Yet, an old craftsman is working hard to preserve the art form from being replaced by metal cage. The government has rolled out relief measures to help shop owners, but they say the help just isn't enough, & to those who have already been laid off the help may just be too little too late. We find out how they deal with the culture shock here. Because of cultural & language barriers, minorities often feel isolated, the problem is particularly magnified during the pandemic. Reporters: Alice Kan, Cathy Tang, <Into The Wild> Also, retirement means different things to different cultures. Domestic helpers and their employers are facing unprecedented challenges amid the coronavirus pandemic. Also, staying fit with limited space at home proves to be one of many challenges facing sports lovers. Reporter: Tina Jiang <In Sickness & In Health> 'Transgender in Hong Kong' is the first of five award-winning programmes that are being aired again." For Swedes, buying goods & services can literally get under their skin. <Locked In> TVB Pearl (US) Schedule. And, back in business: 40-something housewives re-enter the South Korean workforce. HK producers have lost many duty exemptions, but they're sticking by the HK made label they've built for years. In Ningxia, an autonomous region in China's northwest, HK farmers are using technology to grow vegetables on land where little can grow. Reporter: Zela Chin One man's record setting 7-year journey to every country in the world has come to an abrupt halt in Hong Kong. TVB Jade newscasts (in Cantonese unless otherwise noted) 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. Food waste is a common problem. Some business operators have started asking customers to bring their own containers. Experts in artificial intelligence are aiming to improve the accuracy of medical diagnoses. <No Place Like Home> --TVB website. Pearl Magazine finds out what some people are doing to bring joy to those in need this holiday season. Reporter: April Zhou <What's The Point?> Hopes are high for a new Greater Bay Area partnership between the HK Jockey Club and a Guangdong race track. Does HK have the resources to fight the disease? 12:42. Reporter: Melissa Gecolea But it could bring a new kind of growing pain for these kidfluencers. Reporter: April Zhou Reporter: Tina Jiang Reporter: Douglas George The Hong Kong Jockey Club is now training horses in mainland China. Reporter: Ambrose Li, <Glass Action> Pearl Magazine takes a look behind the scenes at the Jockey Club, to see what goes into preparing for race day. Reporter: Alice Kan, <Class Of COVID 2020> Pearl Magazine examines the challenges & changes coming from the silver tsunami. TVB Pearl The Pearl Report - Students with Special Education Needs in Hong Kong - Aoi Pui School Despite our rising jobless rate amid the economic downturn, some tech firms are seeing the silver lining and still hiring. We'll examine the challenges of keeping these institutions relevant for museumgoers. Reporter: Melissa Gecolea, <Pet Peeve> Reporter: April Zhou, The global & HK economy is going through possibly the worst ever economic downturn since World War II. Out of style doesn't necessarily mean out of place for used clothing. But as there are challenges, there are also rewards. But concern groups say some green buildings are operating in a grey zone, where developers are allowed to profit despite not meeting their goals. Gadgets grit and plain old sweat were on display at a recent sports and leisure expo. Also, life in quarantine isolation can be trying, so try to keep fit and stay sharp. Now, scientists are trying to reinvent the industry, both for oyster consumption and for pearl cultivating. <Swedish Games> Some have spent their whole life searching for their missing family members. Reporters: Vivian Chiu, Alice Kan, <Going Mental> A team of people are making sure that every pet gets the care they need, day or night, with the pet ambulance. Have we learned anything from the 2003 epidemic? Reporter: Ambrose Li, <Bare Minimum> Can they return to the glory days of the 1980s and 90s? There's a growing demand for personal care for elderly living alone. Reporters: Yeung Ming Chu, April Zhou, Millennials are often labelled lazy, entitled, and unable or unwilling to hang on to a job. HK consumers dump tons of solid waste into landfills everyday, much of it is food that never gets to a dining table. Reporters: Sandy Lai, Kat Lee, April Zhou, <Learning To Adapt> <Bites of Nostalgia> For those who grew up there, the memories are still vivid. They're getting vitamins and supplements intravenously. Local retailers are using technology to keep their customers safe and happy. Reporter: James Aitken But how good are the odds for horse racing without betting? HK seniors are heading back to school. CGTN reports tell the story of people battling against the virus, to keep the epidemic at bay. For about 200 years the Gurkhas have served on the front lines of almost every British Army conflict. Reporter: Tina Jiang <On A Healthy Note> One local school is taking the lead by cutting down on consumption while improving students' eating habits. <Signs of the Times> As art brokerages close their doors, collectors are learning hard lessons