Pearl Magazine follows their journey in search of their missing link. Reporters: Alice Kan, Ariel Ng, <Solitary Elderly> Also, retirement means different things to different cultures. Reporter: April Zhou, <State of Security> Reporter: Tina Jiang The country faces tough economic challenges, ongoing disaster recovery & growing demand for change. <SANTA'S HELPERS> Reporter: Zela Chin, Personal Information Collection Statement. <Retire Or Not Retire?> <Best Practice> Reporter: Zela China, <Dogs On Duty> Could this spell hard times for thousands of seniors? Is Hong Kong's rule of law and special status under threat? Reporter: Natalie Cheng, <Succession Or Not> Reporter: Melissa Gecolea Still, many are trying their best to keep this Christmas merry. Reporter: Zela Chin TVB Pearl report on refugee slums in Hong Kong - 20 Jun 2013 by Cindy Fire. <Healing Notes> Playing video games is no longer just an entertainment. Reporter: April Zhou Reporter: Tina Jiang, <A Rough Ride> HK has a rich cinematic library, but some old movies could soon be lost forever due to poor storage and neglect. <Shooting Blind> Reporter: Ambrose Li, <Bare Minimum> Also, working away from office and invest in technology may have an impact on our future workplace. Reporter: April Zhou, A Wary Holidays / From Runway To Landfill, <A Wary Holidays> Reporter: Tina Jiang, The government is encouraging property developers to build low carbon projects with incentives like extra floor areas. As art brokerages close their doors, collectors are learning hard lessons about risk in the art of investing. Reporter: Alice Kan, <Make A Museum> Reporter: Zela Chin, <Be Their Eyes> Reporter: April Zhou Many people say picking auspicious flowers can bring good luck in the new year. Reporter: Zela Chin, <Plastic Crisis> Pearl Magazine follows the journey of a group of swimmers who are both strong & determined. TVB Pearl The Pearl Report - Students with Special Education Needs in Hong Kong - Aoi Pui School They're getting vitamins and supplements intravenously. Under the coronavirus pandemic, people with mental health issues such as schizophrenia & Down syndrome must cope with drastic changes at home, school & work. Because of COVID-19, many people are exploring local homegrown businesses, rediscovering hidden gems and interesting activities. The Pearl Report is a public affairs programme aired on TVB Pearl from 1 April 1988 to 25 June 2018. What's being done to improve transport for HK's disabled people. Press Releases. Despite the immense wealth in HK's advanced economy, at least 1,300 people are sleeping on the streets. An attempt to raise water quality awareness has led to a swim around the HK Island in a record-breaking event called HK360. Reporters: Kat Lee, Tina Jiang, In the second of two instalments in our 2020 Shaw Prize special, the Life Science and Medicine Award goes to three Laureates. Reporter: Douglas George Tens of thousands are infected. <Star Power> New startup companies are attracting investment everywhere they go. Reporter: Tina Jiang Can AI also minimize the chances of medical blunders? Artificial intelligence is becoming more real by the day. The story of sorrow and sweetness for foster parents and their children. <A Need to Serve> Reporter: Tina Jiang, Millennials care more about the environment and sustainability issues than any other generation before them, and they're more willing to speak out. <Go Greener> Reporter: Zela Chin It has a best-in-class reputation for elderly care and pension schemes, but what do retirees in Singapore really think of senior living in the city state. Wandering cattle are eating everything in sight and rural villagers want them rounded up. Is HK prepared to capture its share of this growing sector? TVB News is broadcast at the following time slots on the company's free-to-air channels, TVB Jade and TVB Pearl. <In Sickness & In Health> Reporter: Douglas George Reporter: Alice Kan, <Days of Glory> Reporter: Ambrose Li, <Jockeying For Position> HK is famous for its old style dim sum. It's the biggest shopping season of the year. By the '80s HK was home to more than 100,000 Vietnamese here. A career detour leads two young entrepreneurs into parts unknown, and they want to take you with them. But as the planning moves along, long time tenants in Kwun Tong are finding it hard to leave. Reporters: Anita Lee, April Zhou, The coronavirus outbreak, which originated from Wuhan in China's Hubei province, has killed more people than SARS did 17 years ago. Reporter: James Aitken, <HK Mentality> Reporter: