France's top court suspends burqini ban in French Riviera town

Hong Kong restaurant ‘employs’ robot waiters

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

Singapore shrouded in smog as haze returns to SE Asia

France's top court suspends burqini ban in French Riviera town

August 27, 2016

France's highest administrative court suspends a controversial ban on the burqini by a French Riviera town after it was challenged by rights groups. (Photo: Reuters)

Hong Kong restaurant ‘employs’ robot waiters

August 26, 2016

The owner of Kam Mong, a nondescript restaurant in Mong Kok, has introduced four robot waiters to serve customers. The hi-tech dining experience has changed the ambience, with curious visitors thronging to get a glimpse of the robots.

 

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.

Singapore shrouded in smog as haze returns to SE Asia

August 26, 2016

Acrid smog blankets Singapore as the city-state is hit by the year’s first major outbreak of haze, an annual crisis sparked by forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia. (Photo: AFP)