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Risk years of imprisonment or flee? We traced the journey along a covert pipeline helping Hong Kong protesters escape to Taiwan.
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Will Impose Anti-Dumping Measures On Australian Wine
Beijing has on several occasions used the threat of diminished access to its vast domestic market as a stick to beat Australia and has suspended imports of some products includi...
Analysis: Hong Kong protester jailed for throwing eggs as city's judiciary takes hard line
A 31-year-old man has been jailed for 21 months for throwing eggs at a police station, the latest tough sentence handed down by a Hong Kong court as the authorities move to clam...
China braces for more defaults among state firms in 2021 - and that could be a good thing
Fitch Ratings said the number of defaults among Chinese state-owned enterprises could "rise marginally" in 2021 as funding conditions tighten.
Hongkongers face hefty fines for ignoring Covid-19 test note from doctor
The new measure, announced earlier this month, aims to contain the city’s fourth wave of infections by reducing silent transmission in the community.
Hong Kong lawmakers seek clarity on Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan
More than 20 lawmakers expressed concerns on matters ranging from project costs to inadequate publicity to convince the public of its benefits.
Hong Kong exchange proposes tripling profit requirement for listings
The proposed thresholds would make HKEX the toughest exchange to qualify for a listing, more so than on the New York Stock Exchange or Nasdaq.
Chinese doctors jailed for organ harvesting
Six people, including four medical professionals, given prison sentences of up to 28 months for role in illegal transplants.
Coronavirus was on many continents before Wuhan outbreak, Chinese team says
Chinese research says a strain can be traced to eight countries before the Wuhan outbreak, and first human transmission may have been on Indian subcontinent.
Public order in Singapore has been shaken by a hand-drawn smiley face
An activist who stood in a public place with the offending image has been charged with illegal assembly
"I'm Not Going To Take It": Brazil President On Covid Vaccine
In statements broadcast live over multiple social media platforms, the right-wing leader added that Congress was unlikely to require Brazilians to take a vaccine.
Mnuchin plans to move $455B in coronavirus relief out of Biden's reach
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is expected to move $455 billion in unspent coronavirus stimulus money into a fund that the incoming Biden administration cannot deploy without...
US investigating possible suspension failures on 115,000 Tesla vehicles
The United States’ national road safety agency will investigate complaints that nearly 115,000 Tesla electric vehicles may have problems with their suspension.
20 Chic Bedrooms That Make the Case for Gray
Enhance your gray walls with white, blue, and even pink accessories.
Top Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated
Iran's most senior nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh has been assassinated near the capital Tehran, the country's defence ministry has confirmed.
Ex-deputy Sec-General of NATO: new status for Georgia, Ukraine may push forward their NATO membership
Former deputy secretary general of NATO and US ex-ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow says that the creation of a new status for Georgia and Ukraine may push forward the cou...
10 Best Pocket Watches for Men
Swap your regular wristwatch out for a stylish pocket watch alternative. These timepieces look incredibly refined with a suit and waistcoat for a dapper look; however, they can ...
Fake News, Misinformation Threaten Covid-19 Vaccination Plan: WHO
"The coronavirus disease is the first pandemic in history in which technology and social media are being used on a massive scale to keep people safe, informed, productive and co...
Disney Increases Planned Layoffs To 32,000 As Coronavirus Hits Theme Parks
The layoffs will be in the first half of 2021, the company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Amazon to give $500M in special holiday bonuses to front-line employees
Full-time U.S. operations employees who work for the e-commerce giant between Dec. 1 and Dec. 31 will qualify for a $300 bonus, while part-time employees will receive a $150 bonus.
Elon Musk says Tesla Semi will go 621 miles per charge
Tesla CEO Elon Musk thinks the company's Class 8 Semi could have a range of 621 miles per charge thanks to the new battery technology it is developing.
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Twitter claims it has reversed ban of link to Sidney Powell's Georgia election lawsuit
Twitter claims it has reversed its censorship of a link to the lawsuit filed by attorney Sidney Powell that seeks to change the outcome of Georgia’s 2020 election results.
Maradona's Coffin Brought to Cemetery After Clashes at Wake
The remains of soccer legend Diego Maradona were brought to a cemetery in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on November 26, after large crowds of fans paid their final respects to soccer...
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