE



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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: RICE



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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: SIX BROTHER'S TEA CAFE

A group formed by six brothers of a clan took over the operation of a 37-year-old cafe in an estate. The new business promised quiet life for the men. Suddenly the authority announces its plan to demolish the whole estate. The plan means that the eatery that has been running over three decades will disappear forever, and the six men are going to lose their jobs. The place has been a place where residents of the old estate chatted and made friends. It is part of the collective memory shared by many.

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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: THE HAWKERS



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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: THE INVISIBLE PEOPLE

Mohamed Alli Din was born in 1930 in Hong Kong. While people can easily tell his foreign origin (Indian and Malaysian) by his appearance, they will be amazed by his familiarity with things in Hong Kong. Din is conversant in Cantonese. He has experienced all major events that took place in Hong Kong over the past decades, including the Japanese Occupation lasting three years and eight months, Typhoon Wanda, the communist revolts in 1967, the stock market crash in 1973 íK Like that of most people in Hong Kong, his childhood was marked by poverty. He had a few years of schooling. However, the hardworking man managed to get a job at the Water Supplies Department and his living condition has improved gradually since then. His is a typical Hong Kong story.

Fermi was a Mainland-born Chinese. She was brought to Hong Kong when she was a child. After her graduation in 1995, she began working as a social worker. When Fermi discovered that many Southeast Asians in Hong Kong, like Din, could not get sufficient schooling, she could not help but ask 'Does Hong Kong have nine-year free education? Aren't the Southeast Asians people of Hong Kong?' It was this sense of justice that encouraged Fermi to establish Hong Kong Unison in 2001 to help Southeast Asians integrate into mainstream community.


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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: THE MEMORIES OF HUNG KUEN



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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: THE MOST LOVING RED BLOCK

Angel WONG owns a coffee shop. When she was a pupil, she had poor relationships with her mother and her school, for her performance was poor. Then she was admitted to Maryknoll Convent School, an elite secondary school, where, despite of the initial despises from classmates, she experienced changes in her characters and her life. In retrospect, Angel described herself as a piece of white paper before entering the school. Seven years of school life gave her a likeable character, a good habit and an interest in acting. It was on the stage that she learnt to express herself and to cope with others. 'Leaving a primary school as a loser, I regained my self-esteem in Maryknoll,' she says.

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HONG KONG STORIES 2009: THE REFLUX OF DONGGANG CUISINE



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TREE STORIES: FUNG SHUI WOODS



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TREE STORIES: HEALING GARDEN



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TREE STORIES: LEARNING ARBORICULTURE



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TREE STORIES: PEOPLE TREE OF SADDLE HILL



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TREE STORIES: TO FALL OR NOT TO FALL



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TREE STORIES: TREE EDUCATION



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TREE STORIES: TREE PLANTER'S STORY



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CHINA NEW FACES: A MARGINAL GROUP

Peasant workers have made silent contributions to the reform and opening-up of China, and have witnessed the transition and development of the history of modern China. Peasant workers return to their native land and there is a shortage of labour in Pearl River Delta, Guangdong. Such phenomenon has become an important issue. Having strived hard to make a living in urban areas, why these peasants decide to go home? The reasons behind are worthy of deep reflection.

This episode tells the true stories of two peasants who work in coastal cities and return to their homeland. The two cases illustrate the employment problems encountered by peasant workers and the changes experienced by this marginal group in the 30 years of economic reform in China.


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CHINA NEW FACES: GIVE ME BACK THE NATURAL SCENERY

Thirty years of reform and opening up brings to China as much prosperity as pollution resulted from industrial development. Industrial wastewater led to polluted river, allegedly the root cause of the drastic rise of cancer cases in Wuli Village. Wai Dongying, a barely educated villager, recorded the death cases one by one in her "Diary of Death".

Zhang Changjian, a bare-foot doctor in Xiping, Fujian, witnessed the rising number of cancer patients in his village. As the regional officials turn a blind eye to the crisis, Zhang joined forces with more than 1,700 fellow villagers suing the chemical factory in their neighbourhood. Winning the case, Zhang found himself becoming a marked man...

The plight of the two "cancer villages" reveals the harm to the Chinese people brought by water pollution. China should have by now realised the price to pay for over development and that "good" is more important than "fast".


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CHINA NEW FACES: MARRYING INTO HER FAMILY

In a traditional marriage, a woman marries into the husband?s family, and her children take on the family name of their father. However, in some rich cities in Zhejiang Province, things are changing.

The one-child policy has left some families with only one daughter. Feeling the need to carry on their family lineage, women now look for men who are willing to marry into their families so that their children could take up the mother?s surname. Meanwhile, men from other provinces are finding it hard to make ends meet in the cities, not to mention supporting a family. Because of this, some men are willing to do what it takes for a better life. With supply and demand in place, matchmaking agencies dedicated to this type of marriage are a thriving business.

This could be a win-win situation, but are things always as good as they seem?


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CHINA NEW FACES: MONKS AND THE CITY

At 5 o'clock every morning, when the inhabitants of Anyuan Road are still sleeping soundly, over 10 monk students in Jade Buddha Monastery, Shanghai commence their new day as do other monks in the monastery. After praying and taking their breakfasts, these monks get on the "school bus" that is waiting outside the refectory, and travel to the outside world to study in a university.

Indeed, the Jade Buddha Monastery has been promoting the philosophy of "Living Buddhism", i.e. performing secular works with a spirit of indifference. Guided by such philosophy, the leadership of the monastery has selected some monks to study foreign languages and MBA, and strive to bring innovations to Buddhism, including the life of the monks. The monks participate in and organize social activities actively, and do not resist to act in a commercial way.


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CHINA NEW FACES: RETURNING SUPPORT TO RURAL AREAS

A group of advertising professionals lost interest in food bought from urban markets as large amount of pesticides and chemical fertilizers had been applied. To seek vanishing fine food, they traveled to rural areas and met the peasants. Under the surface of beautiful rural scenery, they witnessed the disparity between the urban rich and the rural poor resulting from 30 years of reforms and opening-up.

Ordinary picnics among a few friends during holidays have gradually become a movement of " Urban-Rural Interaction to Repay the Rural Areas " . Together with the peasants, these professionals make use of their creativity to work on farmland, pigpens, village houses and dining tables, and reflect on their vision of development and ideal lifestyle. They walk side by side with the peasants on the path of rural development, hoping that organic farming may bring higher income to peasants and healthier food to urban people.

Prosperous cities mark the achievements of 30 years of reforms and opening-up. However, such prosperity has been resulted from the continual support and sacrifices on the part of rural areas. Will the cities repay the rural areas in the future? Maybe it would happen in the next 30 years.


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CHINA NEW FACES: SORROW BEHIND REDEVELOPMENT

China is transforming with the construction of skyscrapers and modern architectures, which signify rapid economic development and the rise of a powerful nation. However, behind the scene of prosperity, many homes have been destroyed.

Zhang Wei used to reside in Xianyukou District, which belonged to a historical conservation district. Two years ago,the government demolished her home by force for reason of constructing new roads. It pushed Zhang Wei to the path of making appeals to higher authorities, and she determined to prove that the government had violated the Law on the Protection of Cultural Relics by carrying out illegal demolition. Unfortunately, the court delayed the trial deliberately and the police also hindered them from making appeals. It became a tough journey for her.

