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ARSON ATTACK AT NEWSPAPER’S PRINT SHOP
Four masked intruders dressed in black set fire to the printing press of the Hong Kong independent in the early hours of Nov. 19, marking the fourth attack on the facility since its opening more than a decade ago.
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Will Impose Anti-Dumping Measures On Australian Wine
Beijing has on several occasions used the threat of diminished access to its vast domestic market as a stick to beat Australia and has suspended imports of some products includi...
Analysis: Hong Kong protester jailed for throwing eggs as city's judiciary takes hard line
A 31-year-old man has been jailed for 21 months for throwing eggs at a police station, the latest tough sentence handed down by a Hong Kong court as the authorities move to clam...
Analysis: Trump's loss dealt a blow to global populism. But the movement is still alive and kicking
For four years, Donald Trump has been the world's standard-bearer for right-wing populism. The movement didn't begin with Trump, but the US President championed it in a way no o...
China braces for more defaults among state firms in 2021 - and that could be a good thing
Fitch Ratings said the number of defaults among Chinese state-owned enterprises could "rise marginally" in 2021 as funding conditions tighten.
Hongkongers face hefty fines for ignoring Covid-19 test note from doctor
The new measure, announced earlier this month, aims to contain the city’s fourth wave of infections by reducing silent transmission in the community.
Hong Kong lawmakers seek clarity on Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan
More than 20 lawmakers expressed concerns on matters ranging from project costs to inadequate publicity to convince the public of its benefits.
Hong Kong exchange proposes tripling profit requirement for listings
The proposed thresholds would make HKEX the toughest exchange to qualify for a listing, more so than on the New York Stock Exchange or Nasdaq.
Chinese doctors jailed for organ harvesting
Six people, including four medical professionals, given prison sentences of up to 28 months for role in illegal transplants.
New Zealand’s new foreign minister says China relationship is mature
Nanaia Mahuta, who is known for her sacred facial tattoo to celebrate her Maori heritage, last week signed a ‘Five Eyes’ statement that incurred Beijing’s wrath.
Coronavirus was on many continents before Wuhan outbreak, Chinese team says
Chinese research says a strain can be traced to eight countries before the Wuhan outbreak, and first human transmission may have been on Indian subcontinent.
"I'm Not Going To Take It": Brazil President On Covid Vaccine
In statements broadcast live over multiple social media platforms, the right-wing leader added that Congress was unlikely to require Brazilians to take a vaccine.
Public order in Singapore has been shaken by a hand-drawn smiley face
An activist who stood in a public place with the offending image has been charged with illegal assembly
Mnuchin plans to move $455B in coronavirus relief out of Biden's reach
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is expected to move $455 billion in unspent coronavirus stimulus money into a fund that the incoming Biden administration cannot deploy without...
US investigating possible suspension failures on 115,000 Tesla vehicles
The United States’ national road safety agency will investigate complaints that nearly 115,000 Tesla electric vehicles may have problems with their suspension.
When you die, will your digital assets actually reach your loved ones?
Leaving all your online wealth to the family is your present for their future. Unfortunately, digital assets don’t really “fit” into a conventional physical will. eWill.org is ...
10 Best Pocket Watches for Men
Swap your regular wristwatch out for a stylish pocket watch alternative. These timepieces look incredibly refined with a suit and waistcoat for a dapper look; however, they can ...
Facebook's long-awaited libra currency to reportedly launch in a limited form early next year
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency is readying to launch as early as January, the Financial Times reported on Friday.
Oxford, WHO scientists say more data needed on AstraZeneca's Covid vaccine trials
More data is needed from AstraZeneca's Covid vaccine trials beyond what was presented in a press release, experts from the WHO and Oxford University said.
20 Chic Bedrooms That Make the Case for Gray
Enhance your gray walls with white, blue, and even pink accessories.
Where did Covid-19 originate? These virus sleuths are assessing every theory
Bat virus researcher leads Lancet-backed task force reviewing evidence on theories such as the outbreak coming from wildlife trade or existing first in Europe.
Top Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated
Iran's most senior nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh has been assassinated near the capital Tehran, the country's defence ministry has confirmed.
Ex-deputy Sec-General of NATO: new status for Georgia, Ukraine may push forward their NATO membership
Former deputy secretary general of NATO and US ex-ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow says that the creation of a new status for Georgia and Ukraine may push forward the cou...
Fake News, Misinformation Threaten Covid-19 Vaccination Plan: WHO
"The coronavirus disease is the first pandemic in history in which technology and social media are being used on a massive scale to keep people safe, informed, productive and co...
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