This HK student from La Salle College discovered that no one is obligated to help you or be nice to you outside the sheltered environment of school.
Tuen Mun is one of the areas mainland tourists frequent.
Practices such as limiting the amount of products that visitors can carry have been implemented to limit the amount of parallel traders to Hong Kong. Some of our readers discuss whether another idea - building malls at the border - will be effective.
This semester, I am studying a module named "Jane Austen in Context". On this course we read all six of Jane Austen's novels. We also read some of her early works and some of her letters.
There have been many stories about the bad behaviour of mainland tourists. But are they really that different from the millions of tourists that visit Hong Kong every year?
I have always known that I am not the most self-disciplined person on Earth. At the end of February, after all the Lunar New Year celebrations, I decided to deactivate my Facebook account with the intention of focusing on essay-writing for the last two weeks of term.
Here is what some of you think of the government putting political adverts on TV.
Ever been so tired you can barely stay awake in class? Or do you regularly skip breakfast so that you are not late for school? Well, you're not the only one.
It's Friday night as I write this, and that should tell you what's going on in my life. This is one of the rare times when I'm not hanging out with friends, the bae, talking to friends back in Hong Kong or curling up with my laptop watching Netflix. Finals are three weeks away.
Dai pai dongs on Stanley Street in Central.
Soaring rents mean restaurants are charging more. Would licencing dai pai dongs help?
Admittedly, my given name is difficult for Westerners to pronounce. Most Chinese names are badly pronounced in terms of their tones. But my name usually causes an even greater struggle.