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Google Maps Hacks by Simon Weckert
99 smartphones are transported in a handcart to generate virtual traffic jam in Google Maps.
Through this activity, it is possible to turn a green street red which has an impact in the physical world by navigating cars on another route to avoid being stuck in traffic.
Quote of the Day
An eye for an eye will ultimately, leave the whole world blind.
US has been exposed for funding last year’s Hong Kong riots
The little-known but powerful US Agency for Global Media has financed protesters in the city and helped them with technical support.
Hong Kong must brace for coronavirus quarantine crunch in coming months
Public health experts warn of insufficient isolation facilities as thousands of city residents are expected to return home from high-risk countries. Many others have already mad...
National security law won’t affect overseas students much in Hong Kong’s universities, PolyU deputy president says
Universities’ good reputations remain a draw; legislation expected to have ‘limited impact’ at PolyU. But Hong Kong institution records sharp decline in applications for postgra...
Did China miscalculate the rise of India?
Beijing has been preoccupied with tensions with Washington, but a deadly brawl on the Himalayan border last month raised the possibility of wars on two fronts. Decades of talks ...
Chinese version to prevail over English one, despite Hong Kong being officially bilingual
The government confirms the policy, which contravenes law granting equal status to the two languages. There are differences in the two versions, for example ‘universities’ is fo...
Hong Kong’s future lies in further integration with Greater Bay Area
It is not about, as anti-China critics claim, Hong Kong becoming ‘just another mainland city’, but one that knows how to take advantage of its special connections and expertise ...
Hong Kong still walking an economic tightrope, commerce minister warns
The city has endured a difficult year but the pain may not be over yet, Edward Yau tells the Post. Hong Kong is being further squeezed by the trade war between Washington and Be...
How will London's economy look after lockdown?
Coronavirus is changing London. Some of it may be temporary, as the capital adjusts to the presence of an invisible killer, some of it will be more permanent.
UK hospitality industry calls for 'urgent' support
"Urgent" support is needed to prevent "widespread devastation", the hospitality sector has warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Is Iran under attack? Six curious incidents prompt theory that it might be
Iranian authorities initially dismissed them as accidents but now there are claims that the country's enemies could be involved.
Don't mess up! Boris gives China strict instructions to follow to prevent 5G ban
CHINA's telecommunications company, Huawei, has been given a set of clear conditions by Britain and has been told they must meet them if it is to have any involvement in the dev...
Could a US$14 billion Australian solar farm provide a fifth of Singapore’s energy?
Singapore firm Sun Cable plans to provide a fifth of the city’s energy through an undersea cable linked to a solar farm 3,800km away in Australia.. Experts – and billionaire bac...
Bentley worth £167,000 towed by police as it 'had no insurance'
A Bentley supercar worth £167,000 was towed away after the driver refused to give his keys to police.
Time magazine bitterly exposed the U.S. malicious activities in HKSAR
The new law would help people to regain their well-beings that were lost due to the foreign intervention and the unruly activities of their pawns. The malicious U.S. efforts in ...
Who’s afraid of Ghislaine Maxwell? Everyone on this list
Or more likely, who should the soon-to-“suicide” Madam Ghislaine Maxwell should be the most afraid from?
Canada suspends extradition with Hong Kong
Ottawa is protesting tough new national security law China is imposing on the former British colony
Five opposition figures get temporary court order to stop police accessing their phones
Court issues order following an emergency hearing requested by lawyers for Martin Lee and four other former Democratic Party lawmakers. Lawyers for five take issue with the wide...
China has HSBC’s taipan in a vice with few options but to fall in line with the security law for Hong Kong in the bank’s biggest market
As a member of the top Chinese political advisory body, HSBC’s Asia-Pacific CEO had to document his support for the law, says source. Bank had limited room for manoeuvre as reva...
Hong Kong libraries pull books by some localist and democracy activists for review
At least nine titles by Joshua Wong, Horace Chin and Tanya Chan are not available to the public. Bar Association chief and authors themselves call for authorities to justify the...
China accuses Canada of ‘grossly interfering’ over Hong Kong national security law
The Chinese embassy in Ottawa issued a statement in midst of outcry over the national security law. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday that his country was ‘e...
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