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Marianne Bray

Shunning bad luck, Hong Kong buys into 'pre-loved' fashion

25 Apr 2019

HONG KONG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Joleen Soo flicked through racks at the launch of Hong Kong’s first "pre-owned" designer warehouse, stopping to examine Prada and Dries Van Noten outfits with tags showing up to 95 percent off their retail price.

FEATURE-Shunning bad luck, Hong Kong buys into 'pre-loved' fashion

25 Apr 2019

HONG KONG, April 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Joleen Soo flicked through racks at the launch of Hong Kong’s first "pre-owned" designer warehouse, stopping to examine Prada and Dries Van Noten outfits with tags showing up to 95 percent off their retail price.

'Water from air' aims to turn back Thailand's tide of plastic

06 Feb 2019

PHUKET, Thailand (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Staying at a hotel on the Thai island of Koh Samui in 2015, Meghan Kerrigan noticed the four bottles of water she was given every day were clogging her bin with plastic.

FEATURE-'Water from air' aims to turn back Thailand's tide of plastic

06 Feb 2019

PHUKET, Thailand, Feb 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Staying at a hotel on the Thai island of Koh Samui in 2015, Meghan Kerrigan noticed the four bottles of water she was given every day were clogging her bin with plastic.

'Silent emergency' as heat risks rise in Hong Kong - and globally

25 Dec 2018

HONG KONG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - William Yu is giving a tour of a Hong Kong apartment where each of the three bedrooms has been divided into a separate flat - part of a lab he has set up to show how many families live in small, crowded and hot spaces with no air conditioning or fresh air.

Pig out? Asia gets a taste of climate-friendly 'pork'

22 Nov 2018

MACAU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It's Friday afternoon at the Venetian Macao hotel's Portofino restaurant, and on the terrace a handful of chefs in white uniforms are preparing the casino hub's famous pork chop bun for waiting guests.

FEATURE-Pig out? Asia gets a taste of climate-friendly "pork"

22 Nov 2018

MACAU, Nov 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It's Friday afternoon at the Venetian Macao hotel's Portofino restaurant, and on the terrace a handful of chefs in white uniforms are preparing the casino hub's famous pork chop bun for waiting guests.

RPT-FEATURE-In Hong Kong, disposable fashion gets a recycled makeover

19 Sep 2018

HONG KONG, Sept 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Hong Kong, more than 340 tonnes of textile waste is dumped each day into the city’s overflowing landfills, according to the city's Environmental Protection Department.

In Hong Kong, disposable fashion gets a recycled makeover

18 Sep 2018

HONG KONG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Hong Kong, more than 340 tonnes of textile waste is dumped each day into the city’s overflowing landfills, according to the city's Environmental Protection Department.

FEATURE-In Hong Kong, disposable fashion gets a recycled makeover

18 Sep 2018

HONG KONG, Sept 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Hong Kong, more than 340 tonnes of textile waste is dumped each day into the city’s overflowing landfills, according to the city's Environmental Protection Department.

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