Power dressing from the 80s is back. Boss' autumn/winter 2020 womenswear takes its cues from the fashion house's signature pieces from the last century. Inspired by its ad campaigns from the 80s, when voluminous tailoring and vast overcoats dominated, Boss has restyled them in modern silhouettes - as seen in the oversized coats made in various fabrics. In the collection, an oversized coat, regular-fit jacket and trousers, all in checked stretch jersey, are on trend with the craze for tailored suits. Leather is big this autumn and the material is used in blazers, pants and dresses with different constructions to create an 80s vibe.
September 18, 2020 02:26 UTC
MANILA, Philippines — Police Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, chief of Joint Task Force (JTF) COVID Shield, on Friday warned that the licenses of drivers of public utility vehicles (PUVs) who will violate the one-meter social distancing rule between passengers will be confiscated. The Department of Transportation previously shortened the social distancing from 1 meter to 0.75 meters inside PUVs on Monday, Sept. 14. However, the rule was suspended after some top government officials disagreed with the move. Eleazar also noted that there are police marshalls who will make sure that even PUVs in terminals will follow the minimum health protocols. (We only do random inspection because we cannot check all these vehicles but the point is if ever there are violations inside the vehicle even those in the terminal, the drivers will be cited.)
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September 18, 2020 02:15 UTC
Hong Kong stocks are slightly higher today but investors remain cautious following another negative day on Wall Street hit by worries about the global economic recovery. The benchmark Hang Sang Index edged up by 51.63 points, or 0.21 percent at 24,392.48. In mainland China, the benchmark Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index was flat, dipping 0.61 points to 3,269.83, while the Shenzhen Stock Exchange Composite Index wasalso barely moved, inching up 0.25 points to 2,187.24.
September 18, 2020 02:03 UTC
US President Donald Trump is expect to decide on TikTok’s fate in the U.S. in the next 24-36 hours, sources told CNBC’s David Faber. To address ownership concerns, ByteDance plans to do an initial public offering of global TikTok on a U.S. stock exchange, according to people familiar with the matter. The Treasury Department sent major revisions about security issues on the TikTok/Oracle term sheet Wednesday night, sources told CNBC’s Sara Eisen. An initial public offering of TikTok would likely be the largest technology IPO in recent years. Recent public offerings, such as Snowflake, have added billions of dollars in valuation when stocks hit the public markets.
September 18, 2020 00:45 UTC
Another slide in technology companies helped pull stocks lower on Wall Street Thursday, extending losses from the day before. The S&P 500 lost 0.8 percent after having been down by 1.7 percent earlier. The statement failed to encourage Wall Street and the S&P 500 recorded its first loss in four days Wednesday. The Nasdaq composite, which is heavily weighted with technology stocks, slid 140.19 points, or 1.3 percent, to 10,910.28. The Russell 2000 index of small company stocks gave up 9.73 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,542.60.-AP
September 18, 2020 00:33 UTC
The sea turned white and there were lot of dead fish. Water quality testsHe said the DENR was investigating the cause of the fishkill and checking the water quality. BFAR said around 10 kilos of dead fish had been recovered in the bay, specifically in the waters in Baseco area. In October last year, about 30 tubs of dead fish worth over P700,000 were recovered from the Las Piñas-Parañaque Wetland Park. The controversial beach nourishment program is set to be completed on Saturday to mark International Coastal Cleanup day.
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September 17, 2020 21:33 UTC
Breguet might not have new technology on offer this year, but some of its new models are not to be underestimated, especially the Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique 5367. With its indicative status in the industry, anyone looking to add a tourbillon watch in their collection will definitely see the Swiss watchmaker on their list. The Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique 5367 hit the market in 2013 and its distinctive features became the talk of the town. It is also self-winding with a peripheral winding system - the winding rotor is placed on the same plane as the movement plate. A window shows off the movement and showcases the brand's famous engraving technique to top it all off.