about risk in the art of investing. Pearl Magazine follows the journey of a group of swimmers who are both strong & determined. Reporter: Douglas George, <Ghost Kitchen> Will he eventually finish his no-flight trip? Experts say it may take a while to develop a vaccine, and the best remedy now is prevention. Students, parents and teachers are finding ways to go through the difficult time. <Sleigh Bells Ringing> <Answering The Call> Reporter: Alice Kan, Despite a high rate of recovery among COVID-19 patients, many say they find it difficult to regain full health, both physically and psychologically. Reporter: Alice Kan "Pearl Magazine" features a wide range of stories relevant to viewers in Hong Kong & around the world. There are people working to keep fast fashion out of landfills. A push to turn HK into a regional esports centre have many young people looking to become professional gamers. "The Pearl Report is winding up after 30 years on the air. From dolphins to butterflies, conserving wildlife & natural habitats has never been easy in HK. In an era of electronic gadgets and short attention spans, Pearl Magazine follows some local kids who've gone overboard for sailing. TVB's news division is renowned for its factual accuracy, quality, and immediacy. Pearl Magazine finds out if these dishes could soon be off the menu. We'll take you to South Korea to learn about new beginnings when work ends. Pearl Magazine looks at the business side of the heritage of lion dancing. 23:44 <Congestive Carpark> See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Jacky’s connections and jobs at similar companies. For more than a century, our iconic trams have clattered up and down HK Island. Reporters: Ambrose Li, Natalie Cheng Horse racing is known as the King of Sports in HK. We learn how the many style, traditions and forms of dancing are becoming a healthy dose of medicine for the elderly. Depression is a common mental illness among the elderly. Reporter: Doris Chow, <Rat Of A Year> <Instant Success> Reporter: Alice Kan. <Out of A Cage> 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. One of the latest trends in fitness is to harness technology to raise more interest in sports among youth. While neuroscientist Gero Miesenboech succeeded in activating nerve cells with light, and professor Peter Hegemann and professor Georg Nagel are the men behind channelrhodopsin. Amid the coronavirus crisis, private practice is reaching out to public health care. The threshold for Comprehensive Social Security Assistance is being raised from 60 to 65. Senior Management. Pearl Magazine looks at how far have gay rights come in the city, & how much further there is to go. <Star Power> Investors are acquiring hotels that are suffering, and turn them into long term residence for rent. But there are signs that societal attitudes toward the gender binary of male female are becoming more flexible. Reporter: April Zhou Reporter: Zela Chin, An Age-Friendly Society / A.I. Reporter: Alice Kan Pearl Magazine visits Ningxia Autonomous Region in mainland China, where local wine growers hope their products could soon be part of everyone's win collection. 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This simple schedule provides the showtime of upcoming and past programs playing on the network TVB Pearl (US) otherwise known as PEARL. 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 pocket. Ethnic minorities try to break glass ceilings as they struggle to find good jobs in Hong Kong. <Toying With You> Is Hong Kong's rule of law and special status under threat? Reporter: April Zhou, <State of Security> <Diplomas & Dollars> And, as thousands of coin and watch collectors descend on Hong Kong, what kinds of hidden treasure will they find here? HK is famous for its old style dim sum. Board of Directors. Elaine Yiu is dating a married man posted on May 19, 2019; 56-year-old Donnie Yen bought the clothes within 15 minutes posted on December 31, 2019; Major changes in TVB? Local students are preparing for the new school term as summer holidays end. <Body of Knowledge> Reporter: Natalie Cheng, <Succession Or Not> After months of social unrest, shop owners and restaurant operators are in no mood to celebrate the most important season for the retail sector. <Floral Of Fortune> A recent survey shows 1 in 6 people in HK have mental health issues. Reporter: Tina Jiang. Reporter: Tina Jiang Chinese New Year is just around the corner. In the protracted Brexit process, sharp divisions have emerged. As the pandemic trudges on, NGOs say the struggle has become worse for the poor and many are losing hope. Reporter: Alice Kan Sometimes hope is the only thing they have left. We also go back in time to look at life in HK over the past 50 years. Reporter: Douglas George, <Economy Under Siege> Pearl Magazine discovers how retired seniors in Korea are finding new ways to add meaning to their lives. Reporter: Alice Kan Humans aren't the only ones feeling a bit blue these days. <Wine For The World> Reporter: Tina Jiang, <A Rough Ride> 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. <Good Times Roll> <Games For Gain> <Retire Or Not Retire?