The tree blocked both lanes of Stubbs Road. Photo: Facebook
Accidents and personal safety in Hong Kong

Narrow escape for Hong Kong taxi driver, passenger after tree falls onto cab

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Emergency personnel were called in after the tree fell across Stubbs Road in Wan Chai around 7.30am.

The tree blocked both lanes of Stubbs Road. Photo: Facebook

Narrow escape for Hong Kong taxi driver, passenger after tree falls onto cab

Emergency personnel were called in after the tree fell across Stubbs Road in Wan Chai around 7.30am.

32 minutes ago

How sustainable design can foster recycling, and more, at TEDxTinHauWomen

Women speakers at the TEDxTinHauWomen event in Hong Kong will cover issues as varied as lying, taboos, the power of community and how to recycle better.

53 minutes ago

Hong Kong charity’s STEM programme enriches lives of disadvantaged students

Its founder vows to ‘leave no children behind’ in educating the city’s next generation of inventors.

2 hours ago
Howard Chung and Irene Cheng of HIR Studio’s benches made from salvaged plastic. They are an example of sustainable design Cheng will highlight in a TEDxTinHauWomen talk. Photo: Handout

How sustainable design can foster recycling, and more, at TEDxTinHauWomen

Women speakers at the TEDxTinHauWomen event in Hong Kong will cover issues as varied as lying, taboos, the power of community and how to recycle better.

53 minutes ago
Hong Kong society

Hong Kong charity’s STEM programme enriches lives of disadvantaged students

Its founder vows to ‘leave no children behind’ in educating the city’s next generation of inventors.

Its founder vows to ‘leave no children behind’ in educating the city’s next generation of inventors.

2 hours ago
Banking & finance

Consumers willing to share data with banks if it makes for a better experience

Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area consumers want personalisation and a sleek experience when it comes to digital banking, and are willing to share personal data to get it, research by Capco finds.

Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area consumers want personalisation and a sleek experience when it comes to digital banking, and are willing to share personal data to get it, research by Capco finds.

3 hours ago

Glaring problem: call to switch off night lights ignored by Hong Kong shops

Light pollution is worsening but residents have no recourse to fix the problem, The Green Earth says

4 hours ago
Glaring problem: call to switch off night lights ignored by Hong Kong shops

FTX remnants remind Hong Kong of the bullet it dodged

The remaining operations of FTX and Alameda in Hong Kong after they relocated are giving local regulators a chance to prove they were right.

3 hours ago
FTX remnants remind Hong Kong of the bullet it dodged

Consumers willing to share data with banks if it makes for a better experience

Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area consumers want personalisation and a sleek experience when it comes to digital banking, and are willing to share personal data to get it, research by Capco finds.

3 hours ago

Glaring problem: call to switch off night lights ignored by Hong Kong shops

Light pollution is worsening but residents have no recourse to fix the problem, The Green Earth says

4 hours ago

FTX remnants remind Hong Kong of the bullet it dodged

The remaining operations of FTX and Alameda in Hong Kong after they relocated are giving local regulators a chance to prove they were right.

3 hours ago
Coronavirus Explainers
The vaccination exemption row was set in motion when the police arrested six doctors for allegedly issuing vaccination exemption certificates without doing proper consultations. Photo: Jelly Tse

Explainer | Hong Kong vaccination exemptions: how did we get here and where will it end?

Health chief’s move to annul more than 20,000 vaccination exemptions has become a legal row.

26 Oct 2022 - 10:03PM

Explainer | Hong Kong is finally axing hotel quarantine – here’s what you need to know

Travellers will no longer be confined to hotel rooms for quarantine upon arrival in Hong Kong from Monday.

Travellers will no longer be confined to hotel rooms for quarantine upon arrival in Hong Kong from Monday.

19 Oct 2022 - 11:19PM

Explainer | Vaccine pass for kids from age 5: what Hong Kong parents should know

New scheme will come into force on Friday in a first phase requiring younger residents to get at least one vaccine dose.

New scheme will come into force on Friday in a first phase requiring younger residents to get at least one vaccine dose.

29 Sep 2022 - 10:06AM

Explainer | Hong Kong is easing quarantine rules for arrivals: here’s what you need to know

Quarantine period in designated hotels is to be cut as Hong Kong relaxes anti-coronavirus measures.

Quarantine period in designated hotels is to be cut as Hong Kong relaxes anti-coronavirus measures.

9 Aug 2022 - 5:03PM
Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu at a grocery store in Thailand during the Apec trip. Photo: Handout

Opinion | As bus fares and power bills surge, whose side is the government on?

For John Lee, the Hong Kong story is about reopening for business. For ordinary folks, it’s about rising taxi, bus, ferry fares and power bills – and how little the government is doing about it.

4 hours ago

My Hong Kong | Thai tour group deserves ‘Tourist of the Year’ medals after meal box fiasco

The group, who had to eat meal boxes for three days of a four-day trip and still described it as ‘very good’, should be showered with free air tickets and future hotel accommodation.

The group, who had to eat meal boxes for three days of a four-day trip and still described it as ‘very good’, should be showered with free air tickets and future hotel accommodation.

27 Nov 2022 - 7:47PM
Thai tour group deserves ‘Tourist of the Year’ medals after meal box fiasco

Opinion | Hong Kong’s love of meat leaves it on the wrong side of progress

As Hong Kong opens a new dairy farm training school, the rest of the world is already moving towards innovative and cruelty-free food production. Missing the boat on plant-based and lab-grown animal products won’t help our global competitiveness or environmental footprint.

As Hong Kong opens a new dairy farm training school, the rest of the world is already moving towards innovative and cruelty-free food production. Missing the boat on plant-based and lab-grown animal products won’t help our global competitiveness or environmental footprint.

23 Nov 2022 - 8:15AM
Hong Kong’s love of meat leaves it on the wrong side of progress

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