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Hong Kong “activists” vs U.S “mob”
Propaganda, hypocrisy and double standards took over what used to be a respected media
Quote of the Day
All great changes are preceded by chaos.”
‘Vaccine bubble’ trouble? Hong Kong restaurants, bars hit by rules fatigue, app cynicism
No rush of restaurants switching to new rules allowing six diners per table, service until midnight.
One picture is worth a thousand words: Israeli Iron Dome missiles VS Hamas rockets
One picture is worth a thousand words: dozens of Hamas rockets in front of dozens of Iron Dome missiles in the night sky
Carrie Lam, John Lee and Chris Tang receive powder-filled letters
Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and two high ranking government officials received letters containing suspicious powder, according to sources.
Bitcoin Won’t Leave Central Bankers in the Dust
Digital pounds, dollars and euros are years away, but radical changes in wholesale banking and settlement are coming sooner than you think.
Private plots taken over for 1,600 flats
The government has invoked an ordinance seen as its ultimate weapon to forcibly resume three plots totaling 1.2 hectares in Yuen Long and Fan Ling to offer 1,600 flats.
Australian man Craig Wright who says he created bitcoin takes £4bn claim to London high court
Computer scientist demands 16 software developers give access to 111,000 bitcoins in case one defendant has called ‘bogus’
Alibaba posts first operating loss as a public company following $2.8 billion antitrust fine
Alibaba posted its first operating loss as a public company in its fiscal fourth quarter as a massive antitrust fine it received last month weighed on its earnings, while revenu...
Some Of The Funniest Tweets About The CDC Saying Vaccinated People Don't Need To Wear A Mask Anymore
"Personally i’ll still be wearing a mask in public until further notice because being freely ugly in peace is something i’m not willing to give up."
Hong Kong university says no accommodation for unvaccinated students who refuse Covid-19 tests
Chinese University says unvaccinated residents in its dormitories must undergo coronavirus screening every two weeks and pay for them.
More Covid-19 testing for Hong Kong helpers ordered, mandatory vaccination shelved
Philippine consul general questions logic of employers living in the same home not facing the same compulsory screening requirement.
Why everyone from Elon Musk to Janet Yellen is worried about bitcoin's energy usage
Elon Musk’s decision to stop Tesla from accepting bitcoin as payment has led to fresh scrutiny of the cryptocurrency’s environmental impact.
Full inoculation brings no time out for dad, son
A fully inoculated father and son who returned from the United States on May 1 are annoyed as authorities refused to reduce their 21-day quarantine despite a shortened system st...
Inside Coco Chanel's Newly-Resorted Iconic Apartment
Fifty years after the passing of the designer, Coco Chanels apartment undergoes a historic restoration.
MTR admits worker kneeling on passenger’s neck is a disturbing view
A spokesperson of MTR admitted in a district council meeting that a worker kneeling on a passenger’s neck was a disturbing view for the public to see.
Prince Harry Says Moved To US To "Break Cycle" Of Family "Pain And Suffering"
The remarks comes in the wake of Harry and Meghan's television interview with Oprah Winfrey, in which they raised allegations of racism in royal family, and said Charles had cut...
Food supplier to quarantine centers might be prosecuted
The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department is mulling to prosecute Danny Catering, the food supplier to the Penny’s Bay and Lei Yue Mun Park and Holiday Village quarantine ce...
UK calls for international cybersecurity coalition
Britain on Wednesday hit out at countries including Russia, China, Iran and North Korea over cyberattacks, calling for a global effort to counter online threats.
Chinese driverless car company WeRide valued at $3.3 billion after fresh funding
Autonomous driving company WeRide has raised new funds valuing the company at $3.3 billion dollars.
What happens when WhatsApp’s new terms start on 15 May?
Messaging app will begin to turn off features until users agree to Facebook’s updated terms of service
Labour secretary defends second round of tests for domestic helpers
Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong stressed that requiring domestic helpers to undergo a second round of mandatory virus tests was not an act of discrimination.
Italy Fines Google $123 Million For Abuse Of Dominant Position
"Through android and the app store Google Play, Google has a dominant position which allows it to control the reach app developers have on final users," the regulator said in a ...
Surrealism artworks showcase in May
More than a hundred art pieces and archive materials by renowned surrealist artists brought by the Centre Pompidou, Paris, will be exhibited at the Hong Kong Museum of Art.
Amazon to hire 75,000 workers and pay $100 bonus if they get Covid vaccine
Amazon is hiring 75,000 workers across its warehouse and delivery network in the U.S. and Canada, the company said Thursday. The company will also offer a $100 bonus to new ware...
Thirty in Tseung Kwan O fined HK$5,000 for violating social distancing laws
Authorities issued 30 social distancing fines, each carrying a penalty of HK$5,000, while patrolling public areas in Tseung Kwan O between May 6 to 13.
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