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'Ministry of Truth'| Critics slam Democrat bid to gag social media
Critics blast Democratic Party lawmakers' proposal to regulate the fake news and to the censorship of Donald Trump and his supporters.
Hong Kong's Digital Tech Supporter Cyberport Reports Approval of 54 Applications for Fintech Proof of Concepts
Hong Kong-based digital technology park Cyberport has revealed that the application stage for the initial phase of its Fintech Proof-of-Concept (PoC) Subsidy Scheme has now clos...
Platforms offer cash, iPhones to lure consumers in HK$5,000 e-voucher scheme
Rival payment platforms chosen for e-voucher scheme unveil a raft of new offers, including additional digital money and iPhone giveaways.
Shops may be blacklisted and face prosecution for cashing out consumption vouchers
The government warned shops would be blacklisted and face legal consequences if they were found trying to cash out the electronic consumption vouchers.
South China airport cancels flights after COVID case
The airport in China's southern city of Shenzhen cancelled hundreds of flights and tightened entry controls Saturday after a restaurant employee tested positive for the Delta co...
Hong Kong’s Apple Daily editor-in-chief, publisher denied bail on collusion charge
Magistrate rules that top editor Ryan Law and Cheung Kim-hung, who is also CEO of the tabloid’s parent Next Digital, remain an ongoing security threat in denying the pair bail; ...
Amendments to protect breastfeeding women from discrimination comes into effect
Amendments to protect breastfeeding women from discrimination under the Sex Discrimination (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 came into effect today.
Helper arrested after throwing crying infant onto cushion
A 56-year-old domestic helper was arrested after she was caught in a video throwing a baby girl onto the cushion on the ground when feeding the infant.
Apple Daily arrests could encourage self-censorship, experts warn
Industry expresses concern over impact of police raid and arrest of senior newspaper figures on media freedom, but pro-establishment politicians say normal journalistic work can...
Forget EU, the future is Asia! UK set to seal historic £9 TRILLION trade deal
BRITISH businesses are being urged to move their focus from the EU to "closer links with old Commonwealth friends and fast-growing Asia-Pacific markets".
Three Apple Daily executives released on bail, publisher, editor-in-chief charged
Associate publisher Chan Pui-man, digital director Cheung Chi-wai and Next Digital chief financial officer Royston Chow out on bail, while top editor Ryan Law and publisher Cheu...
Cathay Pacific First Class Lounge Joins Priority Pass
Cathay Pacific's "The Wing" First Class Lounge in Hong Kong is joining Priority Pass as of June 21, 2021.
China's cryptocurrency-mining crackdown spreads to Sichuan
China’s crackdown on cryptocurrency “mining” has extended to the southwest province of Sichuan, where authorities ordered cryptocurrency mining projects closed in the major mini...
BioNTech shots have stronger antibody response than Sinovac, Hong Kong study shows
People who are vaccinated against COVID-19 with BioNTech's (22UAy.DE) vaccine were found to have "substantially higher" levels of antibodies than those who received Sinovac's ja...
Hainan faces an uphill struggle to catch Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai
The island’s transformation into global trade hub is far from assured, not least because of its chequered past as a base for exiles and smugglers. It is not known for efficiency...
China sends three astronauts to new space station in first crewed mission for five years
Flag-waving children singing patriotic songs watch as three astronauts blast off for China's space station module.
Lift off! China sends astronauts to new space station
China launched its first crewed mission in five years, heading to the Tianhe core module of its new space station for a three-month stay.
China considers lifting all childbirth restrictions by 2025
Provinces with the lowest birthrates would see restrictions eased before the whole country does
‘Seattle toilet water’: Coffee shop asks fans to rename frappuccino
‘F*ckstar orange frappé’ was among the most popular choices
Miami Mayor Wants to Bring Chinese Bitcoin Miners to Florida
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has a message to Chinese Bitcoin miners facing regulatory crackdown in China: Miami could offer cheap nuclear energy to mine bitcoin.
It's not just Delta -- other coronavirus variants worry scientists, also
Coronavirus variants are what keep Dr. Scott Lindquist, an epidemiologist for Washington state, up at night.
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Winston Churchill "Superyacht" Painting To Auction In New York
"The Moat, Breccles," a signed 1921 oil landscape by Winston Churchill, is estimated by Phillips at $1.5 million to $2 million, far from the $11.6 million netted by another pain...
25 Stunning Summer Wedding Dresses for Every Style and Budget
From beach front weddings to courthouse elopements, these summer wedding dresses are sure to turn heads on your big day.
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