2014 December

A journalist who draws a lot, writes a little

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Mr Steve Sack talks about his 33 year career as an editorial cartoonist

Pulitzer winners worried about high-tech surveillance

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A man in a suit is checking the stock lines on his phone; a group of school boys are huddling around a tablet playing an online game; a Filipino domestic helper is sharing interesting stories of her day with friends thousands of miles away at home through Bluetooth earphones.

The 6th Pulitzer Prize Winners Workshop

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The Workshop was launched in 2006 by the university’s Department of Journalism. It aims to advance journalistic education in Hong Kong and the Greater China Region. The workshop offers a week-long series of intellectual activities, including open lectures, forum and seminars. This year, the theme of the forum is “The Public’s Right to Know Versus …

Photo Essay- Beyond the colours of Chungking Mansions

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The world has long been captivated by the cultural richness in Chungking Mansions, the 17-storey building on Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, known as Hong Kong’s “little United Nations” of for its clusters of residents and tourists of African and Southeast Asian origin.

Culture & Leisure

Miniature books

In a bookstore, the smell of coffee filled the air, a Japanese Gashapon is standing at the corner unexpectedly. Gashapon is a vending machine-dispensed capsule toy, but this one is a little bit different. Once you put in a coin and turn the crank, what is expecting you is not a toy, but a transparent …

Culture & Leisure

A GPS Treasure Hunt

With your smartphone, geocaching brings you beautiful nature, treasures and fun

Health & Environment

Sun-kissed to Curb Weight and Diabetes, study finds

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Moderate amount of sun exposure could curb weight gain and halt the development of diabetes, a study from Australia has found.

Health & Environment

Traditional Chinese medicine may offer possible cure for fatal Ebola

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Three plants extracts discovered to inhibit Ebola virus A local expert in traditional Chinese medicine has identified three plant extracts that may have the potential to combat the deadly Ebola virus.

People

Female racecar driver shines in motor car racing

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Ms Denise Yeung says that women can also be great racecar drivers Ms Denise Yeung, one of the very few female racecar drivers in Hong Kong, has been participating in this traditionally male-dominated sport as an amateur racer for five years.

People

Eco-savvy businesswoman supports blue technology development in Hong Kong

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Some years ago, when Ms Smook worked for “Next”, a jeans retailer, she started to realize the problem of how manufacturers directly discharged the dyed water and waste fabrics into the river near the factory in Bangladesh. “I was absolutely shocked and I don’t want to be part of the waste,” Ms Smook said.