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HK reports one local patient among five additional Covid cases
Hong Kong has recorded five new confirmed Covid-19 cases – one local and four imported – bringing the tally to 11,613 cases, according to the Centre for Health Protection.
Major decline in cargo capacity for Cathay Pacific, thanks to crew quarantine
Hong Kong’s crew quarantine measures have slashed the city’s air cargo capacity, pushing freighters to competing hubs in South China.
Three-runway project reclamation more than 90pc done, says Frank Chan
Reclamation works at Hong Kong International Airport's three-runway project, are more than 90 percent completed, the Secretary for Transport and Housing, Frank Chan Fan, told th...
Covid-19: 2 pregnant Hong Kong women who got BioNTech vaccine suffer miscarriages
Expert says public should not jump to conclusions before full investigation is completed, as details behind the cases remain unclear.
Hong Kong bar and restaurant owners angry at requirements for lifting Covid-19 curbs
Hong Kong businesses must ensure all staff have been vaccinated and customers use contact-tracing app under new government guidelines.
‘Vaccine bubble’ still has a long way to go, says restaurant owner
A restaurant owner said the new “vaccine bubble” roadmap introduced by authorities still has a long way to go, with the measures put forward by government officials not being in...
Claudia Mo denied bail in security law case
Former Hong Kong lawmaker Claudia Mo Man-ching’s application for bail has been denied by the High Court today, whose case is handled by judge Esther Toh Lye-ping, a designated j...
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology opens admissions for two popular undergraduate programs on AI application
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), ranked No. 1 in Times Higher Education’s Young University Rankings 2020 and No. 27 among global universities in the Q...
Hong Kong university's guidelines on security law stoke fears over freedoms
Hong Kong’s most prestigious university has recommended that a group be set up to “protect academic freedom ... in conformity with national security law (NSL) provisions”, accor...
Hong Kong Mulls Sending Civil Servants to Work on Mainland
Hong Kong is looking into sending the city’s civil servants to temporarily work on the mainland, the government’s civil service chief said.
Fabulous Red Carpet Outfits From the Early Academy Awards
From Diahann Carroll's regal pink gown to Bette Davis's feathers.
Malta will pay you to go on holiday there this summer
Malta has proposed a new scheme that could see visitors from the UK being paid to holiday on the island.
European Union Turns To Pfizer After Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Suspension
BioNTech/Pfizer is bringing forward delivery of 50 million doses to the second quarter, starting this month, to help make up for the shortfall of the J&J jabs that were meant to...
Your WhatsApp account can be suspended by anyone with your phone number
A rather worrying loophole has been uncovered on WhatsApp that means anyone can temporarily suspend your account if they know your number.
Europe's Drug Regulator To Make Finding On Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Next Week
The Amsterdam-based European Medicines Agency's announcement also comes as the US pharmaceutical company itself said it was delaying rollout of its vaccine on the continent.
CIA Chief Flags 'Significant Risk' After US Troops Exit From Afghanistan
Burns' testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee underscored a key risk inherent in Biden's decision to pull remaining US forces out, given the enduring presence of al Qaed...
Magic mushrooms show promise in treatment for depression, study says
Trial suggests psilocybin combined with psychological therapy is as effective as antidepressant drug
SET Prefab Habitable Modules by SET Ideas
SET Ideas unveils an elevated collection of sleek and versatile prefabs characterized by floor-to-ceiling windows and wood interiors.
Turkey Fines Google Over $36 Million For Abusing Dominant Position
In a statement, it said Google had provided advantages to its own accommodation price comparison and its local search services over their competitors.
Top 20 things Brits will miss when office life returns from sleep to housework
Many people have been working from home for over a year and the kick-backs include lovely lie ins, no commute and listening to music and watching TV in bed as they work
Quarter of deaths involving Covid-19 in England and Wales not caused by virus itself, govt statistics show
In roughly a quarter of deaths involving Covid-19 in England and Wales, people actually died ‘with’ the coronavirus rather than ‘from’ it, new weekly data from the government re...
Instagram Halloween fashion advert banned for objectifying women
An Instagram advert by fashion retailer Babyboo Fashion has been removed for being likely offensive to women.
Denmark Drops AstraZeneca Vaccine Permanently Over Suspected Side Effects
Denmark was the first country in Europe to suspend the use of the AstraZeneca jab in its vaccination rollout, after reports of rare but serious cases of blood clots among those ...
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