🌊 Bus rams into historical post office
7.5.21 | And injures a motorcyclist, but don't worry he's fine.
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The government will be shortening mandatory quarantine for those who are vaccinated. The quarantine periods will decrease from 21 to 14 days, but the start date for this change has not been reported.
Joshua Wong and three other pro-democracy activists were sentenced to jail for several months for participating in a banned Tiananmen Massacre Vigil last year. Wong was given a 10 month sentence on top of the 13.5 months he is already serving for another protest-relateed charge.
Police shut down and search Chickeeduck, a shop in Tsuen Wan, two days after it opened. The store offered items sporting pro-democracy slogans from the 2019 protests for sale and a Lady Liberty statue inside.
A producer at RTHK’s documentary programme Hong Kong Connection has resigned. Paul Lee reportedly quit after he was ordered to cover livelihood and human interest stories instead of current affairs.
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The webinar Tackling Illegal Wildlife Trade Through Partnerships will look at how cross-sector partnerships are key to having a lasting impact in the effort to stamp out Hong Kong’s illegal wildlife trade. Speakers include members from the WWF and foodpanda.
Understanding your rights has been made easier with the online resource Know Your Rights HK. Their site has easy-to-read guides on due process and legal aid available in English and Chinese.
Did you know that on average, 339 tonnes of textiles (50% of it clothing) went to Hong Kong landfills every day in 2019? That’s 56% higher than the average in 2011! Redress is a secondhand boutique continuing on its quest to lower the city’s waste with the grand opening of its physical storefront next weekend.
Grand Opening Weekend:
14 May (12 - 8 PM) — Celebrity stylist Cheryl Yam complimentary styling (1 - 4 PM)
15-16 May (12 - 7 PM)
Address: 78 Apliu Street, Sham Shui Po