Yuen Kwok-yung, Malik Peiris win scientific award

Two of Hong Kong’s top infectious diseases experts, Professors Yuen Kwok-yung and Malik Peiris, have been awarded the Life Science Prize – in recognition of their work contributing to the understanding of emerging diseases such as Sars and Covid-19. A statement from the Future Science Prize said the pair have...

Police arrest 21 in Central for illegal gambling

Police on Saturday arrested 21 people in Central on suspicion of illegal street gambling and violating public gathering restrictions. The force said the group had been arrested on Murray Road, near Chater Gardens, at about 10.30 pm. Officers seized three sets of playing cards and a small amount of money....

UN chief marks 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

A bronze parapet bearing the names of victims in the 9/11 attacks is adorned with flowers at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York, the United States, Sept 10, 2021. (WANG YING / XINHUA) UNITED NATIONS - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday issued a statement...