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Sydney zoo welcomes baby meerkats
AZOO in Sydney, Australia (澳洲悉尼) welcomed some new baby animals – two meerkats (狐獴) and 20 feathertail gliders (...
2018.04.25
Beware of poisonous plants
THE Hospital Authority (HA, 醫管局) has issued an online illustrated handbook about poisonous plants in a bid to prevent...
2018.04.24
HK angered by ticket touts
PRINTING names on tickets to prevent ticket reselling will not work, according to concert organisers, who instead want t...
2018.04.23
Vegetables grown in Antarctica Tech might help future space ...
IN early April, German (德國的) scientists announced that they had successfully grown vegetables in the harsh conditions...
2018.04.23
DSE dumps politics again
THE Diploma of Secondary Education’s liberal studies (中學文憑試通識教育科) exam has steered clear of politics for the ...
2018.04.19
AI to aid colon exams
A NEWLY developed real-time artificial intelligence (AI) system will help doctors pick up colorectal polyps missed by hu...
2018.04.18
Coin cart now accepts e-wallets HKMA presents QR code for ad...
THE Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA,香港金融管理局) announced that from 10 April, their coin collectors can add the v...
2018.04.18
Squirrel in Turkey can move again
A SQUIRREL in Turkey (土耳其) lost its front paws because of an animal trap, but a veterinarian learned about it and dec...
2018.04.18
Hopes of greater bay integration
GUANGDONG provincial chief Ma Xingrui (廣東省省長馬興瑞) said the province could remove barriers to enhance the cooperat...
2018.04.17
Children wish for larger flats Activists interview kids on C...
ON 4 April, Children’s Day, an activist group asked different children in Sham Shui Po (深水埗) to write down their wis...
2018.04.16
Animal laws out of date
ANIMAL groups have renewed calls to update laws and establish an animal police unit after the death of a dog, which had ...
2018.04.16
Strict drone rules proposed
STRINGENT requirements – including registration, insurance and users being trained and licensed – were listed in a con...
2018.04.12
Suspicions over wetland fires
THE government should consider buying back Nam Sang Wai (南生圍) for conservation following four suspicious fires in und...
2018.04.11
Tiangong-1 returns to Earth Spacecraft falls into Pacific
THE Chinese spacecraft, Tiangong-1 (天宮一號), has returned to Earth and fell into the ocean in early April. Most of it ...
2018.04.11
Hong Kong celebrates Thai holiday
BECAUSE there is a large Thai (泰國人) population in Hong Kong, large parts of the city often celebrate Songkran alongsi...
2018.04.11
China sets up tariffs for US
CHINA has imposed tariffs on 128 US imports worth US$3 billion (HK$23.5 billion), including fruits and pork, retaliating...
2018.04.10
New champions of the young
THE government has unveiled the list of members for the new Youth Development Commission. Among the 34 non-official youn...
2018.04.07
MTR increases fares Prices will rise 3 percent in June
MTRC announced in late March that it will increase its fares by 3.14 percent in June. Crossing the harbour from urban ar...
2018.04.07
Prison sites good for housing?
HONG Kong’s prisons should be moved to the mainland so that the land is freed up for housing, argues Charles Ho Tsu-kwo...
2018.03.26
Stephen Hawking passes away at 76 Physicist famous for study...
ON 14 March, world-famous scientist Stephen Hawking, aged 76, passed away in his sleep at home in Cambridge (劍橋), the ...
2018.03.26
HK museum shows high tech car Solar vehicle developed locall...
STARTING mid-March, the Hong Kong Science Museum (香港科學館) is showing a new exhibition called Sophie – IVE’s Solar ...
2018.03.21
Spaceship to Mars may be tested next year
DURING a US entertainment festival in mid-March, Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, revealed that the spaceship s...
2018.03.21