Laura Mannering

Laura Mannering works from Budapest, Hungary. Journalist wandering Europe. Previously Hong Kong and Taipei bureau chief for Agence France-Presse, via London and Madrid. Slow-but-dedicated runner. Laura Mannering has over 1247 followers on Twitter.

Massive clean-up in Hong Kong after typhoon chaos

The storm, with gusts of more than 230 kilometres per hour, sent buildings swaying and waters surging into homes and shopping malls in Hong Kong

Beijing warns protests will push Hong Kong into ‘chaos’

The government has pledged its support for leader CY Leung, accusing pro-democracy protesters of "selfishly" disrupting social order.

Noise and the city: Hong Kong’s struggle for quiet

Hong Kong is a cacophony of noise and experts and residents are calling on authorities to keep a lid on the din for the sake of public health.

Press Releases

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

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