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Sidney Powell, lead Trump attorney, talks about the legal cases regarding election fraud
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Always look for the fool in the deal. If you don’t find one, it’s you.
Buyer of Asia’s priciest flat on Hong Kong’s Mid-Levels is revealed
The purchase of Asia’s most expensive address by a buyer with a pinyin name – the method for romanising Mandarin Chinese names – underscores the surge in wealth creation in Chin...
15 Hong Kong opposition figures granted bail, but must remain in custody pending appeal
Bail proceedings lasted four days for the 47 defendants charged with subversion under the national security law.
HSBC’s taipan proposes to help Hong Kong’s youth tap Bay Area
The proposal by Wong, the top executive of the largest of Hong Kong’s three currency issuers, underscores how the GBA could present a viable option for the city’s youth, where t...
ESF to test teachers for full resumption
Some 3,000 teachers and staff members at schools run by the English Schools Foundation will undergo Covid-19 testing from this week in order to resume in-person classes for all ...
Hong Kong bond market could open up to Chinese investors in months
In the latest webinar of our Redefining Hong Kong series, Financial Secretary Paul Chan reveals mainland investors could tap into market as early as this summer, and outlines hi...
Budget follow-ups halved in wake of pan-dem exodus
Follow-up questions filed by lawmakers after the budget announcement have halved after the pro-democracy camp resigned en masse.
Varsities spread sleeping advice to stressed teens
Teenagers saw insomnia risks decrease by 71 percent in a prevention program organized by three universities that taught them how to separate work from sleep.
More butterflies as Hong Kong’s temperature rises
More butterflies appear in Hong Kong as the city’s temperature rises, conversation group Green Power reports.
Fifteen of 47 pro-democrats granted bail on fourth day hearing
Fifteen of the total 47 defendants charged under the national security law were granted bail in a West Kowloon court, however their hopes of getting home were immediately dashed...
Woman jailed for breaking quarantine
A 61-year-old woman has been sentenced to immediate imprisonment for 10 days by the West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts today for violating a compulsory quarantine order.
Anal Covid swabs are now compulsory for travellers to China
Anal Covid swabs have been made compulsory for everyone flying into China from abroad, despite protests from governments around the world.
HK reports nine Covid cases with one infection untraceable
Hong Kong has recorded 13 new confirmed Covid-19 cases - six local and three imported – bringing the tally to 11,056 cases, according to the Centre for Health Protection.
Room for improvement for HK’s anti-epidemic efforts, says former WHO chief
Former World Health Organisation chief Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, also a Standing Committee member of China's top political advisory body, said Hong Kong could have done better...
HK sees 201st Covid death
Another Covid patient passed away in the city today, pushing Hong Kong’s death tally to 201, according to the Hospital Authority.
Rugby Sevens to resume in November
The Rugby Sevens, is poised to return this year amid growing expectations that life will gradually return to normal in the coming months, Bloomberg reports.
New Zealand Issues Tsunami Evacuation Order After 7.8 Pacific Quake
"People near the coast in the following areas must move immediately to the nearest high ground, out of all tsunami evacuation zones, or as far inland as possible," the National ...
Hong Kong disappears from ‘world’s freest economies’ rankings, listed under China
Heritage Foundation says Beijing ‘ultimately controls’ the policies offering Hong Kong and Macau greater economic freedom.
Saudi Prince Preps $500 Billion Megacity As US Points At Khashoggi Murder
While NEOM is being sold as a vision of a brighter future, international investors have yet to bite.
Hong Kong may take some sizzle out of world’s hottest IPO market
Together, the policies may pull the rug from under the retail investors - particularly punters from mainland China - who are making use of the city’s disclosure and identificati...
Covid Cases Rising Again In Europe, Warns WHO
"Last week, new cases of Covid-19 in Europe grew nine percent to touch a little over one million," WHO Europe's regional director Hans Kluge told a news conference.
67 deemed unfit for Sinovac jab; Hong Kong expects under 10 new Covid-19 cases
Minister in charge of immunisation programme reveals many of those turned away on Wednesday had chronic illnesses.
Hong Kong poker player’s HK$400 million investment gamble on AirAsia’s recovery
Stanley Choi upped his stake last week in AirAsia Group, which he predicts will be among the first in the industry to ‘bounce back’ from the Covid-19 crisis.
China expected to send veteran trade official to Hong Kong for top economic job
Yin Zonghua has been a Beijing point man to the World Trade Organization and is expected to take up a liaison office position soon, sources say.
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