Douglas George, <Ghost Kitchen> Reporter: James Aitken HK continues to struggle with manpower shortages in key industries. Some insist they're staying put. Reporter: Melissa Gecolea, Many parents want their kids to become a doctor or a lawyer. Which countries does Pearl.tvb.com receive most of its visitors from? Businesses are seeking ways to cope. How are we going to keep this HK intangible cultural heritage alive? In the global sprint for the next mega startup, are homegrown companies in the race or stalled at the starting line? Some business operators have started asking customers to bring their own containers. <Senior Musicians> Its popularity has endured for over 150 years. While neuroscientist Gero Miesenboech succeeded in activating nerve cells with light, and professor Peter Hegemann and professor Georg Nagel are the men behind channelrhodopsin. As we continue our look into retirement life in Malaysia, how are retirement homes being developed in the southeast Asian nation? Reporter: Alice Kan <Fighting to Stay Fit> HK people are getting used to going on a vacation without travelling. Recent global surveys comparing Hong Kong and other countries draw contrasting results about the city's liveability and economic freedom. Come along with Pearl Magazine as we resolve to do more for the environment by wasting less. A new career as an online celebrity or a KOL, has emerged as the dream profession for the alpha generation. <Floral Of Fortune> Pearl Magazine discovers how retired seniors in Korea are finding new ways to add meaning to their lives. A team of people are making sure that every pet gets the care they need, day or night, with the pet ambulance. Out of style doesn't necessarily mean out of place for used clothing. Local television station TVB has axed its long-standing English-language current affairs programme The Pearl Report, first broadcast in 1988.. A wedding gown designer is offering her service to alter clothing for elderly on a budget. Some fishermen have started organic seafood, in what could be profitable but risky venture. One local school is taking the lead by cutting down on consumption while improving students' eating habits. The land shortage in HK not only pushes home prices higher, it also means growing local produce is becoming more difficult. Pearl Magazine looks at the difficulties involved in making the connection. Reporter: Zela Chin <A Good Deed> We visit a craftsman who continues to make paper lanterns & has expanded it into a family business in our Old Trade series. Reporter: James Aitkens, <Waiting For The No> Pearl Magazine reveals how owners of intellectual property rights are profiting by leasing their licenses to use in merchandise products like watches and apparels, even in restaurants. Pearl Magazine finds out how. HK people may seem to be in a rush all the time, but some are determined to help others. <Auspiciously Appetising> Reporter: Zela Chin The Shaw Prize 2014 - Astronomy (TVB Pearl Report) by The Shaw Prize. Humans aren't the only ones feeling a bit blue these days. Reporters: Douglas George, Carain Yeung, The Shaw Prize in Astronomy is awarded to professor Roger Blandford, who has helped us better understand blackholes & massive energy bursts called relativistic jets. Reporter: Tina Jiang, <Into The Unknown> 全新服務myTV Gold集合歐聯、歐霸、意甲、法甲等精彩賽事,最強紀實,中日韓劇,荷里活、海外及本土電影,卡通動漫,TVB及新聞財經內容。超級娛樂,Gold級享受! Newscasts. The social unrest since June has coincided with a dipping economy. Reporter: Tina Jiang, <Swimmers Circle> Investor Relations. Experts say it may take a while to develop a vaccine, and the best remedy now is prevention. Hong Kong in ‘most serious situation’ since handover, says top Beijing official. <At Home Abroad> Pearl Magazine finds out how some employers are resorting to automation to fill their rosters. Republication and redistribution of this report in total, other than by TVB members or its authorized agents or designees, without written permission is strictly forbidden. We'll examine the challenges of keeping these institutions relevant for museumgoers. Reporter: Tina Jiang These days, mental health is just as vulnerable as physical health, with the extra stress & anxiety from social distancing & isolation. <Cast Adrift> And that means big business. Reporter: Tina Jiang, <Darkest Hours> Reporters: Alice Kan, Vivian Chiu, Natalie Cheng Reporters: Lam Ho Yan, Ambrose Li, <Animal Whisperers> Now, scientists are trying to reinvent the industry, both for oyster consumption and for pearl cultivating. A local taxi agent