On 6th August 2008, two days prior to the opening of the Olympics, Zhang Wei was detained for 30 days on suspicion of undermining social order. The absence of an independent judiciary in China makes defending against illegal demolition more difficult.

There used to be over 300 households in Cuobuling Village, Qingdao. After illegal redevelopment carried out by the district government, only the household of Madam Yu remained. To persist in her defence, she had lived a life without water and electricity supply for over a year while expecting the court ruling at second instance. Being unable to seek help from the government, Yu Jian-li, one of the villagers, reported the crimes of corrupted officials on the internet. Consequently, he was convicted of defamation and sentenced to prison.

Although the Property Law has been promulgated for nearly a year, cases of incompliance with the law still exist. If the issue is not resolved, we will see more cases of illegal redevelopment in the future, pushing more people to the path of defending their rights.


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CHINA NEW FACES: THE MOSUO IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Sang Chu is a young Mosuo from Dazu Village at Lugu Lake Town, Yanyuan County, Sichuan. His family had been very poor until their family hostel, Gesang Garden, was launched in 2000.

The tide of reforms and opening-up in the new century has swept over the Mosuo at Lugu Lake. After some adventures, Gesang returned to his homeland before the National Day Golden Week in 2007. Like his fellow villagers, he was occupied with the business of his family hostel, making preparation for the Golden Week holiday. During the long holiday, crowds of tourists filled the quiet Lugu Lake with hustle and bustle.

The villagers were busied with touting for business and serving the tourists. Gesang's father expected his son would help the family to repay the low-interest loan soon. Gesang appeared to have devoted himself to the family business, but he was secretly seeking after the dream of becoming a superstar on television. He planned to leave again and look for opportunities despite objection of his family.


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CHINA NEW FACES: VILLAGE OFFICIAL AS BLOGGER

"Don't think village heads are not cadres" was once a popular saying in Mainland China, meaning although the village head is a low ranking official, he is still a cadre and should not be overlooked.

Shen Yongqiang is the Secretary of the Communist Party Branch and Head of the Village Committee of Xiadongkuo Village in the outskirts of Beijing. Shen is no dimwit. In the summer of 2006, he started blogging to publicize his village, so as to attract investors to develop his ecology resort. It never occurred to Shen that his blog would record a hit rate of over 220,000 for the first two years. It even captured the attention of various media which then sent reporters to interview Shen.

However, Shen's putting village matters online has aroused concern and censorship from Town government. From Shen's happiness and trouble, we can see changes as well as rigidity of rural areas in China after reform and opening-up.


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HEALTH CARE ACROSS BORDERS: PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP AUSTRALIA

Countries around the world have different health care systems. They are such as individual medical savings accounts and private health insurance to cover the costs and tax-financed free health services. In a way, the systems of Hong Kong and australia are very similar and both belong to the latter. What sets australia apart, is that it confines doctors to drug prescription other than dispensing and offers rebates on premiums to encourage residents to take out private health insurance.the australian health care system is called medicare, which was re-introduced in 1984. it is jointly funded by the commonwealth and the states and territory governments for the purpose of providing affordable and quality health care to all australians. The finance is mainly from medicare levy and other taxes. The states and territory governments also manage the operation.under the medicare scheme, australians can receive free medical treatment from general practitioners and public hospitals, or they can be admitted to public or private hospitals as private patients at their own cost and choose their own doctors.in order to encourage high-income earners to take out private health insurance, the government offers a 30% rebate to those who do so. If the annual income is above aud50,000 for a single and without private health insurance, he/she needs to pay an additional 1% of taxable income as medicare levy surcharge. Patients in australia have to buy the prescribed medicines at registered pharmacies. Under the pharmaceutical benefits scheme, patients are required to make a co-payment for the medicines listed. For those medicines that are not listed, they have to pay out-of-pocket. If an individual or the family ' s co-payment on drugs reaches the safety net threshold, then the patient can purchase the drugs subsidized by the government at a concessionary rate or even free-of-charge.soon, the Hong Kong government is going to experiment a similar public and private health care complementary system in tin shui wai. The government will purchase health care services from private clinics and refer chronically ill patients to receive treatment there. Patients will only need to pay the same fee as in general outpatient clinics. We ' ll soon find out whether this complementary system is feasible in Hong Kong

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HEALTH CARE ACROSS BORDERS: SAVING FOR THE FUTURE-SINGAPORE

After its independence in 1965, singapore retained a tax-financed health care system, which was inherited from the british colonial era. In the 1970's, health care expenditure had been escalating, and thus the singaporean government began to launch health care reform. In 1984, singapore forewent the old system and established the medical savings account system. It becomes the only country in the world which completely implements the medical savings account system. The singaporean government promotes individual responsibility towards healthy living and medical expenses. This philosophy is reflected by the medisave account, a medical savings account under the central provident fund (cpf). Both employers and employees are required to make monthly contribution to the cpf. Part of the contribution is credited to a sub-account, the medisave account. Savings in the medisave account are confined for paying hospitalization fees and health insurance premiums for oneself or his immediate family members. Singaporeans can withdraw funds from their medisave accounts when they retire. However, they are required to retain a minimum amount of savings for covering their health care expenditure after retirement. The " 3m " framework of medisave, medishield and medifund ensures singaporeans to have equal access to health care services. Under this system, the singaporean government subsidizes 20% of the health care funding. The remaining amount is shouldered by private funding, such as health benefits provided by employers. In 2000, the singaporean government set up two public corporations - the national healthcare group and the singapore health services, which are responsible for allocating the funding from ministry of health to public hospitals. These two corporations also run 18 polyclinics which provide public health care services. As the polyclinics are non-profit making, the government subsidizes 50% of consultation and drug fees.Hong Kong is moving towards a new era of health care reform. Both singapore and Hong Kong are asian cities sharing similar social features. Whether or not the singaporean medical savings account system, which stresses individual responsibility, is feasible in Hong Kong, further discussion is needed.

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HEALTH CARE ACROSS BORDERS: THEY ARE ALL INSURED-SWITZERLAND

Situated in central europe, switzerland is a federal republic with the tradition of economic liberalism. On the financing of the health care system, there is also a long involvement of private health insurance market. It dated back to 1911 when the first health insurance act was passed.facing a rapid growth in the health care expenditure and supply-demand imbalance in the market, after repeated debates, the swiss adopted a new health insurance act in the mid-90's. The act requires all residents and those who live in switzerland for more than 3 months to have compulsory health insurance which covers all basic health care services.with the new act, switzerland maintains a close relationship between the health care system and the private insurance market. The federal government only plays roles in legislation, monitoring and essential support, whereas the cantonal governments are responsible for the provision and the actual operation of public health care services. However, the degree of government involvement and intervention has been controversial. Private insurance companies are prohibited to decline any individual to be insured, even if one is an elderly or is ill. Moreover, premium of the same insurance company must be flat-rated and non-profit making in nature. The swiss government regards this as a reflection of the society's solidarity with which switzerland exists. However, there are diverse views that such a practice only leads to unfairness, as regardless of the frequency of using health care services, all have to pay similar amount of premiums.the coverage of the basic compulsory health insurance is another controversial issue. In principle, those health services, which are medically effective and necessary for the health and prevention of disease of the population, should be covered. However, some swiss consider the coverage is too broad and thus increases the premiums, so they cannot agree with it.to enhance the efficiency and to prevent the abuse of health care services, policies such as the deductible are adopted in switzerland. The swiss are required to pay an annual deductible and part of the remaining health care fees, approximately 10%, when receiving health care services. Insurance companies only pay the rest.even though there are measures for preventing the abuse of services and thus reducing the costs, the swiss still face pricey health care expenditure. To relieve the burden of the lower class, the government provides a safety net measure. The upper limit of the population's payment on premium is about 8% of their income, over which there will be subsidies from the government. Compared with other countries, the efficient swiss health care system indeed blends the concepts of market competition together with government regulation.

