At the same time, external forces had intensified their interference and flagrantly glorified the illegal acts of radicals using the excuse of freedom and democracy, the government said, condemning overseas politicians for turning a blind eye to such violence, which seriously jeopardized China's sovereignty, security and development interests, as well as the HKSAR's prosperity and stability. … [Read more...] about HKSAR gov’t refutes groundless remarks in British report on Hong Kong
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Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection reported 80 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, refreshing the record in more than three months. The origins of 10 cases were unclear out of the 69 local infections, and patients related to a dancing cluster climbed to 187. … [Read more...] about Hong Kong tightens social distancing measures with 80 new COVID-19 cases recorded
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
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?
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