Weather Hong Kong February 2017

Temperatures set to drop towards the weekend

in News by arounddb, 21 February 2017
Temperatures are set to take a tumble over the next few days, as a cold front moves towards the south China coast.
Missing Thai lady Lantau

Police appeal for information after woman goes missing on Lantau

in News by arounddb, 20 February 2017
Police have appealed to the public to come forward with any information they may have regarding a Thai woman who has gone missing in South Lantau.
Eggs banned from UK in HK

Hong Kong bans import of poultry products from areas of Italy, Poland and the UK over avian flu fears

in News by arounddb, 20 February 2017
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) announced on Friday (February 17) that it has banned the import of poultry meat and products, including eggs, from parts of Italy, Poland and the UK over fears regarding bird flu.
Ngong Ping 360

Ngong Ping cable car sees rise in visitor numbers, despite overall decline in tourism in Hong Kong

in News by arounddb, 17 February 2017
Lantau's Ngong Ping cable car ride saw a 5.5% rise in people using the attraction in 2016, despite an overall decline in tourism in Hong Kong of 4.6%.
Chicken in field

Government issues warning as avian influenza risk increases in Hong Kong

in News by arounddb, 16 February 2017
The government has warned members of the public to be extra vigilant when travelling to the mainland after it was announced that the number of cases of avian influenza has increased significantly compared to previous years.
Hong Kong taxi

Hong Kong taxi fares to rise from April

in News by arounddb, 9 February 2017
Taxi fares in Hong Kong are set to increase from April after the government approved a request from taxi operators to amend pricing.
DBIS

DBIS pays tribute to teacher following tragic incident in Switzerland

in News by arounddb, 6 February 2017
The Head of Discovery Bay International School (DBIS) has today paid tribute to Mark O'Reilly, a much-loved teacher at the school who sadly died whilst on the school ski trip in Switzerland at the weekend.
Hong Kong Food Trucks

Food trucks driving into Hong Kong

in News by arounddb, 3 February 2017
Calling all foodies! Today sees the launch of the government's new Food Truck scheme, which will see 16 food vendors operating at eight different locations across the city.
Victoria Harbour

January 2017 officially the hottest on record in Hong Kong

in News by arounddb, 2 February 2017
January 2017 was officially the hottest January on record in Hong Kong, according to a statement issued by the Hong Kong Observatory this week.
Young Writer's Competition 2017

The Young Writer's Competition 2017 is now open!

in News by arounddb, 1 February 2017
Calling all budding young writers! The Around DB and Life on Lantau Young Writer's Competition 2017, sponsored by Bookazine, is now open for entries!
Hiker dies on Lantau

Hiker dies after falling down cliff on Lantau

in News by arounddb, 1 February 2017
A hiker has died after falling down a cliff near Ngong Ping on Lantau earlier this week.
Pui O beach

Pui O Beach campsite revamp

in HOT OFF THE PRESS by arounddb, 1 February 2017
South Lantau residents and those travelling to the area can expect a treat as the weather warms up later in 2017, since the Pui O Beach Campsite is undergoing a revamp.
Valentines Day Race Lantau

Love on the run: The LBC Valentines Race 2017

in INSIDER by Samantha Wong, 1 February 2017
Lantau Base Camp extended its reach with an inaugural all-female race in January, and its annual Valentine’s dash continues to attract a passionate following. Samantha Wong reports.
Air pollution Lantau

Getting a lungful: Just how bad is Lantau's air quality?

in Spotlight by Henry Benjamin, 1 February 2017
Air pollution is on the rise in densely populated cities across the globe, and you only have to look out the window to see that this includes Hong Kong. But living on Lantau, many of us believe we are protected from the worst of the smog. Henry Benjamin investigates.
Valentine's Day

Stupid Cupid: Romantic love and the marriage game

in Out there by Peter Sherwood, 1 February 2017
As Valentine’s Day approaches, Peter Sherwood reflects on romantic love and the marriage game.

Treats that can't be trumped: All-American supper recipes

in Lifestyle by arounddb, 1 February 2017
This traditional all-American supper menu is guaranteed to hit the spot and put a smile on everyone’s face.