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HONG KONG SCIENTISTS: NANCY IP



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HONG KONG SCIENTISTS: NERVE REGENERATION



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HONG KONG SCIENTISTS: SAMUEL SUN'S PADDY PROJECT



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HONG KONG SCIENTISTS: THE ORIGIN OF MEDICINE



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HONG KONG SCIENTISTS: THE QUEST FOR GREEN CARS



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MUSIC AND BEYOND: COLOUR OF TIME



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MUSIC AND BEYOND: NOTES ON THERAPY



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MUSIC AND BEYOND: ON THE PATH TO A MUSICAL JOURNEY



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MUSIC AND BEYOND: ON THE WINGS OF LOVE (NOT FOR SALE)



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MUSIC AND BEYOND: SONGS OF THE DIVINE



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MUSIC AND BEYOND: THE FOUR SEASONS



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MUSIC AND BEYOND: TIME FOR MUSIC



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Hong Kong Connection : A LEGACY OF LOVE



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Hong Kong Connection : DEATH IS AWAITING



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Hong Kong Connection : HEART OF A DADDY



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Hong Kong Connection : LADY MENG'S THREE MOVES



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Hong Kong Connection : LOY HO



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Hong Kong Connection : MY BIG BABY



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Hong Kong Connection : PASSING THE TORCH



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Hong Kong Connection : TEARCHERS AS PARENTS



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Hong Kong Connection : WAITING. AWAKENING



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SCIENCE MOVER (SCIENCE PARK): I THINK THEREFORE I AM



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SCIENCE MOVER (SCIENCE PARK): LIFE SCIENCE



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SCIENCE MOVER (SCIENCE PARK): NEW BEGINNERS



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SCIENCE MOVER (SCIENCE PARK): TAKING DREAMS HOME



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SCIENCE MOVER (SCIENCE PARK): THE PARK OF DREAMS



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Copyright: 2008
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SEA WORLD ODYSSEY I: CHALLENGES FROM THE NATURE

We have over 200 islands in Hong Kong. Our long and meandering coastline has nurtured rich biodiversity here. Animals living on our coastline exhaust their dexterity and strength to meet the challenges from nature.

The cycle of low and high tides has a great effect on the marine life of rocky shores and beaches. Besides, seasonal changes make survival an even tougher task: winters are cold and dry while summers are hot and wet, with occasional typhoon attacks. The rough seas and heavy rainfall that typhoons bring about put marine life at an even greater risk.

Hong Kong is located within the northern margins of the tropics. We have a rich diversity of crabs here, with over 300 recorded species. In various intertidal zones, you can easily find over 50 species of crabs. The 3rd episode of "sea world odyssey" will take you on a journey to the shores to explore the survival tactics of fiddler crabs, barnacles, mussels, mudskippers and much more.


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Copyright: 2008
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SEA WORLD ODYSSEY I: SEASONAL SEAS

The warm currents in spring awake the underwater world by announcing the start of the mating season. When summer approaches, sea creatures are busy finding their partners for reproduction.

In Hong Kong, major spawning sessions occur around the full moon between May and July. Under the bright moonlight, coral polyps spawn collectively on the same night, making the underwater world look like a charming snowy night.

While sea creatures gradually mature in autumn, their colours and forms could be very different from their juvenile stages.

In the winter, while trees wither on land, thick layers of seaweeds turn the blue ocean into a green forest. Low water temperatures encourage the growth of seaweeds. The thriving seaweeds provide a mobile home for many sea creatures. Among them are fragile young lives which are born in the summer. Seaweeds provide them with shelter and food for their survival.


Item no.: CS27560231
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Copyright: 2008
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SEA WORLD ODYSSEY I: THE CORAL VILLAGE

In recent years, people of Hong Kong have become more concerned with the environment. Those who are pessimistic worry that the urban sprawl has already caused irreversible damage to our natural habitats, both on land and underwater. But optimists can still find extensive parts of our waters in good condition. Our amazing marine habitat tells us how mankind and nature can actually co-exist in harmony.do you know:we don't have coral reefs in Hong Kong, but out of the total of over 800 coral species in the world, 1/10 of them can be found in Hong Kong. The coral communities have attracted over 300 species of coral fishes to live in Hong Kong.the fish diversity recorded here matches that of the caribbean, where the most extensive coral reefs are found in the world.in this episode, we will take a close look at the coral habitats and the interesting behaviour of their inhabitants.

Item no.: NN27560232
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Duration: 30 minutes
Copyright: 2008
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SEA WORLD ODYSSEY I: THE CORALS

In the sea world, the sun is the key to life. Hard corals like to build their settlements in shallow waters where there is sufficient sunlight. On the other hand, soft corals live in relatively deeper water.the second episode of "sea world odyssey" will bring the audience to observe the two coral groups at a close range. Some of them rely on photosynthesis to produce food, while others feeds on planktons. Corals provide shelter for other marine creatures like fish, shrimps and crabs, where they can feed and reproduce. This is how a balanced ecosystem can sustain itself. Inside the coral village, survival of the fittest does notsimply mean to compete, but also to form partnerships that enhance successful reproduction.we will also visit tsim chau. Located off tai long wan at sai kung, this is where a large turf of sea anemones can be found underwater. We will also meet the mimic octopus in Hong Kong waters for the very first time. Be careful though, the deadly blue ring octopus is around the corner too.

Item no.: SN27560233
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Duration: 30 minutes
Copyright: 2008
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SEA WORLD ODYSSEY I: WHO GONNA LOVE ME

Human activities have caused a variety of damage to our ocean. For example, the rubbish left behind by eco-tour visitors; ghost nets abandoned by trawlers; the invasion of foreign sea creatures due to religious release. These factors have all caused adverse impacts on our marine environment. Recently, a massive ghost net of one kilometre in length was found between sharp island and ngau mei chau in new territories east. The agriculture, fisheries and conservation department estimates that up to 1,100 tonnes of sea creatures become entangled by ghost nets every year.

On the seabed, divers can easily find rubbish that comes from the land. The rubbish ranges from plastic bags, water bottles to even washing machines, tires, and cars. These foreign objects not only destroy the corals, but also damage the habitats of many sea creatures.

Horseshoe crabs are among the most acutely endangered species in Hong Kong.there are altogether four species of horseshoe crabs worldwide. Hong Kong once recorded three of them, but only two have remained since the 1980s. Even the population of horseshoe crabs in the wild has dropped by 90% in recent years.

In this episode, we will explore ways and what we can do to protect our ocean.


Item no.: PU27560234
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Duration: 30 minutes
Copyright: 2008
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SUCCESS STORIES: CHU THE CHUN

Abstract artist Chu's renown has long spread across the European art world. During his young years in 1957, he won a silver prize at a spectacular event "Paris Spring Salon". Forty years later, at the end of 1997, he was elected lifetime Fellow of the French Institute of Arts, and became the first Chinese who got this award. He is honored the French Art Academician of France, which is the up most glory in the French Cultural and Art Academy, with a top mission to suggest for government affairs in Culture and Art to assist the related policies to be formulated. As in year 2006, he was awarded a Prize for outstanding people by European Union.

