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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

US senator: Huawei 5G is like Soviets building west’s submarines

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Tom Cotton tells MPs the US will review intelligence sharing if firm’s kit is used A Republican senator told MPs that using Huawei kit in 5G phone networks would Läs mer…

Raab calls for alliance to force China to step back over Hong Kong

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Foreign policy UK foreign secretary tells MPs Beijing must end its plans for a new national security law Dominic Raab, the UK foreign secretary, makes a statement on the 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…

Stocks shrug off US unrest, China tensions amid easing of Covid-19 lockdowns – business live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as tensions simmer across the US and Hong Kong George Floyd killing: widespread curfews fail to stop fresh wave of Läs mer…

The death of globalisation has been announced many times. But this is a perfect storm | Adam Tooze

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The world turned upside down Globalisation The death of globalisation has been announced many times. But this is a perfect storm Adam Tooze Add changes in technology, macroeconomics and Läs mer…

Global report: South Korea trials QR codes for Covid-19 tracing

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus outbreak Pakistanis told to ‘live with virus’; New Zealand brings forward decision on easing lockdown; Fauci hasn’t spoken to Trump in two weeks; Mexico passes 10,000 deaths Coronavirus 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…

George Floyd: protests take place in cities around the world

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Public figures condemn killing of unarmed black man as protesters march in solidarity with US demonstrators George Floyd: latest developments People in cities around the world have marched in 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…

Coronavirus live news: Brazil passes 500,000 Covid-19 cases as India extends lockdown in 'high-risk' zones

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Spanish PM seeks to extend state of emergency; Saudi Arabia reopens mosques; UK ministers defend easing lockdown. Follow the latest updates Brazil passes 500,000 cases Fears of virus surge Läs mer…

Seven former foreign secretaries urge UK to take lead on Hong Kong

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Britain must take the lead in co-ordinating the international response to China’s efforts to impose draconian security laws in Hong Kong, seven former Conservative and Labour UK foreign secretaries Läs mer…

Cyber security review may spell end for Huawei 5G deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The National Cyber Security Centre in the UK is expected to conclude that US sanctions against Huawei will make it impossible to use the Chinese company’s technology as planned Läs mer…