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HK RESEARCHERS REVEAL DRUG DISCOVERY BREAKTHROUGHHK RESEARCHERS REVEAL DRUG DISCOVERY BREAKTHROUGH

HK RESEARCHERS REVEAL DRUG DISCOVERY BREAKTHROUGH(Aug 21, 2020)
Drawing on the latest gene-editing technology, a team led by scientists at the City University of Hong Kong has developed a new method to rapidly detect and target non-coding RNA (ribonucleic acid)...
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HK JOINS INTERNATIONAL UNITED EFFORTS TO DEVELOP HIGH-TECH COVID-19 SOLUTIONSHK JOINS INTERNATIONAL UNITED EFFORTS TO DEVELOP HIGH-TECH COVID-19 SOLUTIONS

HK JOINS INTERNATIONAL UNITED EFFORTS TO DEVELOP HIGH-TECH COVID-19 SOLUTIONS(Aug 20, 2020)
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) researchers have joined an International Task Force to explore viable options for deploying mobile health (mHealth) technologies to fight COVID-19...
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NEW COVID-19 TESTING CENTRE AT HKIANEW COVID-19 TESTING CENTRE AT HKIA

NEW COVID-19 TESTING CENTRE AT HKIA(Aug 18, 2020)
Starting today (Aug 18) passengers arriving at Hong Kong International Airport must go to the Temporary Specimen Collection Centre (TSCC) in the restricted area of the airport for COVID-19 testing...
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GETTING PREPARED: MOBILE FIELD HOSPITALSGETTING PREPARED: MOBILE FIELD HOSPITALS

GETTING PREPARED: MOBILE FIELD HOSPITALS(Aug 17, 2020)
Amid the third wave of COVID-19 infections, Hong Kong has geared up its treatment capabilities by setting up makeshift treatment areas and temporary hospitals. The community treatment facilities were...
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HK TO ROLL OUT CITYWIDE COVID-19 TESTINGHK TO ROLL OUT CITYWIDE COVID-19 TESTING

HK TO ROLL OUT CITYWIDE COVID-19 TESTING(Aug 13, 2020)
Starting later this month, Hong Kong will implement wide-ranging virus testing measures to combat the pandemic. They include a voluntary community testing scheme, free tests at hospitals and private clinics...
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BALLOON LABS HELP RAMP UP VIRUS TESTING IN HKBALLOON LABS HELP RAMP UP VIRUS TESTING IN HK

BALLOON LABS HELP RAMP UP VIRUS TESTING IN HK(Aug 12, 2020)
Hong Kong is preparing to launch citywide COVID-19 testing within the next few weeks. A cluster of air-inflated, temporary labs attaining Biosafety Level 2 standards has been set up at a sports complex...
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HK EXTENDS DISTANCING MEASURESHK EXTENDS DISTANCING MEASURES

HK EXTENDS DISTANCING MEASURES(Aug 11, 2020)
Hong Kong recorded 33 COVID-19 cases today (Aug 11), the lowest number in more than three weeks. As the city continues to battle a third wave of the pandemic, the SAR Government has extended...
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HK MOBILE HOSPITAL UP AND RUNNINGHK MOBILE HOSPITAL UP AND RUNNING

HK MOBILE HOSPITAL UP AND RUNNING(Aug 10, 2020)
Take a look inside Hong Kong’s temporary Community Treatment Facility (CTF), which opened on Aug 1 at AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) near the airport to treat patients with mild symptoms of COVID-19...
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4 MUST-HAVES FOR HK-BOUND TRAVELLERS4 MUST-HAVES FOR HK-BOUND TRAVELLERS

4 MUST-HAVES FOR HK-BOUND TRAVELLERS(Aug 7, 2020)
The original COVID-19 test report, bearing the name and ID card (or passport) number of the relevant traveller, must be presented by Hong Kong residents before they board flights to the city from nine...
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MUST-DO FOR HK-BOUND TRAVELLERSMUST-DO FOR HK-BOUND TRAVELLERS

MUST-DO FOR HK-BOUND TRAVELLERS(Aug 6, 2020)
Hong Kong residents returning to the city from specified high-risk areas need to, before boarding their flights, present an officially approved letter confirming a negative result from a COVID-19 test conducted...
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NEW COVID-19 VACCINE SHOWS PROMISENEW COVID-19 VACCINE SHOWS PROMISE

