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Eric Shawn presses spokesperson for Dominion voting systems on fraud claims
Spokesman Michael Steel explains how the machines work and how accusations of voter fraud are simply not true.
Quote of the Day
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Guangdong anti-corruption chief moves over to Hong Kong office
Shi Kehui had previously worked under the current head of the HKMAO, Xia Baolong, in Zhejiang province.
State-run media outlets blast new Bar Association head two days in a row
People’s Daily accuses Bar Association chairman Paul Harris of being ‘arrogant’ for suggesting he would seek amendments to the Beijing-imposed national security law.
HSBC boss defends decision to freeze accounts of fugitive ex-lawmaker Ted Hui
CEO Noel Quinn tells British parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee the bank was legally obliged to take action on accounts after being notified by Hong Kong police.
‘Ambush-style’ lockdown takes Hong Kong residents by surprise
People living in buildings numbered 9-27 Pitt Street and Shun Fung Building at 3 Tung On Street were ordered to stay in their homes until tested.
HSBC chief Noel Quinn says not in position to judge motives of HK police legal instruction
HSBC is "not in a position to judge the motives" of Hong Kong police, Group Chief Executive Noel Quinn told British Foreign Affairs Commitee lawmakers questioning him over the l...
MPs handed ‘dossier’ on HSBC links
An inquiry will look at allegations that a Chinese exec was protected from accusations of sexual assault by his role as a senior Communist Party official.
Hong Kong police obtain financial records of arrested democracy activists
Hong Kong authorities are scrutinizing the financial records of pro-democracy activists as they crack down on political opposition, according to some activists and a senior bank...
'We have no choice' - Dominion CEO to Chris Cuomo on why the company is filing defamation lawsuits
Dominion Voting Systems has sued former President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani for defamation after he pushed claims of election fraud against the company.
COVID-19 Vaccine Concerns Divide Nations At Davos
With more than 100 million people now infected, rich countries that funded vaccine research are now raising their voices to ensure they get doses as tensions mounted over delaye...
Surrounded by a Marshy Forest, This Fortress-Like Home
The current owner spent two years updating the glassy interior to create a timeless, modernist look.
Twitter acquires newsletter publishing service Revue
Announcement comes just a day after Twitter rolled out its 'Birdwatch' pilot program
Wirecard executive fled by private jet to Belarus as firm collapsed
Jan Marsalek, Wirecard’s ex-COO who is on Interpol’s most-wanted list, fled in June shortly before Wirecard filed for insolvency.
Let’s Face It, Crazy Times Call for Crazy Tights
There’s a certain time and place for austerity, minimalism, and reservedness, but I would argue that in the total chaos and instability of 2021, well, now is not it.
iOS 14: Here’s Why There’s An Orange Dot On Your iPhone
Is there an orange dot at the top of your iPhone since upgrading to iOS 14? You’re not alone, here’s why it’s appeared.
Apple hit with another European class action over throttled iPhones
A third class action lawsuit has been filed in Europe against Apple seeking compensation — for what Italy’s Altroconsumo consumer protection agency dubs “planned obsolescence” o...
WhatsApp facing up to €50M privacy fine
The draft penalty would be one of the largest under the European Union’s data protection rules.
Apple Confirms Serious Problem For iPhone 12 Users: it’s dangerous
Apple’s iPhone 12 range is expected to break sales records when the company announces its financial results this week. But now Apple has warned millions of iPhone 12 owners that...
Hong Kong mask supplier sued over HK$100 million paid to import face covering
Authorities in March 2020 hired the supplier to procure 32 million masks from Japan, but some face coverings it received were not made there.
Hong Kong lockdown: how effective was city’s harshest Covid-19 measure?
Experts say the percentage of infected people detected was higher than that found during mass testing last year.
Aircrew quarantine to cost HK$400 million, force more flight cuts, Cathay says
Hong Kong government plans to impose 14-day quarantine and seven-day medical surveillance on all aircrew, and airline says move could have dire consequences for passenger and ca...
South Korean actress Song Yoo-jung dies aged 26
Known for the MBC series Make Your Wish, Song Yoo-jung died on January 23 and is another bright young light from the South Korean entertainment scene extinguished before her time.
US rejects Hong Kong request for ‘Made in China’ panel at WTO
Hong Kong vowed to sue the US after former president Donald Trump changed export status in response to Beijing’s imposition of national security law.
Turn snitch and get rich: Texas teen gives his own dad in to the FBI, pays his way through college
A Texas teenager has turned his father in to the FBI for taking part in the Capitol Hill riot, and pocketed tens of thousands of dollars from liberal admirers in the process.
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