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How dangerous is the air around us? | COVID-19 Special
Scientists are still assessing how dangerous these doses of airborne virus can be - and what we can do to avoid them. Opening a window is one way to keep the air fresh.
That's a bit more complicated in the winter, doesn't work in all rooms, and certainly doesn't work on airplanes.
The aviation industry says cabin-air is sufficiently filtered and circulated. Some experts say questions remain.
But by keeping the air moving with systems like air conditioning, are we decreasing the risk, or merely spreading it?
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Should governments rethink their coronavirus vaccine rollouts?
China's top health official had admitted domestically produced jabs have low rates of protection.
CNN Director Admits on video that they faked Trump and Biden coverage as a “propaganda” to “take down Trump”.
CNN Director: “[Trump’s] hand was shaking...We brought in so many medical people to tell a story that was all speculation -- that he was neurologically damaged, and he was losin...
New lockdown in Sham Tseng
Surprise lockdowns are back after almost four weeks, with Block Two of Lido Garden in Sham Tseng shut down tonight.Three of today's Covid-19 cases live in the Lido Garden bl...
Customs confiscate gas masks and helmets, arrest eight
Customs arrested eight people after raiding three locations, seizing strategic commodities including gas masks and helmets.
Two outlets of chain restaurants face two weeks ban
The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department banned two outlets of fast food restaurants, Fairwood and Cafe de Coral, after they found out staffers didn’t ensure their customer...
Wellcome’s price freeze plan extends for another six months
Supermarket giant Wellcome said its initiative to freeze the price for over 350 daily necessities will be extended for another six months till September.
Development projects threaten migratory birds, green group warns
Conservationists are calling on the government to do more to preserve wetlands, after a study found that fewer and fewer migratory birds are returning to Hong Kong, RTHK reports.
Epoch Times defiant after Hong Kong printing press ransacked
A Hong Kong newspaper linked to a spiritual group banned in China said Tuesday it would "never back down" after a gang of sledgehammer-wielding men ransacked its printing presse...
Brussels faces soaring costs for Pfizer's Covid vaccine
Contracts for 900m jabs are now being signed at a price of €19.50, the Bulgarian prime minister claimed
Now is a good time to debate Hong Kong tax rises
The divide between rich and poor has been widening, even during a global pandemic; let’s at least consider whether corporations and the wealthy should contribute more.
The 'Iron Man' body armour many of us may soon be wearing
Imagine wearing high-tech body armour that makes you super strong and tireless.
Hong Kong’s public broadcasting service purged of democratic voices: journalist who challenged WHO with Taiwan question resigns
The host of an English language news and current affairs program on Hong Kong’s public broadcasting service who questioned a WHO bureaucrat about Taiwan’s lack of membership in ...
London most popular city to buy ultra-luxurious residential property
The combined value of super-prime properties sold in the British capital climbed in 2020 to $3.7 billion (3.1 billion euros).
Testing Elon Musk's Starlink: Is It Really a Rural Internet Game Changer? | WSJ
SpaceX's new Starlink satellite internet service is being touted as a rural internet game changer. WSJ spent time with a few beta testers in a very remote area of Washington sta...
Hong Kong Launches 'National Security Education' Campaign in Schools
Teaching materials ignore the arrests of dozens of peaceful dissidents and pro-democracy lawmakers under the law.
Iran Used Fake Instagram Accounts To Try To Kidnap Our Citizens: Israel
The Israeli claim came hours after Iran accused its arch-enemy of orchestrating an attack on a key nuclear site and vowed "revenge".
Hong Kong selects providers for digital vouchers scheme
Hong Kong has selected AlipayHK, Octopus, Tap & Go and WeChat Pay HK as e-payment providers for its HKD 5,000 digital voucher scheme.
Canary Wharf May Scrap Planned Office Skyscraper for Apartments
The main landlord in London’s Canary Wharf financial district is considering scrapping plans for a new office skyscraper and building a 60-story apartment tower instead.
HSBC agrees in Hong Kong court to share documents with Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou
HSBC on Monday reached an agreement to share documents with lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou following her weeks-long quest for the files to help fight ex...
BAFTAs 2021: Fashion-Live From the Red Carpet
Tonight is the 74th annual British Academy Film Awards, otherwise known as the BAFTAs.
Pandemic Driving Hong Kong Investors to the UK
Hong Kongers' interest in UK property remained strong despite the effects of the pandemic, creating a preference that is set to stay in 2021.
Tencent-backed Waterdrop faces pushback on IPO from Chinese regulators
Chinese online insurance technology firm Waterdrop Inc is receiving pushback from domestic regulators on its planned U.S. initial public offering as its business model is seen a...
Seroro House by Smaller Architects
Smaller Architects' slim Seroro House squeezes into a 355-square-foot lot in Seoul.
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