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US bans authorizations for Chinese devices

US bans authorizations for Chinese devices

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it adopted new rules “prohibiting communications equipment deemed to pose an unacceptable risk to national security from being authorized for importation or sale” in the US. “Thi...

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English exam worries due to lack of practice

English exam worries due to lack of practice

Over 70 percent of Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education examination takers felt their oral English has worsened due to fewer opportunities to practice their speaking skills under social distancing measures during the almost three-yea...

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Allergy tests seek to fix problem labels

Allergy tests seek to fix problem labels

Specially trained nurses have been conducting allergy tests in a pilot initiative by the University of Hong Kong to eliminate 90 percent of incorrect penicillin allergy labels in the city.

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Time to cue in new stage-safety rules

Time to cue in new stage-safety rules

A pilot scheme is being planned to ensure stage safety during large-scale performances, Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism Kevin Yeung Yun-hung said.

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