Johnson opens UK doors to three million Hong Kongers

TOPICS: Boris Johnson, British overseas passport, China, citizenship, Dominic Raab, Hong Kong, Hong Kongers, residence, United Kingdom

Boris Johnson has officially opened the door of the United Kingdom to almost three million Hong Kongers in an article published in The Times newspaper, in which he claims to be willing to make “one of the most important changes” in the history of the British visa system to allow 2.85 million citizens of the […]

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A cop shot and stabbed in New York City on a new night of racial protests

TOPICS: NYPD

One NYPD officer has been shot and another stabbed in Brooklyn, according to the body, although it is unclear whether the attacks are related to the racial protests. The names and status of the officers are not yet known, but both were injured in the same area of Brooklyn, near Church and Flatbush avenues, and […]

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Sega announces Game Gear Micro, the mini version of its legendary handheld console

TOPICS: Game Gear, Game Gear Micro, Sega, Sonic the Hedgehog

Sega had planned a big ad “on a par with PS5” for its 60th anniversary, or so a Famitsu magazine enthusiast journalist said. Today, a new mini console was unveiled, and it’s the classic Game Gear handheld that fits in the palm of your hand and is reminiscent of Game Boy Micro. This 8-bit console […]

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Congo faces second Ebola outbreak as it tries to curb measles and coronavirus

TOPICS: Congo, coronavirus, Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, Ebola, ebola virus, Kinhasa, measles, outbreak

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Tuesday activated its response to a new outbreak of Ebola in the northwest of the country, while the epidemic of the contagious disease continues in the northeast, causing more than 2,200 deaths. The second outbreak, declared on Monday in Mbandaka, capital of Equateur province, worsens the already delicate […]

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Teleworking and back pain? Here’s what you should start doing

TOPICS: back pain, muscles, neck, neck pain, posture, telework, teleworking

After two months locked up at home and not working in the best conditions, bad posture and lack of exercise can start to take their toll. What parts of the body are most sensible to working from home? What should we do to avoid back pain or other discomfort? A good table and an ergonomic […]

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Hong Kong triggers US-China tension

TOPICS: autonomy, China, dictatorship, Hong Kong, Mike Pompeo, protests, United States

China threatened stronger and more restrictive measures against demonstrators in Hong Kong, implementing new security laws with which it hopes to quell the protests. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned that the consequences could be severe. “No reasonable person can claim today that Hong Kong maintains a high degree of autonomy from China, given the […]

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Warface Breakout, a spin-off of Warface in the form of a tactical shooter for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

TOPICS: Allods Team, Counter-Strike, My.Games, PS4, Warface, Xbox One

Surprisingly, publisher My.Games has announced and released Warface Breakout, a spin-off of the free-to-play game Warface that aims to offer a classic competitive shooter experience in the style of Counter-Strike. The title has been developed by Russian studio Allods Team (Skyforge) and its standard edition is sold through PS4 and Xbox One digital stores. Warface […]

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This website allows you to isolate the voice of the music from any song for free

TOPICS: capella, instruments, karaoke, mp3, music, singer, voice, WAV

Being able to isolate the voice from the rest of a song can be very useful for very different things: appreciating the naked performance, learning the different turns it takes, understanding the lyrics better, or being able to sample it in a new work without being “bothered” by the background music. Acapella Extractor is a […]

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Mass protests and clashes in Hong Kong return in response to Chinese security law

TOPICS: China, dictatorship, Free Hong Kong, Hong Kong, protesters

The security law is a regulation introduced by the Beijing authorities and designed to prosecute any activity linked to sedition, secession or terrorism, which also vetoes any attempt at “foreign interference” in the former British colony, according to the initial text. Despite the fact that the territory’s top local official, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, has […]

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Johnson’s quarantine threatens Britain’s tourism industry

TOPICS: borders, Boris Johnson, coronavirus, fines, Priti Patel, quarantine, tourism, travellers, United Kingdom

From 8 June, Boris Johnson’s government will impose a fortnightly quarantine on all passengers – both British and foreign – arriving in the UK from an international destination. Downing Street wants to gradually implement its de-escalation strategy, and among its plans is even the controversial measure of reopening schools from next month. At the same […]

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