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  • Tutorial centres have been asked to cancel face-to-face activities for two weeks
  • Parents are concerned about their children's mental health during the coronavirus pandemic
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  • The vote was held to choose candidates for the upcoming Legislative Council elections
  • The event was organised by activist Benny Tai as part of a campaign to give the opposition camp a majority
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  • All proceeds from the new version of the song will go to Unicef’s global campaign for coronavirus relief efforts
  • Jewellery brand Pandora says it will match every dollar raised from sales, giving up to US$1 million
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  • Coronavirus prevention measures forced organisers to cancel firefly festival, but the natural spectacle still went on
  • As many as 30,000 insects can be seen during a 10-day period
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  • Infectious disease experts warn new local outbreaks of Covid-19 are more concerning than previous ones, due to stricter border control and quarantine measures
  • The new cases could overwhelm the public health system
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  • The annual event, which attracts a million bookworms every year, is being pushed back as a precaution as more Covid-19 cases are reported
  • Attractions this year were to include a Bruce Lee exhibition
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  • Unknown particles released by the pathogen cause some people to test positive
  • Fewer spike proteins on the virus allow for better bonding on human cells
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  • Canadian International School student Audrey Yung started posting food photos on social media three years ago
  • The blogger stays up to date on what’s hot by reading the Michelin Guide and Asia’s Top 50 Restaurants list
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  • More than 100 species of lemur, a hamster and a whale species are threatened with extinction
  • The IUCN compiles the list of the global conservation status of biological species
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  • Say it like a pro when you want delicious curry fish balls or egg waffles from the city's street hawkers
  • This week, we look at some common slang related to street food culture
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  • First choose a good expense tracker app like Wally or Spendee and input every one of your expenditures for a few months
  • Then, analyse where your money is going and look for problem areas to cut back on
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  • ‘The Claudia Kishi Club’ celebrates the influence of the Japanese American girl who offered rare representation in YA fiction
  • The author of the books Ann M. Martin based the character on a friend from school
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  • This is an entry for YP’s Summer Short Story Competition
  • The theme for this year is the word ‘elf’
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  • While members of the Han Chinese majority have been encouraged to have children, the use of IUDs and sterilisation has gone up for Uygurs
  • Women are forced to have examinations every month or risk being sent to detention camps 
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