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"Enough Is Enough": China Attacks US At UN Over Covid-19 Criticism
Two days after President Donald Trump used his annual address to the General Assembly to attack China, its ambassador to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, strongly criticized the U...
"This Virus Has A Big Trick": Why COVID-19 Is Life-Threatening For Some
Increasing evidence suggests that some Covid-19 patients get very ill because of an impaired interferon response.
"Alexa, I'm Getting Pulled Over": Amazon Launches New Cameras For Cars
The new $200 Ring Car Cam will automatically start recording on the voice command, store footage securely and notify a family member of the traffic stop.
Alphabet Settles Shareholder Suit Over Sexual Harassment Claims
The company will set aside $310 million in funding towards diversity initiatives and prohibit severance packages to employees who are subject to any pending investigation for se...
Two Million Virus Deaths "Likely" Without Collective Action: WHO
As the one million death count looms in a pandemic that has surged around the planet, the WHO said the prospect of another million deaths was not unimaginable.
China Evergrande gets approval to spin off property management business
Indebted mainland property developer China Evergrande said on Friday it had received approval from the Hong Kong exchange to spin off its property management business, which wou...
Hong Kong Airlines cabin crew face 30 per cent pay cut for four months
Flight attendants who sign up will have pay cut from November until February and will be on duty for two months and off for two.
Hong Kong girl, 17, arrested after newborn found dead next to rubbish bin
Body was found in a blue recyclable bag with cloth stuck in its mouth on Wednesday. Police suspect the teen abandoned the baby girl after giving birth in a flat the day before.
Rioter who attacked officer during Hong Kong police HQ siege gets four years
‘Violence is violence’, judge says in sentencing 26-year-old Shum Hiu-lun for his actions during June 26, 2019, incident he calls ‘attack on the rule of law’.
A teacher’s bid to explain pregnancy to kids hits a nerve in China
Sex education remains taboo in Chinese schools despite efforts from educators and publishers.
WHO ‘backed China’s emergency use’ of experimental Covid-19 vaccines
Zheng Zhongwei from the National Health Commission says WHO standards were used as a guide to administer shots despite ongoing phase 3 trials.
Hong Kong has Covid-19’s third wave under control
City has ‘basically contained’ months-long rush of infections after ‘hard-fought battle’, chief executive says.
China slammed by West over Hong Kong and Xinjiang at UN rights forum
‘No state should be above the law, China’s turn has come,’ says John Fisher of Human Rights Watch, speaking on behalf of more than 300 activist groups.
Airline crew reportedly held in COVID-19 ‘concentration camp’
The cabin crew of a British Airways flight has been held in what one flight attendant has described as a “concentration camp” in Hong Kong after a colleague tested positive for ...
Washington finally admits it has been interfering in Hong Kong
Members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee have blasted Michael Pack, the new czar of the US government’s global media services, for stymieing US influence operations in the...
Eleven-year-old climate activist leads beach cleanup in Hong Kong
Lance Lau, an 11-year-old Hong Kong climate activist, has been called the Chinese territory's answer to Greta Thunberg.
Hong Kong Disneyland reopens for second time
Hong Kong's Disneyland theme park reopened for the second time on Friday (September 25) after closing in July when coronavirus cases spiked.
Hong Kong legislators protest against China’s arrest of activists
Pro-democracy politicians call for the release of 12 Hong Kong activists arrested at sea by Chinese authorities.
Huawei's research lab in Dongguan City, China is on fire
Fire Breaks Out At Huawei's 5G Antenna Research Lab.
‘Shoot on sight’: Boston Dynamics robot dog spotted out on city street triggers fear - and defensiveness
Video of a Boston Dynamics Spot robot dog apparently wandering a city street on its own has struck terror into the hearts of social media users - though some defended the ‘bot, ...
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