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Because the cause of this wet weather is also pretty awesome (no, really). Here are some facts you might not know about rain.
Heartbeat Bryan Chan_L
“Help others” are easy words to say, but do you have the determination to do it? Would you be willing to sacrifice your canned coffee once a month? Can you ...
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The “Cambodia Visit”, which has been held every July by socialist Wong Kwok-fai, had succeeded again this year. A group of 50 people, including teachers and ...
Jockey Club CEO Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges (blue shirt, and left) and Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton (red shirt) meet the boys in the Youth Football Development Programme.
Young Post talks to Hong Kong Jockey Club's chief executive officer, Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, about its support of the event and its effort to ...
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Electricity meters are devices used by power companies to record how much power each household has used. Power companies send their staff to ...
Pauline Yeung is now a manager at the HKMA.
Pauline Yeung was the Grand Prize winner of the SCMP Student of the Year competition in 2004. At the time, she was a 17-year-old student at Diocesan Girls' School...
Fossil Fuel Science_L
Fossil fuels are the reason we have enjoyed rapid development in the past century. The energy from crude oil, coal or natural gas is converted to electricity...
Each week, our two teenagers will debate a hot topic. This week ...
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Half of Hongkongers who responded to a survey didn't know the personal data from their mobile phones could be accessed through the internet...
Barrister Hugh Kam hopes young people have the courage to try new things.
Hugh Kam is a former SCMP student linguist winner who speaks five languages. This year, he is judging the prize. This is what the SCMP award meant to him...
Tina Lam studied in Hong Kong and London; she urges other budding artists to travel.
Tina Lam Tin-na was the SCMP's Best Student Visual Artist in 2004. Back then, she was a Form Six student at Jockey Club Ti-I College in Sha Tin.