Some said Chu's paintings took in the western style. But by taking a closer look, it was actually filled with oriental release. He has laid a solid foundation in calligraphy and thus is apt at making his unique character expressions appear from his inexact paintings as well as perfecting them through color, composition and painting methods. It renders a certain kind of permeability rarely touched on ordinary oil paintings.


Item no.: WV27560240
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Duration: 60 minutes
Copyright: 2008
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SUCCESS STORIES: DAVID HO DA-I

Dr. David Ho is an internationally acclaimed AIDS researcher who has devoted himself for over 20 years to the study of finding the cure to the deadly disease. Championing the use of "Cocktail Therapy" that inhibits the virus effectively during primary infection and reduces AIDS mortality rate, he was chosen by Time magazine as "Man of the Year" in 1996 for his pioneering work.

Item no.: TY27560241
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Copyright: 2008
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SUCCESS STORIES: LI KA SHING

A tiny place such as Hong Kong is notably the headquarter of the company which controls 11% of the world's container throughput ten years ago(1998); and this company, headed by Mr. Li Ka-shing, was the Fortune 100 companies ten years ago..

Apart from managing Cheung Kong Holdings and Hutchison Whampoa Limited, Li's focus has however always been the Shantou University, near his hometown of Chaozhou. He strives to lead the University to become one of China's best and modern institute to help develop more talent.

Lee has never taken part in any interviews except RTHK's Success Stories. In this documentary, we witness Hong Kong's post-war social and economic changes through the eyes of Li. The documentary reveals Li's passion for China, for education and his ideology about wealth.


Item no.: NA27560244
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Copyright: 2008
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SUCCESS STORIES: LOUIS CHA

One Yang Finger, Divine Toad Stance, Nine Yin True Classic, the creator of these astounding martial arts moves íV Louis Cha, is actually a frail scholar from an academic family. Louis Cha took Chinese around the world by storm through his martial arts novels and political comments. His legendary life does not pale in comparison with the major characters he created. He left the turmoil of China in 1948 and came to a strange land Hong Kong to find his place. He is an influential political figure, he once held the reins at <>, an influential Chinese newspaper and he is a well-known master of martial arts novels. He suddenly withdrew from his duties and retreated from public life in 1991. In his carefree retirement, he talks about his life now and then.

Item no.: NW27560245
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Copyright: 2008
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SUCCESS STORIES: PAI HSEING YUNG

Pak Suet Sin studied under many famous masters of Chinese opera from a young age and has immersed herself in this traditional art all her life. Due to her determination and persistence, the operas that she and her partners performed are all exceptional classics that can withstand the passage of time. Although she retired from the stage and withdrew from the screen more than thirty years ago, she is still closely associated with "Yam Pak" and "Sin Fung Ming" all these years and has established a legendary status in Hong Kong's Chinese opera history. Pak Suet Sin received an honorary Doctor of Arts from the University of Hong Kong in March 2004. This was a commendation for her spectacular achievement in her Chinese opera career and her contribution in nurturing young performers.

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Copyright: 2008
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SUCCESS STORIES: SAMUEL TING

In 1967, Samuel Ting became the Nobel Prize Winner in Physics for his discovery of the J particles. He was aged 40 just then. The discovery of J particles rocked the whole science field at that time. Samuel Ting had described the difficulties in looking for the J particles. According to him, it was as hard as to find out one single colored droplet out of 10 billions of droplets falling in every second in a city of heavy pouring. He just did so.

Item no.: RH27560248
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Copyright: 2008
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SUCCESS STORIES: TSUI LAP CHI

Professor Lap-chee Tsui is an internationally renowned geneticist and the human gene research authority. He received international acclaim in 1989 when he identified the defective gene that causes Cystic Fibrosis, which is a major breakthrough in human genetics. He has made significant contributions to the mapping and annotation of Human chromosome 7 and identification of many other disease-bearing genes. Professor Tsui has received numerous awards and honors over the years. The University of Toronto has named him one of ten "Giants of Biomedical Science" in 2006.

Item no.: DV27560250
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Duration: 60 minutes
Copyright: 2008
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SUCCESS STORIES: YANG XIANG-ZHONG

Professor Xiang zhong Yang was a leading American biotechnology scientist, and stem cell research advocate. In 1999 he was credited with creating the first cloned farm animal in the United States íV a cow called "Amy"

Item no.: VT27560251
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Duration: 60 minutes
Copyright: 2008
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SUCCESS STORIES: YU YING SHIH

Cultural thinker YU Ying Shih cut in the Chinese Culture from a historical perspective. He deploys knowledge in order to deconstruct problems related to China. He belongs to a rare group of historical scholars who has the mastery over different dynasties and also well verse in the Western History. In the past half century, he had all along put his thinking cap on Chinese culture for composing books to expound doctrines.

He holds that winning the prize is not merely a personal honor but more importantly, it is the recognition to all Chinese intellectuals, in particular, to positively admit that Chinese as a language with her international status in academic writings. Most of Yu's books are published in Chinese, whose works are not only appreciated as largely the academic contributions. It has, on the one hand, exerted influence over the trends of thoughts of democracy in Taiwan, and on the other as an eye-opening research method generally recognized by the scholars of Chinese Humanities that will have applied in the Mainland academy.


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Duration: 60 minutes
Copyright: 2008
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URBAN VISIONS: HAPPILY POOR IN CHILE



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URBAN VISIONS: HAPPY ELDERLY PEOPLE IN JAPAN

Both Hong Kong and Japan face the problem of an ageing population. The proportion of elderly people in Japan is higher than Hong Kong. However, the elderly in Japan seem to be more able to enjoy life. What is their secret? The key is a general respect for the elderly in Japanese society. Can this experience of Japan inspire Hong Kong in any way?

Item no.: EF27560272
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Copyright: 2008
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URBAN VISIONS: SINGLE PARENTS IN NEW ZEALAND



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URBAN VISIONS: VENETIAN MERCHANT

Both patrizia and jason have to inherit a family business, but in two different places: venice and Hong Kong.

Both of these cities share a similar background íV they both started off as humble fishing ports that eventually thrived with prosperity, but at the very end, both cities had to face the challenges of economic decline. Although they are far apart, how these cities should position themselves as a new era dawns is a similar challenge that they both face.

This documentary tells the stories of how merchants have undergone and continue to undergo economic restructuring in both places. Can each city learn from the experiences of the other?


Item no.: PH27560274
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URBAN VISIONS: YOUTHS IN NORWEGIAN WOODS

Both matts and ann narrowly escaped death as they were saved after attempting suicide at the lowest points in their lives. Their stories tell us about the confusion and feelings of loss among youngsters in rich places like norway and Hong Kong.
The world health organization estimates that the number of people who die of suicide would rise to 1.53 million by 2020. the fact that the suicide age is getting younger is a worrying sign.

Apart from suicide itself, how to help those with family members who have died of suicide is also an important issue that still lacks proper attention. In norway, the government has implemented a lot of policies to tackle the problem. A social norm has been established, that everyone in society should be ready to offer help to people with suicidal thoughts as urgent as they would offer first aid. The situation is improving.

What can Hong Kong learn from the experience of norway in terms of reducing youth suicide?


