A guild member holds a placard supporting a union walk out, outside the New York Times building in Manhattan on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
United States

New York Times journalists go on strike – the first of its kind in 40 years

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Hundreds of reporters and other newsroom staff have stopped work as bargaining drags on over wages, remote work policies and other issues.

A guild member holds a placard supporting a union walk out, outside the New York Times building in Manhattan on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

New York Times journalists go on strike – the first of its kind in 40 years

Hundreds of reporters and other newsroom staff have stopped work as bargaining drags on over wages, remote work policies and other issues.

24 minutes ago

Hong Kong policeman arrested for allegedly aiding boss of prostitution racket

Crime-squad officers also investigating whether constable, 46, tipped off the syndicate over anti-vice operations, source says.

40 minutes ago

Last WWII British ‘bouncing bomb Dambuster’ dies, aged 101

George ‘Johnny’ Johnson was the last surviving crew member of an RAF squadron that attacked Hitler’s Germany in 1943 with devastating ‘bouncing bombs’ on the Ruhr valley.

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The arrested officer works at Tsim Sha Tsui Police Station. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong policeman arrested for allegedly aiding boss of prostitution racket

Crime-squad officers also investigating whether constable, 46, tipped off the syndicate over anti-vice operations, source says.

40 minutes ago
Britain

Last WWII British ‘bouncing bomb Dambuster’ dies, aged 101

George ‘Johnny’ Johnson was the last surviving crew member of an RAF squadron that attacked Hitler’s Germany in 1943 with devastating ‘bouncing bombs’ on the Ruhr valley.

George ‘Johnny’ Johnson was the last surviving crew member of an RAF squadron that attacked Hitler’s Germany in 1943 with devastating ‘bouncing bombs’ on the Ruhr valley.

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Hong Kong housing

Hong Kong sets sights on shaving up to 6 years off land formation process

Development Bureau says changes to legislation would also empower officials to take action against landowners damaging unrestricted rural areas with ecological value.

Development Bureau says changes to legislation would also empower officials to take action against landowners damaging unrestricted rural areas with ecological value.

37 minutes ago

Register Hong Kong permanent residents to vote by default: pro-Beijing party

Bid to ramp up voter numbers after lowest-ever turnout, 30.2 per cent, was recorded for directly elected seats in the Legislative Council elections last year.

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Register Hong Kong permanent residents to vote by default: pro-Beijing party

US-China ties face new test as Washington plans to boost arms sales to Taipei

White House announces Taiwan will buy aircraft parts and other equipment worth US$425 million while Congress prepares to approve billions in military aid to the island.

2 hours ago
US-China ties face new test as Washington plans to boost arms sales to Taipei

Hong Kong sets sights on shaving up to 6 years off land formation process

Development Bureau says changes to legislation would also empower officials to take action against landowners damaging unrestricted rural areas with ecological value.

37 minutes ago

Register Hong Kong permanent residents to vote by default: pro-Beijing party

Bid to ramp up voter numbers after lowest-ever turnout, 30.2 per cent, was recorded for directly elected seats in the Legislative Council elections last year.

2 hours ago

US-China ties face new test as Washington plans to boost arms sales to Taipei

White House announces Taiwan will buy aircraft parts and other equipment worth US$425 million while Congress prepares to approve billions in military aid to the island.

2 hours ago
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Opinion | China has options beyond Russia in navigating geopolitics of technology

China’s most important technological partners are not in Russia but in US-allied countries such as Germany and Japan. Until the US brings down the hammer on its friends and partners, the door will remain partly open to China as long as it doesn’t fully side with Russia.

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The View | As global digital divide grows, China shows how to achieve more with less

Compared to rich nations, low- and middle-income nations are reaping poorer rewards from their tech investments – but China is bucking the trend.

Compared to rich nations, low- and middle-income nations are reaping poorer rewards from their tech investments – but China is bucking the trend.

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As global digital divide grows, China shows how to achieve more with less

Opinion | Why China may have more to offer Saudi Arabia than the US

After decades of US engagement and with little to show for it, Saudi Arabia is looking instead at tangible deals with China. While the US won’t give up its role as Middle East hegemon that easily, the appeal of China is growing in the region amid shifting power dynamics.

After decades of US engagement and with little to show for it, Saudi Arabia is looking instead at tangible deals with China. While the US won’t give up its role as Middle East hegemon that easily, the appeal of China is growing in the region amid shifting power dynamics.

8 Dec 2022 - 5:45PM
Why China may have more to offer Saudi Arabia than the US

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