INTERVIEW WITH PAULINE SIU – ECO- FRIENDLY GREEN FASHION DESIGNER AND FOUNDER OF FLORA AND FAUNA

An old article about sustainable green fashion and the impact on the environment which was first published in 2009 in this educational website: http://www.icubed.us/node/2083 How do the seemingly different worlds of fashion and the environment merge together? What are the advantages of practicing sustainable development in the fashion industry? Globally, as the overall state of the environmentContinue reading “INTERVIEW WITH PAULINE SIU – ECO- FRIENDLY GREEN FASHION DESIGNER AND FOUNDER OF FLORA AND FAUNA”

INTERVIEW WITH UNHCR HONG KONG – HELPING THE DISPLACED OF THE WORLD

An old interview with United Nations High Commission for Refugees Hong Kong. This was for an educational website in 2009 – http://www.icubed.us/career-interviews-list/node/2061  Wars and natural disasters leave millions displaced. The majority are left with nothing but the clothes on their back as they journey to find new lives and make new homes. Organizations such as TheContinue reading “INTERVIEW WITH UNHCR HONG KONG – HELPING THE DISPLACED OF THE WORLD”

Art Basel Hong Kong 2014

Hong Kong again hosted the annual Art Basel at the Hong Kong Convention centre. This year saw a whole host works from different galleries and museums from all around the world on display.  Some random highlights:      

Kathryn Tse-Durham: Hong Kong Based Publishing Sensation and Creative Force Behind ‘Ellanor and the Search for Organoth Blue Amber’

By Christopher KL Lau First Published here:  http://www.beijing-visitor.com/hong-kong-culture/kathryn-tse-durham Order the book here:  http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1482891093/beijing-visitor-20 A dreamer with a social conscience and mission, Kathryn Tse-Durham, armed with the power of the pen, sensitivity and a great deal of empathy is slowly becoming a literary force and the voice of an entire generation. Tse-Durham, always had a passionContinue reading “Kathryn Tse-Durham: Hong Kong Based Publishing Sensation and Creative Force Behind ‘Ellanor and the Search for Organoth Blue Amber’”

INTERVIEW WITH “HOW FAR DO LEAVES FALL?” DIRECTOR CHRISTOPHER CHOW – FROM ONE GENERATION TO ANOTHER!

First Published here on an educational website: http://www.icubed.us/node/1917 and http://www.icubed.us/node/1924  An old piece from 2009 about “How Far Do Leaves Fall?”, a documentary about the British-Chinese / British Born Chinese diaspora which is one of the smallest overseas Chinese communities.  From One Generation to Another! What is it like to be a son or daughter of first generation migrantsContinue reading “INTERVIEW WITH “HOW FAR DO LEAVES FALL?” DIRECTOR CHRISTOPHER CHOW – FROM ONE GENERATION TO ANOTHER!”

Interview with TakeOut Comedy’s Jami Gong – Bringing Laughter to the Asia Pacific!

First Published here: http://www.icubed.us/career-interviews-list/node/2021 – From 2009 Asians are famous for taking themselves way too seriously! Well, Asian American Jami Gong, founder of TakeOut Comedy is on a mission to get Asians to tickle their funny bones, unearth new talent and to just get people to have a good old whole-hearted giggle! In our exclusive interview, JamiContinue reading “Interview with TakeOut Comedy’s Jami Gong – Bringing Laughter to the Asia Pacific!”

Walking Home From Mongolia – The Road Less Travelled (again!) with Rob Lilwall (Global Adventurer, Motivational Speaker and Author)

First published here: http://www.beijing-visitor.com/china-city-guides/hong-kong/hong-kong-culture/rob-lilwall By Christopher KL Lau What compels a person to give up everything and cycle across the world? What compels them to attempt something similar and walk in a general southward direction from Mongolia to Hong Kong via China! These are the fascinating questions that global explorer and author, Rob Lilwall, will answer. RobContinue reading “Walking Home From Mongolia – The Road Less Travelled (again!) with Rob Lilwall (Global Adventurer, Motivational Speaker and Author)”

Portovelo – Good in Every Purchase

First published here – http://beijingvisitor.blogspot.hk/2014/01/portovelo-good-in-every-purchase.html Many well-meaning social and business entrepreneurs are now finding ways in their business models to both run a sustainable business and to give back to society, in their own little way. This is a current trend which is sweeping the world of business; to not only make a profit but toContinue reading “Portovelo – Good in Every Purchase”

Interview with “NEW YEAR BABY” Director, Socheata Poeuv: Capturing the Past for the Future ..

Originally Published June 2009 One day, Asian American director Socheata Poeuv learnt the truth about her family background. What began as a quest to learn more about her own history turned into a journey of discovery, forgiveness and hope, the end result being her critically acclaimed documentary film ‘New Year Baby’ which has been screenedContinue reading “Interview with “NEW YEAR BABY” Director, Socheata Poeuv: Capturing the Past for the Future ..”

Interview with “HUMANITY IN FOCUS”: Focusing on the Real Issues – PART 1

Originally Published in October 2009 Dynamic, dedicated and caring; all terms used to describe the youthful members of “Humanity in Focus”. HIF is a Hong Kong based non-governmental organization striving to make a real difference in the world around them. Today’s youths are the dreamers of tomorrow so via this informative interview, we learn aboutContinue reading “Interview with “HUMANITY IN FOCUS”: Focusing on the Real Issues – PART 1″