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Hong Kong Airlines delays salaries as protests hit tourism

Low-cost carrier Hong Kong Airlines said Friday it will delay salary payments to some staff, warning its business has been "severely affected" by the political unrest in the city.


Slash emissions now or face climate disaster, UN warns

The world will miss its chance to avert climate disaster without an immediate and all-but-impossible fall in fossil fuel emissions, the UN said in its annual assessment on greenhouse gases.


Increase of RON95 price to match market price not final decision: minister

Domestic trade and consumers affairs minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said the government had yet to decide on increasing the RON95 price gradually to eventually match the market price.


China threatens retaliation over US law on Hong Kong

China's foreign ministry summoned the US ambassador on Thursday, urging Washington to refrain from applying a bill supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement to "avoid further damage" to relations.China on Thursday summoned the US ambassador and threatened retaliation after US President Donald Trump signed legislation supporting Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, just as the world's top two economies edge towards a trade truce.


Pompeii's grand baths unveiled, with hidden tragedy

Magnificent thermal baths designed to be the jewel of Pompeii but destroyed by a volcanic eruption before they could be completed opened to visitors for the first time on Monday after a painstaking excavation.


Bytedance: The Chinese company behind global TikTok craze

The Chinese billionaire behind teen phenomenon TikTok is a 36-year-old tech guru whose eye for youth trends and pioneering use of AI has blasted the app to global success -- while working hand-in-glove with censors to control content within China.


RON95 price to go up 1 to 2 sen weekly to match market price

The price of RON95 will increase gradually from next January by one to two sen a week to eventually match the market price.


Taiwanese-Canadian model Godfrey Gao dies while filming in China

Taiwanese-Canadian actor and supermodel Godfrey Gao, the first Asian to be the face of Louis Vuitton, died while filming a TV show in China on Wednesday.


Australian police to probe 'Chinese spy' claims

Australian police will open a formal investigation into explosive claims by a self-styled Chinese spy who defected Down Under with an apparent trove of sensitive intelligence, an official told AFP Tuesday.


Hong Kong leader offers mea culpa, but no concessions

Carrie Lam acknowledges that public dissatisfaction with her government has fuelled a landslide win by pro-democracy candidates in district council elections, but offers no new concessions to resolve months of violent protests.


 

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