Despite political changes, this is how much Hong Kong has changed physically since 1984

In a recent conversation with a friend who works as a podcast co-host with strong pro-democracy leanings, we discussed the implications of remaining in Hong Kong since the 1997 handover. …


“They aren’t all worked up by shit because they have perspective.”

If you ask anyone who has met me what I’m like, I can almost guarantee you the first word that comes out of his or her mouth will be “chill.”

I always thought it was kind of a backhanded…


A simple guide to become a barista and making latte art

As coffee is growing in popularity, coffee shops have become the place to be, which means it’s no surprise that the interest in working and owning coffee shops has also skyrocketed! …


You learn a lot while grinding espresso beans.

I’ve always been a coffee shop fanatic since I was living in UK. I love the smell of freshly-brewed coffee, the background noises of people chatting, and the latte art being made. …


This fire season in California has burned 4,105,786 acres since January 1st 2020, beating 2018’s record by almost twice as much. …


Is PropTech creating a whole new industry or is it a more efficient way to create or extract money from a fat dinosaur that’s got bad knees and lost its agility?

The internet has enable a boom in technology platforms to all areas of our lives. The technology-based platforms facilitate the operation and management of real estate assets. These platforms may simply provide information about a certain area, a building or the urban centre performance and directly facilitate services.

In this…


Drone technology is leading more opportunities in urban planning.

During these challenging times coping with COVID-19, technology innovation are now having the opportunity to implement innovations that could benefit the planning and construction industry. At the moment, drones are used for goods transportation and surveying. …


“Crises can result in long-lasting reductions in transport demand, especially where transport is not considered essential.”

The crisis has affected all forms of transport, from cars, and public transport in cities, to buses, trains and planes nationally and internationally. Global road transport activity was almost 50% below the 2019 average…


A valuable self-reflection during challenging times

Self-reflection has become a part of my daily routine. During a lockdown, it’s always a great time to list out my learning from the past few years.

In 4 years, I’ve traveled to 21 countries, lived in 7 different addresses in 3 countries and…


With the COVID-19 outbreak and without getting into too much detail, one of my grandparents became sick this year. It is something that will get better, thankfully, but in the midst of it all, I have found my parents are wholly unprepared for this stage in life. …

Caia Yeung

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