Hong Kong records 92 more virus cases, hitting a three-month high

A total of 6,040 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Hong Kong to date.

HKU fails to place on 2021 QS rankings of top 3 Asia universities

HKU fails to place on 2021 QS rankings of top 3 Asia universities

They fell one place from last year's third rank.

81 more virus infections in Hong Kong, dance cluster increases to over 300 cases

81 more virus infections in Hong Kong, dance cluster increases to over 300 cases

A cluster linked to dance venues has increased to over 300 cases.

District councillor arrested for ‘wasting employment’ of police for falsely claiming he was earlier apprehended

District councillor arrested for ‘wasting employment’ of police for falsely claiming he was earlier apprehended

He claimed that the police swore at him and denied him legal representation.

Japanese chain Donki violates security law by selling yellow bags, pro-Beijing paper says

Japanese chain Donki violates security law by selling yellow bags, pro-Beijing paper says

The bright yellow bags were sold in the Tsuen Wan store last year.

Firefighters called to rescue wild boar stuck between gap in barrier wall

Firefighters called to rescue wild boar stuck between gap in barrier wall

The boar had wandered its way to a Happy Valley carpark.

Man with unlinked COVID-19 infection reportedly visited Mong Kok brothel

Man with unlinked COVID-19 infection reportedly visited Mong Kok brothel

Authorities have not yet identified the prostitute he is believed to have visited.

BBC hails Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow on annual list of 100 influential women

BBC hails Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow on annual list of 100 influential women

Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow has made BBC‘s 100 Women list, a recognition that comes as the 23-year-old is remanded in custody for her role in the pro-democracy protests...

Viral video shows Yamazaki bakery worker packing unwrapped bread with bare hands in the back of truck

Viral video shows Yamazaki bakery worker packing unwrapped bread with bare hands in the back of truck

The unwrapped bread was placed on the floor of the truck.

Hong Kong records 73 new virus cases as city sees onslaught of fourth COVID-19 wave

Hong Kong records 73 new virus cases as city sees onslaught of fourth COVID-19 wave

Hong Kong is seeing the start of a fourth COVID-19 wave, experts warn.


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