Over 10% of Hongkongers show post-traumatic stress symptoms a year after the Covid-19 outbreak began

More than 10 per cent of Hongkongers have experienced symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) a year after the city was hit by Covid-19 in early 2020, a Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) study has shown. Hong Kong resident riding on the MTR during the fifth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. File photo: Kyle Lam … Read more

Political cartoonist Ah To announces departure from Hong Kong citing ‘great mental stress’

Pro-democracy cartoonist Ah To has announced his departure from Hong Kong, saying he faced “great mental stress” if he continued producing political cartoons in the city. The comic artist, who has drawn satirical cartoons about local politics for 11 years, made the announcement on social media on Tuesday. He shared a drawing of one of … Read more

Tuft love: Young Chinese weave away stress with crafts

Using a craft gun to shoot yarn through a fabric screen, Nora Peng puts the finishing touches on a rug in the shape of a corgi’s bottom – the perfect stress-relieving hobby for her frantic days. She is one of a growing number taking up the handicraft “tufting” as the country’s younger generations look for … Read more