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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 the Lunar New Year holiday.
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.
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 in Hong Kong.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’ comments by its foreign minister, city authorities said on We...
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.
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’s pro-Beijing politicians to get mainland Covid-19 jab this week
Some 200 members of the political bloc are bound for Shenzhen on Friday for first of two Sinopharm doses.
London blasts Beijing over Hong Kong BN(O) passports threat
British embassy says ending recognition of the documents would be a breach of the Sino-British Joint Declaration.
Florists have till Friday to decide on joining Lunar New Year flower fairs
They will also have to submit by Friday details of their staff members taking part in the Lunar New Year event.
Hong Kong bank staff arrested in US$810m laundering probe
Seven former and current bank employees have been arrested in Hong Kong as part of a major operation against a US$810 million international money-laundering syndicate, police said Wednesday.
Nomura Hires More Than 20 Private Bankers
Japanese bank Nomura aims to more than triple assets under management in its International Wealth Management business by March 2025, through an accelerated expansion of the client franchise and enhancement of the wealth management produc...
We can always find justification to shut up the stupidity of our opponents. Censorship is a dangerous way to deal with it.
The same technology that we welcomed as 1984, because it was cool, is now taking us back to 1939.
If You Go to Hong Kong While Married – Stay Faithful at All Costs
Here’s a message for the male readership, cheating is never good and the laws in some countries will not hesitate to let you know. In Hong Kong, women can legally kill their husbands with their bare hands if any infidelity is proven.
Joe Biden delivers first remarks as president of the U.S.
President Joe Biden delivers his first address after taking the oath of office.
Joe Biden Sworn In As The 46th President Of The United States
Joe Biden sworn in as the 46th President of the United States by Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts.
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