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Transgender in Hong Kong

In HK, people who need to change their sex have received transgender treatment in a public hospital since the 1980s. But fulfilling their sex change is still mired in redtape. And while a court ruling in 2013 entitles transgenders to marry a person of the opposite sex, Immigration is forcing them to do risky surgery before issuing them gender affirming ID cards.

Produced for TVB Pearl.

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HK mid levels escalator
Hong Kong boasts the longest escalator system in the world. Some 85,000 pedestrians use it every day, many on their way to work. Opened in 1993, it snakes through the city’s steep hills and vibrant street life.

MakerBay, Hong Kong
These kids at MakerBay in Hong Kong are all about making drones. They dream of making droppable first-aid kids and delivering food – and they’re off to a good start.

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Haunted Apartments In Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s skyrocketing real-estates prices are driving young people back into the family home, but some people have found a different option: Living in houses that are considered to be haunted.

This video was produced for Fusion.

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Mui Thomas

Anonymity is not a luxury allowed to Mui Thomas. Wherever she goes, the 22-year-old special needs teacher and rugby referee’s pink, scaly skin attracts stares. Mui has harlequin ichthyosis, an extremely rare, severe genetic disease. But perhaps the most striking thing that one observes upon meeting Mui is her brazen confidence and energetic persona.

Hong Kong’s taxi problems

Anonymity is not a luxury allowed to Mui Thomas. Wherever she goes, the 22-year-old special needs teacher and rugby referee’s pink, scaly skin attracts stares. Mui has harlequin ichthyosis, an extremely rare, severe genetic disease. But perhaps the most striking thing that one observes upon meeting Mui is her brazen confidence and energetic persona.

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Operation Santa Claus

Saleability has provided sailing opportunities to disabled people to represent Hong Kong to participate in the Para Asian Games in South Korea 2014. The video was produced for Radio Television Hong Kong.

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Fäviken Magasinet: Hyperlocal restaurant in the wild

Fäviken Magasinet is a country estate in a forest in northern Sweden. Every night the restaurant fills up with a global cohort of visitors who come to be confronted by head chef Magnus Nilsson’s harsh and austere response to an almost complete geographical state of isolation.

This video was produced for the online magazine TheCrane.

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The Art of Protest

In late September, thousands of Hong Kong students boycotted classes and took to the streets. But barricades and megaphones are not the only tools being used to pile pressure on the Chinese government. AJ+ follows three people deploying a different tactic: art.

This video was produced for Ajplus.

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Chungking Mansions Comedy

Once upon a time a luxury block of flats, Chungking Mansions is now a warren of of traders from Africa countries, India and Southeast Asia. Michael Dorsher runs a free-for-all stand-up comedy night in the building.

Produced for Fusion.

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Police Married Quarters

Hong Kong’s PMQ is a former residence for unmarried policemen in Hong Kong that has been transformed into a studio complex for designers – a design hub raising the profile of homegrown talent.

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Chinese-run Malawi orphanage tours HK

Mandarin speaking orphans from three African countries have become a performing success in Hong Kong. The children are being raised by Amitofo, an educational institution that promotes the use of Mandarin Chinese.

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