HK economy suffers record battering over Covid

2021-01-29 HKT 17:34" title="A slowdown in economic activity due to Covid-19 is blamed for the record GDP contraction. File photo: RTHK"> A slowdown in economic activity due to Covid-19 is blamed for the record GDP contraction. File photo: RTHK Maggie Ho reports The Hong Kong economy has taken a record...

Covid cluster emerges at another housing block

Covid cluster emerges at another housing block Health officials on Friday ordered some people living in a private residential building in Tsuen Wan to be put under quarantine after a cluster of coronavirus cases emerged there. Six residents from four different units on the 18th floor of Block R at...

UK disappointed by Beijing BNO stance

2021-01-30 HKT 09:59" title="The BNO visa gives those with BNO status a pathway to full UK citizenship. Photo: Shutterstock"> The BNO visa gives those with BNO status a pathway to full UK citizenship. Photo: Shutterstock Britain's foreign ministry says it is disappointed, but not surprised, by Beijing's decision not to...

AstraZeneca stands firm over EU vaccine complaints

A bottle containing the Oxford / AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is seen at the Al-Abbas Islamic Centre, which has been converted into a temporary vaccination centre in Birmingham, central England on Jan 21, 2021. (DARREN STAPLES / AFP) The boss of pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has vowed to resist pressure from the...

Andrew Yang back on trail in race for top NYC post

In this Oct 21, 2019 photo, then US Democratic presidential candidate entrepreneur Andrew Yang speaks to the National Press Club in Washington. (JACQUELYN MARTIN / AP) Andrew Yang returned to the campaign trail on Wednesday to continue his bid to become New York City mayor after ending a self-imposed 10-day...