who's overcome some big challenges in her life to provide new transport options and accessibility for the elderly and disabled. Planning to retire soon? Pearl Magazine finds out if residents living on their boats in Discovery Bay will soon be cast adrift. HK's political divide has never been greater. <A License to Deal> See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Jacky’s connections and jobs at similar companies. <Tall Tales> To The Rescue> But are those spaces being operated for your benefit, or for the benefit of big business? Reporter: Alice Kan, <Time Machines> The Faster Payment System is transforming retail business both on and off line. As the pandemic trudges on, NGOs say the struggle has become worse for the poor and many are losing hope. Reporter: Alice Kan, <Class Of COVID 2020> <Second Career> Even employees in less vulnerable industries must now face the reality of pay cut and redundancies as COVID-19 packs a punch to companies' bottom lines. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, people are looking for ways to ease their worries and many are turning to fortune tellers. Reporter: Ambrose Li, <Welfare Shopping> Single mothers are among those who may benefit from a government plan to buy and convert retail shops into welfare centres. Reporter: April Zhou <Good Times Roll> Reporter: Alice Kan Young people have turned violent. <No Place To Call Home> Reporter: Zela Chin Reporters: Anita Lee, April Zhou, <Differently Abled> We find out what those auspiciously appetising Chinese delicacies reveal about the meaning of the Chinese New Year. Reporter: Melissa Gecolea For those over 50 years of age, finding a job may not be easy. Reporters: Victor Ting, Coco Cheung, <Startup Race> Experts in artificial intelligence are aiming to improve the accuracy of medical diagnoses. We'll take you to South Korea to learn about new beginnings when work ends. <Crisis And Opportunity> Reporter: Tina Jiang Reporter: Zela Chin Reporter: Tina Jiang, <Down But Not Out> Reporters: Lee Ching Yan, Ambrose Li, <Trash Talk> The Chinese White Dolphins and Finless Porpoise population is shrinking, and a team of local experts are determined to find a solution. As we welcome the Year of the Rat, feng shui experts believe there are many things we can do to welcome good fortune and fend off bad luck. There are people working to keep fast fashion out of landfills. Reporter: Alice Kan Pearl Magazine looks at how far have gay rights come in the city, & how much further there is to go. The government introduced a levy 10 years ago to discourage the use of plastic bags. There's not enough pampering for your favorite pet. <Redefining Retirement Home> Reporter: Tina Jiang, An executive order signed by US President Donald Trump forces HK goods imported into the US to remove the Made in HK label, and replace it with Made in China. <Good Students> Kids are excited and parents are panicking. Reporters: Douglas George, Carain Yeung, Over the last century, military conflicts and political struggles separated many HK families. Reporter: Ambrose Li, <Hard Work At Home> Pearl 2014 02 17 The Pearl Report part2 by LearnEnglishByNews. More than 60% of HK's private businesses are family run, Pearl Magazine takes a look at those who continue their family's tradition & those who decide to forge a new path. Jet-setting cats and dogs. Reporters: Ambrose Li, Katy Ma, <Zero Waste> Elderly people are getting a healthy dose of fresh air in HK's countryside. The Miz – WWE Title “I Quit” Match: WWE Over the Limit 2011 - … Reporters: Tsang Hiu Ting, Ambrose Li Pearl 2014 02 24 The Pearl Report part1 by LearnEnglishByNews. Hong Kong's iconic neon signs shed light on changing consumer behavior and advertising but will it soon be lights out for these vanishing artforms? Making bird cages out of bamboo is a dying art. From tots to teens, talking hats to money blasters, Pearl Magazine helps last minute shoppers find the perfect toy to put under the tree. Reporter: Tina Jiang Against the odds, disabled sailors find huge reward going upwind. Hong Kong students facing public examinations are finding different ways to get support. What does it mean to be Made in HK? <Music To The Ear> <Dose of Dancing> TVB’s terrestrial TV channels, namely Jade, J2, TVB News, Pearl, TVB Finance & Information, engage with 5.6 million viewers every week. Pearl Magazine looks at what it takes for a common person to lead a near carbon-free life, and if long term renewable electric power is possible in Hong Kong. Reporter: Tina Jiang The coronavirus continues to hit HK & the rest of the world. TVBI. Reporter: Zela Chin, <A Risky Return> They are determined not to be handicapped by their disabilities. 