September 17, 2020 19:41 UTC
LeBron JamesLos Angeles Lakers star LeBron James and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo were unanimous selections for the All-NBA First Team. James, 35, set a record with his 16th selection, surpassing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan. He and reigning league Most Valuable Player Antetokounmpo both received votes on all 100 ballots to finish with 500 points each. Joining them in the First Team were Houston Rockets guard James Harden, Lakers forward-center Anthony Davis and Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic. LA Clippers' Kawhi Leonard, Denver's Nikola Jokic, Portland's Damian Lillard, Oklahoma's Chris Paul and Toronto's Pascal Siakam are in the Second Team.
A group of astronomers - among them a University of Hong Kong professor - have captured the first detailed images of unusual stellar winds surrounding dying stars. Then they produce stellar winds - flows of particles that the star expels, resulting in it losing mass. The wind will form a planetary nebula - shells of gas and dust ejected from a star during its evolution. It was believed that stellar winds are spherical, but the team found they were like planetary nebulae. The different patterns were caused by low-mass stars or heavy planets in the vicinity of a dying star.
Old man gets court praise for attack on 'Long Hair'Wong Sum-kau says he acted out of righteousness when he attacked 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung. SING TAO Previous NextAn 81-year-old man who attacked "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung with a chisel was praised by a magistrate at Eastern court yesterday for "loving society." Wong Sum-kau had admitted assault causing bodily harm before magistrate Cheang Kei-hong. Even if it wasn't Leung Kwok-hung but the emperor I would put him out." Cheang also said Wong "loves society" and had attacked Leung due to a difference of political opinion.
More savers see $4.3m nest egg out of reachConfidence in retirement prospects has taken a hit, with over half of pre-retirees not confident of achieving an ideal nest egg of HK$4.39 million, a survey showed. Only 18 percent of pre-retirees felt confident in achieving their savings goal, a 22 percentage point drop compared to 2019. In general, they expect a retirement amount of HK$4.39 million, but they estimated they can only achieve HK$3.49 million. They expect to reach 75 percent of their ideal retirement amount, which is a lower expectation than other age groups. More of them expect a 10 percent shortfall of retirement reserve to cover monthly expenses after retirement.
A couple who returned a cat to an animal group with two teeth knocked out will not be prosecuted, police told the group. The group reported the couple to the police in February after one of their adopted cats died and another had a swollen face with two teeth missing. Linda Tse Hiu-mui, the founder of Hong Kong Saving Cat and Dog Association, told The Standard that police did not provide an autopsy report and failed to explain why they will not press charges against the pair. The couple insisted that the cat was hurt by other cats they owned, though they claimed earlier they did not have other cats. A week later, the couple told volunteers that Santa had died after being stuck between a bed frame and mattress and broke its neck.
The takeover of Hong Kong by women is accelerating, new statistics show. Furthermore, of 1.4 million extra places we added to our universities, more than a million were taken up by girls. Hong Kong has produced more women graduates than male ones every year since 1996. Some people will love the idea of a million highly educated young women pouring onto our streets, while others will find it utterly terrifying. * * *Crowds stormed the offices of border officials in New York yesterday, accusing them of committing genocide on people they'd detained.
Previous NextRenowned mainland collector Fu Chunxiao ended up in hospital after going sleepless when burglars stole HK$4 billion worth of collectibles from his Yau Ma Tei apartment. Fu's daughter, who came to Hong Kong and reported the estimated loss to police, opened the door for the officers. But Fu has not been able to come back to Hong Kong since January due to the pandemic. Collector Ho Ming-sun told The Standard that he has never seen a Mao calligraphy worth HK$2 billion. Fu is the vice president of China Cultural Relic Conservation Association and a member of the Hong Kong Philatelic Society.
Kuaishou is targeting a US$5 billion IPO come January. Meanwhile, more companies are speed up preparations for public sales ahead of Ant's US$30 billion (HK$234 billion) joint listings in Hong Kong and Shanghai. The US-listed company is offering 40 million new shares in Hong Kong at no more than HK$103.9 apiece, with a minimum investment of HK$10,494.7. Ant is planning to open its retail book in Shanghai and Hong Kong after China's National Day holidays. 2 e-commerce giant JD.com (9618), is planning to file for a Hong Kong IPO as soon as this month to raise at least US$1 billion, according to Bloomberg.