For millions of Filipinos who work abroad, the December balikbayan flight home is especially poignant and joyful — the culmination of a long year (often longer) away from friends and family. We catch up with the stars of the award-winning documentary Sunday Beauty Queen in Hong Kong, where they
continue to reshape the narrative of the overseas Filipino worker — as one of grit, community, hard work and hope.
Blurring the lines between public and private, retail and leisure and even indoor and outdoor spaces, the region’s most amazing malls aren’t just havens for shopaholics — they are tourist attractions, parks, plazas and marketplaces all rolled into one.
An affordable guide to China’s most cosmopolitan city.