The spokesperson said the facts have proved that the U.S. brazen imposition of the so-called economic and political sanctions on Hong Kong under the pretext of the national security legislation only aims to create more chaos in Hong Kong and instigate a "color revolution." For the United States, Hong Kong is "a beautiful sight to behold" only if it is plunged into long-term civil strife and turmoil in places like Ukraine, Iraq and Syria. … [Read more...] about Liaison office of China’s central gov’t in HKSAR voices support for counter-measure against so-called U.S. sanctions
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In response to the so-called "sanctions" introduced unreasonably by the U.S. government against officials of the central government and the HKSAR government days earlier, China's foreign ministry announced sanctions against 11 persons from the United States on Monday. … [Read more...] about HKSAR gov’t fully supports central government’s counter-measure against U.S.
According to Zhao, China's decision stems from the wrongdoings of the U.S. side. The sanctions, effective from Monday, are applied to U.S. officials, including Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley, Tom Cotton and Pat Toomey, Representative Chris Smith, and Carl Gershman, President of the National Endowment for Democracy, Derek Mitchell, President of the National Democratic Institute, Daniel Twining, President of the International Republican Institute, Kenneth Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, and Michael J. Abramowitz, President of Freedom House. … [Read more...] about China sanctions 11 U.S. officials with egregious records on Hong Kong affairs
"In this scenario, it is important to ensure that finance, which is the lifeline of the economy, keeps flowing seamlessly to various sectors of the economy," said Das, and added the macroeconomic fundamentals of the economy continue to be sound. He further said growth impulses face strong headwinds from sluggish aggregate demand and disruptions in supply of labour and key inputs, including imports. "The erosion of consumer confidence and investment sentiment can operate in an adverse feedback loop to worsen the growth outlook even further," he said. Das said monetary policy needs to proactively arrest any deterioration in aggregate demand as he advocated a 75 basis reduction in repo rate. "The Reserve Bank will continue to remain vigilant and will not hesitate to use any instrument - conventional and unconventional - to mitigate the impact of Covid-19, revive growth and preserve financial stability," he said. RBI Deputy Governor and MPC member Michael Debabrata Patra said India has … [Read more...] about RBI to use any means necessary to revive growth, preserve financial stability: Governor Das
Union School Education Secretary Anita Karwal convened a meeting of all State Education Secretaries on Monday “to discuss the health and safety of students, hygiene measures in schools, and issues regarding online/digital learning in their States”, according to Mr. Nishank’s tweet. … [Read more...] about Final guidelines on reopening of schools awaiting approval