• Quarantine In Hotel Room 2315, Hong Kong

    Marianna Whistlecroft Apparently there’s a heat wave back in England, if I open my window to the minute degree it will allow, I am hit with a similar wall of humidity. My only point of contact is this four-foot screen window through which I watch this city that I’m...
  • Hong Kong Protests: Update

    As the protests in Hong Kong continue to prevail six months on, 200 protestors now face “hell-like” conditions whilst stuck inside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Since last week protestors have been besieged inside the University, initially lighting fires and throwing petrol bombs to keep police forces at bay....
  • Game Publisher Censors For China

    Game publisher Activision Blizzard are the masterminds behind World of Warcraft and Overwatch. They also enforce censorship for the Chinese government. You probably know about the situation in Hong Kong, where protesters are violently clashing with police over their rights to democracy. You’re probably not aware of Hearthstone, a...
  • Update on the Protests in Hong Kong

    On the 31st of March this year protests erupted in Hong Kong. Triggered by the introduction of an extradition bill, the people of Hong Kong feared that the new legislation opened the doors for the Chinese judiciary to extradite Hong Kong citizens and prosecute them under mainland Chinese laws....
  • Spotlight on: Hong Kong

    Hong Kong lies at the tip of Southern China. Described as a vibrant and spirited city, with a spellbinding natural harbour and futuristic architecture, Hong Kong has an energetic pulse and a noticeable lust for success. And while soaring towers frame a new world skyline that protects a dense...
  • The World’s Weirdest Halloweens

    Wondering how weird and wacky Halloween festivities can get around the world? Here are our top seven countries with the strangest traditions that give the simple British Trick or Treat a run for its money. 7. Italy If you’re partial to a ghost feasting on a specially prepared gourmet dinner, head...