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Shanghai’s very elderly rises to 2 ,657 people
THE Shanghai city government released a list of centenarians in 2019. As of 30 September, there are 2,657 people who hav...
2019.10.16
Beatles album No 1 again
THE classic Beatles (披頭四) album Abbey Road is back at number one in Britain half a century after its first release, w...
2019.10.15
New hope for paralysed man
A MAN paralysed from the shoulders down has been able to walk using a pioneering fourlimbed robotic system, or exoskelet...
2019.10.14
Teachers innovate to boost reading Library lending figures s...
TEACHERS across Hong Kong have been trying different ways to encourage their students to read. Some have found ways to r...
2019.10.14
Prince Harry rebukes UK press
BRITISH royal Prince Harry has lashed out at the British media for its treatment of his wife, Meghan, accusing it of hou...
2019.10.10
Want a degree in videogaming?
IN their first week in class, a group of students played a first-person shooter videogame in a sleek new digital studio....
2019.10.09
Thunberg lashes out at climate summit Teen activist says cou...
THE UN Climate Action Summit took place in New York recently. Over 60 countries joined to discuss what to do after promi...
2019.10.09
Litter collected on World Cleanup Day
THE third Saturday of every September is World Cleanup Day, and this year, over 160 cities held different events to cele...
2019.10.09
Gloomy prospects for uni grads
UNIVERSITY graduates are facing bigger difficulties finding jobs. The unemployment rate for youngsters rose to 10 percen...
2019.10.08
Bruce Lee’s old home torn down
DEMOLITION work began on the former home of kung fu icon Bruce Lee (李小龍) in Kowloon Tong (九龍塘), after negotiations...
2019.10.03
Teen rages at climate summit
TEENAGE activist Greta Thunberg angrily denounced world leaders for failing to tackle climate change, unleashing the out...
2019.10.02
Bird numbers drop across America 30 percent of avians lost o...
ARECENT report warns that the number of birds in North America has fallen by 2.9 billion over half a century, which is a...
2019.10.02
Paris river taxi service expected to launch in 2020
IN 2018, a company in Paris (巴黎) unveiled a nearly-spherical eco-friendly water taxi. Now, they are testing it at the ...
2019.10.02
UFO fans descend near Area 51
SCORES of UFO enthusiasts converged on rural Nevada (內華達州) for a pilgrimage of sorts to the US installation known as...
2019.09.30
Survey: most schoolbags are overweight Schools should buy bo...
A POLITICAL party has done a survey about the weight of students’ schoolbags. They found that 86 percent of schoolchild...
2019.09.30
Norway leads in electric car sales
ALMOST a third of all new cars sold in Norway (挪威) last year were purely electric, a new world record as the country s...
2019.09.26
Coral gardeners bring back reef
JAMAICA (牙買加) lost 85 percent of its oncebountiful coral reefs in a series of natural and man-made disasters during t...
2019.09.25
British teenager loses eyesight after eating only junk food
FOR the past 10 years, a 19-yearold in Bristol (布里斯托爾), the UK, has only eaten processed foods like potato crisps a...
2019.09.25
Food stores using false prices
SUPERMARKETS are misleading customers with so-called ‘strike-through prices’ when the products have not actually been ...
2019.09.24
Ocean Park opens new marine research station New centre to h...
RECENTLY, Ocean Park opened the first research and education sea life centre in Asia: the Marine Life Stranding and Educ...
2019.09.24
Gold toilet stolen in Britain
A UNIQUE solid gold toilet that was part of an arts exhibit was stolen from the magnificent home in England (英國) where...
2019.09.23
Giant panda twins born Berlin zoo welcomes two new cubs
IT is not easy for giant pandas to get pregnant and have cubs. But the Berlin Zoo (柏林動物園) welcomed two brand new pa...
2019.09.23