Hong Kong esports athlete, Lo Tsz-kin won a gold medal at the Asian Games 2018. However, since esports are not recognised as an official sport in Hong Kong, he is not eligible to receive the $400,000 cash award as other gold medalists under Athlete Incentive Award Scheme.
Reported by Ng Uen Man Florence, Wan Tsz Wing & Kwong Ka Yu
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In spite of a steady increase of registered readers of Hong Kong public library, both numbers in of visitors and books lent are lessening. As we all know, the main function of a library is to open for books lent. In other words, the reducing number of books lent reflects that the effectiveness of Hong Kong public libraries is weakening because people no longer borrow books from public libraries constantly. Among 82 public libraries in the city, 80 of them are facing a significant decrease in visitors. The whole picture might possibly relevant to a brand new reading habit – Ebook.Continue reading “The effectiveness of Hong Kong public libraries is diminishing”→
China’s highest-paid actress Fan Bingbing disappeared for a while this summer following accusations of tax evasion. An apology for breaking the law appeared on her social media account, and Fan has been ordered to pay 884 million yuan (786 million HKD) to avoid criminal prosecution.
According to the Policy Address 2018 (published in October 2018), Carrie Lam , the Chief Executive of the HKSAR Government, has made a total ban to e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products. However, as claimed by the proposal from the Hong Kong government in June 2018, e-cigarettes and other new tobacco alternatives would be regulated in the same way as conventional smoking products.
I am looking for a Project Assistant (PA) starting January 2019 to assist in a data journalism project at HKBU. The PA is required to have a strong sense of responsibility and be passionate about data journalism. Good work ethics and learning ability, proficiency in both Chinese and English writing, aptitude in time management, and attention to details are expected. No one is perfect, and everyone makes mistakes, but I do mind whether you bring your heart to work. The appointment can be full-time or half-time, depending on your availability. Initial appointment will be made for six months and is renewable subject to funding availability. Both undergraduate and graduate students will be considered. Please send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line as “PA Application” and include a brief statement of interest of up to 300 words. If you are interested but not available, please help spread the words to your friends.