NEW COVID-19 VACCINE SHOWS PROMISE(Aug 5, 2020)
As researchers around the world race to find a COVID-19 vaccine, Hong Kong Polytechnic University has teamed up with counterparts in Macao and Mainland China to produce a “recombinant RBD protein...
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HK OPENS MAKE-SHIFT COVID-19 TREATMENT FACILITYHK OPENS MAKE-SHIFT COVID-19 TREATMENT FACILITY

HK OPENS MAKE-SHIFT COVID-19 TREATMENT FACILITY(Aug 4, 2020)
The AsiaWorld-Expo, near Hong Kong International Airport, is used to hosting some of the biggest exhibitions and mega-star performers. Now, in a matter of a few days, the venue has been converted into...
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STAY SAFE WITH TOUCHLESS LIFT PANELSSTAY SAFE WITH TOUCHLESS LIFT PANELS

STAY SAFE WITH TOUCHLESS LIFT PANELS(Aug 4, 2020)
To touch or not to touch? We’ve tried to avoid physical contact with surfaces during the pandemic, using tissues, pen tips, and even knuckles or elbows in order to keep our hands clean. This innovation...
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HK TIGHTENS DISTANCING MEASURESHK TIGHTENS DISTANCING MEASURES

HK TIGHTENS DISTANCING MEASURES(Jul 28, 2020)
To curb a fresh wave of COVID-19 cases, Hong Kong has strengthened social distancing rules. Effective from tomorrow (Jul 29), people must wear face masks in public areas (indoors and outdoors), public...
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HK BOOSTS COVID-19 QUARANTINE FACILITIESHK BOOSTS COVID-19 QUARANTINE FACILITIES

HK BOOSTS COVID-19 QUARANTINE FACILITIES(Jul 27, 2020)
As Hong Kong battles to control a fresh wave of COVID-19 cases, the city is expanding quarantine facilities, including providing an additional 3,500 units at Penny's Bay on Lantau island. For Hong Kong...
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HK EXPANDS LIST OF COVID-19 HIGH-RISK PLACESHK EXPANDS LIST OF COVID-19 HIGH-RISK PLACES

HK EXPANDS LIST OF COVID-19 HIGH-RISK PLACES(Jul 23, 2020)
Kazakhstan and the United States have been added to the list of specified “High-Risk Places”, from where residents coming to Hong Kong, prior to boarding their flight, will have to show proof of negative...
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NEW COVID-19 MEASURES FOR ARRIVALS TO HKNEW COVID-19 MEASURES FOR ARRIVALS TO HK

NEW COVID-19 MEASURES FOR ARRIVALS TO HK(Jul 20, 2020)
Amid a recent spike in COVID-19 cases, Hong Kong is set to impose new rules for arrivals from high-risk areas. From July 25, people arriving from designated countries (i.e. Bangladesh, India, Indonesia...
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HOW HK HIGH TECH COLLABORATION COMBATS COVID-19HOW HK HIGH TECH COLLABORATION COMBATS COVID-19

HOW HK HIGH TECH COLLABORATION COMBATS COVID-19(Jul 17, 2020)
Hong Kong has pooled its experience in manufacturing, technology and healthcare to tackle the pandemic with some trendsetting results. "Clean room" for producing quality face masks set up in just four...
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NEW TIGHTENED COVID-19 MEASURE FOR ARRIVALS TO HKNEW TIGHTENED COVID-19 MEASURE FOR ARRIVALS TO HK

NEW TIGHTENED COVID-19 MEASURE FOR ARRIVALS TO HK(Jul 14, 2020)
People arriving in Hong Kong from places at high-risk of COVID-19 are required to provide a negative test result before arriving in the city. The new measure, effective from 0.00am on July 15, is in response to a...
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PLATFORM BOOSTS QUEST FOR COVID-19 VACCINEPLATFORM BOOSTS QUEST FOR COVID-19 VACCINE

PLATFORM BOOSTS QUEST FOR COVID-19 VACCINE(Jul 9, 2020)
As virologists around the world race to develop an effective vaccine against COVID-19, scientists at the The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - HKUST have set up a first-of-its-kind...
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THE HEALING POWER OF ARTTHE HEALING POWER OF ART

