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April Inspiration: 5 meaningful projects to support virtually during COVID-19

If you have an extra hour while physical distancing or simply want to take your mind off the new coronavirus, check out these few documentaries, initiatives and books.

23 Apr, 2020


An ultra-marathon runner’s race against depression

In 2018, Vivi Cheung became the first woman from Macao to complete the Ultra Trail de Mont Blanc.

14 Apr, 2020

Kevin On A Swing

Eradicating bear bile farming amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Jill Robinson, animal rights advocate and founder of animal protection group Animals Asia, shares her thoughts on animal welfare amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

14 Apr, 2020

Cebu Pink Paddlers

World of Change: Breast cancer rowers, solar engineers, and underwater experiments

Explore social projects around the globe, from a dragon boat team formed by breast cancer survivors to a school training women to be solar engineers.

1 Apr, 2020


The Pitch: Sai Kung Stray Friends founder Narelle Pamuk learns how to pitch sponsors

Sai Kung Stray Friends Foundation’s founder Narelle Pamuk learns how to pitch sponsors from Hong Kong Round Table’s Jonathan Benarr.

1 Apr, 2020

Disney Takes Full Control Of Hulu As War On Netflix Heats Up

Live and Learn: Culture news for April 2020

A selection of thought-provoking documentaries, books and podcasts from the Ariana team.

1 Apr, 2020

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Long Reads

Personal Essay: Why I chose to be child-free

In her personal essay, Tanja Wessels explains why choosing a life without children works for her.

1 Apr, 2020

#NoPlasticPlease Group Photo

What a waste: Recycling pioneer says Macao needs to tackle its rubbish problem

Without major changes, Macao is a long way away from a waste-free future, says environmental activist Benvinda dos Santos.

31 Mar, 2020

Gloria Garcia, a sex trafficking survivor from Concepcion, Philippines
Long Reads

Canary in the Coalmine: Climate crises and trafficking are more connected than one might think

As widespread environmental catastrophe looms larger, climate-driven migration crises are becoming a stark reality

1 Dec, 2019

Surgeon and environmentalist, Dr. Fan Ning.

Eco-Friendly Ending: This Hong Kong funeral service offers greener alternatives

From low-waste funeral options to biodegradable cardboard coffins, Hong Kong-based eco-funeral provider Forget-Thee-Not offers end of life options for a healthier environment.

1 May, 2019

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