Item no.: FH27560275
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Copyright: 2008
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GLAMOUR OF SPORTS: "M" MARK EVENT

Annually various major sports events are held in Hong Kong. The organization of these events depends on co-operation among the government, business sector and sports associations. Without any of them, none of these events can be held in Hong Kong. Indeed, judging from the resources required, it is obvious that the hosting of these events cannot be materialized without commercial sponsorship. This is especially true for some international events, each costing millions of dollars for the prizes and the provision of accommodation for foreign players. Since 2004, major sports events committee of home affairs bureau has launched the 'm' mark event status and support packages. Until the end of 2006, seven events have signed up. At the same time, the scheme aims to sustain business participation in the hosting of major sports events. This episode uses the organization of Hong Kong squash open 2006 and the first Hong Kong beach festival to illustrate the involvement of the government, business sector and sports clubs in these activities and their achievements.

Item no.: FF27560017
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Duration: 30 minutes
Copyright: 2007
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GLAMOUR OF SPORTS: ACTIVE SCHOOLYARD

Most children are fond of physical activities. This vibrancy usually lasts until primary five or six, when difference in character caused by environmental and individual factors starts to appear. Beginning from elementary exercise in lower primary school years, teachers may make use of creative teaching instruments or curricula to make physical education classes more interesting to pupils and give them a sense of accomplishment in taking the classes. External resources may also be deployed to open up the provision of alternative sport activities. In recent years, some sport associations have made efforts to tighten their ties with schools. As such, a variety of less common sports activities, such as jogging, rugby football and trampolining are now available in physical education classes. This episode explores introductory and training classes organized by archery and judo associations to see how they help students make sports part of their lives.

Item no.: VL27560018
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Copyright: 2007
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GLAMOUR OF SPORTS: AN OVERVIEW OF SPORTS CULTURE

Hong Kong athletes did extremely well in asian games 2006 in Doha, with record-breaking achievements in many areas. While people believe that Hong Kong's sport development has reached international level, at the same time, a survey on the physical fitness of people in the city reveals that few people in Hong Kong are interested in any form of workouts at all, and not too many of them do bother with the development of sport culture in the city. So, what more can be said about sport development in the city?This episode of glamour of sports features interviews with local athletes, sports associations, business organizations, teachers and media workers to collect different views on the condition of sports development in Hong Kong, the constraint it is facing and ways to improve the situation.

Item no.: ZB27560019
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Copyright: 2007
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GLAMOUR OF SPORTS: MOVING THE SOCIETY TOWARD EXERCISING

Physical exercise provides enormous health benefits. In a bid to promote fitness citywide, a far-reaching and sustainable sport culture should be developed. Citizens of different age bands should be encouraged to take part in physical activities, which is not only good for both physical and psychological health, but also conducive to unity of the community. Aunt Yuen, now 80, has joined a weekly exercise programme designed for the elderly. Affected by yuen's determination, her friends have become aware of the importance of building fitness by doing physical exercise. Meanwhile, yuet-ling, a 12-year-old girl, aspires to represent her school with her partner chong-hei in a dancing competition. During her training, she has acquired interpersonal skills and realized the importance of sportsmanship.besides their participation in citywide sports activities, local associations of basketball, handball and soccer also organize regional competitions for residents of different ages. Outstanding players will be invited to join youth team that may represent Hong Kong in international tournaments. These types of regional sports activities can help enhance unity among residents. For example, cohesiveness among people from tai po is shown during the tai po football club's appearance in a division a football match.there is no age limit for doing exercise. Even for the aged people, if they will, they can still do some exercise. And Tai-Chi, supposedly for the aged, is equally suitable for children.

Item no.: PA27560020
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Copyright: 2007
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GLAMOUR OF SPORTS: ON THE RACE TRACK

When an athlete represents his country or city to take part in an international event abroad, he or she has to adapt themselves to an ever changing environment. Ho Kim-Fai, the now retired rowing guru who won Hong Kong's first gold medal for the sport at east asian games 1993, recalls that she has accumulated valuable experience, either winning or losing, during her participation in numerous matches.it was ten years since cheung wai-leung snatched four gold medals for wheelchair fencing for himself and the Hong Kong team of which he was a member in the atlanta paralympic 1996. over the decade following the historical success, many elite athletes have left the team, while performance of rivals from China was picking up. Nevertheless, coach Zheng Zhao-Kang is still ambitious. He is preparing the team for the far east and south pacific games for the disabled, to be held in malaysia. Chan Yiu-Hoi has led Hong Kong's swimmers for 12 years. Now he still organizes night-and-day training schedules for swimmers, who are competing with their international counterparts over a margin of a few seconds. In december 2006, the team took part in the doha asian games. One of its members, rosanna sze, has joined the team for six years. Her dream is to play in the forthcoming Beijing Olympic 2008.

Item no.: ZM27560021
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Copyright: 2007
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GLAMOUR OF SPORTS: OUR GLORIOUS YEARS

Despite of its cosmopolitan image, Hong Kong has always been regarded as a sport desert. However, back in 1950s, athletes from Hong Kong were serious contenders in global sport arena.in the heydays of football in 1950s in Hong Kong, there were many outstanding football players, notably ko po-keung. The south China vs kowloon motor bus co. Final was still one of the most fabulous matches in local football development. The Hong Kong team also took part in the first modica cup and won the champion. Over the past few decades, new progress has been made in the city's sports circle. Among winners in the asian games, olympiads and commonwealth games in the 1980s and 1990s were badminton player amy chan and bowling player catherine che. Indeed, in the late 1950s, before ping-pong was a national pastime in China, athletes from Hong Kong were frontrunners in this area. Home-grown world-class player tang hung-po teamed up with late rong guo-tuan and secured global championship. While life as an athlete is short, most sportspeople have to endure struggles and hardship during their rises and falls. This episode shows footages of achievements by athletes from Hong Kong. Although performances of local athletes are not impressive in general, it is not a hyperbole when lee lai-shan, the city's first olympic gold medallist in atlanta 1996, to proclaim that 'athletes from Hong Kong are not rubbish.'

Item no.: ED27560022
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Copyright: 2007
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GLAMOUR OF SPORTS: REASONS FOR EXERCISE

Most people in Hong Kong are well informed of the benefits of physical exercise, but few of them have ever thought of doing some daily. According to dr julian chang, hon medical advisor of sports federation and olympic committee of Hong Kong, China, lack of exercise can cause certain illnesses. This episode talks about the benefit of physical exercise and the correct way to do it.a research conducted by the Hong Kong polytechnic university finds that old people who practice tai chi are less susceptible to falling. Ben wong, a tai chi trainer who has been practicing it for over 30 years, believes that the traditional chinese exercise programme can strengthen muscles of the legs, enabling one to walk with steady steps. After a discussion on physical benefits of exercise for the elderly, the episode proceeds with an interview with wong tsan, the spokesperson of a fencing school, who talks about how the sport can help children improve hand-eye coordination. Of course, one needs to know the correct way to do exercise in order to get the benefits from it. To that end, this episode also features a session on injury prevention.

