Aug.02 — Eliza Lee. professor at the department of politics and public administration at Hong Kong University, talks about the government’s decision to delay a key Legislative Council election scheduled for September for one year. She speaks with Shery Ahn and Haidi Stroud-Watts on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”
Pay close attention to this data: 13.5 million cases and about 600,000 deaths worldwide. While it may seem in Europe or Asia, that the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is already more or less under control, the virus continues to spread around the world at breakneck speed. And for now, the Americas are taking the brunt. With just … Read more Will the SECOND WAVE of CORONAVIRUS be WORSE than the first? – VisualPolitik EN
Jul.31 — Tony Blinken, a senior adviser to presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and former deputy national security adviser under President Barack Obama, discusses the U.S.-China relationship and how former Vice President Joe Biden would handle American foreign policy if he is elected president in November. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli.
Jul.31 — White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Democrats rebuffed multiple proposals from the Trump administration to extend lapsing supplemental unemployment benefits and have continued to raise the ante in talks on a stimulus package to bolster a U.S. economy hobbled by the coronavirus pandemic. Meadows spoke at the White House.
Jul.30 — The Hong Kong government has denied attacking free speech after banning a dozen candidates, including Joshua Wong, from legislative council elections scheduled for September. The decision came a day after police arrested four youths over social media posts which they say violates a new security law imposed by Beijing. Bloomberg’s Stephen Engle reports … Read more Hong Kong Moves to Limit Opposition With Candidate Ban
Jul.30 — President Donald Trump urges Americans who have recovered from Covid-19 to donate their plasma at local blood banks to help those who contract the virus potentially get better faster. Plasma is the liquid portion of blood, and when taken from someone who has recovered, it’s known as convalescent plasma. It’s thought that the antibodies that occur after … Read more Trump Urges Americans to Donate Plasma to Fight Virus
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Jul.30 — China wants stability in Hong Kong, no matter the cost to its reputation as a global financial hub. Beijing’s sweeping national security law is changing the business and political landscape, with leading tech firms no longer processing data requests from the Hong Kong government. Banks, meanwhile, must decide how to comply with potential … Read more Navigating Hong Kong’s National Security Law