A series of entertainment venues from bars to party rooms and night clubs will be closed for seven days starting Thursday and the number of attendees of a banquet will be limited to 40, Sophia Chan, Secretary for Food and Health of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government, said Tuesday at a press conference. … [Read more...] about Hong Kong tightens social distancing measures with 80 new COVID-19 cases recorded
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Britain postponed the local elections in England for a year due to the coronavirus outbreak. In Hong Kong, the decision of postponement was also made against the public health risk arising from over 3 million voters coming out to cast their vote on a day involving over 600 polling stations, the government said. … [Read more...] about HKSAR gov’t refutes groundless remarks in British report on Hong Kong
Inviting countries like France, the UK and Germany to a subsequent ministerial meeting of the Quad should be considered. These moves should be kept under consideration as a diplomatic tool kit to be advanced in response to a changing security scenario in the Indo-Pacific. They may not be necessary at present. … [Read more...] about China pushes India into bear hug with Quad
In history, accidental events often play a special role in bridging gaps between countries, such as the famous ping pong diplomacy in the early 1970s. After a US athlete happened to board the Chinese athletes' bus during a tournament in Nagoya, Japan, in 1971, the American table tennis team received a surprise invitation from their Chinese colleagues, which opened the door for exchanges, and provided an opportunity of rapprochement when both China and the US were adjusting their diplomatic strategies. … [Read more...] about Can diplomat’s heroic act melt ice of China-UK ties?
Axis Bank was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, surging around 4 per cent, followed by M&M, HDFC Bank, ITC, SBI, ICICI Bank, Maruti, Kotak Bank and Sun Pharma. … [Read more...] about Markets surge to lifetime highs; Nifty breaches 13,000-mark