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The psychology behind a pandemic - Acclaimed psychologist Steven Pinker
As the lockdown continues and uncertainty abounds it can be difficult to remain optimistic.
The books are left unread, walls have not been painted, the garden shed left unfinished - why can't we get these things done and how come for many of us motivation is waining?
Earlier we spoke to acclaimed psychologist Steven Pinker.
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Wonder what your customer really wants? Ask. Don’t tell.
Joe Biden delivers first remarks as president of the U.S.
President Joe Biden delivers his first address after taking the oath of office.
Joe Biden Sworn In As The 46th President Of The United States
Joe Biden sworn in as the 46th President of the United States by Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts.
President Trump Delivers Remarks Upon Departure
Trump left a note for his successor, Joe Biden, according to a person familiar with the matter — a modern Inauguration Day tradition for presidents leaving office. The contents ...
Antony Blinken, Biden's State Department pick, says Donald Trump "got it right" on China
Blinken said "no party has a monopoly on good ideas," and he embraced Trump's tough stance in dealing with China.
Jennifer Lopez performs at Joe Biden's inauguration
Singer Jennifer Lopez performs at the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
TikTok owner ByteDance launches payments in China as it pushes into fintech and e-commerce
ByteDance has launched a new payment service within Douyin, the Chinese version of short-video sharing app TikTok.
We can always find justification to shut up the stupidity of our opponents. Censorship is a dangerous way to deal with it.
The same technology that we welcomed as 1984, because it was cool, is now taking us back to 1939.
United States Declares China Committing "Genocide" Against Uighurs
"I believe this genocide is ongoing, and that we are witnessing the systematic attempt to destroy Uighurs by the Chinese party-state," Mike Pompeo said in a statement.
Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation warns of losses of HK$4.8 billion in 2020
The losses marked the first time the company has found itself in the red in the two decades since it was publicly listed.
Donald Trump wants to create new ‘Patriot Party’
President Trump reportedly wants to create a third party once he leaves office.
Hong Kong developers launch luxury projects as surging stocks create wealth
Wharf (Holdings) and CK Asset are lining up to release their new developments on The Peak and in the Mid-Levels soon, betting on a recovery in Hong Kong’s property market in the...
One in five firms linked to spying on staff as they work from home
A surge in secret software used to spy on staff working from home during the pandemic has led to calls for new laws to be brought in against unscrupulous bosses.
Hong Kong protests: university heads pressed to get tough on student action
University heads in meeting on campus governance and security issues say they will discipline any student who violates school regulations.
Joe Biden To Unveil Sweeping Immigration Reforms On First Day In Office
Joe Biden "has spoken of the need for a path to citizenship for the individuals who have been in this country for many years, who have contributed to our communities and to this...
Once-bustling Hong Kong district quiet under mandatory Covid-19 testing order
Some residents say they have been taking extra precautions all along given what they see as the inherent risks of living in crowded Yau Tsim Mong district.
How to Expertly Arrange a Gorgeous Bouquet of Roses for Valentine's Day
You can have a beautiful display without splurging. Here's how the pros put together an eye-catching bouquet.
Ten domestic helpers held over bank accounts tied to money laundering
Dozens of accounts involved in laundering scheme to clean money that had been swindled online. Officers from Tuen Mun district detain 11 women in raids across city between last ...
Govt to ramp up mandatory testing in Sham Shui Po
Thousands living in Sham Shui Po may be required to undergo mandatory testing after health officials announced that a similar mandatory testing arrangement like in the Yau Ma Te...
8 Practical Tips for Creating a Signature Personal Style
Need a wardrobe upgrade? These fool-proof tips will ensure that your look is always in style.
Lunar New Year fairs to resume flower selling with number of stalls halved
Hong Kong’s health chief has announced that the 15 Lunar New Year fairs in the city will resume flower selling, with the number of stalls halved.
Trump's last-day dilemma: stay and go to jail in shame, or flee to heroic exile in Israel
The chances that Donald Trump will remain a free man after today is almost zero, regardless of any evidence of wrong-doing. Whatever is his final decision, President Trump has o...
Jobless rate climbs to 16-year high
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased from 6.3 percent in September - November 2020 to 6.6 percent in October - December 2020, the Census and Statistics Department...
"Like An Underdog Going Through Training...": Signal On Resuming Service
Signal has seen a rise in downloads following a change in WhatsApp's privacy terms, which required users to share their data with both Facebook and Instagram.
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