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HK’s public toilets in a mess
FEMALES are forced to put up with long queues at public toilets amid a failure by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Dep...
2019.12.05
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Lack of exercise harms teens
TEENAGERS worldwide are jeopardising their health by failing to get enough exercise to reduce their risk of obesity and ...
2019.12.04
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Singapore invokes fake news law
SINGAPORE’S government has invoked its new law against online ‘fake news’ for the first time, the island’s Straits T...
2019.12.03
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AI-composed song greets Pope
FEW aspects of life escape the touch of technology in cutting-edge Japan (日本), including an official song written to w...
2019.12.02
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More tech needed to help elderly
CARERS and service providers should use more innovative technology when providing services to the elderly, says the Secr...
2019.11.28
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Climate harms next generation
A CHILD born today faces multiple lifelong health risks from climate change – growing up in a warmer world with risks o...
2019.11.27
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Commuter handcuffed for eating
A BLACK man in the US was detained by police and given a citation (fixed penalty notice) for eating a breakfast sandwich...
2019.11.26
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Run to live longer, researchers say
ANY amount of regular running is associated with a lower risk of dying prematurely, particularly from cancer or heart di...
2019.11.25
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Marie Kondo helps kids tidy up
DECLUTTERING guru Marie Kondo has written a new picture book to teach children how to keep the home tidy. Kiki & Jax: Th...
2019.11.21
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e-Commerce waste overfl ows
ACCUMULATED waste from China’s e-commerce and express delivery sectors stands to more than quadruple by 2025 unless act...
2019.11.20
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More Greater Bay perks for HK
CHIEF Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (林鄭月娥) says Hongkongers will benefi t from a series of preferential polic...
2019.11.18
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Shorter work hours boosted sales
IN a country notorious for overwork, Microsoft Japan (日本) trialled a radical idea: working less. And it found that fou...
2019.11.13
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10-year-old McMeal on display
A DECADE on from McDonald’s shut down in Iceland (冰島), thousands of online viewers follow the live broadcast of the s...
2019.11.12
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Toxic cloud floats over India
AIR pollution in New Delhi (新德里) and its surrounding towns reached the worst levels so far this year on 2 November, w...
2019.11.11
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NYC bans foie gras sales
NEW York City (紐約市), often viewed as the fine dining capital of the United States, became the latest US locality to b...
2019.11.07
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Hong Kong too bright after dark
MORE than 22 percent of external lighting on buildings in Mong Kok (旺角) and along Victoria Harbour (維多利亞港) is not...
2019.11.06
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River rubbish catcher unveiled
A YOUNG Dutch (荷蘭的) inventor is expanding his efforts to clean up floating plastic from the Pacific Ocean (太平洋) by...
2019.11.05
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New bins to keep out animals
OFFICIALS have unveiled new rubbish bins for the streets of Hong Kong that have been designed to stop wild animals pulli...
2019.11.04
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The most innovative universities
FOR the fifth year running, Stanford University (史丹福大學) tops Reuters’ (路透社) ranking of the world’s most innova...
2019.10.31
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Bright coloured beards in fashion
FROM shades of startling red to hues of vivid tangerine, brightly coloured beards have become a fashion statement on the...
2019.10.30
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Aussie press blacks out news
NEWSPAPERS across Australia (澳洲) ran heavily redacted front pages on 21 October in protest against government secrecy ...
2019.10.29
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Thousands wait on organ donors
LESS than one-third of Hong Kong citizens will donate their organs after their death, leaving more than 3,000 patients w...
2019.10.28
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How the brain controls pain
PAIN perception is essential for survival, but how much something hurts can sometimes be amplified or suppressed: for ex...
2019.10.24
21904
Google touts privacy options
THE latest phone and smart-home devices from Google came packaged with a not-so-subtle message: Google cares about your ...
2019.10.23
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Facebook to translate with maths
DESIGNERS of machine translation tools still mostly rely on dictionaries to make a foreign language understandable. But ...
2019.10.22
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