THE HEALING POWER OF ART(Jul 3, 2020)
Hong Kong’s art scene is taking on a "new normal" with the launch of ART Power HK in March, which has been extended due to popular demand. Alice Mong, Executive Director of Asia Society Hong Kong...
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CNBC
 

HK: 5 FACTORS TO CONTAIN THE VIRUS(Jul 2, 2020)
How did Hong Kong, a densely populated and internationally connected city, manage to tackle the pandemic more effectively than many other places? CNBC discovers 5 factors that helped Hong Kong beat...
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NEW AI-ENABLED RAPID VIRUS TESTNEW AI-ENABLED RAPID VIRUS TEST

NEW AI-ENABLED RAPID VIRUS TEST(Jun 29, 2020)
Just 20 seconds ... that's all the time it takes for a new AI system to diagnose and predict the severity of COVID-19 in patients. Jointly developed by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Macau...
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TOURISM’S NEW NORMALTOURISM’S NEW NORMAL

TOURISM’S NEW NORMAL(Jun 26, 2020)
What will the post-pandemic tourism industry look like? If you missed the first Global Online Forum, presented by the Hong Kong Tourism Board on June 24, you can revisit the webinar to hear from seven...
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HK DISNEYLAND REOPENSHK DISNEYLAND REOPENS

HK DISNEYLAND REOPENS(Jun 23, 2020)
It’s been a rollercoaster of emotions for people during the COVID-19 pandemic: now Hongkongers can look forward to rollercoasters of a more enjoyable kind following the reopening of HK Disneyland...
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REDISCOVER HK WITH INSIDERS' TIPSREDISCOVER HK WITH INSIDERS' TIPS

REDISCOVER HK WITH INSIDERS' TIPS(Jun 19, 2020)
While travel or sightseeing plans have to postpone due to the pandemic, for the time being, let's get a Hong Kong Insider's Guide on 6 spots to marvel at the iconic Victoria Harbour , 6 Hipster hangouts easily accessible by ‘ding ding’ (tram)...
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HK TECH FIRM PLAYS ROLE IN EPL RESTARTHK TECH FIRM PLAYS ROLE IN EPL RESTART

HK TECH FIRM PLAYS ROLE IN EPL RESTART(Jun 19, 2020)
If you are enjoying the return of English Premier League (EPL) soccer action this week, raise a cheer for Hong Kong biotech firm Prenetics, which teamed up with the EPL to supply and oversee COVID-19...
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NGONG PING 360 BACK IN ACTIONNGONG PING 360 BACK IN ACTION

NGONG PING 360 BACK IN ACTION(Jun 19, 2020)
What is the best vantage point to see the 34-metre Big Buddha in Lantau, Hong Kong? Definitely Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car, which CNN has rated as one of the 10 world's most amazing cable cars...
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HK TO RELAX SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURESHK TO RELAX SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES

HK TO RELAX SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES(Jun 18, 2020)
As the pandemic subsides in Hong Kong, the city is set to further relax various social distancing measures for two weeks from tomorrow (June 19). The limit on group gatherings will be increased from eight to 50...
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HONG KONG'S OCEAN PARK RE-OPENSHONG KONG'S OCEAN PARK RE-OPENS

HONG KONG'S OCEAN PARK RE-OPENS(Jun 17, 2020)
With COVID-19 easing in Hong Kong, people are looking forward to some family fun with the re-opening of the city’s two major theme parks, Ocean Park and Hong Kong Disneyland – another sign that life...
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HANDY FEVER DETECTOR FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORTHANDY FEVER DETECTOR FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORT

HANDY FEVER DETECTOR FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORT(Jun 17, 2020)
See how this new fever detection system installed in minibuses and other public transport helps combat COVID-19. It uses an infrared camera and built-in face recognition technology to identify fever...
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POLYU – UNITED FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19POLYU – UNITED FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

POLYU – UNITED FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19(Jun 11, 2020)
Hong Kong PolyU is among the local universities that are contributing their extensive expertise, resources and networks to the united battle against COVID-19. See how various sectors of society are...
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HK IN FAST LANE FOR REOPENING(Jun 9, 2020)
As countries and regions around the world race to overcome the pandemic and reopen their economies, analysis by Canada-based online publisher Visual Capitalist rates Hong Kong in the “high...
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HK EXTENDS ANTI-PANDEMIC MEASURESHK EXTENDS ANTI-PANDEMIC MEASURES