> The land shortage in HK not only pushes home prices higher, it also means growing local produce is becoming more difficult. Reporter: Tina Jiang, A Shopping Revolution / Redefining Retirement Home, <A Shopping Revolution> TVBI. We visit a craftsman who continues to make paper lanterns & has expanded it into a family business in our Old Trade series. Continuous enhancements to audience measurement are being made to truly reflect the channel’s viewership. Reporter: Alice Kan Reporters: Victor Ting, Carmen Law The station, established in … The government wants to use the Land Resumption Ordinance to take private land from owners and build public housing. Retirement for professional athletes in Hong Kong often comes much sooner than they expect. Reporter: Ambrose Li, <Horse Power> Playing video games is no longer just an entertainment. We find out what that country is doing to attract HK seniors. The country faces tough economic challenges, ongoing disaster recovery & growing demand for change. But very few people are willing break the norm. Many local retail businesses have seen revenues drop, but some are taking it on the chin. But are those spaces being operated for your benefit, or for the benefit of big business? Artificial intelligence is becoming more real by the day. Pearl Magazine visits with a retiring medical professor, and examines what needs to change for HK's seniors in our aging city. Since 2007, the Urban Renewal Authority has been in charge of turning old districts into more livable ones. <Future of Work> Reporter: Zela Chin Asylum seekers in HK dealing with mental stress, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, are finding relief in the great outdoor. Reporter: Alice Kan, <Days of Glory> One man is leading a campaign to get the homeless off the streets and into homes. Reporters: Lam Ho Yan, Ambrose Li, <Animal Whisperers> The coronavirus continues to hit Hong Kong and the rest of the world. Their work has been useful in fields such as quantum mechanics & network communications. Reporter: Ambrose Li, <Jockeying For Position> Reporter: Zela Chin, <Nautical Naturals> <From Runway To Landfill> We find out what our furry friends need the most and how their keepers are making extra efforts caring for them. A rising vacancy rate means street front shops have become affordable and available to retailers in office and factory buildings. Reporter: Zela Chin Pearl Magazine finds out what can be done to help them make ends meet. Businesses are seeking ways to cope. Tens of thousands are infected. Leftover Liberators / A Place To Call Home, <Leftover Liberators> These days, mental health is just as vulnerable as physical health, with the extra stress & anxiety from social distancing & isolation. Reporter: Zela Chin Reporter: Alice Kan <Forced Out> <Healing Notes> <Crammed Case> Reporter: James Aitken A group of people are out to help the visually impaired enjoy entertainment in a way most of us take for granted. Someone's misfortune could mean profits for others. For many, it's not as nearly as comfortable as they hoped for. Pearl 2014 02 24 The Pearl Report part1 by LearnEnglishByNews. Can it really provide a cure? Making bird cages out of bamboo is a dying art. TVB’s terrestrial TV channels, namely Jade, J2, TVB News, Pearl, TVB Finance & Information, engage with 5.6 million viewers every week. Animals are not just good to keep as pets, some are trained to relieve stress and offer psychological intervention for recovering patients. Reporter: Zela Chin Over the last century, military conflicts and political struggles separated many HK families. Reporters: Lam Ho Yan, Victor Ting, <A Star Is Re-Born> Reporter: Melissa Gecolea Can humans & nature co-exist in our crowded region? Reporter: Zela Chin, <Plastic Crisis> Thousands of people and goods come into HK everyday. Press Releases. Reporter: April Zhou, A Wary Holidays / From Runway To Landfill, <A Wary Holidays> Reporter: Alice Kan, Beyond The Threshold / Dancing With Lions, <Beyond The Threshold> The Miz – WWE Title “I Quit” Match: WWE Over the Limit 2011 - … Many retail businesses have been the hardest hit. They are determined not to be handicapped by their disabilities. Reporters: Ambrose Li, Lai Wing Yin, Finding a place to retire in the crowded and expensive property market that is HK is both stressful and challenging. Why now? Reporter: Tina Jiang Reporter: Zela Chin, <Lining In Tech> Reporter: Zela Chin Reporters: Katy Ma, Ambrose Li, <Sink Or Swim?> A look at how Sweden is the most mature e-sports market in the world. 25:38. Pearl Magazine follows their journey in search of their missing link. Kwon-glazed porcelain is one traditional Chinese handicrafts that could become extinct. Announcements. Reporters: Doris Chow, Victor Ting Pearl Magazine finds out how safe is it for air travellers & what changes airlines have made to the flight experience. Reporter: Alice Kan, <A Grand Detour> Still, many are trying their best to keep this Christmas merry. <So Long, HK> Reporter: April Zhou <Help Needed> Environmentalists say retailers must do more to help. From alleyways to cafes, Pearl Magazine reveals how a growing number of homeless are seeking short-term shelter from HK's impossible housing costs. 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