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Test run for self-driving train in Japan
ON 7 January, the transport company Japan Railway East (JR East, 東日本旅客鐵道) tested a self-driving train on its Yama...
2019.01.16
Bypass to open in phases
MOTORISTS can start using the Central-Wan Chai Bypass (中環灣仔繞道) to travel between Hong Kong Island West and East st...
2019.01.15
Electronic devices hurt eyes
A THIRD of local children aged from three to 12 are at risk of eye problems as they use electronic devices for more than...
2019.01.14
Hong Kong enters peak flu season Hospitals may be busy the n...
ON 2 January, the Controller for the Centre for Health Protection, Wong Ka-hing (衛生防護中心總監黃加慶), announced that...
2019.01.14
Last HK e-taxi on the scrap heap
THE last of Hong Kong’s electric taxis has been turned to scrap, prompting the aggrieved owner to lambast the governmen...
2019.01.10
Eight options to free up land
THE Task Force on Land Supply (土地供應專責小組) has submitted its final report on its public consultation to Chief Exec...
2019.01.09
Most Mangkhut-related damage fixed
BACK in September 2018, Typhoon Mangkhut (山竹) hit Hong Kong hard and caused a lot of damage, from fallen trees to floo...
2019.01.09
Food truck scheme struggling
FOOD truck operators are making a last effort to save their dying businesses by shifting their focus to public events.Th...
2019.01.08
Year of the Pig stamps coming soon Special material used for...
THE Hongkong Post has announced that it will be releasing Year of the Pig postal products on the 12th of this month. The...
2019.01.08
Japan to resume whaling
JAPAN says it is leaving the International Whaling Commission (IWC) to resume commercial hunts for the animals for the f...
2019.01.07
Korean firm invents rice straws Can be eaten after used for ...
IN an effort to be greener, the South Korean (南韓的) government is going to ban plastic utensils. A company there has c...
2019.01.07
Curtains rise on Xiqu Centre
ABOUT 30 groups will perform in the Xiqu Centre (戲曲中心), which will officially open on 20 January, making it the firs...
2019.01.03
Food guide cheers durian lovers
A DURIAN dessert restaurant and two stalls selling tofu and soya milk made the cut on the latest Michelin Guide for Hong...
2019.01.02
Most grassroots want waste disposal fee Green groups urge Le...
MANY green groups, such as Greenpeace, joined together to ask Hong Kong Shue Yan University (香港樹仁大學) to conduct a ...
2019.01.02
Unesco supports Syria’s last shadow puppeteer
BECAUSE of the war in Syria (敘利亞), its last shadow puppeteer, Shadi al-Hallaq, has lost almost all his equipment. He ...
2019.01.02
Crashed bus driver gets jailed
A CITYBUS (城巴) driver was sent to prison for 30 months on 10 December for being at fault in a crash that left three pe...
2018.12.19
Chang’e-4 probe successfully launched Spacecraft to land on...
ON 8 December, the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre (西昌衛星發射中心) used the Long March 3 (長征三號) rocket to success...
2018.12.19
Appearance of wishing taxi cheers up HK
A WISHING taxi is going around Hong Kong. Passengers can make a wish, write it down on a piece of coloured paper and sti...
2018.12.19
Survey: 1 in 3 HKers binge-drink
MORE than a third of people in the SAR binge-drink, according to a survey of 1,119 people by the Hong Kong Anti-Cancer S...
2018.12.18
Textile mills get makeover
THE multi-million dollar revitalisation project that transformed three adjoining 64-yearold former textile factories int...
2018.12.17
News museum officially opens CE says building supports journ...
ON 5 December, the Hong Kong News Expo (香港新聞博覽館) officially opened. Located in Central, the museum is the first i...
2018.12.17
HK news exhibition site opens
THE long-awaited Hong Kong News Expo (HKNE, 香港新聞博覽館) – the first newsoriented exhibition venue in Asia – has op...
2018.12.13