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Hong Kong as we knew it is gone: Bill Bishop
CNBC's Kelly Evans discusses U.S.-China tensions as Beijing proposes new security laws for Hong Kong that threaten its autonomy with Derek Scissors of the American Enterprise Institute and Bill Bishop of Sinocism Publisher.
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A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
Britain commits US$333 million to help carriers replace Huawei 5G
The Chinese telecoms firm is set to be banned from the country’s next-generation networks by 2027 due to security concerns
The Logic of Pandemic Restrictions Is Falling Apart
This is why you can eat in a restaurant but can’t have Thanksgiving.
Hong Kong split over leader’s HK$500 million youth unemployment plan
Plan to encourage new graduates to work in mainland China seen by analysts as attempt to boost city’s economy, but others suggest it exposes Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s lack of...
Chinese property management firm launches US$1.6 billion IPO in Hong Kong
Property management unit of China Resources Land is the latest in a list of mainland companies hoping to raise funds on the city’s stock exchange.
How to Use the Color Wheel to Pick Your Perfect Color Palette
This simple tool can help you choose color combinations that work well together. Learn the basics of how the color wheel works to successfully apply color theory in your decorat...
Carrie Lam vows to 'restore Hong Kong from chaos' in her annual policy address
The government is also set to launch programs to educate Hong Kong’s youth about respecting China’s national flag and its anthem.
Five key takeaways from Carrie Lam’s longest-ever Hong Kong policy address
Greater Bay Area integration and the city’s constitutional order featured heavily in the speech, as did a ‘zero infection’ target for the ongoing pandemic.
After Admitting Mistake, AstraZeneca Faces Difficult Questions About Its Vaccine
Some trial participants only got a partial dose of AstraZeneca’s vaccine. Experts said the company’s spotty disclosures have eroded confidence.
No dancing, drinking as Hong Kong tightens COVID-19 rules again
New measures to come into force on Nov 26 because of the ‘serious epidemic situation’ in the territory.
Salesforce is in talks to buy Slack, deal could be announced next week
The acquisition would be Saleforce's largest to date if it goes through.
Hong Kong leader lauds new security law despite criticism
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam lauded the city’s new national security law on Wednesday as “remarkably effective in restoring stability,” despite criticism that it is severely narr...
Now A Remote-Controlled Robot To Test Covid, Warn Those Without Mask
Coronavirus: Mahmoud el-Komy, who designed the robot, called Cira-03, says it can help limit exposure to infection and prevent the transmission of the virus
Small firms welcome scrapping of double stamp duty on commercial property
The scrapping of Hong Kong’s double stamp duty for non-residential property has been welcomed by the city’s small businesses.
This Week, The Best Dressed Stars Chose Fashion with Personality
The success or failure of any outfit comes down to whether or not it suits the wearer. Even the most beautifully made clothing won’t seem exceptional if it doesn’t align with th...
Hong Kong leader outlines steps to move city beyond political chaos of past year
Carrie Lam says changes will be made to oath-taking laws to align them with Beijing’s recent resolution that led to unseating of opposition legislators.
15-Minute Bounce-Back Cardio Dance Workout
One of the best ways to raise your spirits after a challenging day is to dance. That's right — getting down can help pick you up. We created this quick, 15-minute dance workout ...
Joshua Wong held in solitary confinement, lights on 24 hours a day
Hong Kong opposition activist put in single cell in medical ward after scan reveals ‘a shadow’ in his stomach. Prison source says he is to be held like that for several days, bu...
‘MaltaFiles’ firm Credence fined €261,000 over AML shortcomings
Corporate services provider Credence, which featured in an extensive European Investigation Collaborations exposé on tax avoidance in Malta, has been fined €261,000 by the Finan...
Hong Kong cosmetics influencer targeted in HK$3.6 million robbery
Victim, baby son and domestic helper tied up during terrifying home invasion that took place just yards from Cheung Sha Wan Police Station. Luxury handbags, watches, and electro...
Synthetic identity fraud worrying U.S. regulators
Synthetic identity fraud, one of the fastest-growing financial crimes in the United States, has become an increasing concern for regulators, as banks struggle to find common way...
‘I’m proud to call myself a whore’: Singaporean sex worker reveals all
University student by day, high-end escort by night, 24-year-old Ashley Chan talks about her five years in sex work in Singapore and why she got into the industry.
Fox News staffers thought Newsmax was a joke. But they're not laughing anymore
Fox News is taking action to stave off newfound competition from Newsmax TV.
Hong Kong leader sets target of zero Covid-19 infections as 85 cases confirmed
Government could implement large-scale universal community testing again in a bid to achieve the target, Chief Executive Carrie Lam says.
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