Some readers of online media in Hong Kong exhibit racial biases and discrimination, study finds

A study funded by the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has found that while online media in Hong Kong have largely been professional when reporting on issues related to race or ethnic minorities, their readers were more likely to discriminate. Photo: Almond Li / HKFP. Scholars from the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and the … Read more

1 in 6 people in Hong Kong experienced online sexual harassment, equality watchdog survey finds

One in six people in Hong Kong have suffered online sexual harassment while one in eight experienced it in the workplace, according to a survey by Hong Kong’s Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC). The EOC conducted telephone interviews with 5,027 people aged between 18 and 64 from March to June last year. (From left to right) … Read more

Signalling upgrade comes online on Great Northern line into Moorgate

A new signalling system has been commissioned over the bank holiday, promising Great Northern rail passengers at 30 stations much more reliable journeys on the route to Moorgate in the City of London. The new equipment has replaced ageing components dating back to the 1970s – including some old tripcock systems that still ran on … Read more

WHY ONLINE CASINOS ARE TAKING KYC AND AML SERIOUSLY, NOW MORE THAN EVER

Experts predict that the global online gambling industry will become worth $ 94.4 billion in the next two years. Online casinos process transactions worth millions of dollars, making them just as important as banks or financial institutions. Online casinos need to comply with stricter regulations and implement serious measures to prevent unscrupulous individuals from using … Read more

Access to online mental health support can help those in need, University of Hong Kong program finds

Online consultations with psychiatrists can significantly help those with mental health issues as they are more accessible to patients, a University of Hong Kong pilot program has found. A secondary teacher holding an online zoom lesson in an empty classroom. File photo: May James / HKFP. During a press briefing on Monday, HKU’s Department of … Read more