HK EXTENDS ANTI-PANDEMIC MEASURES(Jun 3, 2020)
The Hong Kong SAR Government has extended measures to contain the spread COVID-19, as the situation remains volatile. Guided by a "suppress and lift" strategy, distancing measures related to catering....
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BACK TO BUSINESS FOR TRADE FAIRS IN HKBACK TO BUSINESS FOR TRADE FAIRS IN HK

BACK TO BUSINESS FOR TRADE FAIRS IN HK(Jun 2, 2020)
Large-scale events have been badly affected by COVID-19, with many trade fairs cancelled or postponed. The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) – one of Asia’s premier events venues...
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HK BIOTECH FIRM GETS EURO STAMP OF APPROVALHK BIOTECH FIRM GETS EURO STAMP OF APPROVAL

HK BIOTECH FIRM GETS EURO STAMP OF APPROVAL(Jun 1, 2020)
An effective science-led approach to tackling the pandemic has underlined Hong Kong's emerging status as one of the global biotech hubs. Adding to this impressive profile is the recent European CE...
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HONG KONG: HELPING THE GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19HONG KONG: HELPING THE GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

HONG KONG: HELPING THE GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19(May 31, 2020)
Since the start of the pandemic, Hong Kong has made significant public health contributions to the global fight against COVID-19 through world-class scientific research and cutting edge technology. We’ve selected...
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NANO-TECH FACE MASKNANO-TECH FACE MASK

NANO-TECH FACE MASK(May 30, 2020)
Face masks provide effective protection against COVID-19 and other airborne diseases, but not all face masks are made equal where quality, comfort and cost are concerned. Using cutting-edge nanofiber...
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MASKS SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE COVID-19 TRANSMISSION: HKU STUDYMASKS SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE COVID-19 TRANSMISSION: HKU STUDY

MASKS SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE COVID-19 TRANSMISSION: HKU STUDY(May 29, 2020)
With the growing global awareness of the simple use of masks to fend off the pandemic, the validity is again confirmed by researchers at the University of Hong Kong. Tests on hamsters found that using surgical...
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HK SET TO RESUME AIR TRANSIT SERVICESHK SET TO RESUME AIR TRANSIT SERVICES

HK SET TO RESUME AIR TRANSIT SERVICES(May 29, 2020)
Transit services at Hong Kong International Airport will resume on June 1, as the COVID-19 situation continues to stabilise in Hong Kong. However, restrictions on non-Hong Kong residents entering the city...
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MEDTECH RING FOR REMOTE PATIENT MONITORINGMEDTECH RING FOR REMOTE PATIENT MONITORING

MEDTECH RING FOR REMOTE PATIENT MONITORING(May 21, 2020)
A Hong Kong company has developed a ring that can remotely monitor the condition of a COVID-19 patient and send information to doctors in real time. The technology, originally developed to monitor sleep...
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MEDICINE COCKTAIL OFFERS FASTER VIRUS CUREMEDICINE COCKTAIL OFFERS FASTER VIRUS CURE

MEDICINE COCKTAIL OFFERS FASTER VIRUS CURE(May 21, 2020)
A University of Hong Kong finding that a combo of three drugs suppressed the COVID-19 within seven days – twice as fast were the drugs used singly – has caused a flurry of interest in the medical...
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CAUTIOUS APPROACH IN RELAXING SOCIAL DISTANCING RULESCAUTIOUS APPROACH IN RELAXING SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES

CAUTIOUS APPROACH IN RELAXING SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES(May 20, 2020)
Hong Kong is relaxing some social distancing restrictions, with places of worship, public swimming pools and beaches re-opening from May 21, with social distancing measures in place. Social distancing...
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HKU TOPS CORONAVIRUS RESEARCHHKU TOPS CORONAVIRUS RESEARCH

HKU TOPS CORONAVIRUS RESEARCH(May 20, 2020)
The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is leading the world in COVID-19 research, according to Microsoft Academic, a search engine for research publications. Among 100 universities around the world, HKU...
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BLOOD PLASMA TREATMENT OFFERS VIRUS CUREBLOOD PLASMA TREATMENT OFFERS VIRUS CURE

