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Tag Archives: Hong Kong
My latest column for the New York Observer.
The amount of land in Hong Kong (population 7,071, 600) developed for residential use is only slightly larger than Manhattan Island (pop. 1,601,948). It’s crowded here. From my “A New Yorker in China” column for the New York Observer.
This is my first Chinese New Year in Hong Kong and I’ve had a hard time adjusting to one tradition in particular. From the New York Observer.
I’m going to be writing a column for the New York Observer. He’s the first, introductory feature-length piece about what drew me to Hong Kong.
Here’s a piece I reported for the radio show, Marketplace:
Here’s a story I reported for the NPR sports show, Only a Game. It’s about horse racing and the role it plays in Hong Kongers’ life.
Who says you can’t make any money teaching kids? According to a 2010 article in the Christian Science Monitor, a top “Star Tutor” in Hong Kong can make up to $1.5 million annually. One got so rich by helping children … Continue reading