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2001, 2021

US inauguration live: Joe Biden sworn in as president as he promises unity

By | January 20th, 2021|Categories: Headlines|Comments Off on US inauguration live: Joe Biden sworn in as president as he promises unity

All times are Eastern Time (UTC-5, HKT-13). Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th US president, and Kamala Harris as the 49th vice-president, entering office with an appeal to unity and calm in the wake of the recent attacks on Congress. “Let’s s...

2001, 2021

China says it wants to get relations with US ‘back on the right track’

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Beijing said it wanted to work with the new US government to get bilateral relations “back on the right track”, just hours before Joe Biden’s inauguration as president.“Despite our differences, China and the United States share a wide range of mutual i...

2001, 2021

5 top films like the Ring where screens aren’t a barrier to characters

By | January 20th, 2021|Categories: Entertainment|Comments Off on 5 top films like the Ring where screens aren’t a barrier to characters

The longer we remain in lockdown, the more time we spend in front of our screens, immersing ourselves in fictional worlds to escape the monotony of our reality. These five favourites of ours examine what happens when characters step out of – and somet...

2001, 2021

Hong Kong Philharmonic’s US$6 million funding boost helps it forget coronavirus woes

By | January 20th, 2021|Categories: Music|Comments Off on Hong Kong Philharmonic’s US$6 million funding boost helps it forget coronavirus woes

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra is happy to leave behind 2020, a year that saw nearly 100 of its concerts cancelled and its musicians forced into a government quarantine camp.While performance venues in Hong Kong are still shut and overseas tours ...