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Cuomo says possible NY quarantine 'would be chaos and mayhem'
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo responds to President Donald Trump considering a short-term quarantine of coronavirus "hot spots," including New York.
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Hong Kong poised to require two-week quarantine for flight crew
Hong Kong is set to require flight crew entering the Asian financial hub for more than two hours to quarantine in a hotel for two weeks.
Oath to uphold Basic Law looms for all district councillors
District councillors will be required to take an oath to uphold the Basic Law, with an amendment bill facilitating the arrangement to be tabled to the Legislative Council after ...
7 Interior Design Trends Everyone Will Be Trying in 2021, According to Experts
Designers weigh in on the most popular decorating styles, colors, and materials you can look forward to in the coming year.
Government urged to orderly reopen leisure and cultural venues
Lawmaker Ma Fung-kwok has urged the Hong Kong government to reopen some of its cultural, recreational and sports facilities in an orderly manner, after being closed for months.
HK panels suggest care home residents and staff first to get the jab
Two scientific committees under the Centre for Health Protection today suggested that residents and staff of residential care homes should be the first to receive the Covid jabs.
8 Fashion Books to Add to Your Collection
These beautiful books dress up a coffee table while also giving a special look into the fashion industry.
HK reports 70 Covid cases, 16 infections untraceable
The Centre for Health Protection said as of 12am today, it has recorded 70 additional confirmed coronavirus cases – seven imported and 63 local – bringing the tally to 9,868 cases.
Volkswagen boss joins Twitter with a jab at Elon Musk
Herbert Diess boasts about knocking Tesla down a peg in Europe
World’s second-largest short video platform seeks US$5 billion in Hong Kong IPO
Kuaishou will raise the curtain for other China’s short video-sharing platforms to raise funds via IPO in Hong Kong.
Not required to host ‘incendiary speech’: Judge (Democrat) rejects Parler’s lawsuit to restore Amazon service
Social media platform Parler is facing more bad news as a federal (Democrat) judge has rejected a lawsuit from the (Republican) company seeking to have (Democrat) Amazon restore...
Amend security law so extradition agreements return: Bar Association chief
Paul Harris makes comments after being elected as new chairman of city’s Bar Association on Thursday. The veteran human rights barrister also pledges to strengthen rule of law i...
‘Optimism and hope’: Moon, Lee and other Asian leaders sing Biden’s praises
The new US president’s inaugural speech and executive actions to rejoin the WHO and Paris Agreement won plaudits throughout the region.
Newborn girl’s heart stopped beating in suspected hospital blunder
Infant, who has congenital heart disease, was given three infusions to raise potassium levels in her blood, and suffered cardiac arrest during the third.
Biden inauguration: new US president vows to unify a tense, divided nation
‘Democracy is precious. Democracy is fragile. And at this hour, my friends, democracy has prevailed,’ President Joe Biden says; Donald Trump leaves Washington before inauguratio...
Lands official takes legal action against boss after eight-year wait over houses
Lands Department assistant director Anita Lam and her husband apply for judicial review, accusing lands director of failing to determine the application.
Biden will be the first president to use the new Air Force One – here's what we know about the $5.3 billion aircraft
President Trump pushed for a cheaper replacement program, resulting in the purchase of jets intended for a Russian airline instead of factory-fresh models.
Alipay and WeChat Pay’s monopoly status remains unclear in new regulation
A draft regulation from China’s central bank specifies two different markets for assessing companies’ market power, sowing confusion over the impact on China’s two fintech giants.
Conservatives cry ‘bigotry!’ as Dems call for Parler to be PROBED BY FBI for role in US Capitol riot, alleged Russian ties
House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Rep. Carolyn Maloney is requesting the FBI investigate social media platform Parler as a “potential facilitator” of the US Capitol riot earl...
Hong Kong set to hit long-haul aircrew with strictest quarantine measures
Sources say pilots and cabin crew from Hong Kong, after a layover in any country, will have to undergo hotel quarantine for 14 days upon their return.
British lawyer declines HK case after being subjected to 'disgraceful' comment
A British prosecutor hired by the Hong Kong government to lead a case against democracy activists has pulled out after coming under pressure in Britain including ‘disgraceful’ c...
EU Parliament condemns China deal over Hong Kong crackdown
MEPs overwhelmingly pass resolution saying the EU has lost credibility on human rights by sealing the investment pact and calling for targeted sanctions.
Hong Kong’s democracy activists see kindred spirits in the US Capitol insurrection
What does it mean for a movement fighting for democracy to support Donald Trump's efforts to undermine it?
Hong Kong Stocks Are Asset Class of Choice for China’s Investors
Investors in mainland China are showing unprecedented interest in Hong Kong stocks, powering the city’s fastest rally for a new year in more than three decades.
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