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Hong Kong athletes will be eyeing more than gold medals at t

Hong Kong athletes will be eyeing more than gold medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics this month – up to HK$5 million cash will be up for grabs for individual glory.⁠ ⁠ The Hong Kong team will now comprise 46 athletes, including two table tennis reserves, making it the second…...

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Hong Kong lawmakers approved a government proposal to increa

Hong Kong lawmakers approved a government proposal to increase the number of statutory holidays from 12 to 17 by 2030, overruling unionists and pro-business legislators who had sought to change the time frame for the plan’s implementation.⁠ ⁠ The Secretary for Labour and Welfare told lawmakers the administration had considered…...

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A Chinese advisory panel has given the green light to the Co

A Chinese advisory panel has given the green light to the Covid-19 vaccine developed by BioNTech, meaning it will become the first vaccine developed overseas to be used on the mainland once it receives approval from the drug regulator.⁠ ⁠ The report quoted a source as saying the vaccine would…...

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Hong Kong confirmed three imported Covid-19 cases carrying m

Hong Kong confirmed three imported Covid-19 cases carrying mutations on Wednesday, including two people who were fully vaccinated.⁠ ⁠ All were found to have the L452R mutation, which is linked to the more infectious Delta variant.⁠ ⁠ One of the vaccinated had received two shots of the BioNTech vaccine, and…...

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Pierfrancesco Celada celebrates Hong Kong’s iconic Instagram

Pierfrancesco Celada celebrates Hong Kong’s iconic Instagram pier in an exhibition at WMA, until July 25. ⁠ ⁠ The cargo dock became one of Hong Kong’s most popular public spaces before it was closed in march.⁠ ⁠ More amazing photos at link in bio.⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠…...

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About one-third of recovered coronavirus patients in Hong Ko

About one-third of recovered coronavirus patients in Hong Kong have reported memory loss. ⁠ ⁠ A similar percentage experienced feelings of depression and anxiety that persisted for months after healing, a preliminary study has found.⁠ ⁠ Some of the 128 recovered patients surveyed by a team from Chinese University said…...

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The Yue Kwong Chuen estate was built to provide low-cost hou

The Yue Kwong Chuen estate was built to provide low-cost housing in Aberdeen. ⁠ ⁠ The estate is slated to undergo redevelopment at the end of the year.⁠ ⁠ More amazing photos at the link in bio.⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ Charity In China report Paypal account: fund@charityinchina.cn…...

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More than one in four secondary school leavers in Hong Kong

More than one in four secondary school leavers in Hong Kong intend to study overseas, according to a poll by a youth organisation.⁠ ⁠ The organisation has found that the number of young people in the city following such trends remains high.⁠ ⁠ The poll involving more than 500 teens…...

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Hong Kong has revoked the quarantine exemptions for a Saudi

Hong Kong has revoked the quarantine exemptions for a Saudi Arabia consulate worker and his household, after the family broke self-isolating rules and two of the children caught Covid-19.⁠ ⁠ “Anyone in that household who is not a confirmed case has been sent to a quarantine centre,” a government source…...

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Lam Man-chung, executive editor-in-chief of the now-defunct

Lam Man-chung, executive editor-in-chief of the now-defunct Apple Daily newspaper, was arrested by Hong Kong national security police on Wednesday morning.⁠ ⁠ Lam is the eighth senior company executive to be arrested since police last month mounted a sweeping operation against the 26-year-old publication founded by jailed media tycoon Jimmy…...

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