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Glenn Greenwald: Hedge funds are finally being dragged out into the sunlight
Independent investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald reacts to Robinhood backlash in the Gamestop controversy on 'Tucker Carlson Tonight'.
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Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.
China To Connect Tibet With High-Speed Bullet Trains Before July: Report
A 435-km rail link to the regional capital of Lhasa will run Fuxing high-speed trains powered by both internal-combustion and electricity, Lu Dongfu, board chairman of China Sta...
China Exports Soar To Highest Level In Decades After COVID-19 Hit
Electronics and textile exports such as masks contributed to the spike in outbound shipments, as demand for work-from-home supplies and protective gear against the virus outbrea...
"Just Setting Up My Twttr": Twitter Founder's Auction Of First Tweet Gets $2 Million Bid
On Friday he posted a link to "Valuables @Cent," an online marketplace for tweets where, the site says, investors or collectors can "buy and sell tweets autographed by their cre...
Hong Kong airline caterer dishes up recipe for survival in troubled times
Gate Gourmet used to have a daily output of 22,000 airline meals before the pandemic struck but has had to find other markets to keep its kitchen running.
Space-Starved Singapore Builds Floating Solar Farms In Climate Fight
Singapore has pledged to halve its 2030 peak greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and achieve net zero emissions "as soon as viable" in the second half of the century.
Hong Kong petrol station employee left in coma following car crash
A Mercedes-Benz limousine collided with a white Toyota car at a Caltex Petrol Service Station on Tai Po Road in Sha Tin at 10.56am.
'A side of shares': Deliveroo to offer 50 million pounds of stock to customers
Deliveroo said shares worth 50 million pounds ($69 million) would be earmarked for customers in its upcoming flotation, with the offer branded “Great food with a side of shares”.
14-year-old girl takes the lead in organising Hong Kong’s first global hackathon
Nicole Lee, a Year 10 student at West Island School, is the youngest organiser chosen by London-based Teens In AI, the group that oversees the event.
Bitcoin rises 4.2% to $50,947.94
Bitcoin rose 4.18 % to $50,947.94 on Sunday, adding $2,043.31 to its previous close.
Covid-19 fight must be Hong Kong’s top priority, vice-premier tells Lam
Chinese Vice-Premier Han Zheng met Chief Executive Carrie Lam in Beijing on Sunday, and told Hong Kong’s leader her administration must be ready to implement plan to overhaul el...
Global food prices continue to rise with poorest countries hit hardest
World food prices spiked for the ninth consecutive month to hit a six year-high in February, led by sugar and vegetable oils, according to data from the Food and Agriculture Org...
China’s military ‘resolutely supports’ reform of Hong Kong electoral system
‘This is an important agenda of the Communist Party, the nation and Hong Kong,’ Central Military Commission vice-chairman Xu Qiliang says.
Luxury car marque Aston Martin to start making electric models in UK amid shift away from traditional vehicles – media
Aston Martin has vowed to build its electric cars in the UK from 2025, Executive Chairman Lawrence Stroll has revealed. The pledge comes in response to the British government’s ...
Fatal fire at Hong Kong housing estate leaves one dead, one injured
The blaze at Ka Keung Court in Wong Tai Sin was the city’s second deadly fire in as many days.
Destination unknown: Qantas offers ‘mystery flights’ for travel-hungry tourists amid border closures
As international borders remain shut due to Covid-19, Australian carrier Qantas offers those missing normal life the chance to get on a plane and go at least somewhere. However,...
Girl Survives fall from 12th storey balcony in Vietnam after hero delivery driver catch her, Vietnam
Baby Girl Survives fall from 12th storey balcony in Vietnam after hero delivery driver catch her
Privacy-first browser Brave now has its own Google search rival
Google reigns supreme in search and browsers. Brave Search wants to change that – and put privacy front and centre
Flying taxi network in LA could take off soon
Archer co-CEO Adam Goldstein discusses getting flying taxis to the market by 2024.
Another View of the Paris Fashion Week Fall 2021 Collections
The few IRL shows happening this week in Paris will be small, socially distanced affairs—some outdoors, like Gabriela Hearst’s first show for Chloé.
Zoom continues to boom!
Zoom Video Communications Inc.’s rip-roaring ride resumed its meteoric trajectory Monday, with shares jumping as the company detailed the results of becoming a lifeline for thos...
Dutch Scientists Invent COVID-19 ‘Scream Test’
Usually in a traditional COVID-19 test, a cotton swab is inserted into the mouth or nasal cavity, after which it is passed over the throat and a person feels some discomfort dur...
What not to do when choosing a new kitchen – the 9 common mistakes to avoid
Don't let anything stand between you and your dream kitchen
Pentagon Assessing Its Networks for Possible Damage After Microsoft Breach, Spokesman Says
Earlier this week, Microsoft accused a Chinese hacking group known as "Hafnium" of breaching its Exchange Server email application. Microsoft had previously accused the company ...
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