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America’s pandemic election: what could go even more wrong?
America’s 2020 presidential election will be a contest like no other. From the effects of mass mail-in voting to the threat of disinformation and delayed results - how ugly coul...
Hong Kongers, Don’t Idolize the U.K.
I was born in London, and I know that it isn’t the welcoming place many seem to think it is.
More choice, more space for expats as Hong Kong rents slide amid Covid-19
Landlords offering steep rental discounts in popular areas like Causeway Bay, Tsim Sha Tsui
Hong Kong’s biggest home sales in 14 months fizzles out after buzz
The weekend sale, with the most number of flats on offer since July 13, 2019, is little comfort for Hong Kong’s developers, who have to make up for lost time to clear their glut...
Hong Kong police investigating smugglers linked to 12 held on mainland
Police release first details of the fugitives’ escape, including that their boat was purportedly arranged by a smuggling syndicate.
Record rush as Hongkongers applied to renew BN(O) passport last year
The unprecedented surge was not triggered by the national security law imposed by Beijing on June 30 but it continued unabated in the first half of 2020.
"Enough Is Enough": China Attacks US At UN Over Covid-19 Criticism
Two days after President Donald Trump used his annual address to the General Assembly to attack China, its ambassador to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, strongly criticized the U...
"This Virus Has A Big Trick": Why COVID-19 Is Life-Threatening For Some
Increasing evidence suggests that some Covid-19 patients get very ill because of an impaired interferon response.
"Alexa, I'm Getting Pulled Over": Amazon Launches New Cameras For Cars
The new $200 Ring Car Cam will automatically start recording on the voice command, store footage securely and notify a family member of the traffic stop.
Alphabet Settles Shareholder Suit Over Sexual Harassment Claims
The company will set aside $310 million in funding towards diversity initiatives and prohibit severance packages to employees who are subject to any pending investigation for se...
Two Million Virus Deaths "Likely" Without Collective Action: WHO
As the one million death count looms in a pandemic that has surged around the planet, the WHO said the prospect of another million deaths was not unimaginable.
China Evergrande gets approval to spin off property management business
Indebted mainland property developer China Evergrande said on Friday it had received approval from the Hong Kong exchange to spin off its property management business, which wou...
Hong Kong Airlines cabin crew face 30 per cent pay cut for four months
Flight attendants who sign up will have pay cut from November until February and will be on duty for two months and off for two.
Hong Kong girl, 17, arrested after newborn found dead next to rubbish bin
Body was found in a blue recyclable bag with cloth stuck in its mouth on Wednesday. Police suspect the teen abandoned the baby girl after giving birth in a flat the day before.
Rioter who attacked officer during Hong Kong police HQ siege gets four years
‘Violence is violence’, judge says in sentencing 26-year-old Shum Hiu-lun for his actions during June 26, 2019, incident he calls ‘attack on the rule of law’.
Hong Kong has Covid-19’s third wave under control
City has ‘basically contained’ months-long rush of infections after ‘hard-fought battle’, chief executive says.
Airline crew reportedly held in COVID-19 ‘concentration camp’
The cabin crew of a British Airways flight has been held in what one flight attendant has described as a “concentration camp” in Hong Kong after a colleague tested positive for ...
Washington finally admits it has been interfering in Hong Kong
Members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee have blasted Michael Pack, the new czar of the US government’s global media services, for stymieing US influence operations in the...
Eleven-year-old climate activist leads beach cleanup in Hong Kong
Lance Lau, an 11-year-old Hong Kong climate activist, has been called the Chinese territory's answer to Greta Thunberg.
Hong Kong Disneyland reopens for second time
Hong Kong's Disneyland theme park reopened for the second time on Friday (September 25) after closing in July when coronavirus cases spiked.
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