Item no.: WK27560023
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HONG KONG STORIES 2007: FASHION FOR RAG DOLLS



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HONG KONG STORIES 2007: FLOWER GRANNY



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HONG KONG STORIES 2007: ONE DAY FROM HONG KONG



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HONG KONG STORIES 2007: RED-WHITE-BLUE: THE SPIRIT OF HONG KONG



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HONG KONG STORIES 2007: THE DAWN OF THE HOMELESS



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ON HONG KONG (RETHINKING HONG KONG): CHAN KOON CHUNG



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ON HONG KONG (RETHINKING HONG KONG): CHIP TSAO



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ON HONG KONG (RETHINKING HONG KONG): LUNG YING TAI



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ON HONG KONG (RETHINKING HONG KONG): PAUL YIP



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ON HONG KONG (RETHINKING HONG KONG): THE 30S GROUP



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ON HONG KONG (RETHINKING HONG KONG): TONY TSOI



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OUTSIDERS, THE: MEETING THE EAST IN THE WEST

Tansy Law, who was born into a Hong Kong family practising Chinese medicine for generations, got married to frank, a german diplomat, and lived a nomadic life in the last decade.following her husband to Beijing, tokyo and berlin, tansy has been practising chinese medicine while learning and incorporating different chinese medicine skills from local masters. The balkan peninsular is the powder keg of europe. Sarajevo, the capital of the federation of bosnia and herzegovina, suffered from civil war and cruel ethnic cleansing from 1992 to 1995. serbia and bosnia finally reached an armistice under the supervision of the european union and the united nations. A year ago, tansy came to sarajevo with her husband. Tansy continues to practise chinese medicine, which is unexpectedly well received by europeans. During this time she has treated two to three hundred patients. They are from different ethnic groups and speak different languages. Not only were they cured of their bodily illnesses, through all sorts of chinese medicine therapies, their war-torn minds were also healed by tansy.

Item no.: CU27560200
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OUTSIDERS, THE: MY DAYS AS A PRC CIVIL SERVANT

Hong Kong born ingrid Wing-sai Tang has long been fascinated by China. When she worked as a reporter, she travelled frequently to mainland China and came across many enchanting people and things. She has now taken up the post of deputy director of xuhui district tourism administrative bureau in shanghai,and has become a true civil servant in mainland China.ingrid has a small wish: to change the thinking patterns of those around her. She wishes to exert herself in order toinfluence those around her so that even when she leaves one day,the bureau can still operate with the new ideas she has brought in.in a totally different system and culture, ingrid, with critical eyes from her journalist training, underwent a painful integration with mainland civil servants in shanghai. After putting herself in her colleagues' place, ingrid finally realises that their way of working and thinking has its own reasons, and the key to co-operation is tolerance and understanding.ingrid advises anyone planning to settle down in mainland China to be prepared psychologically.one should not gothere with an arrogant attitude and mentality that Hong Kong is superior, or else one will end up in a miserablesituation. However, if you let go of your own set of values and become like everyone else, you may find yourself moving backwards. It is a delicate situation in which one needs to strike a balance carefully.

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OUTSIDERS, THE: NEAR, YET FAR

Chung Wai Man, the author of "snow wolf lake", the original novel that was made into a phenomenal musical in Hong Kong using the same name, passed his childhood in macau. He came to Hong Kong at the age of eleven, and ever since then, chung has been drinking the water of Hong Kong and carrying in his veins the values of Hong Kong's people.in 2002, he decided to leave Hong Kong and move back to macau because of a batch of cats driven to death due to the government's negligence. When his anger eventually subsided, he looked back at Hong Kong and actually found, in this small island, some laudable virtues. How true it is that we sometimes cannot see too clearly when things are too close. From a distance, however, we might be able to find a different perspective to help us better understand any situation.

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OUTSIDERS, THE: ONE DAUNTLESS YOUTH

A naughty Kong Kong teenager dreamed of becoming an expert in water resources management and making his mark where water resources were the most abundant in the world. He chose to return to China and grow with this newly established republic, although he had a foreboding that things would go awry.and it did. Forty-four years had already passed. Being an intellectual with a Hong Kong background, coupled with his guileless and artless character, Shum shun was victimised in successive waves of political movements. After enduring all these hardships, he finally found the golden days of his life at fifty, when he became the director of the guangxi hydraulic design institute, despite his flat refusal to join the communist party.now at 72, Shum Shun has all sorts of medicine, except the one called the " regret potion " . He believes that man should go forward and should not regret anything once a choice has been made; similarly, if he had been less adamant and dauntless, there would not have been so many irreparable losses in his life. No single person should be blamed for the disaster brought by the cultural revolution. It was the result of feudalism over thousands of years that fuelled personal worship and a theocratic society. The lesson we have learned from these ten traumatic years is that democracy should be developed step by step. This should be done in order to avoid the building up of anarchism.

Item no.: PP27560203
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OUTSIDERS, THE: THE ONCE HAPPY ISLES

In April 2006, riots broke out in the solomon islands. Shops in Chinatown were looted and set ablaze, and the lives of local chinese people were severely threatened. This sudden turmoil made a lot of Hong Kong people realise that the small and remote south pacific nation is actually home to a number of immigrants from Hong Kong, and szeto kit-wah is one of them.kit-wah moved to the solomon islands in the 70's to get married. Her husband is a second generation local chinese there. Kit-wah remembers the solomon islands as a beautiful paradise of a simple life and people living in the past."if you are hardworking, you'll surely be rewarded." kit-wah said it was a desirable place to start business.kit-wah now sighs that in recent times the chinese people and the locals have not been getting along well, especially when some of the chinese do not respect the locals at all. In the newspapers, there are often news stories about corruption scandals involving chinese immigrants, leading the locals to have unfavourable impressions of the chinese.how does kit-wah feel staying in the solomon islands today? How does kit-wah and her husband, as well as other chinese immigrants, rebuild their homes? Can they restore the source of happiness once found in "happy isles"?

Item no.: FT27560204
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Duration: 30 minutes
Copyright: 2007
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OUTSIDERS, THE: THE STORY OF TAIPEI STORY HOUSE

In Taipei, a ninety-two-year-old building caught the attention of Hong Kong-born Chen Kok-choo when she emigrated to taiwan thirty-one years ago. Not that it had an intriguing past or did it house any important figures in history, but out of her deep and fond childhood memories of Hong Kong, chen has been holding this one and only english style building in taiwan dearly in her heart for decades.four years ago, chen spent thirty million taiwan dollars out of her own pocket to adopt this historic site and turned it into the taipei story house. Chen has since embarked on an experimental journey of promoting the revival of historic monuments by using non-government resources. The story of the Taipei story house not only demonstrates to Hong Kong viewers the policy of historic site reuse in taiwan and its actual implementation, but perhaps it also brings us inspiration on how we can deal with our own historic monuments.

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Duration: 30 minutes
Copyright: 2007
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SUCCESS STORIES: JU MING

He was born a country boy tending sheep and cows in the wild fields and mountains of Miaoli County. He was once a traditional wood sculptor. His dexterity has brought him square meals and stable income. He has lost his business and left penniless, yet he rose like a phoenix from the ashes. He had numerous apprentices, yet he was willing to be one. He has drifted alone in New York working hard without boasting, seeing the world with a placid heart. Yet he animates Taichi, transforms it into graphical and graceful vigour. He transforms the world's joy and tears into simple and lively form and structure. He has only finished primary education but has been a college lecturer. His perpetual love is his native town but his works have trodden onto the world's cities. He is a skinny guy, yet he is also a master of sculpture.

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Duration: 60 minutes
Copyright: 2007
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SUCCESS STORIES: KAN YUET WAI

In the past, we could only resign ourselves to the suffering caused by hereditary diseases. It is Kan who demonstrated that such pains can be avoided. Because of him, millions of thalassaemia families begin to see hopes, the secrets of over a thousand diseases have been unveiled, and the enormous Genome Project could take shape.

