“Fight on!”: Pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai released in Hong Kong

In images broadcast live on Facebook by his own reporters, he told staff to continue filing the kind of unvarnished dispatches that have infuriated China and pro-Beijing politicians in Hong Kong.

Is War in the Air? US Anti-China Bellicosity May Push the World Over the Edge, Prof Warns

“The situation, however, is now much more dangerous, because many states have infinitely more destructive power than the Nazis could ever dream of: technologies of mass destruction in the nuclear, biological, cyber and space-warfare fields”, the professor warns. The unfolding rivalry is not only political and economic, but also ideological, according to the professor. Speaking […]

In Taiwan visit, Azar accuses China of ‘hobbling’ coronavirus response

“I believe it is no exaggeration to say that if this virus had emerged in a place like Taiwan or the United States, it might have been snuffed out easily,” Azar said in an address Tuesday. “Instead, Beijing appears to have resisted information sharing, muzzling doctors who spoke out and hobbling the world’s ability to respond. […]

The Latest: Most of Singapore foreign labor cleared of COVID

The Republican lieutenant governor sued Cooper last month, alleging the Democrat’s orders limiting business activities and mass gatherings and mandating face coverings were unlawful because he failed to first get support from the Council of State. The 10-member council includes both of them, Attorney General Josh Stein and other statewide elected officials.

Shares mostly lower in Asia after retreat on Wall Street

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery gained 14 cents to $41.75 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It fell 0.8% to settle at $41.61 per barrel on Tuesday. Brent crude oil for October delivery picked up 20 cents to $44.70 per barrel. Overnight, it lost 1.1% to settle at […]

India supera los 2,3 millones de contagios de coronavirus

Corea del Sur reportó 54 nuevos contagios mientras las autoridades tratan de frenar la propagación de la enfermedad ante el aumento de las actividades de ocio y sociales. Las cifras anunciadas por los Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades situaron el total de infecciones en 14.714 personas, con 305 fallecidos. De los nuevos […]