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Police chief to Trump: Please, keep your mouth shut if you can't be constructive
Houston police chief Art Acevedo responds to President Trump telling governors to "dominate" protesters saying that if Trump if can't be constructive to stay quiet.
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They say never judge a book by its cover but they also said a picture is worth a thousand words...
Covid: Cathay Pacific to run at half capacity next year
Cathay Pacific says it expects to offer less than half of its usual capacity next year as airlines continue to suffer from the pandemic's impact.
Is China really about to invade Taiwan?
China’s increased military posturing near the island of Taiwan has led some observers to worry an invasion might be in the offing. But is it worth it for either Beijing or Taiwa...
Xi Push to End Poverty Helps Anchor Party Support in Rural China
Almost a year ago, 26-year-old Luoba Nijinmo moved her family into a brand-new housing estate called “Gratitude Community” in southwest China -- her last step to being officiall...
Hong Kong tourism arrivals fall 99.7 per cent in September from a year ago
While excitement has accompanied planned travel bubble with Singapore, local lawmaker says key to reviving sector remains mainland China and Macau.
Global coronavirus cases pass 40 million mark
The pace of the pandemic is picking up: it took 32 days to go from 30 million global cases to 40 million, compared with 38 days to get from 20 million to 30 million.
‘Rice queen’ J Lou: Hong Kong YouTube star on identity, viral hits
She loves rice, she’s YouTuber Uncle Roger’s ‘favourite niece’ – meet Hong Kong YouTube star J Lou, who has come a long way since her first viral hit three years ago.
Tests show China’s Sinovac vaccine is safe, Brazil research centre says
Company is first drug maker to disclose late stage trial results, putting China ahead in race to develop Covid-19 shot.
Twitter user’s boast of sex with underaged ‘goddaughters’ sparks police inquiry
Blogger uncovers network of commenters offering information on how to find minors and avoid legal troubles.
Can Ocean Park, Hong Kong Disneyland survive the coronavirus?
Loss-making theme parks slash ticket prices and add new activities to attract locals in place of millions of missing visitors.
Hong Kong braces for Monday as US sanctions report puts HSBC, banks in flux
Banks in Hong Kong could face sanctions for engaging in “significant transactions” with officials cited by the Trump administration following the adoption of a controversial nat...
Jimmy Lai takes Hong Kong police to court over materials seized in raid
Lawyers for the media mogul have asked for an injunction preventing the review of any documents that fall outside the scope of the warrant.
HONG KONG Andrew Chan to be Hong Kong’s new Anglican archbishop
The bishop of Western Kowloon will replace the Most Rev Paul Kwong at the helm of a community of about 30,000 members. Last year he backed pro-democracy protests opposed to a pr...
Hong Kong ex-leader CY Leung urges public to report teacher misconduct
Hong Kong former chief executive Leung Chun-ying has urged people to report school teacher misconduct and said public interest overrides personal privacy in this matter. He prev...
Hong Kong protester says she was granted asylum in Germany
University student facing rioting charge over last year’s anti-government protests says she fled city via Taiwan after being arrested last November.
Why Hong Kong’s office market is outperforming the housing sector
The resilience of Hong Kong’s housing prices is the result of low interest rates and masks its fundamental problem of a lack of affordable housing. Covid-19 stimulus money is in...
Will Shenzhen swallow Hong Kong as mainland city wins more economic freedoms?
Hong Kong’s strengths – reliable courts, free-flowing information, international schools – can still lure investors eying opportunities north, experts say.
Hong Kong pushes health code to open up travel
Health officials call for forced testing of patients with mild symptoms but medical experts fear public backlash
Eddie Yue: What quality means to Hong Kong as an international financial centre
Opening keynote speech by Mr Eddie Yue, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the Hong Kong Management Association 2020 Quality Award Presentation Ceremony, Ho...
What the national security law has done for Hong Kong
The enactment of the law has restored social stability and the freedoms that were suppressed by violent protesters. Hong Kong remains free and open, with its rule of law intact ...
Hong Kong campaigner Alexandra Wong 'won't give up fighting'
Alexandra Wong, 64, nicknamed "Grandma Wong," said she was detained last August in the border city of Shenzhen, and forced to renounce her activism in writing.
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