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Moving prisons to free up land
A POLITICAL think tank is calling on the government to move prisons to less appealing places such as Po Toi Island (蒲台...
2018.09.19
More rubbish floating into HK
THE SAR government has underestimated the amount of garbage in the sea that comes from the mainland, a green group said....
2018.09.18
Gas project at sea may harm dolphins The noise reduces how f...
WWF Hong Kong recently asked the Environmental Protection Department (EPD, 環保署) to look further into a proposed const...
2018.09.18
Sham Shui Po gets makeover
SHAM Shui Po, one of Hong Kong’s oldest districts as well as a food and electronics hub, has had a HK$12 million faceli...
2018.09.17
Number of walkers in HK drop
FEWER people choose to stretch their legs and walk due to an eagerness to save time, according to a new survey conducted...
2018.09.15
Student lunchboxes still too salty Nutrition in meals also i...
AFEW days before school started, the Department of Health (衞生署) and Centre for Food Safety (食安中心) announced the r...
2018.09.15
Vet school hopes for govt grant
CITY University (城市大學) is hopeful its push to turn its self-financed veterinary school programme into a government-s...
2018.09.03
Teen makes teddy bears for sick kids Aussie boy taught himse...
A BOY from Tasmania, Australia (澳洲塔斯曼尼亞) has been making teddy bears for seriously ill children for the last five...
2018.09.03
Goose admitted to Shanghai university
RECENTLY, the Shanghai Maritime University (SMU, 上海海事大學) accepted a new ‘student’, but this admission is causing...
2018.09.03
Another climate change alarm Ice at Antarctica melting far t...
A CCORDING to an international group of ice-sheet scientists, three trillion tons of Antarctica (南極洲) ice has melted ...
2018.06.28
Deaf cat predicts World Cup match results
EIGHT years after Paul the Octopus rightly predicted the winner of the 2010 World Cup, Russia (俄羅斯) has presented the...
2018.06.28
2018 World Cup kicks off in Russia The host nation wins firs...
THE Fifa World Cup started on 14 June and will end on 15 July. Russia (俄羅斯), the host nation, has scheduled the match...
2018.06.25
Effort to reduce plastic waste welcomed Green group supports...
IN early June, Green Earth (綠惜地球) stated that it welcomes Hong Kong government’s efforts to reduce plastic waste. I...
2018.06.20
Astronauts visit Pope Francis in Vatican
ON 8 June, a group of astronauts who recently came down from the International Space Station (ISS, 國際太空站) visited t...
2018.06.20
HK govt sets up commission on kids Panel will focus on child...
ON 1 June, the Hong Kong government set up a Children’s Commission, which is chaired by the Chief Secretary for Adminis...
2018.06.13
US university presents 10 new species of 2018
THE College of Environmental Science and Forestry at State University of New York (紐約州立大學環境與森林學院) has annou...
2018.06.13
The best cities for swimming Hong Kong ranked fourth in worl...
IN late May, CNN Travel named 12 cities that are best for swimming, and Hong Kong was ranked fourth. Three European (歐...
2018.06.11
HK Palace Museum starts being built Carrie Lam hosts ground-...
ON 28 May, the Hong Kong government held a ground-breaking ceremony for the Hong Kong Palace Museum (香港故宮文化博物館)...
2018.06.06
Students go to Ocean Park for free
OCEAN Park will be inviting 5,000 primary and 5,000 secondary students to go to the Park to attend the “Connecting Stud...
2018.06.06
Shaw studio to become museum Office building saved for film ...
NEW plans to manage the Shaw Brothers studio complex have been submitted to the government. Now the office building, fil...
2018.06.04
Youngest HKer to scale Everest
NINETEEN-year-old Benjamin Chan Ka-hei (陳家希) has made local history by becoming the youngest Hongkonger to conquer Mo...
2018.05.31
China set to scrap baby limits
BEIJING looks set to scrap all limits on the number of children a family can have – an end to a policy that spurred cou...
2018.05.30