Born into an affluent family, and with a father who was a founder of the Bank of East Asia, Kan gave up a comfortable life to pursue his research career. In the 1970s, he discovered that thalassaemia was linked to genetic deficiencies. He was also the first to develop prenatal diagnosis using amniotic fluid for birth screening, which won him the name of " Father of Genetic Diagnosis " . The discovery made by Kan has freed many families from the suffering of diseases. His method of diagnosis has been widely adopted ever since.

Kan ' s later discovery of DNA polymorphism made it possible for scientists to trace practically every hereditary disease. It also gave birth to modern forensic medicine and the development of the Human Genome Project. He likens himself to " A Slow Boat from China " , inching towards eventual success. His life has proved to us that an ordinary man, if he is focused, can still succeed.


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Duration: 60 minutes
Copyright: 2007
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SUCCESS STORIES: PAK SUET SIN

Pak Suet Sin studied under many famous masters of Chinese opera from a young age and has immersed herself in this traditional art all her life. Due to her determination and persistence, the operas that she and her partners performed are all exceptional classics that can withstand the passage of time. Although she retired from the stage and withdrew from the screen more than thirty years ago, she is still closely associated with "Yam Pak" and "Sin Fung Ming" all these years and has established a legendary status in Hong Kong's Chinese opera history. Pak Suet Sin received an honorary Doctor of Arts from the University of Hong Kong in March 2004. This was a commendation for her spectacular achievement in her Chinese opera career and her contribution in nurturing young performers.

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Copyright: 2007
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SUCCESS STORIES: TSUI CHEE

Professor Lap-chee Tsui is an internationally renowned geneticist and the human gene research authority. He received international acclaim in 1989 when he identified the defective gene that causes Cystic Fibrosis, which is a major breakthrough in human genetics. He has made significant contributions to the mapping and annotation of Human chromosome 7 and identification of many other disease-bearing genes. Professor Tsui has received numerous awards and honors over the years. The University of Toronto has named him one of ten "Giants of Biomedical Science" in 2006.

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Copyright: 2007
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SUPERTRADER: ADVERSITY TO OPPORTUNITY



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SUPERTRADER: ISLAND OF CHANGE



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SUPERTRADER: MADE FOR SUCCESS



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SUPERTRADER: SERVICES IS OUR STRENGTH



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SUPERTRADER: THE BEST IS YET TO COME



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UNDEFEATED, THE: ANOTHER WINDOW KWONG CHUN ON



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UNDEFEATED, THE: I AM HAPPY, YOU ARE HAPPY-TAM KING YU



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UNDEFEATED, THE: I'LL GET THE JOB DONE TOO! JESSICA TSANG



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UNDEFEATED, THE: THE SWORDSMAN WITH ONE ARM KO CHI KIN



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UNDEFEATED, THE: THE WONDER OF SILENCE THEATRE OF THE SILENCE



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UNDEFEATED, THE: WHEELCHAIR WHIZ KID LAU YAN CHI



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YOUTH CHINESE PERFORMERS: A NEW FRONTIER FOR THE ERHU

Karen han is a versatile erhu player who has put the traditional chinese two-stringed instrument onto the world's stage. In 1997, karen han became the first soloist of a chinese instrument in the hollywood bowl's then 75-year history. In 2001, karen han was featured in the world premiere performance of composer tan dun's " concerto for erhu and chamber orchestra " . Karen started playing the erhu at the age of 6. she was taught by her father. At age 10, she auditioned for the demanding central conservatory of music in Beijing, which only accepted two students on the erhu each year out of 160 applicants. In 1985, she was invited to join the best chinese young artists group which toured more than 15 cities in the u.s. enamored with the west, karen moved to los angeles in 1988. since her arrival, warner brothers, hollywood pictures and hbo have all employed her talents. Karen's playing has been heard on the soundtracks for " memoir of a geisha " , " the joyluck club " , " passion of the christ " , " mulan-ii " , " anna and the king " and " the last emperor " .karen has performed and recorded with modern jazz group, and also plays rock and pop. She tried very hard to develop repertoire from her instrument and to introduce the erhu to the western world.

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YOUTH CHINESE PERFORMERS: A TOUCHING VOICE-ZHANG LIPING

Zhang liping said , " the first time i heard traviata. I was a secondary school student. I did not know what was in the lyrics. I remember i was so touched by the music that I sat there and cried. " this early experience inspired zhang liping to be a soprano. Zhang acquired the basics of all her classical repertoire at the central conservatory of music in Beijing between 1985 and 1989. lzhang liping ' s covent garden debut as liu in turandot not only won her unanimous praise, but also made her the first chinese soprano to sing a title role at this prestigious opera house. She has performed in about 20 operas, her roles including mimi in "la boheme," micaela in "carmen," lucia in "lucia di lammermoor," marguerite in "faust" and gilda in "rigoletto."she now spends her time between performing in prestigious opera houses around the world and teaching in the central conservatory of music in Beijing.

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Copyright: 2007
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YOUTH CHINESE PERFORMERS: BALLERINA IN HER RED SHOES



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YOUTH CHINESE PERFORMERS: DANCING MIRROR



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YOUTH CHINESE PERFORMERS: I PLAY, THEREFORE I AM



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YOUTH CHINESE PERFORMERS: ROAD TO GREAT CONCERT HALL OF THE WORLD

Colleen played the piano at the age of four. She was admitted to the Hong Kong academy of performing arts three years later. She excelled under the guidance of artist-in-residence eleanor wong and received a jockey club scholarship to enter the academy full time. Colleen's talent and hard work earned her fist class honour in her bachelor's degree in piano performance. She completed her professional diploma in 2003. She has since studied in germany under renowned concert pianist arie vardi at the hochschulef musik and theatre in hannover, germany. The school is a fitting ground for colleen, a performer who regards discipline and toughness as the key ingredients for musical or athletic success."I see so many people tiring in the middle of competition," Colleen says, recalling her trip to warsaw. "I feel that pianists or other musicians are like athletes. You need great physical effort, aw well as concentration to succeed.

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YOUTH CHINESE PERFORMERS: STRINGS BENEATH MY WINGS-MONGLA HUANG

Huang mengla was born in shanghai in 1980 and began studying violin at the age of 4. He was accepted by the shanghai conservatory at age 8. His rare talent was immediately recognized by the renowned violinist lina yu with whom he has studies since. In recent years, huang mengla has also been active in giving recitals in Tokyo, Osaka, Sendai, of Japan; Genoa, Arenzeno, Bergamo of Italy; Shanghai and Beijing in China and Korea.

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YOUTH CHINESE PERFORMERS: THE JOY OF MUSIC-CHAN SA (PIANO)

" My heart sings because of beauty, " chen sa said. Chen sa is the most promising woman virtuoso pianist in China today. Her audience says her playing is as beautiful as singing. Chen sa ' s idea of a musical career is not about fame or fortune. To her, music is as pure as nature. Chen sa ' s childhood was not easy. For the pursuit of a musical education, she tasted the hardships and modesty of life. Thus, she learns how to express the souls of people and it helps make her a richer artist. To chen sa , life ' s experiences and feelings are her inspirations in music. And the joy of music comes from sharing these experiences with the audience. However, her career path is often times, one of solitude. To be a dedicated musician, she has sacrificed other things in life. But to chen sa, life is an art of balance, her passion in music also brings her the joy of life.

