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As China tightens its grip on Hong Kong, could Taiwan be next?

28.11.2020 0:41

Beijing has held military drills near the Taiwan Straits and has deployed marines and missiles to its southern coast.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Cash and Carrie: US sanctioned Hong Kong leader has no bank account

27.11.2020 23:56

HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has "piles of cash" at home as she has no bank account after the United States slapped sanctions on her in response to a draconian security law China imposed on the city. Mrs Lam was targeted, along with 14 other...

From: article.wn.com

China has reached a major milestone in ending absolute poverty. But the Communist Party isn't celebrating yet

27.11.2020 23:13

Hong Kong (CNN)Chinese President Xi Jinping reached a major milestone this week in his five-year long fight to end absolute poverty across the country -- but it doesn't appear that he's celebrating yet. China was for decades one of the world's most impoverished countries and ending absolute poverty has been an important policy goal for Xi. The Chinese leader pledged to meet his target by the end of 2020, and establish a "moderately prosperous society" ahead of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party in July next year. The Chinese government defines absolute poverty as surviving on less than 2,300 yuan ($350) per year. Over the past 40 years, China has moved from...

From: article.wn.com

Why Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan Have to Keep Beating Back Coronavirus

27.11.2020 14:20

Hard-to-trace clusters, along with pandemic fatigue, have forced officials in Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan to keep recalibrating their responses.

From: www.nytimes.com

They Beat Back the Virus (Again and Again and Again)

27.11.2020 6:52

Hard-to-trace clusters, along with pandemic fatigue, have forced officials in Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan to keep recalibrating their responses.

From: www.nytimes.com

Snøhetta Designs Airside, a Mixed-Use Building on a Former Airport Site in Hong Kong

25.11.2020 6:31


Snøhetta has revealed its first built project in , Airside, a 176,000 square meters mixed-use building. Located in the center of the former Kai Tak , the project commissioned by Nan Fung Group comprises a 200-meter merged seamlessly with its base.

From: feedproxy.google.com

China condemns Britain for 'poking nose' in Hong Kong affairs as tensions escalate

25.11.2020 1:01

CHINA has condemned Britain for trying to "poke its nose into Hong Kong affairs" as tensions escalate with the situation entering its "most concerning period" since 1997.

From: feedproxy.google.com

Hong Kong’s Lam says restoring ‘political system from chaos’ is priority

25.11.2020 0:59

HONG KONG--Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Wednesday the government’s urgent priority was to restore the Chinese-ruled city’s constitutional order and its “political system from chaos”. Lam was delivering her annual policy address in the semi-autonomous city’s legislature. She had postponed her...

From: article.wn.com

Hong Kong’s Lam vows to restore stability, order after ‘chaos’

25.11.2020 0:57

Embattled leader of semi-autonomous Chinese city says priority is to restore ';constitutional order'; after protests.

From: www.aljazeera.com

No dancing, drinking as Hong Kong tightens COVID-19 rules again

24.11.2020 20:58

New measures to come into force on Nov 26 because of the ';serious epidemic situation'; in the territory.

From: www.aljazeera.com

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