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Spiking COVID-19 rates are straining US hospitals
The U.S. surpassed one million new confirmed coronavirus cases since the start of November. Health authorities and public officials in many parts of the country reported that hospitals are becoming increasingly overwhelmed.
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If you aren’t embarrassed by the first version of your product, you shipped too late.
China is an opportunity for India - not a threat, Beijing says as more apps are banned
India has blocked to-date 220 Chinese mobile apps, some of them made by China's prominent consumer-facing tech companies like ByteDance, Tencent and Alibaba.
Government subsidies help Cafe de Coral avoid first-half losses
Government subsidies have helped fast-food chain operator Cafe de Coral Holdings avoid a loss in the six months ended September 30.
Hong Kong civil servants warned loyalty pledge may be tied to promotions
Government also preparing for all public workers to sign a declaration of loyalty in one round, minister says.
Plans on hold for 14 top government posts, saving HK$29 million a year
Positions with responsibility for railway safety, waste reduction and recycling initiatives, and boosting land supply were among the jobs withdrawn.
Hong Kong university professor found guilty of murdering his wife
Cheung Kie-chung, 56, had admitted killing his wife Tina Chan on August 17, 2018 at their home in a university hall of residence where he was warden but denied murder.
Hong Kong home prices unexpectedly drop in Covid-19’s fourth wave
Hong Kong’s home price index for lived-in homes fell 0.6 per cent to 380.9 last month, as owners continued to drop their prices amid a gloomy economic outlook and rising unemplo...
China starts probe into electric-car makers after shackling fintech companies
China is putting the new-energy vehicle manufacturing industry under the microscope, days after shackling fintech companies and their anti-competition practices.
Dance off: the niche social scene behind Hong Kong’s biggest Covid-19 cluster
Sweeping the intergenerational dancing community, a growing cluster of 311 cases linked to dance venues is driving Hong Kong’s fourth Covid-19 wave.
China’s plan for moon research station gets closer with Chang’e-5 success
China has planned further missions, building towards international collaboration for a moon base.
‘China’s Rebel City’: part four of our film on the protests that rocked Hong Kong
The Post releases the final episode of its exhaustive four-part series of the unrest that pushed the city to the brink last year.
Ex-deputy Sec-General of NATO: new status for Georgia, Ukraine may push forward their NATO membership
Former deputy secretary general of NATO and US ex-ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow says that the creation of a new status for Georgia and Ukraine may push forward the cou...
Fake News, Misinformation Threaten Covid-19 Vaccination Plan: WHO
"The coronavirus disease is the first pandemic in history in which technology and social media are being used on a massive scale to keep people safe, informed, productive and co...
Twitter claims it has reversed ban of link to Sidney Powell's Georgia election lawsuit
Twitter claims it has reversed its censorship of a link to the lawsuit filed by attorney Sidney Powell that seeks to change the outcome of Georgia’s 2020 election results.
Maradona's Coffin Brought to Cemetery After Clashes at Wake
The remains of soccer legend Diego Maradona were brought to a cemetery in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on November 26, after large crowds of fans paid their final respects to soccer...
Prestigious Silicon Valley VC firm looks to Europe for start-up success stories
Sequoia Capital, one of the best-known venture capital firms on Menlo Park's Sand Hill Road in Silicon Valley, has made a major new bet on Europe.
Regulation Virtual Asset Service Providers In The British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands And Bermuda
Charissa Ball and Yan Li
Charissa Ball and Yan Li have recently published the article “Regulation of Virtual Asset Service Providers in the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Bermuda”.
10 Beautiful Garden Design Ideas That Make Your Home Look Awesome
Absolutely you need garden design ideas to create a beautiful garden. Even not all houses have a garden. Maybe for reasons of limited land, you decide to expand the interior rat...
10 Festive Flats for All of Your At-Home Holiday Fêtes
“All dressed up with nowhere to go” seems to be the motto for this holiday season. But just because our festive gatherings won’t involve going out or traveling doesn’t mean you ...
Bitcoin price tanks from near all-time high
Bitcoin tanked Thursday as its price came within striking distance of an all-time high. The price of bitcoin was trading at $17,185, down $794, or 4.42%, at 7:15 a.m. ET. The cr...
Fugging hell: tired of mockery, Austrian village changes name from Fu**ing to Flugging
Residents of an Austrian village will ring in the new year under a new name – Fugging – after ridicule of their signposts, especially on social media, became too much to bear. ...
Former World Bank President James Wolfensohn dies at 86
James Wolfensohn, who served as the president of the World Bank for 10 years and was a guiding force for a couple of the most well-known cultural institutions in the U.S., has d...
World's largest offshore wind farm seals financing deal worth $8 billion
The scale of the overall project, which is due to be finished in 2026, is considerable. It will be located in waters off the coast of northeast England.
In the Age of AI (full film)
A documentary exploring how artificial intelligence is changing life as we know it — from jobs to privacy to a growing rivalry between the U.S. and China.
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