The Point: What could be the butterfly effect of EU-U.S. tension?

The U.S. is noticeably absent from the EU’s list of countries cleared for inbound travel. Is this a public health precaution, or political tit-for-tat? Guests: Prof. Josef Mahoney East China Normal University Fraser Cameron Director, EU-Asia Center Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on … Read more The Point: What could be the butterfly effect of EU-U.S. tension?

Trader at China’s Biggest Broker Sparks Debate on Race

Jul.03 — A Black trader’s attempt to start a conversation about race at CLSA Ltd., a unit of China’s biggest brokerage Citic Securities Co., has cast a rare spotlight on how the state-owned company is grappling with issues of diversity as it expands overseas. Lulu Chen reports on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia.”

Hong Kong Has Completely Changed With New Law, Hui Says

Jul.02 — Victoria Hui, associate professor of the department of political science at the University of Notre Dame, talks about China’s sweeping security law on Hong Kong and the response from the international community. The U.S. Senate gave final approval to legislation that would impose sanctions on Chinese officials cracking down on dissent in Hong Kong. The … Read more Hong Kong Has Completely Changed With New Law, Hui Says

How Is the Pandemic Affecting Women in the Labor Force?

Jul.02 — On this edition of “Bloomberg Equality,” Betsey Stevenson, professor of economics and public policy at the University of Michigan and a former chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor, looks at how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting women in the labor force. She speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”

How Wearing a Face Mask Became a Political Statement in the U.S.

If a world leader in science and technology can’t convince its citizenry to wear face masks amid a raging pandemic, that’s a problem. Such is the reality that America faces as a highly transmissible virus runs riot ahead of Independence Day celebrations. With the nation setting ever higher one-day records for infections, which topped 50,000 … Read more How Wearing a Face Mask Became a Political Statement in the U.S.

Mothers play increasingly large and shocking role in South-East Asian child sexual abuse | ABC News

The Philippines is fighting a difficult battle to stamp out online child sex abuse. The perpetrators are overwhelmingly men from overseas – including Australians. But it’s often women, especially mothers, who are facilitating crimes against their own children. WARNING: This story by South-East Asia correspondent Anne Barker contains images some viewers may find confronting. Read … Read more Mothers play increasingly large and shocking role in South-East Asian child sexual abuse | ABC News

U.S. House Passes China-Sanctions Bill on Hong Kong Law

Jul.01 — The U.S. House of Representatives passed by unanimous consent a bill imposing sanctions on banks that do business with Chinese officials involved in cracking down on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. Selina Wang reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”

Why Asia’s online lenders are in trouble | FT

Mercedes Ruehl, Asian technology correspondent, explains why the boom in Asian financial technology is facing its first serious setback as businesses focused on providing services to the vast number of people in the region without bank accounts struggle to cope with the fallout from coronavirus. See if you get the FT for free as a … Read more Why Asia’s online lenders are in trouble | FT

Auckland Zoo welcomes $60m new primate enclosure | nzherald.co.nz

The first phase of the zoo’s $60 million South East Asia Jungle Track has finally been completed following five years of planning and two and a half years of construction. Full story: http://nzh.tw/12344486 Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check out our playlists: https://goo.gl/Swd249 Like NZ Herald on Facebook: https://goo.gl/tUC4oq Follow NZ Herald on Instagram: https://goo.gl/oLicXe Follow NZ Herald on Twitter: https://goo.gl/Wi6mbv … Read more Auckland Zoo welcomes $60m new primate enclosure | nzherald.co.nz