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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

1 July 2022

25th anniversary of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

July will be a month filled with celebrations to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Chinese President […]
20 April 2022

Hong Kong’s Covid-19 measures create tonnes of plastic waste every day

Hong Kong is one of the few places around the world that still has strict Covid-19 measures, including quarantine on arrival for everybody coming onto the […]
18 January 2022

Hong Kong Airport bans transit passengers from more than 150 countries

On Friday January 14th, Hong Kong Airport announced that from Sunday January 16th, stopovers of passengers from more than 150 countries will be banned. The new […]
11 January 2022

Hong Kong Disneyland closes its doors for 2 weeks amid global Covid-19 surge

For the fourth time in the pandemic, Hong Kong Disneyland theme park is being forced to close its doors. Hong Kong’s local government is implementing stricter […]
26 October 2021

The destination-less bus trip that is only meant for sleeping

A bus company in Hong Kong is offering customers a bus ride without a destination but including a key component: hours of sleep. It is called […]
6 October 2021

Hong Kong welcomes world’s first meme museum

During the pandemic, we’ve had to miss them for quite a while, but museums are back and stronger than ever. And we’re glad they are. In […]
14 June 2021

Hong Kong’s famous Peak Tram will receive a makeover

The Peak Tram is one of the world’s oldest funicular railways, attracting millions of tourists each year and transporting them up to Victoria Peak, Hong Kong, […]
28 May 2021

Hong Kong ready for cruise restart

Authorities in Hong Kong are aiming to reopen the cruise sector toward the end-July. Two cruise lines have received a green light to resume short sailings […]
30 March 2021

Ex ferry-turned luxury yacht for sale at $2.7 million, take a peek inside

A Hong Kong resident has bought a local ex-passenger ferry boat and transformed it into an eco-friendly luxury yacht, which is now for sale for $2.7 […]
22 March 2021

10 original Instagrammable spots in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a metropolitan area and Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. Located on the eastern Pearl River Delta of the South […]
13 November 2020

Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble to start on 22 November

Having first announced plans for a bilateral travel bubble in mid-October, in an attempt to repair some of the damage caused by the pandemic to their […]
3 November 2020

A weekend in Hong Kong

There are some magnificent cities in the world that you keep visiting and each time you visit, there is something new to discover – Hong Kong […]
7 August 2020

Tian Tan Buddha in Hong Kong

Tian Tan Buddha is a big bronze statue located on Lantau Island, right next to the Po Lin Monastery and on the top of a hill. […]
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