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The word 'fu*k’ and its numerous #conjugations are said 569 times
Making this the #film with the most uses of the #word in a main-stream, non-documentary film.
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The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.
Twitter's Jack Dorsey to warn 'eroding' Section 230 could 'collapse' Internet communication
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and other leading tech executives will warn lawmakers that efforts to change a federal provision known as Section 230 could have lasting consequences for...
Jack Ma is making history again with the Ant IPO, and getting even more wealthy while doing it
Billionaire tech tycoon Jack Ma is raising more than $34 billion in yet another record breaking IPO, further cementing his place in history as one of the world's great tech entr...
What is Jack Ma’s Ant Group and how does it make money?
In this explainer, we take a look at the growth potential of Ant’s key businesses and why the company could soon be worth more than the world’s largest bank, JPMorgan Chase.
HKU approves vice-president appointments despite student, staff backlash
Governing council votes in favour of mainland Chinese academics Max Shen Zuojun and Gong Peng taking up senior positions.
Fake News Spread On Whatsapp To Indian Americans Plays Stealth Role In US Election
Two billion users rely on WhatsApp's free app to chat with individuals and groups of up to 256 people.
Hong Kong leader to visit Beijing to discuss plans to revive economy
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will travel to Beijing next week for a three-day visit to discuss plans to revive the global financial hub’s economy which has been battered by the C...
Luxury E-commerce Startup ShopWorn Enters Asia with Hong Kong Satellite
The fast-growing ecommerce destination for well-priced, guaranteed authentic luxury brands opens a Hong Kong satellite to service the Asia Pacific region.
Hong Kong Aircrew Officers Association Calls for Action by Hong Kong Labour Department over Cathay Pacific Restructuring
The Hong Kong Aircrew Officers Association (HKAOA) today requested action by the Hong Kong Labour Department over the recent restructuring of the airline by the Cathay Pacific G...
Hong Kong’s Weaker Financial Hub Appeal is Japan’s Opportunity, Aso Says
Japan should consider setting up a special economic zone for global banking businesses now that Hong Kong is losing its appeal as a financial hub amid China’s crackdown, accordi...
Ant Group closes Hong Kong book early due to strong demand for its record dual IPO
Ant Group will close its Hong Kong institutional book building process a day earlier than expected due to strong demand for its record initial public offering (IPO), a person fa...
HSBC's Hong Kong shares jump nearly 5% after third-quarter earnings beat estimates
HSBC's reported profit before tax was $3.07 billion in the third quarter, better than the $2.07 billion that analysts had expected, according to estimates compiled by the bank.
Four Hong Kong activists seeking asylum in US consulate ‘turned away’
The four ran up to talk to security guards, who allowed them inside the compound, but they not did to stay. Incident came after arrest of three others tied to now-defunct Studen...
'We need a miracle': Czech PM says more restrictions are looming
The Czech infection rate is the highest on the planet except for tiny Andorra, and the spread of the virus among doctors and medical workers is worsening the strain on hospitals.
Covid job losses hitting young people hardest in UK, study finds
Workers aged under 25 more than twice as likely to have lost job in past two months
Jack Ma Wealth Surges Above Walmart Heirs’ With Record Ant IPO
Jack Ma, the former English teacher who co-founded Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. with $60,000, is poised to become the world’s 11th richest person after Ant Group Co. priced shares...
Giving senior roles to mainland academics will damage HKU, students say
Installing the two professors who hold positions at Tsinghua University in Beijing will jeopardise academic freedoms, union says.
Cathay Pacific flight attendants threaten collective action over new contracts
Union says it has full support of membership and will ‘act fast’ if necessary after general meeting where some broke down in tears.
Digital yuan will not compete with WeChat Pay or Alipay
China’s digital yuan will not compete with private apps like WeChat Pay and Alipay, but it may have to contend with counterfeit digital wallets.
China wooing investors to Shanghai, with HSBC, Goldman answering
Central bank chief Yi Gang tells Bund Summit that the country’s focus on domestic economy does not mean it is shutting the door on the rest of the world.
Mandatory sex education amendment sparks debate on sexuality in China
From 2021, schools should conduct ‘age-appropriate sex education for minors’, helping them protect themselves against abuse and sexual harassment.
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