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Visitor arrivals to HK drop almost 92pc in March
The Hong Kong Tourism Board announced that there were 6,675 provisional visitor arrivals in March, amounting to a year-on-year decrease of 92 percent.
The board said the cumulative arrivals in the first quarter of 2021 were about 17,000, amounting to a year-on-year decrease of 99.5 percent.
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Transparency must be paramount for investigation into massage case
The reputation and credibility of the police force’s national security department should not be the subject of uninformed speculation. The outcome of an inquiry involving a seni...
Tel Aviv: Iron Dome filmed intercepting barrage of rockets over Israel
Israel's Iron Dome intercepted a barrage of rocket fire over Tel Aviv launched from the Gaza Strip.
Taiwan says Jimmy Lai asset freeze a warning to global investors
Taiwan warned on Saturday that Hong Kong's decision to freeze assets belonging to jailed media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying was a sign to the international community that doing bu...
Ireland’s Health Services hit with $20 million ransomware demand
Ireland's health service, the HSE, says they are refusing to pay a $20 million ransom demand to the Conti ransomware gang after the hackers encrypted computers and disrupted hea...
The camera made in a Hong Kong university that just landed on Mars
Mars Landing Surveillance Camera was invented by researchers at Polytechnic University. China is just the third country to successfully land a rover on the Red Planet.
Portugal, Netherlands latest EU countries to ease travel restrictions
From Monday, travellers from most EU countries will be able to visit Portugal, authorities announced on Saturday.
Future of Hong Kong’s Apple Daily on the line after freezing of founder’s assets
Analysts say authorities’ decision to freeze Jimmy Lai’s assets would not only put pressure on the tabloid-style paper, but also have a chilling effect on other outlets.
An expat exodus is looming fast as Hong Kong’s allure fades
Hong Kong must do all it can to keep foreign residents from leaving and attract others like them if it wishes to make good on its claim to be an international city.
This Prefab Beach Shack in Montauk Is a Surfing Family’s Dream Come True
In Montauk Shores, a pair of HGTV stars transform a prefab home into a beachside paradise.
Hong Kong Air Cargo faces staff crunch as expat pilots wait for visa renewal
The company urges authorities to settle the city’s long-term visa policy soonest, or risk damaging Hong Kong’s reputation as an aviation hub.
Sleeping Beauty is Your New Weekend Dress Code
This season, the most famous fashion houses offer blankets resembling half-coats, sticking fluffy slippers, and pillow-like bags to accompany your travels.
Hong Kong Monetary Authority Reveals Implementation Roadmap for Ongoing Development of Open API Framework
Hong Kong Monetary Authority reveals implementation roadmap for ongoing development of Open API Framework.
56 per cent of Hong Kong students spent more time gaming during pandemic
The poll found that three-quarters of the students who reported playing more video games did so to relieve stress, but their gaming habits had the opposite effect on two-thirds ...
YouTube Home Tours Are Blowing Up. Enes Yilmazer Is Cashing In.
Luxury home tours on YouTube are exploding, and transforming the way high-end real estate is discovered and sometimes sold. YouTube personality Enes Yilmazer walks us through th...
Beware iOS and Android Users!A Cybersecurity Firm Discovers Dozens Of Malicious Apps On Google And Apple App Stores in Finance And Cryptocurrency Categories
The cybersecurity firm Sophos has recently spotted 167 fake iOS and Android apps, looking to harvest user data with malicious intent.
The Cannabis Industry Has a Cash Problem. But That Could Change
Cannabis companies in the U.S. lack access to banking and other financial services because the drug is federally illegal. That could change through new legislation or thanks to ...
China lands on Mars in major advance for its space ambitions
China has landed a spacecraft on Mars for the first time in the latest step forward for its ambitious space program
Joe Biden’s Venmo account discovered in ‘less than 10 minutes’ – report
Payment app accounts for Joe and Jill Biden removed after BuzzFeed News said it easily discovered them
The surprising reason behind Chinatown's aesthetic
From London, to Manila, to Melbourne, Chinatowns in cities around the world share similar design elements. And that’s on purpose. Their distinct "Chinatown" style can be traced ...
Israeli Airstrike Flattens Building Housing The Associated Press (AP), Al-Jazeera, And Other Non-Friendly Media In Gaza City
In the latest in a series of attacks, an Israeli airstrike Saturday leveled a high-rise building after the military ordered occupants to evacuate. Inside were the offices of sev...
This Minimal Japanese Getaway Was Built for Surfing
Splashes of chartreuse enliven N-Holiday House, a seaside getaway by Sohei Nakanishi Design.
Stella McCartney and The Desire to Dance For Fall 2021
Inspired by McCartney A to Z Manifesto's D is for Desire, the winter 2021 collection reflects the desire to leave the house. Mixing heritage, glamor and sport, to subvert the ru...
Dogecoin Boost by 'Great Manipulator' Elon Musk Stirs Crypto World
The tweeting power of former US President Donald Trump is matched by tech tycoon Elon Musk, who with a few posts has managed to send the cryptocurrency market into a frenzy.
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