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Sally Ho

Sally Ho is Green Queen's resident writer and lead reporter. Passionate about the environment, social issues and health, she is always looking into the latest climate stories in Hong Kong and beyond. A long-time vegan, she also hopes to promote healthy and plant-based lifestyle choices in Asia. Sally has a background in Politics and International Relations from her studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat Vegan Food In Japan’s Capital Tokyo

6 Mins Read Who knew Tokyo was so vegan friendly? If you’re in love with Japanese food and thought you couldn’t find certain dishes made fully plant-based, then you’re in luck. From tempura and teriyaki-filled bento boxes to delicious ramen to Michelin-starred cuisine to moreish burgers and desserts, here’s our ultimate Green Queen guide to eating your plant-based […]

Green Common Debuts Animal-Free Chicken Nuggets & We’re Lovin’ It

2 Mins Read Hong Kong’s plant-based grocery and café chain Green Common has rolled out Alpha Nuggets, a vegan take on fast food favourite chicken nuggets, across all its locations in the city. This marks another step forward in the accelerating market for plant-based meat alternatives, which have grown in popularity across the world and particularly in Asia.  […]

INTERVIEW: Heura Plant-Based Chicken Co-Founder Bernat Añaños Martinez On Vegan Revolution “There Is No Stopping Us”

6 Mins Read We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bernat Añaños Martinez, CMO of Spanish plant-based startup Heura by Foods For Tomorrow. The 30-strong team, who call themselves “rebels with a cause” at Foods For Tomorrow, have recently partnered up with Green Monday to launch their products in Hong Kong and Singapore on Green Common’s […]

2019 Redress Design Awards Highlights: The Future Of Fashion Is Sustainable

5 Mins Read Environmental charity pioneer Redress, who can be credited with launching the sustainable fashion movement in Asia over ten years ago, recently presented the 2019 Redress Design Award Show, the ninth edition of what has become the world’s largest sustainable fashion design competition. Green Queen got a front row seat to the Awards, held at Centerstage […]

K11 MUSEA To Green Hong Kong’s Harbourside w/ Biodiversity Museum & Sustainability Education Park

2 Mins Read K11 MUSEA officially opens this month as Hong Kong’s first urban biodiversity museum and sustainability education park, called the Nature Discovery Park. Part of Victoria Dockside, a New World Development backed decade-long regeneration project featuring a 3 million sq.ft. art and design district, K11 MUSEA’s mission is to offer Hong Kongers a space to reconnect […]

New Report Featuring Ban Ki Moon & Bill Gates Warns Of Climate Apartheid If No Action Taken

3 Mins Read A new report by the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA), with contributions from major global leaders from 18 different countries and international organisations, has warned of an impending “climate apartheid”.  The report also finds that over trillions of dollars in investment is needed in order to build the adequate infrastructure to avoid the disastrous consequences […]

Sustainable Sexting: Green Queen’s Climate Conscious Emoji Guide

4 Mins Read Emojispeak totally count as a language on its own nowadays. But using the laughing face or the red heart emoji is so 2016. With 2019 being heralded as the Year of Zero Waste for some, and the Year of the Vegan for others, it’s now officially cool to be sustainable! So start using these climate-friendly […]

5 Reasons Why We’re Obsessed With Ethiopian Food

4 Mins Read Did you know that meatless dishes have always been around in Ethiopian cuisine? For centuries, Ethiopian food culture has traditionally featured a wide range of rich and colourful vegetables, fruits, beans and pulses as the core ingredients in many of their delicious vegan-friendly dishes. While veganism has become a popular trend in the West in […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat Vegan Food In Ho Chi Minh City

6 Mins Read There’s a huge chance you will be stopping by Ho Chi Minh City if you’re travelling in Vietnam. Still called Saigon by some locals, the country has a never-ending stream of vegan and vegetarian options. While many travellers might use the city as a stopover for their next Vietnamese adventures, we’d say there is a […]

Health, Wellness & Fitness Festival IRIS Returns To Central Harbourfront This Month

2 Mins Read On the weekend of the 21st – 22nd September, Hong Kong’s largest outdoor fitness and wellness festival IRIS will return to Central Harbourfront to showcase more than 80 activities and experiences. In addition to ticketed talks, meditation and movement activities, there will also be a free-entry marketplace comprised of 70 health and lifestyle brands from […]

Our Top Eco Picks At Sephora Hong Kong: Best Organic Natural Beauty Brands

4 Mins Read Beauty mavens have been waiting for Sephora’s new ifc store opening with bated breath, and it’s finally open! We checked out the cosmetic giant’s new flagship to suss out what brands made the Green Queen cut. Containing no toxic ingredients and synthetic materials and with sustainability in mind (particularly when it comes to packaging and […]

Amazon India To Ditch Single-Use Plastic Packaging By 2020

2 Mins Read Multinational online retail giant Amazon recently announced that their India operation will phase out all single-use disposable plastic packaging by June 2020. This move follows multiple strides taken by corporations to ditch plastic and reduce their environmental impact, in line with the Indian government’s fight against pollution. In response to consumer criticism about the overuse […]

6 Natural Vegan Egg Substitutes For Easy Plant-Based Baking

4 Mins Read Eggs are a key ingredient in many baking recipes, making it a challenge for those following plant-based diet to create their favourite cakes and baked goods. From an environmental standpoint, reducing egg consumption is beneficial for our planet. Egg production has increased rapidly over the years – in China alone, the egg industry is worth […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat The Best Vegan Food In Macau

4 Mins Read Planning a weekend trip to Macau? We have you covered for your mini getaway! You’re in luck too if you are looking to spend some time outside of those huge indoor malls. Below, our roundup of the best vegan and vegetarian diners, cafés and restaurants in Macau. The Blissful Carrot The Blissful Carrot is Macau’s […]

Nongfu Spring: Company Launches China’s First Vegan Yogurt Brand Made From Walnuts, Coconut & Almond

3 Mins Read After three years of research and development, the first “mainstream” vegan yogurt alternative by Nongfu Spring is now commercially available to Chinese consumers. The new vegan range by the Chinese food giant will feature three flavours made by fermenting plant milks. This comes at a time when plant-based products have become increasingly popular in China, […]