Hong Kong

Struggles of ethnic Chinese expats in Hong Kong

With the mass migration of Hong Kong families to Western countries amid fears over the Communist takeover of the territory in 1997, it is no wonder there are a number of second-generation returnees in the city today. The trend has picked up momentum since 2015 after the government rolled outΒ incentivesΒ to woo the children of Hong… Continue reading Struggles of ethnic Chinese expats in Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Three Important Lessons in 2016

At the end of the year, I like to reflect on what I had learned in the past year. In 2016, for the first half of the year, it was particularly difficult for me as I suffered from a work burnout. I took a break, went home, did a one-month teaching intensive course before returning… Continue reading Three Important Lessons in 2016

Hong Kong

The Disadvantage of being a Part-Time Student

For the past year, I held a full-time job while doing school part-time. Everyone else in Hong Kong was doing it so I thought, I'll learn to manage. The benefit of this was that it was financially healthy because I could pay in installments and could afford to go to school. The second was that… Continue reading The Disadvantage of being a Part-Time Student