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Deserted London landmarks seen from above
Some of London's most popular landmarks are devoid of the usual crowds as people stay indoors to help combat coronavirus.
Quote of the Day
An eye for an eye will ultimately, leave the whole world blind.
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.
Tesla’s Nemesis in China Is a Tiny $5,000 Electric Car From GM
Known globally for its trucks and muscle cars, General Motors Co. has scored a surprise hit in China with its local partners: a petite electric vehicle that sells for less than ...
China’s Ping An Insurance Increases Stake in HSBC to 8%
China’s Ping An Insurance Group Co. raised its stake in HSBC Holdings Plc, cementing its position as the lender’s biggest shareholder.
What comes after an electric vehicle? For Xpeng, it’s the flying car
Xpeng is not alone in dedicating resources towards research and development in related – or sometimes even unrelated – fields. In the era of electric cars, manufacturers are tak...
Road to Moscow could open opportunities to more Chinese firms
A US$760 million deal to build a section of Russia’s flagship highway programme could pave the way for more contracts.
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...
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’.
A teacher’s bid to explain pregnancy to kids hits a nerve in China
Sex education remains taboo in Chinese schools despite efforts from educators and publishers.
WHO ‘backed China’s emergency use’ of experimental Covid-19 vaccines
Zheng Zhongwei from the National Health Commission says WHO standards were used as a guide to administer shots despite ongoing phase 3 trials.
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.
China slammed by West over Hong Kong and Xinjiang at UN rights forum
‘No state should be above the law, China’s turn has come,’ says John Fisher of Human Rights Watch, speaking on behalf of more than 300 activist groups.
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...
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