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Chew garlic. It does not stop the virus but it keeps people away from you 😅😅
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What China’s New Digital Currency Tells Us About a Cashless Future
China is testing a digital yuan, aiming to accelerate the replacement of cash and increase state control in a society where digital payments via Wechat Pay and Alipay are alread...
Wuhan a year after Covid struck: 'Everyone wants to reset'
Wang Fan is a young craft beer brewer in Wuhan. When his city became the first in the world to enter lockdown, he volunteered to help support other residents, and documented the...
Sharing a collection before joining the millions deleting WhatsApp
It looks like 2020 was just a light promo for 2021...
'Ministry of Truth'| Critics slam Democrat bid to gag social media
Critics blast Democratic Party lawmakers' proposal to regulate the fake news and to the censorship of Donald Trump and his supporters.
Hong Kong teacher investigated for using ‘biased materials’ in classroom
Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung says inquiry continuing, and when it is finished results will be made public.
U.S.-Canada border closure impacts towns that rely on cross-border traffic
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has extended the border closure between the United States and Canada. The border closure has devastated small towns and businesses that re...
Two held over aiding escape of suspects wanted for setting man ablaze
Suspects allegedly involved in incident in which protesters doused a man in a flammable substance and set him ablaze during social unrest.
The tech supremacy: Silicon Valley can no longer conceal its power
‘To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle,’ George Orwell famously observed. He was talking not about everyday life but about politics, where it is ‘quite...
Hong Kong issues first isolation order for residential blocks to fight Covid-19
Health authorities take ‘exceptional measure’ given special challenges presented in carrying out contact tracing of residents in subdivided flats.
Baron Benjamin de Rothschild has died of a heart attack
Baron Benjamin de Rothschild (57), banker and Chairman of the Edmond de Rothschild holding company, has died of a heart attack.
Thousands in Yau Ma Tei, Jordan ordered mandatory Covid testing
In view of an upsurge of confirmed cases in Yau Ma Tei and Jordan, authorities today said residents of 20 blocks in an area bordered by Nathan Road, Jordan Road, Kansu Street an...
WatsApp killer: Signal - the most secure messenger for everyone
Signal Private Messenger is the most secure messaging app you can install on your phone.
Hong Kong braces for internet restrictions after web domain firm says it will block sites that ‘contravene public interest’
Web operators in Hong Kong have been warned they face being blocked by the region’s domain registrar under a new policy banning “inappropriate content,” including any deemed ill...
New York City rich and poor — the inequality crisis
Even before COVID-19, New York was already defined by a gap between the rich and poor. Yet during the pandemic, wealth has become a determinant of survival.
Jack Ma: A look back at the Alibaba founder on 60 Minutes in 2014
Jack Ma told 60 Minutes about his relationship with the Chinese government and what he would do if the government asked for Alibaba’s user data.
Germany’s Lessons on Policing the Police
The Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol exposed extreme elements in U.S. law enforcement – an issue Germany has long struggled with.
Jamie Dimon says JPMorgan Chase should absolutely be 'scared s---less' about fintech threat
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has watched while a new breed of fintech players, led by PayPal, Square and tech giants around the world have exponentially grown users and market...
As London Fashion Week prepares for another digital season, these are the British brands worth discovering and supporting
They don't call London the creative capital for nothing...
An Australian Architect’s Dazzling Interpretation of Prairie Style Lists for the First Time
Built in the 1960s and now asking $4.2M, the Frank Lloyd Wright–inspired Mirrabooka House sits on five acres of magnificent gardens.
Global Colding: Heavy snowfall warnings as heavy avalanche hits Switzerland
Where is Greta Tumberg warming right now when we need her... Authorities in Switzerland have warned of high avalanche risk in mountain regions after avalanche.
Miami mayor considers bitcoin investment to create crypto hotbed
The mayor of Miami wants to make his city more appealing to the tech industry by embracing bitcoin.
Canadian billionaire given the green light to sue Twitter over 'Pizzagate' tweets
Canadian court takes no bribe or bullshit: West Vancouver billionaire Frank Giustra has been given the go-ahead to sue Twitter in a B.C. courtroom over the social media giant’s ...
'The Five' condemn AOC's suggestion on government forces 'reigning in' the media
CNN's Jake Tapper challenges disabled GOP veteran Rep. Brian Mast's patriotism, while AOC calls for restriction of speech; 'The Five' reacts.
Signal Is Down Now, Because of Millions of New Users Joining
Signal has seen millions of new users joining up in the last week.
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