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Whoops! Man dropped iPhone from plane while it was filming
An iPhone falls from a plane with the video rolling and survives to tell the tale. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
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Girl Survives fall from 12th storey balcony in Vietnam after hero delivery driver catch her, Vietnam
Baby Girl Survives fall from 12th storey balcony in Vietnam after hero delivery driver catch her
At least 30,000 US organizations, small businesses and government offices were victims of Microsoft Exchange hack
A purported Chinese hacking group exploited bugs in Microsoft's email software system to steal data from US organizations and agencies.
China sets growth target of more than 6% in 2021
China bucked the global recession in 2020, and in doing so narrowed the economic gap with the United States. Now it says it needs to pick up the pace this year.
Prisoners in Tennessee were placed in the last group eligible for vaccines after an advisory panel said prioritizing them would be a PR 'nightmare'
The council noted the prisoners were high-risk for COVID-19 but feared a public backlash should they be given priority access to the vaccine.
Fire at Hong Kong tenement kills one, injures 10 others, including a firefighter
Police suspect arson is to blame for the early morning blaze, and an investigation is currently under way.
Pope Francis denounces extremism on historic visit to Iraq
Pope Francis has condemned extremism in the name of religion on a historic visit to Iraq where he discussed the plight of the Christian minority.
Hong Kong’s buyers offer mixed response in pick of unsold property
The mixed reception at the two projects showed how property buyers are becoming more discerning, as this year’s pipeline of new flats may widen to between 20,000 and 36,919 flat...
Microsoft hack: White House warns of 'active threat' of email attack
The US is expressing growing concern over a hack on Microsoft's Exchange email software that the tech company has blamed on China.
Pro-Beijing politicians turn ‘wolf warriors’ on Twitter, defending China
Tired of ‘one-sided conversation’ on social media, pro-Beijing camp takes to Twitter to strike back.
US and EU agree to suspend tariffs linked to long-running Boeing-Airbus dispute
The United States and European Union have agreed to suspend for four months all tariffs related to the long-running dispute over subsidies to Boeing and Airbus.
Covid-19 fuels forced marriage risk for girls in Hong Kong, Britain
‘It is very precious to marry a Hong Kong-Pakistani girl.’
HK travelers to Beijing must show negative Covid results before boarding
Hong Kong travelers entering Beijing will have to present a report showing negative results of a Covid test conducted in the past seven days, with samples collected through nasa...
The US added 379,000 jobs in February, signaling the recovery is finally gaining steam
The US economy added 379,000 jobs last month, far more than economists had expected, signaling the labor market recovery is finally gaining steam.
Expert panel after second Sinovac recipient's death as HK confirms eight cases
The expert panel on Covid vaccines for Hong Kong’s mass inoculation drive will meet to discuss the death of a Sinovac recipient next Monday, as the city reports eight new cases ...
Marchesa Brings Its Couture Vision to Spanish Bridal House Pronovias
Things are looking up in the world of weddings. As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, there’s a growing sense of optimism that in-person celebrations aren’t far off; some could take pl...
Women have a big role to play in post-pandemic Hong Kong
Ahead of International Women’s Day, we must recognise that women are not just victims, but also vital to the rebuilding of our economies and communities.
TikTok empowered these plus-sized women, then took down some of their posts. They still don't know why
After losing her marketing job due to the pandemic and then gaining 40 pounds, Remi Bader, 25, began spending more time on TikTok. She built up a following by posting about clot...
To build back better from the pandemic, build back with women
New ideas and ways of leadership are needed to overcome the crisis, and many of the countries that have done a good job managing the pandemic are led by women. These skills are ...
Brilliant Decorating Ideas to Spruce Up Your Bookshelves
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Crowds queue to enter the reopened K11 Musea
Crowds of people queued to enter the K11 Musea shopping mall in Tsim Sha Tsui as the arcade, hit by a recent Covid outbreak, re-opened on Saturday after six days of closure for ...
(Two sessions) Henry Tang: reforms on HK’s electoral systems won’t eliminate all pan-dems
The legislature will still accommodate mild opposition voices despite Beijing’s overhaul on electoral systems in Hong Kong, former Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen said after...
Czechs ask Germany, Poland, Switzerland for help with COVID-19 patients
The Czech Republic has asked Germany, Switzerland and Poland to take in dozens of COVID-19 patients as the situation in its own hospitals has reached a critical point, Prague's ...
Police nab two men for harassing judicial staff
Police have arrested two men for allegedly harassing judicial officers through phone calls and making threatening remarks on them via social media platforms.
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