Series: Pearl magazine [2019]

17 videos

Series Date

2019-01-07

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Series Description

""Pearl Magazine" features a wide range of stories relevant to viewers in Hong Kong & around the world. Our journalists cover topics including social, political, education & health issues, economic & business trends etc. These stories include: food tech benefits & challenges, post-retirement jobs, waste reduction etc. We also go back in time to look at life in HK over the past 50 years"--TVB website.

Series Videos

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1. Trash talk ; Tall tales

  • 2019-01-07
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"Also, among the tallest trees in our concrete forest, buildings actually have some interesting stories to tell."--TVB website. "It's a new year, but HK still has the same old garbage problem. Come al...
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2. One night at a time ; What's the point?

  • 2019-01-14
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"And, how some people are taking credit card rewards - and spending - to the limit. We discover the perks and perils of all that plastic."--TVB website. "From alleyways to cafes, Pearl Magazine reveal...
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3. Three little pigs ; Retiring again

  • 2019-01-21
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"Also, retirement means different things to different cultures. We'll take you to South Korea to learn about new beginnings when work ends."--TVB website. "Chinese New Year is just around the corner. ...
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4. Beyond the threshold ; Dancing with lions

  • 2019-01-28
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"Pearl Magazine looks at the business side of the heritage of lion dancing."--TVB website. "The threshold for Comprehensive Social Security Assistance is being raised from 60 to 65. Could this spell h...
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5. Glass action ; Auspiciously appetising

  • 2019-02-04
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"The government has been campaigning for better recycling efforts, but what exactly is happening to all those discarded glass beverage bottles?"--TVB website. "We find out what those auspiciously appe...
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6. Startup city ; Retire or not retire?

  • 2019-02-11
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"New startup companies are attracting investment everywhere they go. In the global sprint for the next mega startup, are homegrown companies in the race or stalled at the starting line?"--TVB website....
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7. Rank & circumstance ; Living by the paycheck

  • 2019-02-18
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"Recent global surveys comparing Hong Kong and other countries draw contrasting results about the city's liveability and economic freedom. We dig into the data to learn which direction our city is hea...
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8. A grand detour ; Working it out

  • 2019-02-25
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"A career detour leads two young entrepreneurs into parts unknown, and they want to take you with them."--TVB website. "And, back in business: 40-something housewives re-enter the South Korean workfor...
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9. A minority report ; Herds moo'ving

  • 2019-03-04
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"Ethnic minorities try to break glass ceilings as they struggle to find good jobs in Hong Kong."--TVB website. "Wandering cattle are eating everything in sight and rural villagers want them rounded up...
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10. A star is re-born ; Model worker

  • 2019-03-11
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"After 3 years of renovation, the Avenue of Stars on Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront recently re-opened. We find out how its new public space is re-designed to make visitors more comfortable."--TVB website. ...
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11. Nautical naturals ; Signs of the times

  • 2019-03-18
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"In an era of electronic gadgets and short attention spans, Pearl Magazine follows some local kids who've gone overboard for sailing."--TVB website. "Hong Kong's iconic neon signs shed light on changi...
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12. Welfare shopping ; Bites of nostalgia

  • 2019-03-25
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"Single mothers are among those who may benefit from a government plan to buy and convert retail shops into welfare centres. But could the real winners be the property owners?"--TVB website. "HK is fa...
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13. All bets are off ; New meaning for the old

  • 2019-04-01
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"All Bets Are Off: Hopes are high for a new Greater Bay Area partnership between the HK Jockey Club and a Guangdong race track. But how good are the odds for horse racing without betting?"--News TVB. ...
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14. Jockeying for position ; Treasure hunt

  • 2019-04-08
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"Jockeying For Position: The Hong Kong Jockey Club is now training horses in mainland China. But will this Greater Bay Area partnership produce winners at the track?"--News TVB. "Treasure Hunt: As tho...
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15. Bare minimum ; Far from minor

  • 2019-04-15
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"The minimum wage is set to rise by $3 an hour, but employers aren't the only ones unhappy with the increase."--TVB website. "Music can provide a peace of mind. Experts say there are healing powers of...
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16. Sweet success ; A healthy note

  • 2019-04-22
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"It's a favorite time of the year for chocoholics. As we go on an Easter egg hunt made especially for HK sweet tooths, Pearl Magazine finds out why chocolate lovers may have to dig deeper into their p...
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17. AI AI, Oh! ; Beauty and the beasts ; Hong Kong stories

  • 2019-04-29
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"Artificial intelligence is becoming more real by the day. On the next Pearl Magazine, the experts harnessing AI give us a glimpse of the future."--TVB website. "Jet-setting cats and dogs. There's not...