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Hong Kong school principals demand full e-cigarettes ban after children younger than 10 seen smoking

Head teachers unite in calling for use of new smoking products to be outlawed, fearing young children will move on to conventional cigarettes.

Head teachers unite in calling for use of new smoking products to be outlawed, fearing young children will move on to conventional cigarettes.

Hong Kong school principals demand full e-cigarettes ban after children younger than 10 seen smoking
9 Aug 2021 - 11:29PM
Tokyo Olympics: five new stars who have lit up the 2020 Games

It’s not always the big names who steal the spotlight – the past two weeks have seen a number of new faces shine on the world stage.

It’s not always the big names who steal the spotlight – the past two weeks have seen a number of new faces shine on the world stage.

Tokyo Olympics: five new stars who have lit up the 2020 Games
7 Aug 2021 - 10:08AM
Tokyo Olympics: top 15 memorable moments after week one of the 2020 Games

The Tokyo 2020 Games have already had countless shocks, controversies, disappointment and outright weirdness – and there is still one week to go.

The Tokyo 2020 Games have already had countless shocks, controversies, disappointment and outright weirdness – and there is still one week to go.

Tokyo Olympics: top 15 memorable moments after week one of the 2020 Games
1 Aug 2021 - 3:46PM
Tokyo Olympics: Hong Kong crowds celebrate Siobhan Haughey’s second silver – but not everyone cheers Chinese flag

Fans gather in their hundreds across the city to watch swimmer Siobhan Haughey become the first Hong Kong athlete to win two medals at the Olympic Games.

Fans gather in their hundreds across the city to watch swimmer Siobhan Haughey become the first Hong Kong athlete to win two medals at the Olympic Games.

Tokyo Olympics: Hong Kong crowds celebrate Siobhan Haughey’s second silver – but not everyone cheers Chinese flag
30 Jul 2021 - 5:38PM
Tokyo Olympics: 10 athletes who have rings tattoo, including Hong Kong’s own Siobhan Haughey and Stephanie Au

Which athletes competing at the Tokyo Olympics have the famous five rings tattooed on them?

Which athletes competing at the Tokyo Olympics have the famous five rings tattooed on them?

Tokyo Olympics: 10 athletes who have rings tattoo, including Hong Kong’s own Siobhan Haughey and Stephanie Au
26 Jul 2021 - 8:30AM
Hong Kong student battles neurodegenerative disease to clear DSE exams hurdle

Ching Chun-ho makes his parents and teachers proud by scoring 18 marks for six subjects despite requiring extra time to finish each paper.

Ching Chun-ho makes his parents and teachers proud by scoring 18 marks for six subjects despite requiring extra time to finish each paper.

Hong Kong student battles neurodegenerative disease to clear DSE exams hurdle
22 Jul 2021 - 1:49PM
Seven students achieve perfect scores in Hong Kong's university entrance exams

Hong Kong secondary school students received the results of their university entrance exams on July 21, 2021. Seven of the 49,976 students who sat this year’s Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) exams achieved perfect scores. This is the first year the test results were sent to students via SMS. 
 

Hong Kong secondary school students received the results of their university entrance exams on July 21, 2021. Seven of the 49,976 students who sat this year’s Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) exams achieved perfect scores. This is the first year the test results were sent to students via SMS. 
 

Seven students achieve perfect scores in Hong Kong's university entrance exams
21 Jul 2021 - 4:58PM
5 of 7 high-fliers in Hong Kong’s DSE exams plan to pursue medical studies in local universities

Inspired by the impact of Covid-19, some of the perfect scorers hope to ‘serve the weak and the ill’ as doctors in the future.

Inspired by the impact of Covid-19, some of the perfect scorers hope to ‘serve the weak and the ill’ as doctors in the future.

5 of 7 high-fliers in Hong Kong’s DSE exams plan to pursue medical studies in local universities
17 Aug 2021 - 5:40PM
Tokyo Olympics: from wearables to 3D printed shoes and AI-powered coaching, athletes are using technology to aim for gold

Sports technology that monitors technique and apparel to improve performance helps athletes, but critics say this can equate to ‘technological doping’.

Sports technology that monitors technique and apparel to improve performance helps athletes, but critics say this can equate to ‘technological doping’.

Tokyo Olympics: from wearables to 3D printed shoes and AI-powered coaching, athletes are using technology to aim for gold
20 Jul 2021 - 2:11PM
Five Tokyo 2020 Olympians who have recovered from Covid-19

NBA star Kevin Durant is among the many athletes who have contracted the coronavirus over the past but are well enough to compete in the Tokyo Games.

NBA star Kevin Durant is among the many athletes who have contracted the coronavirus over the past but are well enough to compete in the Tokyo Games.

Five Tokyo 2020 Olympians who have recovered from Covid-19
11 Jul 2021 - 4:03PM
Durian frenzy sweeps Hong Kong as Malaysia’s Musang King competes with Thai imports for popularity

Demand for Malaysian durians has spiked in China since 2019 – and durian sellers in the Southeast Asian nation are also seeing an uptick in delivery orders from Hongkongers.

Demand for Malaysian durians has spiked in China since 2019 – and durian sellers in the Southeast Asian nation are also seeing an uptick in delivery orders from Hongkongers.

Durian frenzy sweeps Hong Kong as Malaysia’s Musang King competes with Thai imports for popularity
8 Jul 2021 - 8:43PM
The morning after: Apple Daily supporters brave drizzling rain, express despair while snapping up final edition

The tabloid-style newspaper, a fixture for 26 years, ended operations at midnight following a series of arrests made under the national security law.

The tabloid-style newspaper, a fixture for 26 years, ended operations at midnight following a series of arrests made under the national security law.

The morning after: Apple Daily supporters brave drizzling rain, express despair while snapping up final edition
24 Jun 2021 - 5:30PM
University to launch Hong Kong’s largest solar energy project, generating income of up to HK$160 million by 2033

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology will install 8,000 solar panels in a project that will cost up to HK$60 million.

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology will install 8,000 solar panels in a project that will cost up to HK$60 million.

University to launch Hong Kong’s largest solar energy project, generating income of up to HK$160 million by 2033
26 Aug 2020 - 11:31PM
Further ease Hong Kong social-distancing rules to prevent catering sector from collapsing, say industry leaders

The catering sector lost an estimated revenue of HK$5 billion and HK$6.5 billion in July and August respectively. Business magnate Allan Zeman warns that Hong Kong could die if the harsh restrictions continue.

The catering sector lost an estimated revenue of HK$5 billion and HK$6.5 billion in July and August respectively. Business magnate Allan Zeman warns that Hong Kong could die if the harsh restrictions continue.

Further ease Hong Kong social-distancing rules to prevent catering sector from collapsing, say industry leaders
11 Sep 2020 - 4:20PM