“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 US and China’s systems of governance do have qualitative and structural differences, the academic notes, remarking that neither of them is perfect. Still, whether US policy makers like it or not, the legitimacy of the governing CCP is unquestionable in the eyes of the Chinese people, who regard it as representing the general interest […]

Interview: Implementing outcomes of Cambodia-China high-level meeting to promote Cambodia’s development amid COVID-19: deputy PM

Namhong said the meeting was very important during which both sides signed a memorandum of understanding on promoting the coordinating role of the Cambodia-China Intergovernmental Coordination Committee in implementing the plan of action for building the Cambodia-China community of shared future (2019-2023).

UK, France agree to plan to stop illegal immigrant boats across English Channel

Philp said over 1,000 migrants had been detained by the French government this year, but that the numbers still getting through was “unacceptable” to both governments. He noted that European Union laws such as the Dublin Regulation, make it harder for the U.K. to return migrants and that Britain is set to be free of […]

UK scientists openly question government’s pandemic response

“I think our approach of a more gradual opening would have reduced the need for the new restrictions,” she said, referring to some of the recently adopted controls to stop the surge of COVID-19. “We try not to be negative about everything, but at the moment, it’s hard not to be negative about what the […]

The Latest: Most of Singapore foreign labor cleared of COVID

Authorities have ordered mask wearing in public settings, restrictions on indoor dining and other social distancing measures in a bid to stem its latest outbreak. Those measures appear to have been successful in bringing numbers down from the more than 100 new daily cases reported at the end of last month.

Shares mostly lower in Asia after retreat on Wall Street

The Nikkei 225 gained 0.3% to 22,821.28, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng edged 0.2% lower to 24,841.00. In South Korea, the Kospi slipped 0.1%, to 2,417.12. The Shanghai Composite index lost 53 points to 3,287.13. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 declined 0.5% to 6,110.70.

Mainland malware infections down for fourth year

About 5.81 million mainland computers were attacked last year by malware, such as Trojans and botnets, down 11.3 percent year-on-year, the National Computer Network Emergency Response Technical Team and Coordination Center of China said in the report. The figure in 2015 was 19.78 million.

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 […]

Lamborghini eyes tier- II cities to grow in India

NEW DELHI: Italian luxury sports car maker, Lamborghini is eyeing tier-II cities to grow in India, a top executive told ETAuto.Sharad Agarwal – Head Lamborghini India said, “We aim to grow by 35 percent on the current year base in 2019. Out which one-fourth sales would come from non-metro cities.”With the launch of its first […]