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  • Coronavirus affecting HK

    February 16, 2020 by

    written by Kyle and Gigi… As you may have heard, there is a new coronavirus.  It is largely concentrated in China, but has spread to other countries.  Hong Kong has been affected with around 60 cases reported so far and one death.  The response in Hong Kong has been very strong with the majority of… Read more

  • Naomi turns 8

    February 15, 2020 by

    written by Naomi…. It was my eighth birthday. Seven of my friends went to a local kitchen to make gelato and egg puffs with me. Gelato is Italian ice cream. We made two flavors: Oreo and strawberry. Egg puffs are Hong Kong style waffles, but sweeter and look like round balls (or eggs). We had… Read more

  • Kyle back in office at PolyU

    January 9, 2020 by

    ….written by Kyle After two months, I have been allowed back to my office at PolyU. There are still several areas of campus that have not opened due to damage though. It seems that there was not much activity near my office. PolyU released these two statements about the levels of toxicity (spoiler, they are… Read more

  • Taiwan Escape

    December 21, 2019 by

    We took a break from all the happenings around HK and went to Taipei, Taiwan for a week. It was a very nice time that allowed us to recoup and reorient ourselves about our time in HK. Since we have returned, HK has been calmer, but Kyle is still not allowed back on PolyU campus.… Read more

  • Kyle still not back to PolyU

    December 14, 2019 by

    Kyle hasn’t been on the PolyU campus since November 5th. He went to a conference in Macau (IROS) that weekend and when he returned, the campus was closed due to protesters occupying campus. The protesters are no longer on campus, and some of the campus has opened. However, Kyle’s office is not in the opened… Read more

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