Riding in Paris: Bicycle soars as coronavirus changes lifestyles

Number of cyclists in Paris soars amid the coronavirus pandemic. The mayor of Paris has long tried to get Parisians on their bikes for the sake of the environment. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: … Read more Riding in Paris: Bicycle soars as coronavirus changes lifestyles

Is It Safe for Children to Return to School? | Good Morning Britain

Young children returning to school on Monday will be entering a completely different classroom environment to the one they left with limited friendship groups, enforced regular hand-washing and restricted playtime. For many this will be their biggest step back into the outside world since lockdown began, so what’s the best way to prepare them for … Read more Is It Safe for Children to Return to School? | Good Morning Britain

Can Hong Kong maintain its status as a global financial hub under the national security legislation?

Will the national security legislation create a more law-based and stable business environment? Can Hong Kong maintain its status as a global financial hub? Will it help restore confidence? CGTN host Tian Wei talked with David Chiu Tat-cheong, the head of Far East Consortium International and a CPPCC Member. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA … Read more Can Hong Kong maintain its status as a global financial hub under the national security legislation?

Security law to aid confidence in Hong Kong, business leaders say

The proposed legislation on national security for Hong Kong will boost global investors’ confidence and buttress the city’s status as an international financial center, business tycoons in Hong Kong said on Wednesday. They believed the legislation will create a more favorable business and social environment. The city’s iconic billionaire Li Ka-shing said every country is … Read more Security law to aid confidence in Hong Kong, business leaders say

What Nat’l Security Legislation Means for HK People

China’s top political advisory body, which concludes its annual session this afternoon, has made decisions on the most pressing issues including public, national and economic security. A draft move to introduce national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is under deliberation at China’s national legislature during its ongoing annual session. Will the … Read more What Nat’l Security Legislation Means for HK People

“One symbol defeats a million programs”

#United-kingdom #cummings #johnson « Playing by the rules is one of the core things about ordinary, decent, hardworking people. You often hear this on the doorstep, I played by the rules all my life but what do I get. And suddenly you see, the play-by-rules community sees somebody not playing by the rules. Secretly but not … Read more “One symbol defeats a million programs”

Houston’s Cancer Cluster | Fault Lines

In Houston, Texas, residents of two historically African-American neighbourhoods with high rates of certain cancers are seeking answers after toxic waste from a nearby railroad yard contaminated their environment. Some suspect the pollution is the cause of a cancer cluster discovered in their area in 2019. The groundwater beneath more than 100 properties is contaminated … Read more Houston’s Cancer Cluster | Fault Lines

Allergan applauds fundamental change in China’s business environment

After the launch of China’s new Foreign Investment Law, multinational pharmaceutical company Allergan found that local governments have been more open, transparent and efficient in the company’s cooperation with them, which made investing in China more easy and smooth, said Wang Wei, area VP of Allergan Aesthetics JAPAC. Wang also affirmed the company’s confidence in … Read more Allergan applauds fundamental change in China’s business environment

Giant kookaburra built during lockdown in Australia takes ‘flight’

A 750kg laughing kookaburra sculpture stationed in a Brisbane front yard during the Covid-19 lockdown has ‘taken off’ north to a Townsville culture festival. Farvardin Daliri, a Townsville local, was stuck in Brisbane during the lockdown and spent his spare time perfecting the monster-sized Australian native bird • ‘People adore it’: Australian man spends lockdown … Read more Giant kookaburra built during lockdown in Australia takes ‘flight’

Glowing sea in Dalian

Photographers in Dalian have captured some magnificent pictures of the glowing sea over the weekend. The light is from a plankton called flagellate – it emits light when its living environment changes. For example, in times of tides or storms. Usually, the stronger the tides are, the brighter the glow would be. With the shimmering … Read more Glowing sea in Dalian

CGTN Nature: Changbai Mountain Series | Episode 7: Home of Birds

The remarkable environment and ample food on Changbai Mountains have attracted numerous beautiful birds. With diverse food demands, they share the habitat and coexist in harmony. 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 Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ … Read more CGTN Nature: Changbai Mountain Series | Episode 7: Home of Birds

Highlights of work reports from China’s top legal bodies

China’s top legal bodies released details showing how the country’s business environment has greatly improved. The presidents of the Supreme People’s Court and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate delivered their work reports respectively. #2020TwoSessions 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 Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv … Read more Highlights of work reports from China’s top legal bodies

NPC deputy discusses how forestry helps promote local development

The Daxing’anling Forest Region in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has seen great changes in its ecological environment, which also helps promote local development, said Zhou Yizhe, work team leader of the State Forestry Administration of Inner Mongolia Daxing’anling Forest Region, to the press at the Deputies’ Corridor on Monday during the third session … Read more NPC deputy discusses how forestry helps promote local development

Trade and the environment: why it’s not all about air miles | FT

Trade Secrets editor Alice Ross visits a Welsh sheep farm in the Brecon Beacons to see what the UK’s exit from the EU will mean for farming, trade and tariffs – and asks how coronavirus could influence negotiations. ► To learn more, visit our website – https://tradesecrets.ft.com/ ► Watch more videos from this series here … Read more Trade and the environment: why it’s not all about air miles | FT