Fabric of Life: The Final Days of Hong Kong’s Famous Pang Jai Market

Catch a last glimpse of Kowloon’s Pang Jai fabric market, once a thriving center of East Asia’s textile industry, before it makes way for new construction


For the Record: How a War Refugee Built His Vinyl Haven in Hong Kong

Record store owner Paul Au has escaped the Vietnam War, slept in the streets, and weathered two pandemics to pursue his passion for vinyl


Rainbow Chan’s Love Song to Cantopop

Rainbow Chan remembers the beauty and cheese of the golden age of Canto and Mandopop, acknowledging its mark on her identity while also stamping it with her own


The Hong Kong Dessert with an Immortal Name

Learn how to make the ‘Sweet Dew of the Willow Branch,' a delicious sweet summer treat


Viral Week Ep. 218

Giant swine, NBA’s resurgence, noodle collusion, and birthday bans—it’s Viral Week


Rainbow Screens

Six highest rated films with LGBTQ themes on Douban


Fangyan Friday Special: Hong Kong English

The other language of this Special Administrative Region


Fangyan Friday #8: Hong Kong Cantonese

English loanwords have changed this language of the Guangfu people and gangster films


Polygamous Problems

Amid news of hidden marriages, TWOC explores China’s polyamorous past and present.


The Life and Times of Yammie Lam

“Not crazy, just persecuted”—death of Hong Kong actress and MeToo figure highlight society’s treatment of sexual harassment and mental health