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HK suspends quarantine-free return scheme for Hongkongers in Guangdong
The Centre for Health Protection said in view of Covid cases emerging in Guangzhou Liwan, Hong Kong will suspend the quarantine-free Return2hk travel scheme for Hongkongers in Guangdong.
Health officials said Guangdong will be categorized as a medium-risk place.
Starting tomorrow, Hongkongers in Guangdong will not be able to return to Hong Kong through the quarantine-free scheme.
The scheme originally allows Hongkongers to return to the city without going through a 14-day quarantine as long as they tested negative three days before their return.
Lift off! China sends astronauts to new space station
China launched its first crewed mission in five years, heading to the Tianhe core module of its new space station for a three-month stay.
China considers lifting all childbirth restrictions by 2025
Provinces with the lowest birthrates would see restrictions eased before the whole country does
‘Seattle toilet water’: Coffee shop asks fans to rename frappuccino
‘F*ckstar orange frappé’ was among the most popular choices
How Huawei is revolutionising the London shopping experience
The brand continues to innovate with its immersive experience store in east London’s Westfield Stratford City, writes Winston Eavis
Miami Mayor Wants to Bring Chinese Bitcoin Miners to Florida
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has a message to Chinese Bitcoin miners facing regulatory crackdown in China: Miami could offer cheap nuclear energy to mine bitcoin.
‘Windows 11’ is coming and it's giving off 'serious Mac vibes'
The new Windows 11 operating systems 'feels a lot like MacOS'
HSBC finally offloads its French retail bank, but at a loss of $2.3bn
After 18 months, sale is in sight
'Flying car' drone race series launched - with remote pilots to battle in three events
The Airspeeder series will see up to four teams use remote pilots to control drones in three events in 2021. It's billed as the first 'flying car' race series
Amazon's Jeff Bezos backing nuclear fusion plant in the UK
General Fusion has raised approximately $300M from its investors to date
Paraguay Follows El Salvador: Bitcoin Bill on the Table in July
Paraguay’s National Deputy, Carlitos Rejala confirmed that plans are in place to discuss the formal legalization of Bitcoin next month.
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Other Way Around: New Study May Amend Charles Darwin's Theory on 'Sexual Selection'
Szekely insisted that his and his colleagues’ findings do not invalidate Darwin’s theories of natural selection and sexual selection.
Hong Kong’s intellectually disabled spend less time outdoors amid pandemic: study
Findings are part of Chinese University survey done in 19 countries on carers, with 269 of them from city.
U.N. decries "further chilling message" for Hong Kong media freedom
The Hong Kong police raid at pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily "sends a further chilling message for media freedom", the chief U.N. human rights spokesperson told Reuters on Fri...
Ireland wants a 'compromise' on Biden's 15% global tax plan
Ireland, known for its low tax rates, wants a compromise over global taxation, the country's finance minister told CNBC.
6 Tiny Homes and Studios You Can Buy on Amazon
Now you can add a tiny home or cabin kit to your cart.
Close aide to Hong Kong leader to take over as head of troubled arts district
Long-time civil servant Betty Fung, who previously led the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority in an acting capacity, will officially take charge of the body for a three-ye...
Hong Kong sees three new imported cases, zero local infections for 11 days in a row
Health authorities on Friday reported three imported coronavirus cases, marking the eleventh consecutive day of zero local infections.
UN Calls For Member States To "Prevent Flow Of Arms Into Myanmar"
The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution that also urged the Myanmar military to release political detainees, including leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Crypto Lode of $100 Billion Stirs U.S. Worry Over Hidden Danger
Regulators are worried about hidden risks to investors and even the financial system stemming from a fast-growing corner of the crypto market meant to be immune from volatility.
Inside the elite UK tech event attended by the rich and famous
Hundreds of the biggest names in European tech rubbed shoulders with politicians and wealthy investors on the lawns of the Soho Farmhouse private members club in rural England a...
Footprints of possibly last dinosaurs to walk Britain found in Kent
Scientists find fossilised footprints of multiple dinosaur species preserved by sediment in Folkestone
Fake ads on Facebook spoil real life fairy story
Robin Wight makes impressive wire sculptures of fairies and dandelions which have won the admiration of hundreds of thousands of people online.
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