A Saratoga County Odd Fellows Hall Is Now A Place For History

Although little is known about the early history of the Order of Odd Fellows (OOF), it was already an established organization in England before 1730. No one knows exactly where the name “Odd Fellows” came from. One possibility is that prior to this organization, only the wealthy belonged to such fraternities. This organization was made … Read more

The T-90 Tank: Russia’s First Main Battle Tank

When Russia launched its “special military operation” into Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022, its offensive was spearheaded by tanks, primarily drawn from its Soviet-built Cold War stocks of T-72s and T-80s. Two months later, however, a newer tank was spotted among their forces moving in Kharkiv Oblast. Designated the T-90, it was reputedly more advanced… … Read more

HKFP Guide: Hong Kong’s latest Covid-19 social distancing rules – frequently asked questions

The Hong Kong government has tightened Covid-19 social distancing rules following the outbreak of a fifth wave of infections led by the highly contagious but less lethal Omicron variant. HKFP has rounded up and answered questions from our readers about the latest regulations. Last update: May 19, 2022. See also: HKFP Guide: Hong Kong’s Covid-19 … Read more

What The Fork! Get 50% Off At 100+ London Restaurants At This Food Festival

This is a sponsored article on behalf of TheFork. Seafood specials at Seasons Chelsea Bistrot Foodies! Have we got a treat for you. Eat your way around over 100 London restaurants this fortnight, and get 50% off the food bill. That’s right, restaurant discovery and booking site TheFork has brought TheFork Festival back to the … Read more

Hong Kong Telegram group admin jailed for 6.5 years for conspiring to incite violence during protests

A Telegram channel administrator in Hong Kong has been jailed for 6.5 years, after he was convicted of conspiring to incite others to commit arson, rioting and other crimes during the protests between 2019 and 2020. Telegram. File photo: Kelly Ho / HKFP. Deputy District Judge Peter Hui sentenced computer technician Ng Man-ho on Thursday, … Read more

The Best Travel Products | Escapes

When it comes to traveling there are only two types of people: the pros and the amateurs. While some people will glide through security, effortlessly removing their laptop from a special compartment in their bag, others will reach near breaking point as they desperately unravel their belongings to find that last liquid at the bottom … Read more

Security police ordered news outlet to remove entries on 2016 Hong Kong ‘national flag’ contest – reports

The “sensitive” content which an online news outlet was ordered to delete on national security grounds were pictures of a suggested new “national flag” for Hong Kong, according to local media. Passion Times founder Wong Yeung-tat on Wednesday said he and the outlet were approached by national security police over “sensitive content” but declined to … Read more