The US has imposed sanctions on Chinese and Hong Kong officials over the passage of a National Security Law that imposed strict penalties for critics of the Beijing-backed government that has ruled the former British colony since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997. … [Read more...] about China sanctions leaders of US groups over Hong Kong actions
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For instance, in the early stages of the pandemic, criticism was directed at the Japanese government for not declaring a national emergency soon enough, the US government for not doing sufficient testing, and the Hong Kong government for refusing to shut down the border with China. … [Read more...] about Rise in COVID-19 Cases: Good for Approval Ratings?
Apart from the amendment to the Farm Acts, the Electricity (Amendment) Bill was also against the farmers and common man. “The Electricity (Amendment) Bill will hit the farmers, weavers and the poor, especially in a State like Tamil Nadu where subsidy has been given to different sectors in different scale,” he added. … [Read more...] about CPI(M) protests Centre’s handling of protesting farmers in Delhi
NEW DELHI: The protest by thousands of farmers who have stayed put at various border points of Delhi for the fifth consecutive day on Monday against the Centre's new agriculture reform laws may act as ‘superspreader' event for coronavirus infection, say experts.The national capital has already been witnessing a spike in Covid-19 cases post Diwali celebrations and amid rising pollution levels.Samiran Panda, who heads the Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases (ECD) division of the ICMR, sought strict compliance to protective and preventive behaviour to curb the spread of the infection."A protest is a mass gathering and thus from a public health perspective, I would suggest protective and preventive behaviours against the spread of coronavirus infection failing which a superspreading event might set in."It is important to note that the SARS-COV-2 is a transmission efficient virus and such gatherings are conducive for its spread," he stressed.K K Aggarwal, president of the … [Read more...] about Farmers protest at Delhi borders may act as Covid ‘superspreader’ event: Experts
Breaking a taboo, protesters are targeting all areas of the king’s power — from his $2.3 billion holding in one of the country’s top banks to his preferred army units and status in his overseas sanctuary in Germany. They are turning up the pressure on the monarch to pull his support for unpopular Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-O-Cha. … [Read more...] about Thai Protesters March on Elite Military Unit Carrying Inflatable Rubber Ducks