Legco elections explained in three minutes: how Hong Kong’s system works

Three die in crossbow attack in Toronto

China sends lighthouse watchmen to work in South China Sea

A Chinese student creates a wearable device to deliver automatic support for weak muscles

Legco elections explained in three minutes: how Hong Kong’s system works

August 23, 2016

Confused by the difference between functional and geographical constituencies? Want to know the difference between the three aspects of polling - and why one is seen as undemocratic? Our explainer will get you up to speed before Hong Kong goes to the polls on September 4.

Three die in crossbow attack in Toronto

August 26, 2016

Toronto police are investigating the deaths of three people who appeared to have been injured by a crossbow bolt.

China sends lighthouse watchmen to work in South China Sea

August 25, 2016

The Spratlys Island known as Nansha in China is where Beijing has rapidly turned reefs into artificial islands, with facilities capable of military use, including extensive runways. Recently, China sent a first batch of six lighthouse watchmen to work in the disputed South China Sea.

A Chinese student creates a wearable device to deliver automatic support for weak muscles

August 25, 2016

Children with muscular diseases could have their strength boosted by a new wearable device designed by Tan Xin-yang, a Chinese student, who graduated from the Royal College of Art. The device, named Vigor, was recently shown off at London's Royal College of Art Design Show. Tan has set up a start-up to commercialise Vigor, promising a public release when an improved version is complete.