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How Do U.S. Voters Feel After the Election? Still Divided.
In the days after the election, Times reporters went to four swing state counties with some of the tightest vote margins to see how people were feeling. The answer? Still pretty divided.
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It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission.
Hong Kong: Joshua Wong pleads guilty in protest at trial
Hong Kong's pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong pleaded guilty on Monday to all charges related to his involvement in protests that took place in June 2019. He was joined by two ...
Eric Shawn presses spokesperson for Dominion voting systems on fraud claims
Spokesman Michael Steel explains how the machines work and how accusations of voter fraud are simply not true.
China sends 'world's first 6G' test satellite into orbit
China Has Launched the World's First 6G Satellite. The West Don't Even Know What 6G Is Yet.
PayPal's CEO talks digital payments and cryptocurrency
Dan Schulman, President and CEO of PayPal, says the pandemic has accelerated the rise of digital payments. He also discusses the company's decision to accept digital currencies.
Taiwan says unnamed U.S. official is visiting, cannot give details
A U.S. official has arrived in Taiwan, the island's foreign ministry said on Sunday, adding that it could not provide details as the trip has not been made public, though it did...
Carnival Cruise boss banks on safety measures
The boss of the world's biggest cruise company has told the BBC new safety measures can help the $150bn (£113bn) a year industry to get going again.
Full Text: Remarks by President Xi Jinping at 15th G20 Leaders' Summit
President Xi Jinping on Saturday addressed the 15th G20 Leaders' Summit via video link.
Iran vows to crush any Israeli attempt to hit its "advisory" role in Syria
Iran on Sunday vowed to defeat any Israeli attempt to harm its role in Syria, saying the era of "hit and run" attacks by Israel there was over, days after Israel carried out air...
Li Ka-shing’s seeker is a woman with uncanny bets on Facebook, Zoom, Siri
Backed by Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing, Solina Chau has turned Horizons Ventures, established to finance Li’s philanthropy, into one of Asia’s most formidable venture capital fu...
Asean has ‘no reason’ to stop Hong Kong joining world’s biggest free-trade pact
As member of 15-nation trade powerhouse, city would ensure smoother regional flow of goods and services, says a secretariat director at Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
White Winter Outfits That'll Stand Out In a Sea of Black
No white after Labor Day? Says who?
‘Father of Hong Kong design’ created HSBC logo, Standard Chartered banknotes
Austria-born Henry Steiner, who is known as the ‘father of Hong Kong design’, recalls the 1967 riots, bringing graphic design to the city and creating HSBC’s red-and-white hexagon.
Xi Jinping proposes global QR code system to help free up travel
Xi tells G20 summit that countries need to standardise arrangements and open up fast tracks to help get people on the move again.
16 Beautiful Tablecloths for a Chic Thanksgiving Celebration
Tablecloths are the base of most great tablescapes, especially for the holidays.
Children pay the price for Hong Kong’s Covid-19 fumbling
A study of the first two waves of infection found that entertainment venues, not schools, accounted for a wider spread of disease, with the latest spike also linked to dance clu...
African Dance Online Workout
Lose weight, practice the moves and learn new choreographies with excellent music.
Family of Hong Kong fugitive detained in Shenzhen dismisses signed letter as ploy
Family of Andy Li says the letter is part of an effort to ‘whitewash the inhumane treatment political prisoners receive in Chinese detention centres’.
Work from home in Greece or Barbados? The Fight for Covid’s Digital Nomads
Like birds migrating south for the winter, a new species is packing up for the great trek: Work-from-homers looking for a sunny beach idyll with a good Wi-Fi connection.
What’s behind the South China Sea dispute?
China and its neighbours all want a piece of the South China Sea. Rights to fish, territory, oil and gas. This fight has it all, including the potential for war. So why is...
'Boring' President Joe Biden could tempt the media to keep its focus on Donald Trump
Why the media may be tempted to keep its focus on Trump
Hong Kong to give $700 to those testing positive for virus
Hong Kong will give a one-time HK$5,000 (about 700 USD) to anyone in the city who tests positive for Covid-19 to encourage people to take tests for the virus, Health Secretary S...
Swiss doctors urge COVID vulnerable to declare end-of-life wishes in advance
Swiss doctors have urged those vulnerable to COVID-19 complications to record their wishes for end-of-life care in advance to help ease pressure on intensive care units, drawing...
Why is the West still not learning from Asia’s Covid-19 success?
Is it really fears over privacy or differences in culture – or is it just plain arrogance?
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