Pacific Paradise: Your guide to holidays in Hawaii

in Escapes by Cecilia Yee, 1 February 2017
A cinematographer’s dream, not to mention a bucket-list destination for everyone from surfers to volcanologists, Hawaii will have you at aloha. Cecilia Yee reports.
Valentine's ideas

Love is in the air: Celebrating Valentine's Day with the whole family

in Family Matters by Kate Farr, 1 February 2017
With easy-to-make solutions for cards, bouquets and treats, Kate Farr looks into celebrating Valentine’s Day with the whole family.
Preparing kids for university

Skills for life: The top five skills that teens need for future success

in Talking Points by Barbara Cooper, 1 February 2017
How equipped is your child for university and beyond? Barbara Cooper outlines the top five skills modern teens need for future success.
Discovery Bay Hong Kong

Balancing act: How can we portray the right message to our kids about health and fitness?

in Family Matters by Trisha Hughes, 1 February 2017
Being fit and fabulous is one thing but, in pursuing health and happiness, we need to be sure we are sending the right messages to our kids. Trisha Hughes reports.

Financial management 2017: Advice on how to invest in the equities market

in Infocus by John Parsons, 1 February 2017
When it comes to equities, it isn’t about timing the market but rather time in the market. John Parsons of Parsons White Wealth Management advises that doing nothing is often best.

The Water Boy: Bringing fitness and essential skills to the residents of DB

in Profile by Elizabeth Kerr, 1 February 2017
Banker-turned-coach Olivier Baillet marries business and charity to bring fitness and empowerment to fellow residents. Elizabeth Kerr reports.

Instrumental connections: Mui Wo resident Jimmy Denis talks ukuleles

in Persona by Elizabeth Kerr, 1 February 2017
French transplant and Mui Wo resident Jimmy Denis is on a mission to extend the ukulele’s unlikely renaissance to Hong Kong – one pluck at a time. Elizabeth Kerr reports.
Storytelling

We Storytellers: How stories are at the heart of every human interaction

in Spotlight by Sharon Lesley Le Roux, 1 February 2017
Everyone enjoys a good story and we are all natural-born storytellers. Sharon Lesley Le Roux, one of this year’s mentors in the Around DB and Life on Lantau Young Writer’s Competition, reports.
Sophrology

Practice makes perfect: What is Sophrology and how can it help you?

in HEALTH & FITNESS by Samantha Wong, 1 February 2017
Simple and easy to learn, Sophrology aims to help people live more consciously, with their minds and bodies in harmony. Samantha Wong reports.
Lap Sap Wan Hong Kong

Sky News launches Ocean Rescue campaign with live broadcast from polluted Hong Kong beach

in News by arounddb, 26 January 2017
Sky News launched a new campaign this week targeted at reducing the amount of waste in our oceans, reporting from one of Hong Kong's worst-affected beaches to demonstrate the scale of the problem.
Lantau cattle collars

One Collar One Life: Helping keep Lantau's cattle safe

in News by arounddb, 24 January 2017
One of the biggest threats to South Lantau's cows and buffalos is the ever-increasing number of cars on our roads. With cattle roaming freely, they are at risk from careless drivers at any time of the day, however that risk increases significantly in the dark.
WWII bomb in Hong Kong

Residents evacuated after unexploded WWII bomb is discovered on Hong Kong Island

in News by arounddb, 24 January 2017
Dozens of building workers and residents in Pokfulam were evacuated from their homes on Monday after an unexploded bomb was uncovered on a construction site.

Cargo plane travelling from Hong Kong to Turkey crashes in Kyrgyzstan, killing 32

in News by arounddb, 16 January 2017
At least 32 people have died after a cargo plane crashed into a village near Kyrgyzstan's Manas airport earlier today.

The place we call home: Discovery Bay

in News by arounddb, 13 January 2017
A fantastic drone video of Discovery Bay captured by Chi Keung Luk, attracted attention on social media in the last week.

Almost a third of traffic accidents in Hong Kong in 2016 involved pedestrian injuries

in News by arounddb, 12 January 2017
Recent statistics by the Hong Kong Police Force reveal that almost a third of traffic accidents in Hong Kong in 2016 involved the injury of pedestrians.

'Fake' rice suspected to be found in two Hong Kong restaurants

in News by arounddb, 11 January 2017
Be careful what you eat as two local restaurants in Hong Kong are currently under investigation by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) for serving 'fake' rice.

Celebrate Ocean Park's 40th Anniversary with a 90% discount for Hong Kong residents

in News by arounddb, 11 January 2017
Looking to visit Ocean Park with your kids before the Chinese New Year holidays? Ocean Park is offering a special discounted price for Hong Kong residents!

