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  • Hong Kong’s exam authority scrapped question about Sino-Japanese history after criticism from Education Bureau
  • Student groups argued the decision was made for political reasons
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  • The controversial bill was first mooted in January 2019, but meetings to discuss it were delayed due to coronavirus shutdowns
  • The vote comes as Hongkongers mark the 31st anniversary of the June 4 incident
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  • Committee on Children’s Rights commissioned a study to examine if children had a voice in guiding the direction of the city
  • Preliminary findings found many government efforts were one-off events
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  • Is the historical significance of the June 4 incident fading from our collective memories?
  • Or do the sacrifices made by pro-democracy protesters in 1989 still live on today?
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  • Records show May 2020 had the second highest mean minimum temperature ever at 25.9 degrees Celsius
  • There was also 16 per cent more rain last month, compared to historical averages
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  • A new glass material could be the answer to broken glasses and smartphone screens
  • This material known as “polyether thioureas”, uses hydrogen bonding to make the edges of the broken glass self-adhesive
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  • The event, normally held at Victoria Park, was cancelled for the first time due to coronavirus social distancing measures
  • People are worried about the future of the gathering because of China’s proposed national security law
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  • Microsoft's smallest hybrid tablet is awesome for light productivity tasks and entertainment on the go
  • However, the base price only gets you 4GB of RAM and doesn’t include the keyboard cover
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  • Sega is releasing four versions of its iconic portable console with four video games on each
  • You’ll have to buy all four to play the full16 titles, which include favourites like ‘Sonic’ and ‘Out Run’
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  • Form Five students feel more pressure, as they have the DSEs in the coming year
  • The survey about online learning during the coronavrius was conducted by the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups
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  • The British Olympic hopeful fell from a ramp during a training session in California
  • She was airlifted to hospital but remains positive and posted a video on Instagram to reassure her fans
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  • The app’s use as a tool to raise political awareness resembles the use of Twitter during the Arab Spring
  • People are using it to spread information about protests, talk about racism and promote petitions
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  • 21-year-old Chow Pak-kwan had a kidney and part of his liver removed due to damage from the bullet; he is being charged with attempting to steal an officer’s gun
  • The police officer who shot Chow has had his personal information doxxed on social media and faced death threats
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  • Play a selection of classics like ‘Disney’s Aladdin’ and ‘Tetris’
  • Configure a joypad and you can enjoy local multiplayer as well
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