Millions Around the World Welcome New Year 2023
Millions around the world are welcoming the New Year 2023 in massive celebrations that started at the small Pacific island nations of Tonga, Samoa and Kiribati/Christmas Island. More than a million gathered to watch the incredible firework display at the...
Hundreds Rescued After Fire in Hong Kong’s World Trade Centre
Hundreds of people that were trapped in Hong Kong’s World Trade Centre following a fire on Wednesday, have been rescued, according to media reports. At least 13 people were taken to the hospital, with some suffering from smoke inhalation. Police at...
This is How the Omicron Strain Looks Under a Microscope
Researchers at the Department of Microbiology at the University of Hong Kong published the first microscopic images of the new omicron variant of Covid-19 on Wednesday. The team, which is comprised of medical scientists like pathologists and virologists, isolated an...
Biden Reverses Trump Ban on TikTok, WeChat
American President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Wednesday revoking the bans on TikTok and WeChat, reversing Pres. Trump's orders.
Germany Wants to Get Rid of EU Member States’ Right to Veto
Germany wants to eliminate the right of individual members of the European Union to veto foreign policy statements. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas believes that individual members are wielding too much power over the majority of the 27-nation bloc, and...
Capital Link’s Hong Kong Maritime Forum Focuses on Global Trade, Pandemic Issues
The second annual Hong Kong Maritime Forum, titled “Hong Kong - Global Industry & Thought Leadership: Building on Tradition & Innovation” took place on December 1, bringing business leaders together to address the pressing trade issues of our times. Held for...
Unique Taxi Service Offers Customers a Side of Greek Philoxenia with Their Ride
By Sylvia Klimaki Philoxenia is the Greek word synonymous with "hospitality" (it is literally translated as “friend to a stranger”) but it has a deeper, more profound meaning. In the ancient Greek world, showing love and friendship to your guest...
Greek Model Returns to Greece After 16-Month Custody in Hong Kong
A Greek model who was cleared last week by a Hong Kong court of drug trafficking offenses returned to Greece on Wednesday. Eirini Melissaropoulou was greeted at the Athens international airport by her lawyer and dozens of news reporters. After being...
Greek Model Cleared of Smuggling Cocaine in Hong Kong
Hong Kong's High Court on Wednesday cleared a Greek model accused of smuggling cocaine into the city in 2017. Eirini Melissaropoulou was found not guilty on a count of trafficking in dangerous drugs, and was subsequently released. Prosecutors accused her of...
Greek Model’s Drug-Mule Trial Begins in Hong Kong
The trial of the Greek model Irene Melissaropoulou, who is charged with illegally bringing cocaine into Hong Kong, began on Thursday in the Chinese city. Melissaropoulou was caught carrying 2.52 kilograms of cocaine, worth more than €300,000, inside a sewn-up pocket inside...
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