According to a Xinhua report on Friday (June 25), the State Council, on the nomination and recommendation of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam, has decided to appoint John Lee Ka-chiu, who was originally the Secretary for Security, as the Chief Secretary for Administration, replacing Matthew Cheung Kin-chung. Commissioner of Police Tang Ping-keung is appointed as Secretary for Security, while Deputy Commissioner of Police Siu Chak-yee will take over Tang's post.
National aerospace scientists were greeted with growing enthusiasm and passion by the Hong Kong community — especially young space fans eager to have closer contact with the top brains — as their public tour of the city entered its third day.
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Thursday (June 24) that all Hong Kong-based pilots and flight attendants would need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Aug 31 or risk losing their jobs, in one of the airline industry's toughest policies.
China expressed dissatisfaction with and opposition to the United Kingdom and Japan on Thursday (June 24) for interfering in Hong Kong affairs after officials from the two countries made irresponsible remarks on the closure of the Apple Daily newspaper in Hong Kong.
After giving a two-hour lecture at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) Thursday (June 24 ）, Long Lehao, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and chief designer of Long March rockets, walked down the podium but found himself immediately surrounded by students with more questions on space technology.
The national delegation of aerospace scientists has received a "warmer than expected" welcome from students during its visit to Hong Kong's universities, the senior scientist who is leading the delegation said.
A team of scientists from major national space projects arrived in Hong Kong on Tuesday (June 22) for a five-day visit and exchange activities. Answering a question from DotDotNews, Hu Hao, chief designer of China's third-phase lunar exploration project said that China has always been an advocate of the peaceful use of outer space.
Xie Jun, deputy chief designer of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), shared his experience with more than 100 students, scientific researchers and scholars. He is also the chief designer of the system's third-generation satellite.
A team of scientists from major national space projects arrived in Hong Kong on Tuesday (June 22) for a five-day visit and exchange activities. Long Lehao, chief designer of the Long March rocket series, gave a lecture today (June 24) at the University of Hong Kong on the theme of "Long March Rockets and Chinese Space Program." According to Long, the key to China's space achievements is the unique Chinese space spirit.
Testing of COVID-19 virus in the sewage is one of the key techniques to detect and fight the virus. The sewage monitoring system developed by a cross-disciplinary research team led by Professor Tong Zhang at the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) has identified more than 50 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city so far.
"There are three dates that I would like everyone to remember. They mark the time when Chinese are able to explore space resources," said Qi Faren, first chief designer of China's Shenzhou spaceship, at a lecture in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on Wednesday (June 23).