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Hong Kong's weathered past goes on display

In days gone by, typhoon warnings came in the form of big balloons rising above the city and the firing of guns - all part of the gadgetry and history on show at an exhibition celebrating the Hong Kong Observatory's 130th anniversary.

10 Jul 2013 - 5:24AM

In days gone by, typhoon warnings came in the form of big balloons rising above the city and the firing of guns - all part of the gadgetry and history on show at an exhibition celebrating the Hong Kong Observatory's 130th anniversary.

Hong Kong's weathered past goes on display
A diversity of views from participants in July 1 events
Principal cleared of touching allegation
Ancient Mogao Grottoes murals get 3-D projection treatment
Alarm over youth cyber crime
12 Jul 2013 - 4:19AM
Alarm over youth cyber crime
Academy for Performing Arts hampered by lack of accommodation
Little action taken on dripping air-cons

Complaints about dripping air-cons have doubled since 2004, as have nuisance notices issued by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) warning property owners to fix leaks within three days. However, even though there were 20,000 complaints last year, only 631 nuisance notices were issued.

18 Aug 2013 - 3:56AM

Complaints about dripping air-cons have doubled since 2004, as have nuisance notices issued by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) warning property owners to fix leaks within three days. However, even though there were 20,000 complaints last year, only 631 nuisance notices were issued.

Little action taken on dripping air-cons
Chinese airline targets ‘Flight Aunties’ in recruitment drive

It seems that not only young and beautiful girls can make it into the competitive world of flight attending in China after all. A recent move by Shanghai-based Spring Air, China’s biggest budget carrier, will give preference to hiring married women with kids.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM

It seems that not only young and beautiful girls can make it into the competitive world of flight attending in China after all. A recent move by Shanghai-based Spring Air, China’s biggest budget carrier, will give preference to hiring married women with kids.

Chinese airline targets ‘Flight Aunties’ in recruitment drive
This season's style is a blast to the past

Nostalgia with a sophisticated twist will be a fashion trend next year as the trade takes aim at middle-aged professionals in need of a wardrobe pick-me-up. That's the prediction of leading fashion forecasters at the 20th Hong Kong Fashion Week for spring/summer that opened at the Convention and Exhibition Centre yesterday.

9 Jul 2013 - 5:55AM

Nostalgia with a sophisticated twist will be a fashion trend next year as the trade takes aim at middle-aged professionals in need of a wardrobe pick-me-up. That's the prediction of leading fashion forecasters at the 20th Hong Kong Fashion Week for spring/summer that opened at the Convention and Exhibition Centre yesterday.

This season's style is a blast to the past
Aged cleric still cares for the elderly when others don't

Lee Mo-fan's character is best measured through the stories of those he has devoted his life to serving.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM

Lee Mo-fan's character is best measured through the stories of those he has devoted his life to serving.

Aged cleric still cares for the elderly when others don't
Octogenarian dancer brings cheer to elderly
Training schemes help HK prisoners get new start
City wins battle for robot nerd-fest
Neighbours say good riddance to bad rubbish hoarded in Central flat
Homeless man, 86, finds a peaceful place to call home

Partly disabled rough sleeper Wong Wah has no hard feelings towards staff who manhandled him out of a Mong Kok shopping mall last month, despite public outrage.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM

Partly disabled rough sleeper Wong Wah has no hard feelings towards staff who manhandled him out of a Mong Kok shopping mall last month, despite public outrage.

Homeless man, 86, finds a peaceful place to call home
Russians are rushing to 'exotic, trendy' Hong Kong

Hong Kong's credentials as a truly international city are set to receive a boost from the growing influx of tourists, business investors and long-stay expatriates from Russia.

28 Jul 2013 - 7:38AM

Hong Kong's credentials as a truly international city are set to receive a boost from the growing influx of tourists, business investors and long-stay expatriates from Russia.

Russians are rushing to 'exotic, trendy' Hong Kong
Apple trade-in deal on chargers after tragedy

Apple is launching a trade-in programme for chargers after a Chinese woman died from a suspected electric shock while using a fake device on her iPhone. For less than HK$80, Apple will swap fake or third-party chargers for authentic Apple-manufactured ones from August 16.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM

Apple is launching a trade-in programme for chargers after a Chinese woman died from a suspected electric shock while using a fake device on her iPhone. For less than HK$80, Apple will swap fake or third-party chargers for authentic Apple-manufactured ones from August 16.

Apple trade-in deal on chargers after tragedy
Dressed to thrill, cosplayers bring fantasy to life at comic expo
Finally, an ATM that can talk to the blind
Hero's instincts took over as world turned upside down

It was National Day last year. And what was supposed to be a family outing with friends to see the fireworks display in Victoria Harbour became a nightmare for Lee Ming-sun as he tried to keep his family alive in one of Hong Kong's worst maritime disasters.

26 Aug 2013 - 5:50AM

It was National Day last year. And what was supposed to be a family outing with friends to see the fireworks display in Victoria Harbour became a nightmare for Lee Ming-sun as he tried to keep his family alive in one of Hong Kong's worst maritime disasters.

Hero's instincts took over as world turned upside down
Chairmen of the board - Hong Kong's last few chopping block craftsmen toil on
Thinking kit helps autistic pupils make connections