Better 'air days' recorded in Hong Kong last year, according to the Environmental Protection Department

in News by arounddb, 6 January 2017
2016 has ended on a positive note, with Hong Kong's air quality showing an improvement over the last 12months, according to a report released by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) yesterday.

Female scalloped hammerhead shark dies at Ocean Park

in News by arounddb, 3 January 2017
If you were planning to visit Ocean Park in the next couple of days, take note that The Grand Aquarium exhibit may be closed as a female scalloped hammerhead shark was found dead yesterday morning.

New Year versus eternity: 2017 and the great unknown

in Out there by Peter Sherwood, 1 January 2017
To kick off 2017, Peter Sherwood gets to grips with the meaning of life.

Beware what you wear: How the fabrics you choose can affect your health

in Family Matters by Sam Agars, 1 January 2017
Without knowing it, parents are exposing their children to toxic chemicals in clothing that could have serious consequences for their health. Sam Agars reports.

Look to the future: The changing face of Discovery Bay

in Infocus by Sam Agars, 1 January 2017
For years the development of DB has polarised opinion and today is no different with residents quick to share their thoughts. Sam Agars reports.

Bird's eye view: How drones are changing the way we view the world

in Talking Points by Sam Agars, 1 January 2017
Over the last two or three years, the popularity of mainstream consumer drones has skyrocketed and they are literally changing the way we view the world. Sam Agars reports

Great Scot: We talk to DB resident and world-class athlete John Campbell

in Profile by Elizabeth Kerr, 1 January 2017
DB resident John Campbell proves you’re never too old to become a world-class athlete. Elizabeth Kerr reports.

Winter warmers: Hearty soup recipes with an international flavour

in Lifestyle by arounddb, 1 January 2017
Deliciously easy to make, the best soup recipes are passed down through families and picked up from friends. It’s no surprise that here in Hong Kong our go-to favourites bring home an international flavour.

Roostering with intent: Celebrating Chinese New Year with the kids

in Family Matters by Kate Farr, 1 January 2017
Ready to usher in Chinese New Year, the Year of the Rooster, Kate Farr introduces some exciting ways to enjoy the celebration with kids.

Second case of bird flu confirmed in Hong Kong following the death of the first imported case this winter

in News by arounddb, 30 December 2016
A 70-year-old man has tested positive for bird flu in Hong Kong, according to The Centre for Health Protection (CHP).

Tasty Travel: Top holiday destinations for foodies

in Escapes by arounddb, 1 January 2017
Whether you’re into sushi, street food, cinnamon or chocolate, you don’t have to travel far to find a dedicated designer resort. Kate Farr reports

Special transport arrangements for New Year's Eve

in News by arounddb, 29 December 2016
Special transport arrangements for New Year's Eve will be taking place due to New Year celebrations around the city.

Rubber infill of the DB North Plaza sports pitch to be replaced to ensure residents' safety

in News by arounddb, 28 December 2016
The rubber infill of the DB North Plaza sports pitch is to be replaced as a precautionary measure following consensus from the City Owners' Committee.

Temperatures set to fall just before the New Year

in News by arounddb, 27 December 2016
It looks like Hong Kong’s winter has finally arrived, with temperatures expected to fall to 12 degrees tomorrow morning, and a couple of degrees lower in the New Territories.
Wild boar at HKIA

Wild boar captured at airport reportedly put to sleep

in News by arounddb, 21 December 2016
Reports are emerging that the wild boar that was captured at Hong Kong International Airport yesterday has been put to sleep following veterinary examination.
Bird flu Hong Kong

CHP confirms first case of bird flu in Hong Kong this winter

in News by arounddb, 21 December 2016
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) confirmed yesterday (December 20) that a 75-year-old man has tested positive for bird flu in Hong Kong.
Wild boar Hong Kong Airport

Wild pig captured at Hong Kong International Airport

in News by arounddb, 21 December 2016
In a rather unusual turn of events yesterday, airport police were called to capture two wild boar that had entered the restricted area at Chek Lap Kok.

