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A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
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
China is an opportunity for India - not a threat, Beijing says as more apps are banned
India has blocked to-date 220 Chinese mobile apps, some of them made by China's prominent consumer-facing tech companies like ByteDance, Tencent and Alibaba.
Government subsidies help Cafe de Coral avoid first-half losses
Government subsidies have helped fast-food chain operator Cafe de Coral Holdings avoid a loss in the six months ended September 30.
Hong Kong civil servants warned loyalty pledge may be tied to promotions
Government also preparing for all public workers to sign a declaration of loyalty in one round, minister says.
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...
Plans on hold for 14 top government posts, saving HK$29 million a year
Positions with responsibility for railway safety, waste reduction and recycling initiatives, and boosting land supply were among the jobs withdrawn.
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...
Hong Kong university professor found guilty of murdering his wife
Cheung Kie-chung, 56, had admitted killing his wife Tina Chan on August 17, 2018 at their home in a university hall of residence where he was warden but denied murder.
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.
Hong Kong home prices unexpectedly drop in Covid-19’s fourth wave
Hong Kong’s home price index for lived-in homes fell 0.6 per cent to 380.9 last month, as owners continued to drop their prices amid a gloomy economic outlook and rising unemplo...
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.
China starts probe into electric-car makers after shackling fintech companies
China is putting the new-energy vehicle manufacturing industry under the microscope, days after shackling fintech companies and their anti-competition practices.
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.
Dance off: the niche social scene behind Hong Kong’s biggest Covid-19 cluster
Sweeping the intergenerational dancing community, a growing cluster of 311 cases linked to dance venues is driving Hong Kong’s fourth Covid-19 wave.
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.
China’s plan for moon research station gets closer with Chang’e-5 success
China has planned further missions, building towards international collaboration for a moon base.
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...
‘China’s Rebel City’: part four of our film on the protests that rocked Hong Kong
The Post releases the final episode of its exhaustive four-part series of the unrest that pushed the city to the brink last year.
Prestigious Silicon Valley VC firm looks to Europe for start-up success stories
Sequoia Capital, one of the best-known venture capital firms on Menlo Park's Sand Hill Road in Silicon Valley, has made a major new bet on Europe.
AstraZeneca and Oxford defend Covid vaccine trials after questions raised in the U.S.
“We believe that this product will never be licensed in the U.S.,” one group of critical U.S.-based analysts wrote this week.
10 Beautiful Garden Design Ideas That Make Your Home Look Awesome
Absolutely you need garden design ideas to create a beautiful garden. Even not all houses have a garden. Maybe for reasons of limited land, you decide to expand the interior rat...
Facebook to reimburse some advertisers after miscalculating effectiveness data
The company's "conversion lift" tool suffered a glitch that reportedly affected thousands of ads between August 2019 and August 2020.
10 Festive Flats for All of Your At-Home Holiday Fêtes
“All dressed up with nowhere to go” seems to be the motto for this holiday season. But just because our festive gatherings won’t involve going out or traveling doesn’t mean you ...
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