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Over 2.9m visited Tai Kwun in its first year
TAI KWUN (大館) – the former Central Police Station compound – has been open for one year. It has received 2.9 million...
2019.05.22
Face ID tech barred in US city
SAN FRANCISCO (三藩市) has become the first US city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agenci...
2019.05.21
Guard says politics took her job
A FORMER female security staff member in the Legislative Council says political screening in the secretariat led to her ...
2019.05.20
Styrofoam waste filling up landfills Nearly half are contain...
WHEN you order takeaway food, think about where the lunchboxes and containers go after you finish your meal. According t...
2019.05.20
A US city bans credit-only stores
SAN FRANCISCO (三藩市) has enacted legislation to require brick-and-mortar retailers to take cash as payment.The city is...
2019.05.16
Air travel still safe, experts say
THE recent series of major airline accidents that bore heavy casualties have raised concerns about the safety of air tra...
2019.05.15
One million species nearly extinct UN report names human-rel...
IN early May, the United Nations released a scientific report that says one million species of living things are almost ...
2019.05.15
Irish restaurant charges extra for noisy kids
IN early May, the White Moose Café in Dublin, Ireland (愛爾蘭) posted on social media that it was adding a surcharge to...
2019.05.15
Protests signal a ‘climate spring’
A CIVIL disobedience campaign has prompted the British parliament to declare a climate emergency.It has also galvanised ...
2019.05.14
US$30m for homeless studies
A SAN FRANCISCO (三藩市) billionaire is donating US$30 million (HK$235m) to the University of California, San Francisco,...
2019.05.09
Blacklist looms for performers
LEGAL advice is being sought for compiling a blacklist of performers who repeatedly break rules in parks.The Leisure and...
2019.05.08
EPD to collect some food waste for free 35 housing estates w...
THE Environmental Protection Department (EPD, 環保署) has announced that there will be some exceptions to the government...
2019.05.08
Lander detects first known tremor on Mars
IN early April, Nasa’s latest Mars lander detected a tremor on the Red Planet. But Nasa only announced the news in mid-...
2019.05.08
Gorillas’ ‘selfie’ goes viral
A PICTURE showing two orphaned female gorillas posing like humans, taken in Virunga National Park in the Democratic Repu...
2019.05.07
China sees business in space
DURING initial tests of their 8.1-metre tall reusable rocket, Chinese engineers from LinkSpace (翎客航天), a start-up le...
2019.05.06
Italy returns 700+ artefacts to China Relics span multiple e...
AFTER an agreement in late March, Italy (意大利) has returned over 700 cultural artefacts to China in early April. Many ...
2019.05.06
Fines for any sports park delay
HONG Kong will finally have a mega sports park in four years as the government revealed a series of stringent penalties ...
2019.05.02
Traffic alert as Peak Tram shuts
THE Peak Tram (山頂纜車) has ceased operations for two to three months for renovation work that will cost HK$684 million...
2019.04.30
Privacy concern over taxi cams
CONCERNS about the privacy of taxi passengers were raised after taxi camera footage of two local celebrities kissing and...
2019.04.29
Robinson Island showcased in book Writers capture oral histo...
SINCE being named a Unesco site in 2011, the Hong Kong Global Geopark has seen a lot of interest. In April 2019, a book ...
2019.04.29
MTR boss laments ‘resentful’ city
OUTGOING MTR Corp chairman Frederick Ma Si-hang (馬時亨) said that during the 40 years since the first MTR train ran, Ho...
2019.04.15
New York to ban one-use plastic bags Law will come into effe...
IN early April, the budget plan for New York state (紐約州) was passed, and one of the side laws was a statewide ban on ...
2019.04.15