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  • More than half the courses rose in the list published by British education information firm Quacquarelli Symonds
  • Four city public universities were featured for data science and artificial intelligence; Hong Kong University of Science and Technology placed in the top 10
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  • Less than 40 per cent of locations with similar problems had fulfilled the orders
  • Lawmakers call for speeding up a legal amendment to give authorities the power to carry out fire safety improvement work on old buildings
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  • A blaze broke out at the 16-storey New Lucky House on Jordan Road which includes 240 flats; brought under control an hour after the first report
  • Chief Executive John Lee extended his condolences to the victims and their families; instructed the Hospital Authority to focus on saving the injured
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  • The vessel is docked at Ocean Terminal for a five-day visit; this is the first stop at a Chinese port after its expedition to Antarctica
  • Groups from universities, schools and companies have accessed areas such as the marine sampling room, the laboratory, and the helipad
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  • Clips posted online showed the teenager recklessly driving in the New Territories
  • Source says officers had detained the youngster at Tong Tsuen in Yuen Long after they checked security camera footage
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  • Add some historical charm to your reading list with this collection of stories that have transformed mythical tales into contemporary attractions
  • Vaishnavi Patel’s ‘Kaikeyi’ draws from the Hindu epic Ramayana, while Silvia Moreno-Garcia tells tales from the Mayan civilisation
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  • Fizzy drinks giant to use bottles made fully out of recycled plastic, the first such use of rPET in China
  • In collaboration with Drink Without Waste, the company is investing money to support a new neighbourhood collection scheme in housing estates
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  • ‘Lying flat’ refers to a phenomenon that has swept China as some youth reject a career-oriented lifestyle in favour of focusing on their basic needs
  • Hong Kong Shue Yan University academics say those without a sense of self-identity were more likely to lead disorganised and unmotivated lives
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  • German Swiss International School student Claire Lee had the chance of a lifetime when she met NGO founder and Goodwill Ambassador Natalia Vodianova
  • Pupil gifted her a painting named after her organisation, inspired by her time tutoring a child with a learning disability
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  • These insects have perfected the art of construction in building their hives
  • Learn more about these fuzzy pollinators at the Hong Kong Science Museum’s biodiversity workshop ‘Getting to Know the Bees and Wasps’
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  • Charity’s new flagship facility provides more spacious accommodation for larger dogs and facilitates quicker rescues in New Territories
  • Deputy director and executive director describe how emigration wave and lifting of Covid restrictions have affected abandonment and adoption of pets
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  • A student shares her thoughts on K-pop idol Huh Yun-jin coming under fire for drinking coffee from a brand accused of supporting Israel’s war in Gaza
  • Tell us what you think of the Philippines revisiting a bill requiring that college and university students undergo mandatory military training
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  • New report revealed that China has more than 12 times the number of robots in its workforce than expected, but still relies on foreign parts for the machines
  • China hopes to offset labour shortfalls, demographic decline with smart manufacturing and advanced technology
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  • Dancers are under constant pressure to perform well, and the ballet world is one that is rife with clichés
  • This page is for students who want to take their reading comprehension to the next level with difficult vocabulary and questions to test their inference skills
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