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With $30,000 in Sight, What's Next for Bitcoin?
Bitcoin is on track for its longest monthly winning streak in more than a year after touching a record above $28,000 over the weekend.
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God, please protect me from my friends. I can handle my enemies.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
MIT researcher Chen Gang charged with hiding China connections
A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor was charged Thursday with hiding work he did for the Chinese government while he was also collecting U.S. dollars for his nanot...
El-Erian: This Bitcoin surge is different than the others
Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz, says the current surge in Bitcoin prices is different than the past because there's a solid foundation of long-term holders.
Hong Kong lawmaker admits driving while attending online meeting
Federation of Trade Unions lawmaker Kwok Wai-keung was seen in his car asking a government minister a question at a housing panel meeting.
What's inside Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic recovery plan?
US President-elect Joe Biden announced a $1.9 trillion (€1.56 trillion) stimulus package on Thursday to revitalize a flagging economy and speed up the nation's response to the c...
Hong Kong justice dept seeks more say in punishments for certain offences
Deputy head of prosecution asks High Court to drop rule forcing lawyers to refer only to well-established sentencing guidelines when punishment is being decided, but judge says ...
The cloud-based car is arriving
The notion of the car as a "computer on wheels" is moving past the realm of hype and closer to reality, which will transform the driving experience and improve road safety, too.
H5N8 strain of bird flu discovered in Hong Kong for the first time
Two samples of bird droppings taken from Mai Po nature reserve tested positive for the highly pathogenic H5N8 strain.
Signal pass 50 million downloads for Android
The millions who deleting WhatsApp because of their broken privacy and censorship, and upgrading to Singnal and Telegram keep growing every day.
Hong Kong gyms fall with many on brink of bankruptcy
Gyms are only weeks, even days, away from collapsing as coronavirus pandemic restrictions crush their business and government lags on second handout.
United States of Divided America.
Despite their criticism of his conduct since November 3rd and last week, 𝟵𝟭% of Trump voters say they’d still vote for him if another presidential election were held today:
Indonesian domestic helper dies from fall while cleaning window of Hong Kong flat
Incident happened at North Point, involving a home on the sixth floor at Kingsford Gardens.
Switzerland is holding a referendum on whether to strip the government of its power to impose coronavirus lockdowns
Switzerland will hold a referendum on whether to strip the government of its power to impose new lockdown measures. The referendum comes amid an increasing national debate in Sw...
Two suspected triad members arrested after chasing Ferrari across Hong Kong
Officers approached the alleged gangsters’ parked Mercedes-Benz with a submachine gun and pistol drawn; the Ferrari’s driver and passenger were unhurt.
Hongkongers suffering the pain of 21-day Covid-19 quarantine need help
The city’s demanding restrictions on returning residents have disrupted plans and imposed a mental and financial strains on many. More should be done to make Hongkongers comfort...
Includes a Swing, a Full Bar, and a Tree House
The eclectic home will serve as the set for season two of A Little Late With Lilly Singh
US adds nine Chinese firms, including Xiaomi, to military blacklist
The Defence Department added nine more firms on Thursday to its list of companies that it says have ties with the Chinese military.
14 Times Celebrities Were the Main Character
Get ready to bring main character energy into 2021 fashion with inspiration from Naomi Campbell, Mariah Carey, and more.
Elon Musk Loves China, and China Loves Him Back-For Now
In turn, Tesla and its chief executive officer have done all the right things as far as Beijing is concerned.
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