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See how Canada crushed the curve while the US struggles
CNN'S Paula Newton explains what measures Canadians are taking to flatten the curve as countries continue to battle the coronavirus pandemic.
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As Hong Kongers seek to emigrate, some simply can’t leave
Pamela Lam’s 6-year-old son fell in love with the Hong Kong protest anthem, ‘Glory to Hong Kong’, the first time he heard it, and he loves singing it, at home, in the shower, an...
Hong Kong reports 62 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths
Hong Kong reported 62 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday (Aug 12), as authorities cautioned that the global financial hub still faced a critical period to contain further transmiss...
Regulator warning ends Hong Kong's Next Digital share rally
Shares of Next Digital Ltd tumbled over 40per cent on Wednesday after soaring more than 1,000per cent in the last two sessions, as the securities watchdog said it was monitoring...
Passengers from mainland China to be allowed temporary transit through Hong Kong
Hong Kong International Airport said on Thursday (Aug 13) that passengers from mainland China would be able to transit through Hong Kong to other destinations from Aug 15 until ...
Banks scrutinise accounts after US targets Hong Kong officials
Sources tell Bloomberg some banks are checking if they have accounts belonging to sanctioned Hong Kong officials.
Hong Kong Crisis Deals $7.7 Billion Blow to Property Tycoons
After months of protests and Covid-19 restrictions, Hong Kong’s biggest property tycoons are feeling the pinch.
Hong Kong’s Greater Bay Area to Launch China’s Digital Yuan
China’s digital yuan, also known as the digital currency electronic payment, or DCEP project, will be rolled out for testing at Hong Kong’s Greater Bay Area in the coming weeks,...
Jimmy Lai: Arrested Hong Kong tycoon tells protesters to be 'careful'
Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai - the most high-profile person to be detained under a controversial new security law - has warned young protesters they need to be "more cautious" now.
Agnes Chow: Hong Kong activist hailed as the 'real Mulan'
Agnes Chow, a 23-year-old pro-democracy activist in Hong Kong, has got a new nickname.
‘Those who play with fire will get burned’: Beijing warns Washington after US health chief’s visit to Taiwan
Attempts to meddle with Taiwan, which Beijing considers its territory, may cost the US dearly, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said. He advised its health chief to focus on the Cov...
Hero's welcome for Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai after release on bail
Apple Daily founder and pro-democracy activist returns to office following arrest under national security law
Google Lookout: App reads grocery labels for blind people
Google's AI can now identify food in the supermarket, in a move designed to help the visually impaired.
Full text: Cui Tiankai's interview at the 2020 Aspen Security Forum
On August 4, Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai was invited to attend the 2020 Aspen Security Forum and had an online interview with Mr. Nicholas Burns, executi...
American democracy seeks to reinvent itself
If something is common and normal in the politics of the United States, it is that there is nothing common and normal in the politics of that country. On Tuesday, August 11, ano...
Google's new system will turn phones into earthquake detectors
Google announced this Tuesday the launch of an earthquake alert system, which will allow Android phones to act as seismographs.
Hong Kong's new security law is transforming the city even faster than expected
It's been less than six weeks since a security law banning secession, subversion and collusion came into force in Hong Kong. But it's already having a dramatic effect on the cit...
National security law: Hong Kong’s US exports to be relabelled ‘Made in China’
Notice in US government register says Hong Kong goods for export to US must be relabelled ‘Made in China’. This means goods made in Hong Kong will be subject to trade war tariff...
Hong Kong’s Apple Daily taking legal action after police raid on offices as government adviser says journalists’ desks should be considered ‘private area’
Editor-in-chief Ryan Law says they decided to seek an interim injunction order as ‘journalistic materials’ were included in documents seized by police. Executive councillor and ...
Hong Kong arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai sparks international condemnation
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says arrest is proof the Chinese government has ‘eviscerated’ Hong Kong’s freedoms. Britain, EU and UN also express concern over police move ju...
Hong Kong media tycoon Lai, activist Agnes Chow released on bail
Media tycoon Jimmy Lai, owner of Hong Kong's Apple Daily, and pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow, have been released on bail after they were arrested as part of a crackdown under...
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