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The sustainably sourced collection of home goods was inspired by misty Venice Beach mornings.
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It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission.
Japanese Billionaire Seeks Crew for ‘Fun’ Trip Around the Moon
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has kicked off a global contest to select eight crew members to join him on a private SpaceX flight around the moon in 2023, the first such m...
This is Texas, apparently not a 3rd world state...
The Texas winter storm is expected to be the most expensive weather event in the state’s history, costing insurers over $20 billion. Why are Texans paying the price for the pola...
Hongkongers who challenge Beijing’s authority are separatists, says CY Leung
In five-minute speech, former chief executive says city is not independent like Singapore and any autonomy Hong Kong has comes at China’s discretion.
Court hears Occupy co-founders merely engaged in ‘conspiracy to inspire’
Benny Tai, Chan Kin-man and Chu Yiu-ming are challenging their conviction on conspiracy and incitement charges stemming from their roles in the civil disobedience movement.
Cats are just as disloyal as we always suspected, study confirms
Cats don’t avoid people who upset their owners, proving they’re just as disloyal as we always suspected.
First death in HK after receiving Covid-19 jabs
A diabetic man who received the Beijing-made Sinovac vaccine on the first day of the SAR’s inoculation program last Friday died two days later, with health authorities making th...
Twitter cracks down on COVID vaccine misinformation with strike system
Accounts with two strikes against them will be locked for 12 hours. Five strikes will get a user permanently banned from Twitter.
Teachers divided over liberal studies revamp as school heads call for delay
Surveys by Professional Teachers’ Union and Federation of Education Workers show differing views across Hong Kong’s schools.
EU law requires companies to fix electronic goods for up to 10 years
Companies that sell refrigerators, washers, hairdryers, or TVs in the European Union will need to ensure those appliances can be repaired for up to 10 years.
Occupy trio 'conspired to minimize public nuisance'
It was wrong for the three Occupy Central organizers to be charged with conspiracy to commit public nuisance, as their original plan never materialized, the high court heard yes...
This ‘90s Sportswear Trend Brings Nostalgic Details to Spring 2021 Fashion
From striped tracksuits to numbered varsity jerseys, see how designers are bringing back ‘90s sportswear for Spring/Summer 2021.
Aguzin becomes first non-Chinese to head Hong Kong bourse
Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has approved the appointment of JPMorgan Chase & Co banker Nicolas Aguzin as chief executive of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, t...
7 things you need to know before you design your home office
We asked Interior designer Emma Sims-Hilditch to share her top tips to create the perfect study
Plastic bottle tax pushed to tackle curse
The Environmental Association wants a 50 HK cents "plastic bottle tax" levied when people buy drinks in such containers.
Hong Kong probes death of chronically ill man who received Covid-19 jab
Department of Health said the 63-year-old man received the shot on February 26 at Kwun Chung Sports Centre in Jordan, one of the government’s designated vaccination sites.
International travel delays could cost the UK economy €30bn
The UK has just announced its plan for leaving lockdown - but experts are predicting huge losses to the economy if international travel is delayed any longer.
HKU to end outspoken expert's contract
Outspoken liver expert and medical professor Lai Ching-lung will not have his part-time contract renewed by the University of Hong Kong, sources say.
Twitter Now Labeling Content for 'Misleading Information' on COVID-19 Vaccines
Back in December, Twitter Safety announced the social media platform would begin prioritizing the "removal of the most harmful misleading information" from users' timelines. Twi...
Five people suffered food poisoning in Chan Yee Hing Sheung Chiu Lau
Five people suffered suspected food poisoning after having dinner at Chan Yee Hing Sheung Chiu Lau, a Chinese restaurant located on Prince Edward Road West, the Centre for Healt...
Microsoft Founder Bill Gates Says Android Crushes Apple - via an iPhone App
Bill Gates let on that he preferred phones running the Android operating system to Apple's iOS because they often came pre-installed with software from Microsoft, the Big Tech g...
China says door to Xinjiang 'always open', but UN rights boss should not prejudge
China said on Tuesday that it was discussing a visit to its Xinjiang region by United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, but that she should not set out with the aim ...
Broadcast boss steps in and exec quits
The new director of broadcasting, Patrick Li Pak-chuen, was greeted with an executive's resignation on his first day in office.
China's electoral reform 'earthquake' set to upend Hong Kong politics
China’s plan to dramatically reform Hong Kong’s electoral system, expected to be unveiled in a parliamentary session in Beijing starting this week, will upend the territory’s po...
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