Hong Kong
World  /  Published 05.06.21

Hong Kong in Tiananmen ban

Police blocked off a Hong Kong park to prevent people gathering to commemorate the anniversary of China's 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on Friday and arrested the planned vigil’s organiser...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

India  /  Published 14.05.21

India seeks China help on medical prices

India has asked China to help stop the sharp increase in prices of essential medical supplies being procured from Chinese manufacturers by private Indian traders to deal with the Covid-19 surge in the...
By PTI in Beijing

World  /  Published 17.04.21

Jail term for media tycoon Jimmy Lai

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai was sentenced to 14 months in prison while nine other activists received jail time or suspended sentences on Friday for taking part in unauthorised assemblies during m...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

People  /  Published 09.04.21

Builders of Bengal: Sir Catchick Paul Chater

By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

World  /  Published 31.03.21

China’s plan to control HK polls

By Austin Ramzy and Tiffany May in Hong Kong


World  /  Published 10.03.21

China calls UK envoy over article she wrote

China summoned Britain’s ambassador in Beijing on Tuesday to lodge “stern representations” over an “inappropriate” article she wrote defending recent international media ...
By Reuters in Beijing

World  /  Published 09.03.21

China plans counter to foreign sanctions

China will speed up lawmaking aimed at countering foreign sanctions and “long-arm jurisdiction”, its parliament said on Monday, amid increasing pressure from Western countries over issues ...
By Reuters in Beijing

World  /  Published 01.03.21

47 HK activists charged in one swoop

Forty-seven Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners and activists were charged on Sunday with conspiracy to commit subversion in the largest single crackdown on the Opposition under a China-imposed nation...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 17.02.21

Jimmy Lai arrested again while in jail

Jailed Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been arrested again, on suspicion of assisting one of 12 fugitives China captured at sea last year, his Apple Daily tabloid and Oriental Daily said on Wedne...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 12.01.21

Gut bacteria may lead to ‘long Covid’

An observational study has found that imbalances in the type and volume of bacteria found in the gut may be associated with the risk of ‘long Covid’,  the symptoms of which last for w...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Hong Kong


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