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Chemistry workshop at HKU for ‘Clever Foodies’
THE University of Hong Kong (HKU,香港大學) and BASF, a German chemical company, are holding a four-day workshop in Augus...
2017.06.28
Beach reads
IT is summer time and the vacation period is here again! What activities have you planned? Many people go to the beach t...
2017.06.26
Ten-year-old coder impresses Apple boss
YUMA Soerianto, a 10-year-old from Melbourne, Australia (澳洲墨爾本), was the youngest app developer at the most recent ...
2017.06.21
PolyU student creates pills with cute packaging
PARENTS everywhere know how hard it is to get children to take medicine. A Hong Kong Polytechnic University (香港理工大...
2017.06.20
New giant panda born at Tokyo zoo
AGIANT panda cub was born to Shin Shin in Ueno Zoo in Tokyo, Japan (日本東京都上野動物園) on 12 June. It is the first pa...
2017.06.20
The moon and the tides
THE water level of the sea goes up and down, and we call this the tide. Tides change twice a day and it is caused by the...
2017.06.19
Lai Yuen name now used for a restaurant
MANY people in Hong Kong have happy memories of their time at the Lai Yuen amusement park (荔園). Now they can visit a r...
2017.06.17
Heritage Museum recreates emperor’s study
WITH the help of Beijing’s Palace Museum, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum is hosting an exhibition called ‘Hall of Menta...
2017.06.15
To Kwa Wan Station to display Song & Yuan wells
BACK in 2014, an MTR construction crew discovered artefacts and six wells from the Song and Yuan Dynasties while it was ...
2017.06.15
Forgetful aeroplane pilot causes four-hour delay
A PILOT for Cathay Dragon’s KA-8348 flight – Hong Kong to Komatsu, Japan (日本小松市) – made his passengers four hour...
2017.06.15
Shenzhen schools accept HK-born kids
THE results of the P1 central allocation (小一統一派位) were revealed recently, and less than 68 percent of students got...
2017.06.14
Fair trade and you
WHEN your family buys their daily groceries, have you ever wondered where the food comes from? A lot of the time, farmer...
2017.06.12
Dreams and football
WHEN we think of football, we think of the sports and its superstar players. But football clubs do more than play games....
2017.06.07
Dubai introduces robot police force
THE police department of Dubai (杜拜) has introduced a new type of officer – robot cops. The public can use the touch s...
2017.06.06
Sydney zoo welcomes newborn elephant
PAK Boon, an Asian (亞洲的) elephant in the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia (澳洲悉尼), gave birth to a male baby eleph...
2017.06.06
Here comes our best friend
DOGS have lived and worked with humans since ancient times. We have dogs that play sports with us, work with us and also...
2017.06.05
Energising the car market
FROM the angle of either environmental protection or increasing competition, electric vehicles deserve aggressive promot...
2017.06.02
New ‘cultureplex’ to open in Lai Chi Kok
LAI Chi Kok (荔枝角) will be getting its first cinema in 2018! It will be under the South Korean (南韓的) cinemachainbra...
2017.06.02
Study: kids still dreaming big
MOST primary school pupils vowed to follow their dreams no matter what – although for now they may be happier playing v...
2017.06.01
HK woman conquers Mt Everest
ADA Tsang Yin-hung (曾燕紅), the first Hong Kong woman to have conquered Mount Everest and who arrived back in Hong Kong...
2017.05.31
Ngong Ping to reopen next week
REPLACING the cables of the Ngong Ping 360 (昂坪360) cable cars has taken almost five months, and they will be ready for...
2017.05.31
Ringling Brothers circus performs its last show
THE Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus, which began 146 years ago in 1871, is now no more. The ‘Greatest Show...
2017.05.31