China will crush dissent in Hong Kong, just as it did in Tiananmen Square | Ma Jian

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Tiananmen Square protests 1989 China will crush dissent in Hong Kong, just as it did in Tiananmen Square Ma Jian The state wants us to forget, but those Läs mer…

Tiananmen Square witnesses remember an air of celebration, and then 'Orwellian silence'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Tiananmen Square protests 1989 Student protesters and journalists in 1989 recall the joy and hope before the crackdown A young unidentified couple pass the time in Tiananmen Square with Läs mer…

Philippines police may have killed tens of thousands with ’near impunity’ in drug war – UN

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Campaign of encouragement by high-level officials may have been seen by police as ‘permission to kill’, says damning report Tens of thousands of people may have been killed in Läs mer…

Global report: Mexico and Brazil hit highest daily deaths as Germany spends big on recovery

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Mexico’s daily death toll is twice previous high; Angela Merkel launches €130bn stimulus: China to allow some foreign flights to resume Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus Läs mer…

Kim Yo-jong warns South Korea to tackle ’evil’ propaganda balloons

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; North Korean leader’s sister says continued air drops by defectors could jeopardise peacekeeping agreement Kim Yo-jong, the powerful sister of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has warned South Läs mer…

Hong Kong braces as protesters plan to defy Tiananmen vigil ban

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Tension high as authorities ban vigils marking 1989 pro-democracy movement ahead of vote on bill that would outlaw mocking Chinese anthem Hong Kong is bracing for another tense day Läs mer…

Australia will 'continue to welcome' Hong Kong residents as calls mount to match UK's offer of safe haven

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian immigration and asylum MPs urge the government to help people fearing China’s planned security laws A girl jumps for a photograph on a viewing platform overlooking Hong Kong. Läs mer…

Trump administration to bar Chinese airlines from flying to US

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Transportation department says restriction to start 16 June US wants Beijing to let American carriers resume flights The US will bar Chinese passenger carriers from flying to the United Läs mer…

My lockdown fantasy: I wish I was back in the bustling, mind-blowing beauty of Phnom Penh

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; From its sublime palaces and museums to its divine art deco markets, the city’s glorious architecture is lovingly captured in a thrilling new book. But can it survive a Läs mer…

China accuses UK of gross interference over Hong Kong citizenship offer

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘Serious representations’ made after worries offer could trigger brain drain from region China’s foreign ministry has accused Britain of “gross interference” in the country’s affairs after Boris Johnson said Läs mer…

Air pollution in China back to pre-Covid levels and Europe may follow

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Pollution Cleaner skies were a silver lining of pandemic but data indicates air quality receding as lockdowns eased Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Traffic in Läs mer…

Global stocks and oil hit three-month highs on strong China services survey – business live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Markets ride on wave of economic optimism and shrug off growing unrest in the US, as China services activity hits 10-year-high LIVE Updated People wearing face masks watch a Läs mer…

Beijing draws up plans to outlaw criticism of traditional Chinese medicine

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; China Draft legislation could lead to criminal prosecution for smearing medicinal approach backed by Xi Jinping Beijing’s draft legislation could lead to criminal prosecution of people who slander traditional Läs mer…

'Sacrificed': anger in China over death of Wuhan doctor from coronavirus

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus outbreak Hu Weifeng, 42, worked at the same hospital as whistleblower ophthalmologist Li Wenliang Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Hu Weifeng died from coronavirus Läs mer…

New Zealand tackles 'period poverty' with free sanitary products for all schoolgirls

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; New Zealand More than 90,000 girls stay away from school because they cannot afford pad or tampons, Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern says sanitary items are a Läs mer…

Global report: Asian markets at three-month high on hope of Covid-19 recovery

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus outbreak Australia in recession; record deaths in Brazil; Zoom makes $27m profit in one quarter; South Korea announces huge stimulus Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus Läs mer…

Boris Johnson lays out visa offer to nearly 3m Hong Kong citizens

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Boris Johnson has opened the path to what he called one of the “biggest changes” ever to the British visa system, stating he was ready to offer a right Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: India evacuates Covid-19 patients ahead of cyclone as Brazil deaths pass 30,000

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Yemen aid funding falls short by US$1bn; Zoom profits double; global cases pass 6.3m. Follow the latest updates Yemen faces tragedy as aid funding falls short by $1bn China Läs mer…

China withheld data on coronavirus from WHO, recordings reveal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus outbreak Complaints by officials at odds with body’s public praise of Beijing’s response to outbreak Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head Läs mer…

’It is much worse’: veterans of Hong Kong’s 2003 protests fear new law

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Huge demonstrations 17 years ago managed to block Beijing’s bill, but now China threatens a fresh clampdown On 1 July 2003, in the middle of a sweltering Hong Kong Läs mer…

Hong Kong's own leaders have sacrificed its autonomy | Antony Dapiran

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Hong Kong Hong Kong’s own leaders have sacrificed its autonomy Antony Dapiran If Hong Kong has become a pawn between the US and China, it is because Carrie Läs mer…

Locked down afloat: why dozens of cruise ships ended up stranded in Manila Bay

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Seascape: the state of our oceans Coronavirus outbreak Thousands of Filipino and international crew members are stuck as they await results of Covid-19 tests Coronavirus – latest updates See Läs mer…

Ardern says New Zealand on track to eliminate coronavirus 'ahead of schedule'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; New Zealand PM says nation could move to lower restrictions sooner than planned Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said a decision Läs mer…

Football pitch-sized area of tropical rainforest lost every six seconds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Deforestation Report also warns Australia will experience more extreme fire seasons due to climate crisis Forest clearance by fire near Boca do Acre in the Amazon basin in north-west Läs mer…

US may take in Hongkongers ahead of China security laws, Pompeo suggests

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The US is considering letting people who no longer “feel comfortable” in Hong Kong move to the US, secretary of state Mike Pompeo has suggested. The comments, made in Läs mer…

Avatar 2 crew fly in to coronavirus row in New Zealand

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; New Zealand James Cameron and 55 crew have been given permission to enter country, angering those who have suffered under strict lockdown Coronavirus – latest updates See all our Läs mer…

'Fear will always be there': Covid-free island prepares to bring home stranded citizens

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Pacific project Palau Pacific nation of Palau tries to balance citizens’ right to return, with protecting its coronavirus-free status Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Läs mer…

Hong Kong police ban Tiananmen memorial vigil, citing Covid-19

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Announcement means event will not be held for first time since massacre in 1989 Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Hong Kong police have formally banned Läs mer…

The US needs to stand up for Hong Kong to deter China's crackdowns | Michael H Fuch

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A s the United States responds to the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) brazen crackdown on Hong Kong, it is hard to imagine a US president with less credibility than Läs mer…

China says it’s ditching GDP targets. That could be good news for the world | Keyu Jin

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus has forced Beijing to pause in its relentless pursuit of GDP. Its people, and the environment, will benefit For years, GDP growth targets have been the be-all and Läs mer…

Global report: Wuhan reports no asymptomatic cases for first time

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Chinese city marks recovery milestone; English health officials voice concern over loosened lockdown; Brazil pass 500,000 cases Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Chinese city Läs mer…

Global report: Wuhan reports no asymptomatic cases for first time

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Chinese city marks recovery milestone; English health officials voice concern over loosened lockdown; Brazil pass 500,000 cases Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Chinese city Läs mer…

Fears in Papua New Guinea over reports of China Mobile buying major phone carrier Digicel

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Speculation that mobile phone operator Digicel is considering selling the Papua New Guinea business that is considered the jewel in the financially troubled empire’s crown has sparked concern within Läs mer…