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5 Products for Keeping Hair Frizz-Free This Summer
Your guide to shiny, healthy hair all summer long.
How Taiwan is trying to defend against a cyber 'World War III'
As China steps up military pressure on Taiwan, the self-governing island is preparing for the next big frontier of warfare: crippling cyberattacks.
Zuckerberg wants Facebook to become online 'metaverse'
Mark Zuckerberg has laid out his vision to transform Facebook from a social media network into a “metaverse company” in the next five years.
Get jabbed to win HK$100,000 shopping credits from HKAB vaccine lottery
Take the Covid-19 jabs now to snatch HK$100,000 shopping credits and vouchers offered by the Hong Kong Association of Banks in one of the latest vaccine lotteries.
Pegasus scandal: Are we all becoming unknowing spies?
The allegations that spy software known as Pegasus may have been used to carry out surveillance on journalists, activists - and even perhaps political leaders - highlights that ...
Thousands queue for hours in sweltering heat for annual Hong Kong anime expo
Organisers blame long waits, which lasted up to three hours, on last-minute government decision to reduce venue’s capacity.
Indian tax officials raid newspaper that took on Narendra Modi over the pandemic
Tax authorities in India raided several offices of one of the world's biggest-selling newspapers on Thursday, a move journalists and leading opposition politicians described as ...
Customs seized drugs worth HK$230 million
Customs busted three drug trafficking cases with drugs worth a total of HK$230 million, including cocaine hidden in health food and liquid “ice” mixed inside avocado oil within ...
Hong Kong taxi alliance tests system to fix drivers’ bad habits
Industry hopes government will compel, subsidise all taxis to install system that prods cabbies driving badly.
Why some people don't want a Covid-19 vaccine
Social media is rife with posts disparaging the vaccine hesitant – but these reactions to a complex and nuanced issue are doing more harm than good.
HK sees three new Covid-19 cases carrying the L452R mutant strain
Hong Kong recorded three new imported Covid-19 cases today, all of whom carried the highly infectious L452R mutant strain commonly present in the Delta variant first discovered ...
WhatsApp blocks 2 million Indian accounts in battle against spam messages
WhatsApp blocked 2 million accounts of Indian users in a month to prevent harmful behavior, the company said in its first ever compliance report published under the country's st...
Small Tuen Mun flats get tepid response as homebuyers wait for bigger projects
Just half of K&K Property’s units at SkyeH! were sold on Sunday, mainly to young, first-time buyers while older home seekers with deeper wallets stayed on the sidelines.
Ya miao: Taiwan's workers revolt by ‘squeezing the second’
Staff arrive exactly on time at offices across Taiwan. It’s a practice called ‘ya miao’ – and it carries an important message about workplace autonomy.
Drastic measures needed to rid of partition flats by 2049: Paul Chan
Drastic measures are needed to increase housing and land supply in order to eliminate all subdivided flats by 2049, Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po said.
Is French cuisine forever changed?
Alain Ducasse says the pandemic accelerated the evolution of French cuisine. But some are in no hurry to abandon the generations-old rituals that define the Gallic art of eating.
Hong Kong customs seizes HK$230 million worth of drugs hidden in food shipments
Two of the three recent busts were the largest of their kind in 20 years, customs says.
Australia’s anti-lockdown protesters slammed as Sydney’s outbreak grows
Australia’s anti-lockdown protesters have been slammed amid fears they may have fuelled the spread of Covid-19.
Lam Siu-hang brings home joy as he wins in round 32 of table tennis
Table tennis player Lam Siu-hang has brought some Olympic joy to Hong Kong fans with a massive upset win to reach the men’s singles third round.
Take a Look at the Most Expensive Homes in the World
You don't have to be a millionaire (or billionaire) to dream about the rambling estates of moguls and movie stars. Here are just a few of our favorite properties that broke reco...
Covid-19 will become as common as flu
Government pandemic adviser Yuen Kwok-yung said coronavirus will become as common as flu and everybody will be infected someday.
Why worker loyalty is at a breaking point
People are no longer prepared to return to pre-pandemic ways of working. If pressed to do so, many may choose to quit instead.
9 Face Mists To Keep You Cool All Summer
Beat the heat with these refreshing sprays.
Google co-founder Larry Page reportedly hiding out in Fiji
The reclusive billionaire and Google co-founder has stayed mostly on the heart-shaped Tavarua island in Fiji.
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