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How Hong Kong used homegrown tech to fight COVID-19

When the COVID-19 struck, Hong Kong acted quickly, and successfully, to control the outbreak early on. And it did this with a mixture of strong health and safety measures, along with a lot of homegrown technology.

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'Reconstruction Games' – Olympics in Japan helping to transform region

Spotlight takes a look into Japan’s ‘Reconstruction Games’ – the name being given by residents there to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, taking place in Tokyo next summer.

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Hong Kong's new business and cultural normal

Hong Kong is open for business. Even amid the coronavirus pandemic, its economy and cultural activity have continued, thanks to quick action to control the virus’ spread, and a lot of adaptation.

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Welcoming the world: Japan's Olympic Host Towns

Ahead of the Olympic and Paralympic Games next summer, nearly 500 cities and towns across Japan have built or strengthened ties with other parts of the world. While the Games have been postponed until 2021, organisers have been keen to pursue exchange programmes, including the so-called Host Town initiative.

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Japan's Paralympic Games aim to leave lasting legacy

Japan's Paralympic Games aim to leave lasting legacy

While the Olympic and Paralympic Games will now take place next year because of the coronavirus, preparations are still going ahead in Tokyo, the first city in the world set to host the Paralympics twice.

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The World Travel Market: giving us a taste of travel experiences waiting to be discovered

The World Travel Market: giving us a taste of travel experiences waiting to be discovered

In this special edition of Spotlight, we come to you from the World Travel Market in London. We’re joining thousands of people from the travel and tourism sectors who are promoting all sorts of holiday destinations – ranging from capital cities to exotic islands.

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Responsible tourism, adventure and reinventing luxury: highlights of London's World Travel Market

Responsible tourism, adventure and reinventing luxury: highlights of London's World Travel Market

More than 50-thousand representatives from all over the globe have descended on London to debate and discuss what’s hot in the travel and tourism sectors.

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Coal mines turned into culture mines is new business in Poland

Coal mines turned into culture mines is new business in Poland

Katowice is a city that built itself on coal, turning the 18th-century village into an industrial powerhouse. Now it´s in the middle of another transformation: developing a cleaner, greener, more sustainable way of living and working. In this edition of Spotlight, we look at how this Polish city has turned coal mines into culture mines and new places to do business.

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Hong Kong’s proving it’s the place to be for high tech start-ups

Hong Kong’s proving it’s the place to be for high tech start-ups

Spotlight takes a look at high tech companies who’ve made the strategic decision to base themselves in Hong Kong.

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East meets West in Asia's cultural capital

East meets West in Asia's cultural capital

Hong Kong, already a crossroads of the world, is becoming a main attraction for the arts, leveraging its potential as a cultural powerhouse with a new purpose-built arts district.

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