Chinese mission says no foreign entities justified to interfere in China’s local elections

The HKSAR government’s decision to postpone the elections due to the severe pandemic situation is a justified and necessary step to ensure safety and health of Hong Kong citizens and the safety, fairness and impartiality of the elections, the spokesperson said.

Coronavirus digest: Australian state to deploy military to enforce isolation measures

Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Germany brings travelers back home More and more countries are sealing their borders, and many flights are cancelled. With special flights Lufthansa and its subsidiary Eurowings want to bring up to 6,500 stranded holidaymakers from the Caribbean, the Canary Islands and on Mallorca back to Germany. In Morocco, the German […]

Asia’s factory pain eases as China’s activity jumps

Manufacturing activity in China expanded at the fastest pace in nearly a decade as domestic demand improved, a private sector survey showed on Monday, suggesting the world’s second-largest economy will help cushion the pandemic’s blow to world growth.But worries about a second wave of infections may weigh on global demand and business sentiment, keeping any […]

Across China: Abandoned stone mine turns into mine of enjoyment

Situated in the Pingtang area on the outskirts of Changsha, the location was a cluster of more than 30 construction material and chemical enterprises in the 1950s, which caused serious pollution. The contradiction between economic development and environmental protection was prominent.

UK factory output grows at fastest rate since 2017

British manufacturing output grew at its fastest pace in nearly three years in July as factories reopened and demand began to pick up after the coronavirus lockdown was eased, a closely watched business survey showed on Monday.The IHS Markit/CIPS manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to 53.3 in July from June’s 50.1, broadly in line […]

The questions about Joe Wagner’s Oregon wine label scandal that nobody is asking

This presents one crucial question that, as this saga has played out over recent months, no one has asked yet. If Wagner isn’t actually mischaracterizing where his grapes came from — if instead, his offense is only that he made his wine in California rather than in Oregon — how is the consumer being harmed? […]

UCLA Soccer Coach Admits To Taking Bribes In Admissions Scandal

Salcedo also conspired with scheme mastermind Singer to recruit another student. During a consensually recorded call on Nov. 30, 2018, Singer told Salcedo he had another student for Salcedo to recruit who was not a “real soccer player.” Singer asked Salcedo if they could “do the same deal we did with” Sui’s son. After Singer […]

Tuesday briefing: Britons flee Brexit by the thousands

Advertising spending across the UK media fell by more than £1bn year on year during the coronavirus lockdown, according to figures that reveal the government as the biggest advertiser during the pandemic. Activists are calling on the pharmaceutical firm Gilead Sciences to develop a drug called GS-441524 that showed promise in curing cats of a […]

Help us crown your NHS hero as explorer Robin Hanbury-Tenison, 83, salutes the intensive care team who saved his life

I was also part of the specialist team that assesses every Covid patient in the hospital, every day. It’s a challenging full-time job which has meant sacrifices as my husband has had to take on all the care for our children (aged ten and nine) while himself working full-time from home.

Imported pork floods Vietnamese market

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien suggested applying biosafety in breeding as a means of meeting domestic demand for pork by the end of the third quarter and at the start of the fourth quarter this year.