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11.5.21 | See the Maritime Museum for free!
The catering firm for the Penny Bay quarantine centre has been replaced after several tales of people getting sick surfaced. Some of those who stayed at the centre described food that caused diarrhoea, broken toilets, and temperature control that left residents frigid with cold.
The LegCo building is getting bigger. Plans include adding four floors to the Legislative Council building (paywalled) as well as a 10-storey extension to the main area.
Pro-democrat district councillors Andrew Wan and Andy Chui have resigned from their positions. Both have been in custody for over two months awaiting trial for their national security cases. This makes it 17 councillors who have quit their positions as of late.
Nine books written by pro-democracy activists have been removed from Hong Kong’s public libraries. These books are to undergo review as authorities claim they may violate the security law.
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A host of special events, including a lighthouse documentary and curator talk, will take place this weekend at the Maritime Museum. Best of all, admission will be free!
BeanCurious is a local business providing a subscription of coffee where customers can choose how often they receive their beans. Their collection includes specialty and rare coffee beans from around the world!
Satirical cartoonist Harry Harrison releases his new book Add Ink: Cartoon chronicles of life in Hong Kong. The collection features his comical observations on issues from the city’s social unrest to COVID-19.