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HKFP reports "Disposable society? Meet the Hongkongers who repair instead of replace"

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HKFP reports "Disposable society? Meet the Hongkongers who repair instead of replace"

Original article : https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/12/31/fix-it-the-hong-kong-diy-enthusiasts-who-repair-instead-of-replace/ 31 December 2016 00:00 Varsity 10 min read By Rubie Fan, Karin Li, Cindy Gu and Wing Chan Apliu Street in Sham Shui Po is lined with shops and stalls selling electronic components and parts for appliances. But it is getting harder to find any that will also do repairs. Mr Ma, who is in his sixties, is one of the few handymen who still repairs appliances for a living. An electronic shop with repair services on Apliu Street. Photo: Wikicommons. COMMUNITY & EDUCATION ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH HKFP VOICES Disposable society? Meet the Hongkongers who repair instead of replace...

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Maker Education in Holm Glad No.2 Primary School

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Maker Education in Holm Glad No.2 Primary School

  MakerBay is very honoured to be one of the educational partners of the Jockey Club ‘Learning by Doing’ Academy (LBD) of Holm Glad No.2 Primary School to bring the joy of making and citizen science to local primary school students. On 10th December, an official opening ceremony of the LBD was held. We showcased students’ work, opening of the maker workshop and experience sharing with the visitors to demonstrate the different ways of learning. In one of the module of our making classes, P.6 students learned to design and build an aquaponics system from scratch and understand the science behind the...

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