Pro-democracy lawmaker Tanya Chan said Beijing had ‘shown zero respect for Hong Kong people’ by attempting to enact the law without consultation.
Moore’s efforts and humility propelled him to national fame, with a high-speed train named after him and Royal Air Force jets performing a flypast for his birthday on April 30.
The baby, whose sex has not been disclosed, received a liver transplant from its father.
The WHO said Wednesday that more than 106,000 virus cases had been reported.
With the outbreak in the world’s sixth-largest country expected to accelerate until early June, many Brazilians are deeply worried about the next few weeks.
Amphan is the first ‘super cyclone’ to form over the Bay of Bengal since 1999, and packed winds gusting up to 185 kilometres per hour.

World Man abducted as child in China reunited with parents after 32 years

Over the past three decades, Li had followed 300 false leads to see if they were her missing son.

World Five takeaways from the WHO assembly

Many countries and outside experts have stressed the need to reform the WHO.

World China offers farmers cash to give up wildlife trade

Authorities are offering to pay 120 yuan ($16) per kilogram of cobra, king rattlesnake or rat snake, while a kilogram of bamboo rat will fetch 75 yuan.

World Virus curfew complicates lives of Kuwaiti polygamists

Kuwait had one of the highest rates of polygamy in the Gulf between 2010 and 2015, at over eight percent of marriages, according to a study by the Doha International Family Institute.

World Trump reveals he is taking hydroxychloroquine

Asked why, he said: ‘Because I think it’s good. I’ve heard a lot of good stories.’

World Bill Gates, bogeyman of virus conspiracy theorists

Gates has also come under attack from celebrities.

Covid-19 Scientists in China believe new drug can stop pandemic ‘without vaccine’

A Chinese laboratory has been developing a drug it believes has the power to bring the coronavirus pandemic to a halt.

World Trump threatens permanent freeze on WHO funding in 30 days

China currently has five potential vaccines in clinical trials.

Business News Macron, Merkel agree €500bn virus recovery plan for Europe

Countries benefitting from the financing would not have to repay the money, Macron added, emphasising that the funds ‘were not loans’.

World US official says Trump firing watchdog may be tied to Saudi arms deal

‘(Linick’s) office was investigating – at my request – Trump’s phony declaration of an emergency so he could send weapons to Saudi Arabia,’ Engel said in a statement.

World WHO wins praise from many countries, criticism from the US

French President Emmanuel Macron said any vaccine must ‘be a global public good’. German Chancellor Angela Merkel also insisted it ‘should of course be available and affordable to all’.

Business News US auto plants get back to work after Covid-19 halts

Moody’s last week slashed its outlook for 2020 US auto sales to a decline of 25 percent from the prior 15 percent projected drop.

World Xi backs virus inquiry as Europe eases out of lockdown

With infection tolls slowing, Europe’s worst-hit countries are gingerly returning to normal.

World US tells China not to interfere with its journalists in Hong Kong

The US has warned China against interfering with American journalists working in Hong Kong, as a row between the two countries escalated.



today in print