TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s foreign minister said on Thursday the arrests of Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow and media tycoon Jimmy Lai raised questions over freedom of speech and the press in Hong Kong and Tokyo’s concerns over the situation were growing.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government, seeking to keep ties with Beijing on an even keel amid an intensifying confrontation between China and the United States, repeated this week that Tokyo was “deeply concerned” about the situation in Hong Kong.
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong reported 69 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, of which 65 were locally transmitted, as authorities cautioned the global financial hub still faced a critical period to control the virus, which has seen a resurgence since early July.
India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Ambati Rayudu, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shardul Thakur, Dinesh Karthik, Khaleel Ahmed. Hong Kong: Anshuman Rath (captain), Aizaz Khan, Babar Hayat, Cameron McAulson, Christopher Carter, Ehsan Khan, Ehsan Nawaz, Arshad Mohammed, Kinchit Shah, Nadeem […]
Chung Ting Fai, founder of the Chung Ting Fai & Co Advocates and Solicitors, a law firm in Singapore, told China Daily that the NPCSC had every right to make a decision when failure to do so the legislative vacuum would bring chaos to Hong Kong society.
On the second leg of a four-nation tour of central and eastern Europe, Pompeo was meeting Slovenian officials in the mountain lake town of Bled on Thursday. He is to sign a joint declaration on “5G Clean Network Security” that aims to keep untrusted telecoms vendors out.
The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, the largest party in the legislature, suggested that the government should launch a new round of funding as soon as possible to cater to the self-employed and other sectors who were not covered by previous funds.
Also on Monday, China imposed sanctions on 11 U.S. citizens including lawmakers from Trump’s Republican Party in response to Washington’s imposition of sanctions on Hong Kong and Chinese officials accused of curtailing political freedoms there.
Urged by the radicals to give up their seats together, opposition lawmakers are left in a very embarrassing position. If they stay on, that will signal their “support” for postponing the general election. “I guess most of them will stay on, and they will find excuses to stay on. It is hard to give up […]
Oman: Sultan Ahmed (Captain & wicketkeeper), Aamir Kaleem (vice-captain), Aaqib Sulehri, Adnan Ilyas, Amir Ali, Munis Ansari, Bilal Khan, Jatinder Singh, Ajay Lalcheta, Mehran Khan, Rajeshkumar Ranpura, Sufyan Mehmood, Vaibhav Wategaonkar, Zeeshan Maqsood, Zeeshan Siddiqui.