BLOOD PLASMA TREATMENT OFFERS VIRUS CURE(May 18, 2020)
Good news for scientists around the world! Researchers at the University of Hong Kong found that blood plasma donated by patients who've recovered from COVID-19 can kill 99 per cent of the virus in...
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HK RESIDENTS RETURN FROM INDIAHK RESIDENTS RETURN FROM INDIA

HK RESIDENTS RETURN FROM INDIA(May 18, 2020)
A total of 249 Hong Kong residents returned home from India today (May 18) on a chartered flight from New Delhi. It was the latest such flight arranged to return residents stranded in different countries...
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MAKING INDOOR AIR PUREMAKING INDOOR AIR PURE

MAKING INDOOR AIR PURE(May 14, 2020)
Indoor air pollution can be a major health hazard, especially in the hot summer months when people close their windows and turn on the air conditioning. Two start-ups at Hong Kong Science Park have come...
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BREATH OF FRESH AIR FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERSBREATH OF FRESH AIR FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS

BREATH OF FRESH AIR FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS(May 13, 2020)
A new ventilation system developed by a team of building science experts at the City University of Hong Kong helps protect healthcare workers in isolation wards from COVID-19 infection. With separate...
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SAY 'HI' TO YOUR NEW DIGITAL ASSISTANTSAY 'HI' TO YOUR NEW DIGITAL ASSISTANT

SAY 'HI' TO YOUR NEW DIGITAL ASSISTANT(May 12, 2020)
A personal assistant is hard to come by ... see if "Hi Clare" can help. The digital assistant developed by a Hong Kong Cyberport-based company can help to source and organise data on WhatsApp...
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CNN
 

How Hong Kong contained its second wave of Covid-19(May 9, 2020)
As many pubs and leisure facilities reopen in Hong Kong, CNN investigates how the city has managed to contain the COVID-19 outbreak...
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SPEED TEST SUCCESS FOR HK BIOTECH LABSSPEED TEST SUCCESS FOR HK BIOTECH LABS

SPEED TEST SUCCESS FOR HK BIOTECH LABS(May 8, 2020)
Time is of the essence in testing and treating medical conditions, and two companies at Hong Kong Science Park are helping to speed up the process with cutting edge technology. Sanwa BioTech has developed...
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ONE-STOP APP FOR STUDENTS 'ATTENDING' SCHOOL FROM HOMEONE-STOP APP FOR STUDENTS 'ATTENDING' SCHOOL FROM HOME

ONE-STOP APP FOR STUDENTS 'ATTENDING' SCHOOL FROM HOME(May 7, 2020)
With suspended classes and working from home being the norms during the pandemic, this Hong Kong app called “School Parent Corner” has helped students, schools and even parents to stay on...
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AWARD-WINNING REUSABLE MASKS FOR ALL IN HKAWARD-WINNING REUSABLE MASKS FOR ALL IN HK

AWARD-WINNING REUSABLE MASKS FOR ALL IN HK(May 6, 2020)
The Hong Kong SAR Government is giving each of its 7.5 million residents a free, reusable face mask to guard against COVID-19. Awarded a Gold Medal at the International Exhibition of Inventions of...
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HK, EASY DOES IT …HK, EASY DOES IT …

HK, EASY DOES IT …(May 6, 2020)
Having recorded no local COVID-19 infections in the past 17 days, Hong Kong is starting to lift social distancing measures, with bars, gyms and cinemas among the establishments set to reopen on...
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HK: GETTING BACK TO BUSINESSHK: GETTING BACK TO BUSINESS

HK: GETTING BACK TO BUSINESS(May 4, 2020)
Most civil servants have returned to offices (instead of working from home) in Hong Kong at the start of the week today (May 4) as the COVID-19 situation continues to stabilise, with no local...
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SMART BUILDINGS TO GO HEALTHIERSMART BUILDINGS TO GO HEALTHIER

SMART BUILDINGS TO GO HEALTHIER(May 1, 2020)
Buildings need health checks too! Hong Kong-based lab, Negawatt Utility, has developed an operating system to enable property managers to better monitor and improve the overall environment...
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修订日期: 2020年10月21日