Valerie Leung

Uber announces new safety protocols during COVID-19

Uber is implementing new safety protocols for drivers and riders who still depend on ridesharing for essential trips. Starting May 18, all Uber drivers and riders are required to wear a face mask or...

Fewer drivers on roads not an excuse to speed: ICBC

Drivers are reminded to resist speeding even though there are fewer vehicles on the road. ICBC and the B.C. government are launching a campaign to urge drivers to slow down this month after noticing...

Richmond Asian grocery stores begin temperature checks at doors

While malls and streets have gotten quieter, grocery stores are still bustling with people during the COVID-19 pandemic. Two Richmond Asian grocery stores announced over the weekend they will be...

Canada Post changes retail, delivery procedures amid COVID-19

“Like other organizations providing important services, our people are working hard under difficult circumstances.”

Richmond restaurant gives early ‘termination notice’ to employees amid coronavirus fear

A photo of an employment termination letter from a Richmond restaurant was posted on social media claiming that restaurant service will be suspended due to the ongoing novel coronavirus affecting...

Richmond supermarket might introduce facial-recognition payment method

People who forget their wallet when they go grocery shopping might be able to pay with their face next year. A Chinese grocery store chain is looking to introduce facial-recognition as a method of...

River Rock casino among first in Canada to use new safety system

The River Rock Casino and Resort in Richmond is one of the first hotels in Canada to introduce a new safety solution in the hospitality industry. The React Mobile safety system takes the form of a...

First Porsche NOW pop-up store opens in Richmond

One thing that Richmond is not short on is expensive cars, but Porsche fans and owners can visit a new design-based pop-up store which is the first retail outlet in the world to showcase the new...

Hong Kongers eye safe haven in Richmond

With the unrest in Hong Kong, some in Richmond are wondering if there will be another wave of Hong Kong immigrants moving into the city. Already, the Asian community in Richmond is seeing seminars...