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Treasury chief comes flat out on top

Treasury chief comes flat out on top

Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Christopher Hui Ching-yu and his family own seven properties, the most among 21 principal officials.

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Lee ushers in tech Talent chase
Lee ushers in tech Talent chase

Lee ushers in tech Talent chase

Hong Kong must "seize international talent" in innovation and technology, Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu said, after collecting views in a recent consultation for his first policy address in October.

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Unionist calls on govt to review quarantine for aircrew

Unionist calls on govt to review quarantine for aircrew

Hong Kong authorities should also review quarantine rules for aircrew after they shorten the quarantine period for inbound travelers, said Li Wing-foo, chairman of the Staffs and Workers Union of Hong Kong Civil Airlines.

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Two arrested in counterfeit wheel rims crackdown

Two arrested in counterfeit wheel rims crackdown

Two people were arrested by Customs on Thursday during an enforcement operation to combat the sale of counterfeit wheel rims. Officers also seized 42 suspected counterfeit wheel rims with an estimated market value of about HK$50,000 in a...

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Can Airbnb Outperform a Potential Recession?

Can Airbnb Outperform a Potential Recession?

Airbnb was formed during the 2008 financial crisis and evolved during the Covid-19 pandemic. WSJ’s Preetika Rana and Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky share insight into the home-sharing giant’s success and what the future might hold for the company.

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Europe faces worst drought in 500 years
Europe faces worst drought in 500 years
Europe faces worst drought in 500 years
Europe faces worst drought in 500 years
Europe faces worst drought in 500 years
Europe faces worst drought in 500 years
Europe faces worst drought in 500 years
Europe faces worst drought in 500 years
Europe faces worst drought in 500 years

Europe faces worst drought in 500 years

European rivers run dry as the continent reels under its worst drought in 500 years. Almost 63% of European and British lands are now on drought alert.

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Latvia, Estonia withdraw from China cooperation group

Latvia, Estonia withdraw from China cooperation group

Latvia and Estonia withdrew from a cooperation group between China and over a dozen Central and Eastern European countries on Thursday, following in the footsteps of Baltic neighbour Lithuania which withdrew last year.

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