Christmas Marketplace: Eat, Drink, Shop and be Merry!

in News by arounddb, 20 December 2016
Need to get some last minute Christmas shopping in? Or looking for catering options for your holiday parties? Pick up your copy of Around DB and Life on Lantau as we guide you through some of the top providers to eat, drink, shop and be Merry!
Ocean Park Cable Car

Ocean Park to increase admission prices in 2017

in News by arounddb, 13 December 2016
Ocean Park has announced that it will raise ticket prices by just over 13% in 2017, after recording a deficit of HK$241.1 million in the previous fiscal year.
DB Central ferry

Government to consider application from DBTSL for ferry subsidy

in News by arounddb, 13 December 2016
The Hong Kong government is currently considering an application from DB Transportation Services Limited (DBTSL) for Special Helping Measures (SHM) to assist with the operating costs of the DB-Central ferry service.
Pedder Street Crossing

Police launch five-day crackdown on jaywalking across the city

in News by arounddb, 8 December 2016
The Hong Kong police force has this week announced a five-day territory-wide pedestrian road safety scheme, in order to try and reduce the number of traffic accidents involving pedestrians.
Japanese tourists clean Lantau beaches

Japanese tourists travel to Hong Kong to clean Lantau beaches

in News by arounddb, 8 December 2016
Hong Kong's coastline has taken a real battering in 2016, with swathes of trash being washed up on our shores. Sadly, whilst levels have reduced somewhat since the height of the crisis in the summer, the problem is far from over, as new waste continues to appear across the territory on a daily basis.
Lantau map

Hiker found dead on Lantau after getting lost on trail

in News by arounddb, 8 December 2016
A 60-year-old man has been found dead on Lantau after getting lost whilst hiking alone.
Artificial Turf

Discovery College closes sports pitch to ensure student safety, pending results of laboratory tests

in News by arounddb, 8 December 2016
The sports pitch at Discovery College has been closed indefinitely, pending the outcome of an investigation into the safety of the materials used for its surface.

Win Tickets to Ocean Park!

in News by arounddb, 6 December 2016
Ocean Park is turning 40 years old this January, and is giving away 4,000 admission tickets and four 10-year SmartFun Annual Premium Passes to celebrate!
DB Basketball Tournament 2016

DB community comes together for the 2016 Basketball Tournament

in News by arounddb, 2 December 2016
DB residents were treated to a fantastic show of team spirit last Sunday at the annual DB Basketball Tournament Community Health Cup.
DB North Plaza

New study room opened at Discovery Bay Community Hall

in News by arounddb, 1 December 2016
Discovery Bay students now have a new place to study at the Community Hall in the North Plaza.

Festive arrangement: Simple, stylish and easy decorating tips

in INSIDER by Jane Clyde, 1 December 2016
Capture the magic of a classic holiday season by following Jane Clyde’s simply stylish and totally doable decorating tips.

Taming your tech monster: Are your kids in need of a digital detox?

in HEALTH & FITNESS by Lorraine Cook, 1 December 2016
Are your kids in need of a digital detox? Lorraine Cook has some practical tips for getting children off their devices and back into family life.

Hike for the holidays: Exploring Lantau's remote 'West End'

in Spotlight by Jason Pagliari, 1 December 2016
Lantau’s seldom-visited ‘West End’ provides the intrepid explorer with deserted beaches, a Qing Dynasty fort and even a megalithic stone circle. Where better to celebrate the winter solstice? Jason Pagliari reports.
Writing to Santa Hong Kong

Write to Santa and he will write back!

in News by arounddb, 29 November 2016
Did you know that if you write to Santa Claus in Hong Kong he writes back? All your kids need to do is write Santa Claus on the envelope and include their name and return address in the letter.

Experiencing wild Lantau: Celebrating our island's incredible biodiversity

in COVER STORY by Samantha Wong, 1 December 2016
In celebrating the island’s incredible biodiversity, Samantha Wong reminds us exactly what is at stake should the developers have their way.

Crimebuster: Senior superintendent Alice Lee talks policing in Lantau

in Persona by Martin Lerigo, 1 December 2016
Senior superintendent Alice Lee, Lantau’s new district commander, discusses the fascinating peculiarities of her new patch with Martin Lerigo.

Silvermine Bay Beach signature project: Update

in HOT OFF THE PRESS by arounddb, 1 December 2016
Recently we brought you the news that Silvermine Bay Beach at Mui Wo is undergoing a major upgrade that will include a range of new facilities and a viewing deck near the beach’s entrance.

A Christmas hug: Have we lost sight of the festive season's true meaning?

in Out there by Peter Sherwood, 1 December 2016
Trying to explain Christmas to an alien, Peter Sherwood is reminded that the only gift worth getting is a good cuddle.

