Ivanka Lou

The by-laws and regulations of the railway and franchised buses prohibit the carriage of animals, except a guide dog accompanying a visually impaired person.

Countdown celebrations were also held on the streets and in malls across commercial and tourist haunts such as Causeway Bay, Lan Kwai Fong and Tsim Sha Tsui.

Kara Ngai, 19, had always wanted to be an animal carer but her parents were opposed to it. Having qualified as a rescue diver, she is now pursuing a diploma in tourism and hopes to combine her passion with a career.


The new channels have been installed at both the Hong Kong terminus of the new Express Rail Link and the Hong Kong port of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. Channels are fitted with new machines that allow better maintenance and are easier to use.

The survey found 84 per cent of people in the city had poor knowledge of little people, who report practical difficulties in day-to-day life.

First patients at Hong Kong Children’s Hospital in Kai Tak attend for follow-up appointments at specialist outpatient clinics, with inpatient wards set to open in 2019.

Domestic worker and 89-year-old wheelchair-bound boss were on shopping trip when accident which killed four people and injured 11 happened in North Point.