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Melinda Gates began divorce moves at time Bill’s meetings with Jeffrey Epstein revealed
Wife of world’s fourth-richest man explored options almost two years ago, roughly at time sex criminal Epstein died in jail
EU to name and shame banks that fail to fight money laundering
The European Banking Authority (EBA) is setting up a centralised database to name and shame financial institutions in the EU that have weak anti-money laundering (AML) controls.
Australian Court Rejects Challenge To India Travel Ban Amid Covid Threat
Prime Minister Scott Morrison earlier this month shut the door to all travel from India, fearing a large number of Covid-positive arrivals would overwhelm Australia's already st...
BioNTech Says 'No Evidence' Its Jabs Need Adapting For COVID-19 Variants
"To date, there is no evidence that an adaptation of BioNTech's current Covid-19 vaccine against key identified emerging variants is necessary," the company said in a statement.
Nigeria's Minister of Justice Says High-Profile Nigerians May Be Funding Terrorism
The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, said on Friday, that ongoing investigations have revealed many highly placed Nigerians and businessmen involved in...
Smartphone is now ‘the place where we live’, anthropologists say
A UCL study has found people around the world feel the same about their devices as they do about their homes
How to design a small kitchen floorplan
Find out how to design a small kitchen floorplan with expert guide to squeezing everything in
London Launches $8.4 Million Tourism Campaign As Covid Restrictions Ease
The "Let's Do London" campaign will target day-trippers & overnight visitors to the capital from across the UK amid restrictions on international travel.
Ireland: Former developer charged with stealing and laundering €200,000
A former millionaire developer has been charged with stealing and laundering more than €200,000 as part of a property registration fraud.
Husband who 'beat wife on cruise ship to death blames testosterone supplement'
Kenneth Manzanares is seeking a more lenient sentence after pleading guilty to murdering his wife Kristy aboard the Emerald Princess
Art Has a Money Laundering Problem. NFTs Could Make It Worse
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs), blockchain-based title deeds tied to digital or physical items, have exploded into the art world like an upstart rebel fresh out of art school, teari...
Trial without jury unconstitutional, Hong Kong security law defendant claims
Lawyers for Tong Ying-kit challenge justice minister’s decision to have trial before panel of three judges, and says Court of First Instance has power to quash it.
HK Express completes trial of digital health passport
HK Express completed its first flight trial using CommonPass, its digital health passport application, which stores Covid-19 tests and vaccine records.
Cathay Pacific raises $650 million in first U.S. dollar bond in 25 years
Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific has raised $650 million in its first U.S. dollar bond in 25 years, a term sheet seen by Reuters showed on Monday.
May 26 start of HK 'travel bubble' unchanged for now, Singapore says
The Singapore-Hong Kong 'air travel bubble' is on track for its May 26 start, as planned, Singapore’s Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan has told business network CNBC.
Five arrested under Hong Kong national security law
Suspected members of the student group ‘Returning Valiant’ are detained in a series of Thursday morning raids, and during a burglary at a secondary school the day before.
Rihanna, Hailey Bieber, Laura Harrier and More of the Week's Best Dressed
The classics are such for a reason, but celebrities have been updating their vintage finds and wardrobe staples.
Hong Kong staycations to book for the beauty fanatic in your life
Got a makeup fanatic in your life? These hotels are collaborating with coveted beauty brands to delight guests and offer memorable staycations.
Ex-chief justice Geoffrey Ma defends role of foreign judges in Hong Kong
Ma was speaking in a webinar in which legal veterans debated the judicial implications of Beijing-imposed legislation, with one critic calling city’s legal system a ‘charade’.
Toast's the target for mooching Molly
It's easy to forget that with animals, ongoing training is necessary. Not because they are deliberately being disobedient or difficult, but because the training we give them oft...
McDonald's Is Introducing Adorable Pokemon Packaging, but Only in Hong Kong
McDonald's introduces a new set of menu items in Hong Kong with a Pokemon theme, the items packaged in the face of Pikachu, as well as Pokeballs.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan Repeatedly Ghosted a Hong Kong Reporter
The journalist says he is disappointed with Sadiq Khan’s no-shows.
HK athletes keep chasing Olympics
Hong Kong athletes will "definitely join" the Tokyo Olympics if the big event presses ahead, the chairman of Hong Kong Sports Institute, Lam Tai-fai, said.
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