🌊 Explosive findings off Wilson Trail
22.3.21 | Why have more pets been abandoned by their owners?
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A military enthusiast found WWII grenades and mortar off Wilson Trail near Stanley. The popular hiking trail was closed for bomb disposal officers to detonate the explosives Sunday evening.
Over 23,000 people got their first COVID-19 shot on Sunday, with 62% receiving the BioNTech vaccine while 38% got Sinovac.
Eight of the Hong Kong 12 will return from the mainland today after serving their jail sentences in Shenzhen. Recap: The Hong Kong 12 are a group of people who were caught attempting to flee to Taiwan last year. They were also fined 10,000 yuan each along with their seven-month jail sentence.
6,000 buildings are undergoing another review to see if they can be protected under heritage laws. These buildings are on a list of 8,800 structures that didn't make preservation status decades ago.
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No Man[’s Best Friend] Left Behind 🐕
Photo: Don Yip and his Alaskan Malamute pictured in Hong Kong. Reuters / Tyrone Siu.
Three dogs, one cat, and $14,000 later, Don Yip has moved himself and his pets along with his girlfriend and daughter from Hong Kong to Britain.
“The pets are part of my family. I can't bear to lose them.”
Don Yip, The Daily Star
But not all pets will be as lucky as Yip’s when it comes to joining their owners for the big move. With Hong Kong residents already beginning to leave the city, there has been a noticeable rise in pet abandonment.
Mini Mahjong 🀄
Australian artist Joshua Smith took three months to finish a beautiful and endearing miniature of Biu Kee Mah-jong, a shop that sells handmade game tiles on Jordan Road in Yau Ma Tei.
“Replicating the fluorescent lights just right was so satisfying and it is so great to have the lights working inside the miniature.”
Joshua Smith, HKFP