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The amended Annex II of the Basic Law - full text
The following is the full text of the amended Annex II to the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, which was adopted at the 27th session of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress today in Beijing.
Full Text: Annex II to the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Platforms offer cash, iPhones to lure consumers in HK$5,000 e-voucher scheme
Rival payment platforms chosen for e-voucher scheme unveil a raft of new offers, including additional digital money and iPhone giveaways.
Shops may be blacklisted and face prosecution for cashing out consumption vouchers
The government warned shops would be blacklisted and face legal consequences if they were found trying to cash out the electronic consumption vouchers.
Hong Kong's Digital Tech Supporter Cyberport Reports Approval of 54 Applications for Fintech Proof of Concepts
Hong Kong-based digital technology park Cyberport has revealed that the application stage for the initial phase of its Fintech Proof-of-Concept (PoC) Subsidy Scheme has now clos...
Hong Kong’s Apple Daily editor-in-chief, publisher denied bail on collusion charge
Magistrate rules that top editor Ryan Law and Cheung Kim-hung, who is also CEO of the tabloid’s parent Next Digital, remain an ongoing security threat in denying the pair bail; ...
Hainan faces an uphill struggle to catch Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai
The island’s transformation into global trade hub is far from assured, not least because of its chequered past as a base for exiles and smugglers. It is not known for efficiency...
China sends three astronauts to new space station in first crewed mission for five years
Flag-waving children singing patriotic songs watch as three astronauts blast off for China's space station module.
Lift off! China sends astronauts to new space station
China launched its first crewed mission in five years, heading to the Tianhe core module of its new space station for a three-month stay.
China considers lifting all childbirth restrictions by 2025
Provinces with the lowest birthrates would see restrictions eased before the whole country does
‘Seattle toilet water’: Coffee shop asks fans to rename frappuccino
‘F*ckstar orange frappé’ was among the most popular choices
Jeff Bezos space trip: Date, cost, and what rocket will he fly in?
Jeff Bezos became, literally, the richest man in the world after founding Amazon.
Miami Mayor Wants to Bring Chinese Bitcoin Miners to Florida
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has a message to Chinese Bitcoin miners facing regulatory crackdown in China: Miami could offer cheap nuclear energy to mine bitcoin.
‘Every step we take’ could be monitored and analysed if facial recognition tech isn’t reined in, UK data watchdog warns
The head of the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has raised alarm over the potential abuses of facial recognition software, after several investigations found that t...
'Mozart effect': Listening to composer's Sonata For Two Pianos K448 can prevent epileptic seizures, study finds
Researchers say listening to Mozart can lead to a decrease in epileptiform discharges, the brain waves that can cause seizures.
Dozens of women sue Pornhub - alleging explicit videos were uploaded without their consent
More than 30 women accuse MindGeek, parent company of Pornhub, of profiting from non-consensual sex videos.
A ransomware attack can begin in surprisingly simple ways
Hackers often look for cracks in an organization's human shield
NASA 'keeping eye' on Jeff Bezos and other space astronaut billionaires
Worth $177B, Bezos is the world's richest man; Musk is second at $151B
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How Huawei is revolutionising the London shopping experience
The brand continues to innovate with its immersive experience store in east London’s Westfield Stratford City, writes Winston Eavis
‘Windows 11’ is coming and it's giving off 'serious Mac vibes'
The new Windows 11 operating systems 'feels a lot like MacOS'
HSBC finally offloads its French retail bank, but at a loss of $2.3bn
After 18 months, sale is in sight
6 Tiny Homes and Studios You Can Buy on Amazon
Now you can add a tiny home or cabin kit to your cart.
'Flying car' drone race series launched - with remote pilots to battle in three events
The Airspeeder series will see up to four teams use remote pilots to control drones in three events in 2021. It's billed as the first 'flying car' race series
Amazon's Jeff Bezos backing nuclear fusion plant in the UK
General Fusion has raised approximately $300M from its investors to date
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