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YOUTH CHINESE PERFORMERS: THE RISING STAR OF CHINESE MODERN DANCE

" The first time i tried modern dance, I experienced the kind of freedom i never felt in my heart, " said xing liang.xing liang began training as a traditional chinese dancer at the age of 12. A chance experience in modern dance led xing liang from traditional chinese dance to the path of modern dance. Xing is the winner of the gold award in the male solo class at the 6th paris international dance competition in 1994. Having won numerous awards nationally and internationally before, the 6th paris international dance competition made him realize the joy of dancing can be derived from dancing itself, but not from winning any award. Xing is currently the resident artist of ccdc. Recently xing has broadened his career as a choreographer.

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Copyright: 2007
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YOUTH TRAVELOGUE: AARON FROM HONDURAS

Aaron is a cultural exchange student from honduras. In Hong Kong, he is guest of a family in a public housing estate. He is getting along famously with other children and his schoolmates, but he does have very interesting observations on people in general in Hong Kong.

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Copyright: 2007
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YOUTH TRAVELOGUE: FROM PUBLIC HOUSING IN HK TO HOUSING ESTATES IN FRANCE-MICHELLE'S ARCHITECTURAL PILGRIMAGE

Michelle grew up as a typical young rebel in a public housing estate in Hong Kong. Surprising her parents and perhaps even herself, she snapped out of her delinquent ways and became an architect, and an unusually sensitive one at that.

When michelle, who is about to get married, visits a single-parent family in france, many thoughts pop up in her head.


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YOUTH TRAVELOGUE: KA YEE'S CULTURAL VISIT TO LONDON

Picture to yourself a child growing up in a public housing estate. You probably won't see an antique viola that playing a poetic classic, nor a huge classical painting, let alone a pure white sculpture that draws the limelight. Fine art seems to have nothing to do with public housing in Hong Kong. But for those who grow up there, is there really no hope for them to get closer to art and culture?

Art and culture lover ka yee, who grew up in ho man tin estate, has never declared herself as a cultural worker. Is that out of humility, or perhaps her low self-esteem arising from her childhood spent in public housing? Not even ka yee herself can tell. Now, ka yee has the chance to travel to london. She hopes to find out about the culture of the public housing there. As a capital of culture, has london nurtured a kind of culture that carries self-respect? Do the youngsters who live in public housing there have the chance to develop a career in art and culture?

The answer is in the affirmative, but the way they do it goes beyond imagination.it turns out that artists there are also social workers, community video producers, music video producers, and community artists.


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Copyright: 2007
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YOUTH TRAVELOGUE: SINGAPORE - CHRISTINE'S DREAM VOYAGE

Dreams of owning a house; dreams of living better; dreams of... In the end, dreams do come true. Christine set off with the common and practical dreams of a public-estate youngster on her journey to a country, singapore, where 90% of the population have achieved their homeownership dreams.

Two decades of living in a public estate and a youngster's once-blurred - or lack of -requirements towards living - christine once strived to persuade her parents to respond to the government's home ownership scheme and raise loans to purchase the 330-square-feet, 40-years-old house which she grew up in. However, her cool-headed parents simply said, "not until we have spare cash to spend".

Traveling abroad for the first time in her life, christine was shocked at singapore's incredible living environment - public houses with duplex designs, areas of living and dining rooms equivalent to that of her whole flat, grass areas in the courtyard several times the size of the cement floor, etc.

To have a house of one's own is not only a basic requirement, but something that is very important. It turns out that people from other countries can actually live in this way!


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YOUTH TRAVELOGUE: TERRY'S ACCOUNT OF FAVELAS, FOOTBALL AND BRAZIL

Growing up and having lived for twenty years in kwai shing west estate, terry remembers most poignantly the scenes of choosing sides in football games by rock-paper-scissors. Good football players were always picked first, leaving "the rubbish" behind. Terry was once part of "the rubbish". Such humiliating experiences have taught him to strive to stand up.
Terry wants to find a place that resonates with the call of his heart. The place is brazil. Terry said: "poor kids there play football, and it can even change their lives. The destination in my dreams is brazil."

In brazil there are no public estates. 20% of the population in rio de janeiro live in over 500 favelas (slums). Favelas are the grass-root communities, just like public estates in Hong Kong. Terry visited the largest slum in south america, favela rocinha, where 200,000 people live. Standing on the footbridge to rocinha, you can see small houses scattering all over the hills. From under his feet, terry feels an unceasing movement of life in a strong and forceful pulse, which amazes and touches him deeply.


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YOUTH TRAVELOGUE: VISITING JAPAN IS ANDY YEUNG'S FIRST TASTE OF TRAVELING

Andy yeung is not only a brilliant scaffolding builder but also a passionate lyricist. Growing up in public housing estate is one of andy's works, in which he expresses how he feels towards the days he lived in a public housing estate. The song also serves as a collective recollection of a generation, born in the 70's, who spent their childhoods in these housing estates in Hong Kong.

Filled with passion towards the housing estate where he was brought up, andy boarded the plane and started the first trip of his life aboard.

Public housing in Japan is pleasant, quiet, well equipped, and therefore admirable, yet it is not andy's cup of tea. Although some might consider the public housing estates in Hong Kong messy and noisy, andy really misses the lively atmosphere and richness in energy.

After a long and winding jr journey, andy finally arrives at furukawa of hida in the central part of Japan. He goes along the driveways where all the traditional wooden houses stand beside them, and reaches setogawa canal. Andy notices that the beauty there does not only come from its traditional architecture, but also from the residents' love towards furukawa, a place that they strive to preserve the best they can.

Back home, cheung sha wan estate, the public housing estate where andy was brought up, has turned into a golf practice centre. Standing in front of it, what comes to his mind?


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HONG KONG GEOGRAPHIC EPISODE 1: HONG KONG'S FROGS CALLING



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HONG KONG GEOGRAPHIC EPISODE 2: MYSTERY OF BATS



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HONG KONG GEOGRAPHIC EPISODE 3: FLOWER IN WATER



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HONG KONG GEOGRAPHIC EPISODE 4: THE SNAKE CATCHER SPOKE



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HONG KONG GEOGRAPHIC EPISODE 5: OF ME AND TREES



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HONG KONG GEOGRAPHIC EPISODE 6: THE ORCHIDAMANIAC



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HONG KONG GEOGRAPHIC EPISODE 7: THE FLYING COLOURS



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HONG KONG GEOGRAPHIC EPISODE 8: BUG'S STORY



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GOLDEN AGE V (RERUN OF 2007): 375 DAYS AFTER



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GOLDEN AGE V (RERUN OF 2007): BEYOND SUNSET



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GOLDEN AGE V (RERUN OF 2007): BRAVO! OLD FOLKS!



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GOLDEN AGE V (RERUN OF 2007): DAUGHTER OF THE SEA



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GOLDEN AGE V (RERUN OF 2007): DREAM RIDERS



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GOLDEN AGE V (RERUN OF 2007): NO SOLO TOURS



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GOLDEN AGE V (RERUN OF 2007): NON-OLD RIDERS



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GOLDEN AGE V (RERUN OF 2007): THE CONSCIENTIOUS ELDERLY WORKERS



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GOLDEN AGE V (RERUN OF 2007): UPS AND DOWNS



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