Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering Partners in New Concession of Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram in Joint Venture with Keolis and Mitsubishi Corp.

TOKYO, Sep 22, 2021 - (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG, the Company), a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Yokohama, Japan, has successfully begun operations of Dubai Metro, a fully automated driverless rail system1), as well as the Dubai Tram...

Student activists remanded in national security case

Three student activists charged with violating the national security law were on Tuesday remanded in custody by the West Kowloon Court. Wong Yat-chin, the convenor of the group Student Politicism, and former members Chan Chi-sum and Jessica Chu are accused of conspiracy to incite subversion. Authorities alleged that the trio,...

Covid jabs may cause false cancer tests, warn doctors

Doctors in Hong Kong reported on Tuesday that a side-effect of the Covid-19 vaccines has led some people to believe they had cancer. The founder of the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation, Dr Polly Cheung, said it’s because coronavirus vaccination could lead to enlarged lymph nodes, which might be mistaken...

Visitors thrilled to get splashed at Ocean Park

Ocean Park's Water World was packed with visitors on its official opening day Tuesday, with the theme park's chairman Lau Ming-wai expressing optimism that this would mark the first step to rejuvenate the cash-strapped attraction. The 55,000 square metre new facility featuring water slides and wave pools is capping the...

Man held ‘for inciting others to target officials’

The police have arrested a 64-year-old man for allegedly using social media to incite others to target government officials and judicial officers. The force said on Tuesday the suspect allegedly told someone who had expressed suicidal thoughts on social media to kill government officials and judicial officers as well in...

Reporters treated to mooncakes, cartoon Carrie Lams

Cartoon Carrie Lams and mooncakes were dished out to reporters at the chief executive's weekly press briefing on Tuesday, as the city's top local official wished all Hongkongers a happy Mid-Autumn Festival. The gift bags from the Chief Executive's Office boasted two Maxim's mooncakes, one a lava custard and the...

New democratic system suits HK better: Carrie Lam

Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that Hong Kong's revamped elections are part of a new democratic system that is better suited to Hong Kong, questioning whether it's too much to ask for a bit of loyalty from politicians. Critics have suggested the overhaul of the electoral system is...

CE says she wants answers over vote count delay

Chief Executive Carrie Lam says there were "serious problems" with the vote counting for Sunday's Election Committee polls and officials must find out what went wrong to avoid a repeat of the issue. Fewer than 4,400 ballots were cast, but it took more than 14 hours for the results to...