It’s Pride Month! Here Are Some LGBTQAI + Brands To Support

Don’t get baited by queer capitalism! Support LGBTQIA + owned businesses and beam with “pride”! Starting June 1, most companies plaster the familiar rainbow on their logos and across their product offerings. Looking at all of this, it becomes easy enough to forget that most of these brands do this simply as a once-in-a-year tradition … Read more

China vows support for Russia’s ‘sovereignty and security’, drawing US warning

President Xi Jinping on Wednesday assured Vladimir Putin of China’s support on Russian “sovereignty and security” – leading Washington to warn Beijing it risked ending up “on the wrong side of history.” China’s leader Xi Jinping with Russian President Vladimir Putin in July 2018. File photo: Wikicommons. China has refused to condemn Moscow’s massive military … Read more

‘They haven’t gone away’: Hong Kong’s pro-democracy ‘yellow economy’ has paled, but support for it remains

When Camille calls in sick from her nine-to-five office job, she heads for Hong Kong’s wet markets and grocery stores to follow her true vocation – telling the stories of small restaurant owners and the links they form in the community. Usually, the 23-year-old starts off by tailing a chef as he or she shops … Read more

Combat Troops in Vietnam Depended On These Support Units

However much combat troops dominated the news during the Vietnam War, the grunts knew they owed much to the vast armada of support troops who backed them up. The battlefield heroism performed in the rainforests and the highlands would have been impossible without the weapons and ammunition to fight, or the food to sustain those … Read more

Access to online mental health support can help those in need, University of Hong Kong program finds

Online consultations with psychiatrists can significantly help those with mental health issues as they are more accessible to patients, a University of Hong Kong pilot program has found. A secondary teacher holding an online zoom lesson in an empty classroom. File photo: May James / HKFP. During a press briefing on Monday, HKU’s Department of … Read more

University award to support diverse students

Dr Miranda Brawn Former Lambeth equality commissioner Dr Miranda Brawn and Oxford University have launched an award to support Black, Asian and mixed heritage students. Open to UK undergraduates at the university from low-income households, the award will support excellence and ambition among talented future leaders by helping students the opportunity to achieve their full … Read more