Winter wonderland: Skiing holidays in South Korea

in Escapes by Ben Stower, 1 December 2016
Do yourself a favour by beating the world to the punch and taking advantage of South Korea’s fresh powder, exhilarating slopes and unforgettable culture. Ben Stower explores Gangwon-do ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Saving the Rhino: DB student Finnley Burrough is on a mission

in Moments by Jennifer Atepolikhine, 1 December 2016
Be the change you want to see in the world: Seven-year-old DBer Finnley Burrough may not be familiar with this beautiful maxim just yet but there’s no doubt he embodies it. Jennifer Atepolikhine reports.

Behind the scenes: The benefits of acting lessons for kids

in Talking Points by Sam Agars, 1 December 2016
Talking to three of DB’s top performing-arts teachers, Sam Agars discovers that the benefits of learning to act go way beyond mastering stagecraft.

Getting into golf: The DB kids set for future stardom

in Family Matters by Sam Agars, 1 December 2016
Spending time on the green is a passion for many DBers and the top local players, following in their parents’ footsteps, are starting young. Sam Agars reports.

Simplify the silly season: Christmas made easy

in Family Matters by Kate Farr, 1 December 2016
Kate Farr hacks the hassle out of choosing a tree, decking the halls and serving up a gourmet Christmas lunch.

The joy of Christmas: Celebrating the magic

in Infocus by Trisha Hughes, 1 December 2016
There’s a joyful sound coming from DB Plaza and it’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, writes Trisha Hughes. Why be a Grinch when there’s so much fun to be had?

Competing Flavours: DB pilot Brett Carter spills the beans on Masterchef

in Profile by Elizabeth Kerr, 1 December 2016
DB pilot Brett Carter charts a course for a second career as a restaurateur after wading into the reality TV fray. Elizabeth Kerr reports.

Mui Wo Promenade taking shape

in HOT OFF THE PRESS by arounddb, 1 December 2016
The Civil Engineering and Development Department’s (CEDD) Mui Wo Facelift project is fast nearing completion, with the waterfront promenade now open for use, although not officially.
Terminal 2 HKIA

Man arrested at Hong Kong Airport for armed robbery

in News by arounddb, 25 November 2016
Armed police were called into action at Hong Kong International Airport yesterday after a man stole ¥59,000 from a money exchange outlet.
Hong Kong International Airport

Fatal traffic accident at Hong Kong International Airport

in News by arounddb, 25 November 2016
Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at Hong Kong International Airport last night in which a 41-year-old man was hit by a taxi and killed.

Hong Kong-bound Cathay flight makes emergency landing in Russia

in News by arounddb, 24 November 2016
A Cathay Pacific flight from London to Hong Kong was forced to make an unscheduled landing in Russia earlier this week after a signal in the flight deck indicated a possible fire in the aft cargo hold.

Congratulations to this year's Team FEAR participants!

in News by arounddb, 24 November 2016
Congratulations to all of the young people who took part in the Team FEAR event at the weekend. Hundreds of kids, aged eight to 18, wholeheartedly threw themselves into the 'Uncle Russ Coffee Adventure Challenge', which saw them run, ride, swim, scramble and canoe across DB to raise money for charity.
Hk Disneyland Frozen area

Hong Kong Disneyland announces major expansion with new Frozen- and Marvel-themed areas

in News by arounddb, 23 November 2016
The Hong Kong government has announced plans this week for an expansion of Hong Kong Disneyland including two brand new areas, one based on the movie Frozen and the other on Marvel superheroes.
Pei Ho Charity Pop up Store

Charity pop-up lunch shop opens in LKF in support of the needy

in News by arounddb, 22 November 2016
Charitable restaurateur Chan Cheuk-ming, fondly known as Ming Gor (or Brother Ming), has opened up a pop-up lunch shop in Lan Kwai Fong (LKF) to raise money for the underprivileged in Hong Kong.
Weather Hong Kong November

Wrap up warm - temperatures are set to hit a low of 14 degrees on Thursday!

in News by arounddb, 22 November 2016
Winter may finally be on its way for Hong Kong, with temperatures set to drop as low as 14 degrees in urban areas on Thursday morning.
World Star Star Ferry

