Recycling Red Packets/ Laisee

The Year of the Pig arrived on February 5th.

In Chinese tradition, the pig is a symbol of wealth and prosperity, and for most young people, their first touch of newfound wealth for each Lunar New Year comes in the form of money-filled red packets or envelopes, known as “lai see” in Cantonese.

It’s a traditional way to share your good fortune.

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Dr Jane Goodall in Hong Kong

Jane Goodall was 26 when she travelled from England to what is now Tanzania in July 1960. Since then her research on primates and wildlife conservation has transformed understanding of chimpanzees and their environment.

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Recycling X’mas Trees

It’s estimated that Hong Kong’s existing landfills will be full by 2020. Recycling the Christmas trees many of us buy every year could do at least a little to slow that process.

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