25:38. Board of Directors. Can humans & nature co-exist in our crowded region? <An Urban Village> Land experts and landlords talk to us about the obstacles ahead. Reporter: Tina Jiang, A Shopping Revolution / Redefining Retirement Home, <A Shopping Revolution> But very few people are willing break the norm. Pearl Magazine takes you to Sweden, where people don't worry about forgetting their wallet at home. Reporter: Alice Kan, <Soil In The Sky> Reporter: Melissa Gecolea, <Hotel Replacement> Will he eventually finish his no-flight trip? Reporters: Lam Ho Yan, Victor Ting, <A Star Is Re-Born> Pearl Magazine finds out what the trial could mean for China's vaunted Belt and Road Initiative. Senior Management. Experts are warning esports may enable video game addiction. Pearl Magazine looks at how dogs keep our city safe from drugs and illegal importation of animals, & what goes into their training? <A World Apart> The role reversal has its pros and cons. It's called Staycation. Some are facing the possibility of closing down. Reporter: Zela Chin <A Place To Call Home> We find out what it's like to live along the high-speed rail line, & if daily commuting between HK & mainland cities is possible. <No Place Like Home> Reporter: Zela Chin Also, among the tallest trees in our concrete forest, buildings actually have some interesting stories to tell. <Do's And Don'ts> We checks out a flourish of frills, frippery and festoonery as local shopping malls try to get you into a festive buying mood. What happened to HK movies? We look at how and why learning never ends no matter what age the students are. Many retail businesses have been the hardest hit. Cutting edge electronic gadgets that promise to improve the quality of our everyday lives. Sometimes hope is the only thing they have left. After school tutoring is a big business in HK, where parents and students are always looking for an edge in preparing for exams. Amid the coronavirus crisis, private practice is reaching out to public health care. Reporter: Alice Kan Companies are adopting special measures to make customers feel safe amid the crisis. Horse racing is known as the King of Sports in HK. As the National People's Congress approves a controversial resolution to enact the National Security Law in Hong Kong, what will it do to HK, how will investors react, and how will the law be enforced? Only 18% of all seafood supplied in HK are locally caught. Reporter: Douglas George, Trading for Security / Moving Down to Move Up, <Trading for Security> Because of the coronavirus pandemic, telemedicine apps are gaining popularity, to benefit old people and those too sick to even go out and see the doctor. <Sleigh Bells Ringing> Reporter: James Aitken, All Bets Are Off / New Meaning for the Old, <All Bets Are Off> <Wine For The World> Reporter: Tina Jiang HK jobless rate is rising to a 10-year high. Plastic is everywhere. <Animal Lifeline> Reporters: Zela Chin, Chu Ming Yan Reporter: Alice Kan "The Pearl Report is winding up after 30 years on the air. It is headquartered at TVB City at the Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate in Tseung Kwan O, in the Sai Kung District. Reporter: April Zhou, The global & HK economy is going through possibly the worst ever economic downturn since World War II. Christmas is supposed to be a season of joy for all children. Some farmers have started growing crops inside buildings and to the rooftops of our concrete jungle. Same sex couples from outside Hong Kong can now obtain spousal visas here. <Room For Error> From alleyways to cafes, Pearl Magazine reveals how a growing number of homeless are seeking short-term shelter from HK's impossible housing costs. Reporter: Alice Kan <Dancing With Lions> Local students are preparing for the new school term as summer holidays end. Hopes are high for a new Greater Bay Area partnership between the HK Jockey Club and a Guangdong race track. Pearl Magazine follows the story of a young woman, who turned away from modeling, to run a company in the male dominant construction industry. Companies listed on the Stock Exchange are due to publish their financial results. Reporter: Alice Kan, Japan has gone through a royal transition. Reporters: Doris Chow, Victor Ting People are creating new solutions to solve waste, pollution, energy consumption problems. 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