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Chinese envoy accuses Britain of ‘gross interference’ over citizenship offer to Hongkongers
Ambassador Liu Xiaoming accuses British politicians of making irresponsible remarks on national security law. He also said there would be consequences if Britain treats China wi...
This ‘revolution’ isn’t what it looks like
We’re really witnessing a counter-revolution of the neoliberal class
Belt and Road best hope for globalization's rebound
The COVID-19 pandemic may have put a temporary brake on economic growth, but it is unlikely to derail the march toward greater global connectivity. It could do just the opposite.
How to choose the right school for children and support them through their journey
Involve the child in the school selection process, says Ben Keeling, principal of Shrewsbury International School Hong Kong. Parents may want to plan their child’s education wel...
California’s epidemic of hate: 832 anti-Asian incidents in three months as coronavirus blaming soars
Hate incidents directed at Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders are exploding this year. Some point finger at Donald Trump’s casual use of terms such as ‘kung flu’ at rallies
Hong Kong’s innovative deep-tech start-ups continue to thrive amid Covid-19
Amid Covid-19 pandemic, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corp holds first-ever virtual graduation ceremony for 108 incubation programme graduates. Select group of graduate...
Hong Kong police’s sweeping new powers include warrant-free raids and ordering internet firms such as Facebook to remove content
Police can raid premises without a court warrant, seize equipment from social media giants and demand information from political groups operating outside city. Failure to comply...
China issues Canada travel warning, as ties sour over Hong Kong national security law
Canada suspended its extradition treaty with China amid concern about the national security law’s impact on Hong Kong’s special rights. Ties between Beijing and Ottawa have wors...
Hong Kong national security law: top US diplomat criticises legislation on programme by city’s public broadcaster
Hanscom Smith accuses China of using the law to erode the city’s fundamental freedoms and create an atmosphere of coercion and self-censorship. He also says after the programme ...
Facebook, Google and Twitter won't give Hong Kong authorities user data for now
Some of the world's major internet and social media platforms said Monday they will stop processing requests for user data made by Hong Kong law enforcement authorities while th...
International students may need to leave US if their universities transition to online-only learning
International students who are pursuing degrees in the United States will have to leave the country or risk deportation if their universities switch to online-only courses, Immi...
House buyers could see stamp duty axed on homes up to £500,000
A six-month stamp duty holiday could be introduced by the Government in a bid to boost the struggling housing market.
UK Watchmaker saved family firm by taking up supermarket job during pandemic
When Covid-19 struck, some businesses had to get creative to survive
Hong Kong: Divisions over whether to stay after new security law imposed
Should I stay or should I go? Two young men, who have British National passports, tell the BBC they're debating their future in the country amid the introduction of a new securi...
‘Not under colonial rule’: Chinese ambassador to UK slams ‘gross interference’ by British over Hong Kong security law
China’s envoy to the UK has accused Britain of “gross interference” in Hong Kong, saying London was misrepresenting Beijing’s new national security law. Politicians in Britain h...
Why Americans shouldn't be surprised that Europe is blocking them
The EU unveiled a list of countries whose residents can start traveling into Europe in July. The U.S. is not one of them - and for good reason.
The coronavirus crisis has changed the German mindset - and this matters for markets
Berlin has been able to use its public finances in a way that no other European nation has. It has announced more than 450 billion euros ($505 billion) so far in immediate fisca...
The coronavirus crisis is pushing 13 UK universities towards insolvency, study says
Social distancing measures, travel restrictions and lockdowns have tested the ability of universities to survive without students.. The institutions at higher risk of collapse a...
Three reasons why India cannot immediately disengage from China, despite geopolitical tensions
Data shows China’s influence in trade, investment and technology in India has grown substantially over the years. India runs a trade deficit of more than $46 billion with China....
There are 1,510 people in Jeffrey Epstein's little black book
We have a copy of the book, uncensored. As AG William Barr is now in charge, and he is moving this investigation forward despite the pressure from Epstein's operators from one e...
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