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Man completes swim around Britain
ON 5 November, a man finished his swim around Britain without ever going ashore, becoming the first person to do so. Ros...
2018.11.14
Tourists flock to Tung Chung
DOWNTOWN Tung Chung (東涌) has become the new hotspot for people travelling on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge.On the ...
2018.11.13
New flats out of reach for most
A GROUP has compiled an index on those ‘trapped’ by home prices and said Hongkongers scored a worrying 45.5 out of 100...
2018.11.12
Louis Cha passes away at 94 years Famous martial arts noveli...
LOUIS Cha Leung-yung (查良鏞), whose pen name was ‘Jin Yong’ (金庸), passed away at the age of 94 in late October 2018...
2018.11.12
Rubbish fees set for 2020
THE long-delayed charging system for household waste will not come into force until the end of 2020, at the earliest.Sec...
2018.11.08
Louis Cha dies aged 94
WORLD renowned wuxia novelist Louis Cha Leung-yung (查良鏞) – best known by his pen name ‘Jin Yong’ (金庸) – died on...
2018.11.07
Ocean Park hotel opens doors Theme park’s first hotel almos...
THE first Ocean Park hotel recently had a soft opening – meaning it is partly in service but not officially opened yet....
2018.11.07
Mexican pyramid depicts underworld
ARCHAEOLOGISTS in Mexico (墨西哥) have recently found a secret tunnel and room underneath the Pyramid of the Moon (月亮...
2018.11.07
Air crash salvaging underway
THE search for the main wreckage of the Lion Air plane that crashed into the sea north of Java Island (爪哇島) continues...
2018.11.06
Drones go mad at harbour show
AN exhibition of drones flying in formation, a key feature of this year’s Wine and Dine Festival (美酒佳餚巡禮), was ca...
2018.11.05
Swimmers race across the harbour Annual event drew 3,300 par...
ON 21 October, the annual New World Harbour Race (新世界維港泳) took place. A record-breaking number of 3,300-plus swimm...
2018.11.05
Most in HK save for rainy days
AS many as 70 percent of Hong Kong’s people are savers, with those who are in the habit of saving putting away an avera...
2018.11.01
Xi’s few words opens bridge
PRESIDENT Xi Jinping (習近平) was a man of few words as he officially launched the world’s longest sea bridge.“I decla...
2018.10.31
HK-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge in service President Xi attended open...
THE Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (港珠澳大橋) is now open for service, following a declaration from President Xi Jinpin...
2018.10.31
1,000 jump rope for world record event
IN late October, over 1,000 people, both regular and disabled, skipped rope together to break a world record. The activi...
2018.10.31
Cinema revamp a step closer
A LEADING conglomerate has applied for a compulsory sale order for redevelopment for tenants of the State Theatre (皇都...
2018.10.30
Record turnout at harbour swim
A RECORD 3,358 swimmers took part in the New World Harbour Race on 21 October, the highest number of participants since ...
2018.10.29
Flu vaccine spray recommended Number of protected kids has d...
THE Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Hong Kong (SHPHK, 香港醫院藥劑師學會) conducted a survey in the last two months a...
2018.10.29
HK slips in world competitiveness
HONG Kong was ranked seventh in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF, 世界經濟論壇) annual Global Competitiveness Report, do...
2018.10.25
General approval for e-cig ban
A BROAD cross-section of society offered support for a ban on e-cigarettes and called on authorities to act quickly.This...
2018.10.24
HK wins 48 medals in Asian Para Games Score marks the highes...
IN the 2018 Asian Para Games (亞洲殘疾人運動會), which took place in Indonesia (印尼) in early October, the Hong Kong te...
2018.10.24
Highest turnout for local bike event yet
THE fourth Hong Kong Cyclothon (香港單車節) took place at the harbourfront of Tsim Sha Tsui (尖沙嘴) on 14 October and a...
2018.10.24