Apprenticeship wave in Hong Kong

Apprenticeship wave in Hong Kong

Inside a workshop in Hong Kong, nurse Eric Pun and more than 20 young people crowded to learn how to use a drill. Fast-moving businesses have begun offering training courses on skills such as home repair and hairdressing, as Hong …

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Drug mules in Hong Kong prisons

Drug mules in Hong Kong prisons

Zoila Lecarnaque Saavedra sealed her own fate when she agreed to deliver a package from Peru to Hong Kong, which sent her to prison for more than eight years. 25% of prisoners in Hong Kong are women, mostly impoverished foreigners …

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From a Chinese child prodigy to a billionaire in trouble

From a Chinese child prodigy to a billionaire in trouble

Once called a “child prodigy” when he entered Peking University at the age of 14, Xiao Jianhua built a billion-dollar business empire, before being arrested. The Canadian Embassy in Beijing yesterday announced that Xiao Jianhua, a Canadian citizen, is being …

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