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The Virus does less well in sunlight and warm, humid conditions
The head of the science and technology directorate at the Department of Homeland Security, Bill Bryan, explained how the coronavirus reacts in sunlight and warm, humid conditions.
Quote of the Day
Don’t ever wrestle with a pig. You’ll both get dirty, but the pig will enjoy it.
White House: China takeover would make Hong Kong 'hard to see' as financial hub
President Trump is "displeased" with China over its proposed crackdown in Hong Kong, says Kayleigh McEnany the White House spokeswoman. It's "hard to see how Hong Kong can remai...
Hong Kong could become globally isolated over time, says Lowy Institute
China's proposed national security legislation in Hong Kong is an example of a "repressive law" that could instill fear in the general population, says Natasha Kassam, a researc...
Hong Kong barrister talks about HKSAR national security legislation
A draft decision on establishing and improving the legal system and enforcement mechanisms for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to safeguard national security was sub...
How some HK media outlets glorify violence and distort truth
Timely, comprehensive and truthful reporting is the lifeblood of the media. Being unbiased, professional and objective are the fundamental principles any reporter must observe. ...
Wang Yi says national security legislation for HK is imperative and urgent
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Sunday that the introduction of national security legislation for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is imperative...
Another innocent black man murdered by a police officer in Minneapolis, U.S.A.
A video taken by an onlooker Monday evening shows a white Minneapolis police officer keeping his knee on the neck of a motionless, moaning, unarmed black man at the foot of a sq...
Hong Kong 'failed to deliver' on national security legislation: Official
Despite the delegation of power from China’s central government, Hong Kong’s legislative council has “failed to deliver” on initiating national security legislation for the last...
Hong Kong leader dismisses concerns of Chinese power grab
"We are a very free society, so for the time being people have the freedom to say whatever they want to say," Lam told press.
A practical and meticulous solution for Hong Kong
By Pan Deng
China's highest legislative body, which is holding the annual gathering at this moment, is taking the initiative to show its jurisdiction over a local legislature which has long...
Singapore warns of worst slump since independence
Singapore's virus-hit economy could shrink by as much as 7 percent this year – the worst reading since independence – the government said on Tuesday, as it unveiled a fresh mult...
US senators move to pressure China with Hong Kong sanctions bill
Proposed legislation seeks to punish individuals who curb city’s freedoms and is response to controversial national security law put forward by Beijing. Trump says White House w...
What's the future for the office?
Before the coronavirus pandemic, the office was where millions of us spent about a third of our time.
What would happen if the UK ditched the Chinese firm?
Huawei's future in the UK is in doubt - again.
Trump 'displeased' with China's proposed Hong Kong crackdown, McEnany says
White House officials said Tuesday that President Donald Trump is “displeased” with China’s latest attempt to curb Hong Kong autonomy with a new national security law.
Hong Kong demand for VPNs surges on heels of China's plan for national security laws
Demand for virtual private networks in Hong Kong surged more than six-fold last Thursday as Beijing proposed tough new national security laws for the financial hub, reflecting c...
Former HTC CEO Unveils 5G-enabled VR Headset & Social VR Platform
At a special event in Taipei, Taiwan, HTC cofounder and former CEO Peter Chou today revealed the first products from the new startup XRSPACE. It’s serving up both its own 5G-ena...
Stanley Ho, patriarch of Asia’s largest casino empire and the ‘King of Gambling’ for more than half a century, dies at 98
Ho passed away at 1pm at the Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, according to Pansy Ho Chiu-king, the eldest child from his second marriage. Ho is survived by 14 of 16 children, an...
China's Xi urges preparedness for military combat due to hostile foreign forces that trying to destabilize Hong Kong, China
President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday China would step up its preparedness for armed combat and improve its ability to carry out military tasks as the coronavirus pandemic is hav...
China shuts down WeChat social media account claiming ‘US making dead bodies into hamburgers’
China has shut a virulent anti-US WeChat account for spreading fake news and stoking xenophobia, as Beijing moves to rein in misinformation on social media. Closure comes as Cyb...
Hong Kong buyers forfeit US$1.5 million in deposits, walk away from homes
Nineteen Hong Kong homebuyers who put down deposits for flats at the height of a market rally around June 2018 have walked away from their purchases, forfeiting as much as HK$11...
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