🌊 Befriend your loneliness
21.4.21 | Instagram Pier nostalgia.
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Over 40 hotel employees and guests have been quarantined after a cleaner tested positive for COVID. The 46-year-old arrived from the mainland on the Return2HK scheme.
Non-civil servants will be the next group of workers required to pledge allegiance to the SAR. Secretary for the Civil Service Patrick Nip said to expect arrangements next month.
Hong Kong has fallen seven places to 80th out of 180 on Reporters without Borders’ (RSF) latest Press Freedom Index report. It called HK a “grave threat” to journalists, which is a drastic difference compared to its 18th place ranking in 2002.
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Gump, a photography contest featuring local and international talent, has selected its winners, which includes its second place winner that was captured in Hong Kong:
“I thought I was bringing my wife and daughter, playing in a less crowded space. I never thought about shooting at the Instagram Pier at night. I thought it was just taking them to play, but it turned out that they showed me a different angle.”
— Lap Lau, photographer of Gump contest’s runner up Wife and Daughter
Learn about the app giving a platform for workers to safely and securely audit their working conditions in an upcoming webinar on 29 April.
There isn’t (yet) a cure for loneliness, but there are certainly ways to manage it in a healthy manner.