Rival payment platforms chosen for e-voucher scheme unveil a raft of new offers, including additional digital money and iPhone giveaways.
Juneteenth is now a federal holiday. How have Americans been celebrating it since the end of the Civil War?
Prince Charles was questioned by the former Metropolitan police chief John Stevens over allegations that he had plotted to kill Diana, Princess of Wales, it has been revealed.
The government warned shops would be blacklisted and face legal consequences if they were found trying to cash out the electronic consumption vouchers.
Hong Kong's Digital Tech Supporter Cyberport Reports Approval of 54 Applications for Fintech Proof of Concepts
Hong Kong-based digital technology park Cyberport has revealed that the application stage for the initial phase of its Fintech Proof-of-Concept (PoC) Subsidy Scheme has now closed. The initiative reportedly received more than 80 applications.
A Telegraph source denied to BuzzFeed News that the piece had been pulled as a result of pressure from the Palace, but the newspaper declined to comment on the record.
Magistrate rules that top editor Ryan Law and Cheung Kim-hung, who is also CEO of the tabloid’s parent Next Digital, remain an ongoing security threat in denying the pair bail; the two had offered to post a bond of HK$3 million and resign from their positions.
Britain’s Alexei Navalny: WikiLeaks founder Assange's fiancee calls his detention in Britain 'grotesque'
The fiancee of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Saturday (June 19) condemned his "grotesque" detention in Britain, after visiting him in jail for the first time in eight months.
The airport in China's southern city of Shenzhen cancelled hundreds of flights and tightened entry controls Saturday after a restaurant employee tested positive for the Delta coronavirus variant.
Coronavirus variants are what keep Dr. Scott Lindquist, an epidemiologist for Washington state, up at night.
Amendments to protect breastfeeding women from discrimination under the Sex Discrimination (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 came into effect today.
BRITISH businesses are being urged to move their focus from the EU to "closer links with old Commonwealth friends and fast-growing Asia-Pacific markets".
Industry expresses concern over impact of police raid and arrest of senior newspaper figures on media freedom, but pro-establishment politicians say normal journalistic work can take place ‘freely and lawfully in Hong Kong’.
A 56-year-old domestic helper was arrested after she was caught in a video throwing a baby girl onto the cushion on the ground when feeding the infant.
BREXIT Britain is ready to tear up more EU laws, including complex data regulations, according to a new report published by MPs.
"The Moat, Breccles," a signed 1921 oil landscape by Winston Churchill, is estimated by Phillips at $1.5 million to $2 million, far from the $11.6 million netted by another painting from the wartime British prime minister sold by Angelina Jolie at Christie's last March.
Cathay Pacific's "The Wing" First Class Lounge in Hong Kong is joining Priority Pass as of June 21, 2021.
Associate publisher Chan Pui-man, digital director Cheung Chi-wai and Next Digital chief financial officer Royston Chow out on bail, while top editor Ryan Law and publisher Cheung Kim-hung are expected to appear in court on Saturday to face collusion charges.
John Bercow, the former speaker of Britain's lower house of parliament, said on Saturday that he had joined the opposition Labour Party after spending most of his political career as a Conservative legislator.
China’s crackdown on cryptocurrency “mining” has extended to the southwest province of Sichuan, where authorities ordered cryptocurrency mining projects closed in the major mining centre.
People who are vaccinated against COVID-19 with BioNTech's (22UAy.DE) vaccine were found to have "substantially higher" levels of antibodies than those who received Sinovac's jab, the South China Morning Post reported on Saturday, citing a Hong Kong study.
Britain’s ambassador to Iran Rob Macaire was summoned over alleged disruptions in the voting process in cities including London and Birmingham, it was reported.
The island’s transformation into global trade hub is far from assured, not least because of its chequered past as a base for exiles and smugglers. It is not known for efficiency or being business friendly. Nor for its nightlife, writes Wang Xiangwei.
‘Every step we take’ could be monitored and analysed if facial recognition tech isn’t reined in, UK data watchdog warns
The head of the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has raised alarm over the potential abuses of facial recognition software, after several investigations found that the technology was not being properly deployed.
The monarch missed last year’s race due to coronavirus restrictions.
Jeff Bezos became, literally, the richest man in the world after founding Amazon.
A major push to offer coronavirus jabs to every adult in England is under way, with queues forming outside pop-up vaccination centres.
Under Biden's tax proposals, a small burden would be borne by some middle-income families
Former Speaker joined the Conservatives aged 17 but says party has become reactionary and xenophobic under its current leadership
'Mozart effect': Listening to composer's Sonata For Two Pianos K448 can prevent epileptic seizures, study finds
Researchers say listening to Mozart can lead to a decrease in epileptiform discharges, the brain waves that can cause seizures.
Police questioned Prince Charles over an alleged plot to kill his wife Princess Diana, a former Metropolitan Police head has said.
The UK recorded 10,321 new Covid cases on Saturday as a government scientist warned a third wave is “definitely under way”.
Hackers often look for cracks in an organization's human shield
More than 30 women accuse MindGeek, parent company of Pornhub, of profiting from non-consensual sex videos.
Worth $177B, Bezos is the world's richest man; Musk is second at $151B
Fully vaccinated Britons could soon avoid the ten day isolation period if they come into contact with someone who has Covid-19, according to reports.
Flag-waving children singing patriotic songs watch as three astronauts blast off for China's space station module.
The new Windows 11 operating systems 'feels a lot like MacOS'
The brand continues to innovate with its immersive experience store in east London’s Westfield Stratford City, writes Winston Eavis
Provinces with the lowest birthrates would see restrictions eased before the whole country does
After 18 months, sale is in sight
China launched its first crewed mission in five years, heading to the Tianhe core module of its new space station for a three-month stay.
The Airspeeder series will see up to four teams use remote pilots to control drones in three events in 2021. It's billed as the first 'flying car' race series
General Fusion has raised approximately $300M from its investors to date
‘F*ckstar orange frappé’ was among the most popular choices
The criticism against awarding the CMG royal honour to Mr. Jaspert actually proves that he deserves the title given to him.
Paraguay’s National Deputy, Carlitos Rejala confirmed that plans are in place to discuss the formal legalization of Bitcoin next month.