Friday,  April 23,  2021

Family trio held after $2.5b laundering scam gets rolled
Carine Chow A couple and their son were among six people arrested when customs officers busted a suspected money-laundering syndicate which handled 2,600 bank transactions worth HK$2.5 billion - the highest sum this year. Four of the six are believed to be the masterminds, including the family of...
Seven AO-grade staff among resignations linked to oath
Maisy Mok Seven administrative officers resigned in the first three months of the year after civil servants were required to pledge allegiance to the government, according to official statistics. All civil servants were required to take an oath or sign a declaration to uphold the Basic Law and...

Ambitious visions to fight warming
Saying the world's big economies "have to get this done,'' US President Joe Biden opened a global climate summit last night aimed at getting global leaders to dig deeper on emissions cuts. The United States pledged to cut in half the amount of climate-wrecking coal and petroleum fumes it is pumping...




















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