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More Hong Kong pupils will be able to go back to school afte

More Hong Kong pupils will be able to go back to school after new guidance on Covid-19 jabs was adopted by education authorities.⁠ ⁠ The government’s scientific advisers recommended on Wednesday that adolescents take just one dose of coronavirus vaccine, bringing the 70 per cent inoculation rate required for full-day,…...

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China’s southern city of Shenzhen remains on high alert afte

China’s southern city of Shenzhen remains on high alert after a further four new Covid-19 cases – one of them asymptomatic – were uncovered on Tuesday night, doubling the day’s previously reported tally.⁠ ⁠ The new infections are a blow to Hong Kong’s hopes that its closed border with the…...

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Alpine skier Audrey King was left bitterly disappointed afte

Alpine skier Audrey King was left bitterly disappointed after failing to complete her women’s slalom run right at the death on Wednesday morning.⁠ ⁠ The 19-year-old came out of the Yanqing National Alpine Skiing Centre blocks fast, finding her rhythm and hitting designated flags until narrowly missing her final exit.⁠…...

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More than a dozen people were injured, 10 from gunfire, afte

More than a dozen people were injured, 10 from gunfire, after a man filled a rush-hour train with smoke and shot at commuters, authorities said.⁠ ⁠ The suspect wore what appeared to be a gas mask as the train approached the station and opened a canister, filling the carriage with…...

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