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Following the Shatin to Central Link project works from home

Being able to use satellite imagery to follow construction work from home is nothing new, but the 3D imagery that Google has made available for free is something else. You can peer down this 16 meter diameter, 32 meter deep […]

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“Safe Slopes Save Lives” in Hong Kong

When you start walking around Hong Kong, you might notice that every retaining wall and slope has a sign on it, listing a registration number:

Slope registration plaque

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