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Hong Kong arrests media tycoon Lai under security law
Hong Kong business tycoon Jimmy Lai has been arrested under the controversial security law imposed by China in June.
His newspaper offices have been raided by police over allegations of collusion with foreign forces.
Mr Lai has been a prominent pro-democracy voice and a supporter of protests that erupted last year.
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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.
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 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.
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.
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...
Polished Kitchens with Dark Wash or Black Kitchen Islands
Darker tones bring contemporary drama and sophistication.
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.
Federal authorities say NYT and The Guardian columnist was a secret agent for Tehran
The man charged wrote pro-Iran columns for major the New York Times, The Guardian and other major publications.
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.
Special Address by Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China | DAVOS AGENDA 2021
Special Address by President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping
Mega-rich recoup COVID-losses in record-time yet billions will live in poverty for at least a decade | Oxfam
The 1,000 richest people on the planet recouped their COVID-19 losses within just nine months, but it could take more than a decade for the world’s poorest to recover from the e...
Google vs DuckDuckGo
Ultimate comparison between DuckDuckGo and Google is here listing all the reasons why you should switch from Google Search to DuckDuckGo.
Google is shutting down Loon, balloons project to deliver internet connectivity to remote areas from the stratosphere
Begun nearly a decade ago, Loon was one of the company’s high-profile, cutting-edge efforts. But it was difficult to turn into a business.
Facebook Gives FBI Private Messages Of Users Discussing Capitol Hill Riot
DOJ files charges against alleged rioter after the FBI raided his Facebook account, including private messages and an IP address that plotted his approximate locations.
7 of the Best Foundations for Dry Skin This Winter
Step up your foundation game with these hydrating must-haves for the cold and dry winter months.
Creative Two-Tone Wall Ideas That Make a Bold Statement
Looking to make a bold statement in your space? You can't go wrong with two-tone walls.
Fugitive Ted Hui gives British parliament evidence of frozen HSBC accounts
Foreign Affairs Committee is expected to question bank CEO Noel Quinn and chief compliance officer Colin Bell over the matter on Tuesday.
From Micro Chanel Bags to Fendi Dice Earrings, Designers Play with Logo Jewelry for Spring
The Spring/Summer 2021 runways are filled with bold and unexpected branded jewelry.
Most Hong Kong firms plan to boost pay by 3 per cent, survey finds
Some 82 per cent of firms will freeze their headcounts while about 35 per cent will either reduce their bonus payouts or offer no extra payment.
Officers break down language barriers to help residents understand lockdown
Members of ethnic minorities who work for city’s disciplinary services liaise with non-Chinese residents in Yau Tsim Mong. Officers say people viewed as difficult or uncooperati...
Hong Kong to lift lockdown of area early after more than 7,000 residents tested
The mandatory screening in Jordan uncovered 13 cases, which the health minister says falls in line with broader patterns. Government confident the controversial effort was exten...
Lockdown to be lifted midnight and freedom after 6pm for those tested negative
Lockdown residents in Jordan can leave the restricted area from 6pm as long as they have tested negative and authorities will unseal the area past midnight.
Women are finally having great sex on TV
Bodice-ripper Bridgerton is just the latest show where women call the shots between the sheets. The best TV is embracing a new pleasure principle, says Emma Firth
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