Star Ferry to launch TST - Disneyland route

in News by arounddb, 17 November 2016
Star Ferry has announced that it is launching a brand new route from Tsim Sha Tsui to Hong Kong Disneyland, utilising a retired ferry that has been completely renovated for the purpose.
Fire in DB

Fusion closed due to fire

in News by arounddb, 17 November 2016
Firefighters were called to Fusion in DB Plaza today, after a fire broke out at around 11am.
Zika Mosquito

Second case of imported Zika virus confirmed in Hong Kong

in News by arounddb, 17 November 2016
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) has announced the second confirmed case of imported Zika virus in Hong Kong.
Inspiration RV-8 aircraft

Cathay Pacific captain lands safely back in Hong Kong after circumnavigating the globe in home-built plane

in News by arounddb, 15 November 2016
Three months after setting off on an epic round-the-world trip, Cathay Pacific pilot Hank Cheng landed safely back in Hong Kong this week onboard his home-built plane, "Inspiration".
High rise Hong Kong

New rules regarding foreign domestic helpers cleaning windows to come into effect from January 2017

in News by arounddb, 15 November 2016
A new clause on window cleaning will be included in the Standard Employment Contract for foreign domestic helpers from January 2017, the Labour Department has announced.
HKILA Beach Clean Up

HKILA Students go green with beach clean-up and recycling scheme

in News by arounddb, 14 November 2016
As part of their environmental “Green Week” initiative, the children of DB's Hong Kong International Learning Academy (HKILA) joined forces with local charity Plastic Free Seas recently to clean up the beach at DB North Plaza.
Super moon Hong Kong

Largest "super moon" in 68 years will be visible over Hong Kong tonight

in News by arounddb, 14 November 2016
Star gazers are in for a treat tonight, as clear skies over Hong Kong mean that the city should enjoy a fantastic view of the biggest moon the Earth has seen since 1948.

Ngong Ping cable car to close for five months for recabling

in News by arounddb, 10 November 2016
The Ngong Ping 360 cable car system, one of Lantau's top tourist attractions, will be closed for the first five months of 2017, in order for the operators to replace its cables.
DB 10km race

Ready, set, go! The DB 10km race is back this weekend and there's an all-new route!

in News by arounddb, 8 November 2016
Undoubtedly one of the highlights on the local calendar, the DB 10km race is back this Saturday, November 12, and this year there are a few changes...
Silvermine Bay Mui Wo

Silver Mine Bay Beach in Mui Wo to be temporarily closed until mid-2018

in News by arounddb, 8 November 2016
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) has announced that Silver Mine Bay Beach will be temporary closed from November 21 onwards to carry out improvement works. The beach is expected to reopen in mid-2018.
The BIG Picnic DB 2016

Local talent shines at The BIG Picnic 2016!

in News by arounddb, 8 November 2016
Back with a brand new name, and bigger and better than ever, DB's very own rock festival, The BIG Picnic, made a triumphant debut at its new central-DB venue this weekend, showcasing the very best of local talent.
Jia Jia

Giant panda's remains to be used for scientific research and to help rear baby pandas

in News by arounddb, 3 November 2016
Ocean Park has announced that the remains of Jia Jia, the world's oldest giant panda in captivity, who passed away on October 16, will be used for scientific research, veterinary science education and conservation purposes.
Sunny Hong Kong

October 2016 officially the hottest (and nearly the wettest) on record in Hong Kong

in News by arounddb, 3 November 2016
October 2016 was officially the hottest October recorded in Hong Kong, according the Hong Kong Observatory.
Parkland Drive Discovery Bay

Update from City Management following gas explosion at Parkland Drive

in News by arounddb, 2 November 2016
On September 9, a gas explosion in the meter room of 5 Parkland Drive caused damage to the property and raised concerns among the community about the safety of gas works in the area.

Countdown to The BIG Picnic: Around DB talks to Jaded

in News by arounddb, 2 November 2016
Having made their debut at Picnic in the Park earlier this year, Jaded is set to return to the stage at The BIG Picnic on Saturday November 5 for another energetic set.
Living Planet Report 2016

Hong Kong criticised by WWF for ecological impact

in News by arounddb, 1 November 2016
Hong Kong's ecological footprint was brought into sharp focus last week in a statement issued by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

The fear factor: DB's Team FEAR event

in Out there by Peter Sherwood, 1 November 2016
Peter Sherwood looks into Discovery Bay’s Team FEAR event – for kids from eight to 18 – and takes it personally.