COVID-19 Frontline Ep. 59: The mechanism and efficacy of TCM

Liang Liu, president of Macau University of Science and Technology and director of the State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine (MUST) of China, presented the mechanism and efficacy of TCM in detail and explained how TCM works in treating COVID-19 patients. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple … Read more COVID-19 Frontline Ep. 59: The mechanism and efficacy of TCM

Macau’s ‘gambling godfather’ dies

The man, known as Macau’s “godfather of gambling”, has died at the age of 98. Stanley Ho transformed the former Portuguese colony near Hong Kong into the world’s largest gambling hub. Despite, or perhaps because of, making his fortune through the gaming industry, Ho always advised his family and friends against gambling. Al Jazeera’s Victoria … Read more Macau’s ‘gambling godfather’ dies

Pro-Beijing Hong Kong Lawmakers Support New Security Law

“When you compare the national security of the People’s Republic of China and the safety of its people, the stock performance with the Hong Kong stock market pales into insignificance,” says pro-Beijing lawmaker Martin Liao Cheung-kong. He was joined by fellow establishment politician Regina Ip, at a press conference in LegCo, Hong Kong’s legislative council. … Read more Pro-Beijing Hong Kong Lawmakers Support New Security Law

Beijing plans new laws designed to tighten grip on Hong Kong | ABC News

China says it’s built a great wall of solidarity against the pandemic. But it’s sounding a bit less positive about it’s economic recovery. It’s announced a relatively modest stimulus package, designed to keep workers employed over new infrastructure. That’s no encouraging for Australia exporters, who are anxious for certainty after this week’s trade disputes with … Read more Beijing plans new laws designed to tighten grip on Hong Kong | ABC News

Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Lawmakers Protest Against China’s New Security Law

There were scuffles during Hong Kong’s Legislative Council meeting as pro-democracy lawmakers protested against China’s new security law. Authorities in Beijing vowed to end what they called a “defenseless” posture due to “those trying to sow trouble.” Legislation slated for passage in the National People’s Congress in Beijing would help complete Hong Kong’s obligation to … Read more Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Lawmakers Protest Against China’s New Security Law

Hong Kong Activists Urge Protests Against New China Security Law

“We are going to lose our rule of law,” says Wu Chi-wai, a Hong Kong politician and the current chairman of Democratic Party, about China’s new security law on the city. Democracy advocates called for protests against sweeping national security legislation China introduced Friday, as authorities in Beijing vowed to end what they called a … Read more Hong Kong Activists Urge Protests Against New China Security Law

‘This is the End of Hong Kong,’ Democracy Advocates Protest New China Security Law

Democracy advocates called for protests against sweeping national security legislation China introduced Friday, as authorities in Beijing vowed to end what they called a “defenseless” posture due to “those trying to sow trouble.” Legislation slated for passage in the National People’s Congress in Beijing would help complete Hong Kong’s obligation to pass laws curbing acts … Read more ‘This is the End of Hong Kong,’ Democracy Advocates Protest New China Security Law

If Not Kim Jong Un, Who? Possible Heirs to North Korea’s Throne

Following news that North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un has recently been unwell, Bloomberg produced this QuickTake item, discussing who might be next up at the helm. The mystery surrounding Kim Jong Un’s health exposes deep uncertainty about North Korea’s line of succession more than eight years after he took power. While the Kim family … Read more If Not Kim Jong Un, Who? Possible Heirs to North Korea’s Throne

China closes borders to foreigners

China says it is increasingly concerned about a spike in infections coming from abroad. Last week, the mainland closed its borders to all foreigners, except those coming from Hong Kong and Macau. Several other countries across Asia have taken similar measures, including Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand. Al Jazeera’s Sarah Clarke reports. – Subscribe to our … Read more China closes borders to foreigners

China Revokes Press Credentials for U.S. Reporters From NYT, WSJ

Mar.17 — The fight over media access between the U.S. and China continues to expand with Beijing now revoking press passes for some American journalists from the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post, and barring them from even relocating to Hong Kong or Macau. Bloomberg’s Selina Wang reports on “Bloomberg … Read more China Revokes Press Credentials for U.S. Reporters From NYT, WSJ

Prada in conversation with Thomas Demand

#Prada presents images created by Thomas Demand for the new window displays for its stores across the world, a radically beautiful and colourful sequence of blossoming cherry trees that celebrates the arrival of spring. Hanami – which means ‘flower viewing’ – is the centuries-old Japanese art of enjoying the beauty of flowers. The cherry blossom … Read more Prada in conversation with Thomas Demand

Wynn Posts Surprise Loss; Melco Will Not Pursue Crown Resorts Deal

Feb.06 — Wynn Resorts Ltd., one of the Asian casino operators slammed by the deadly coronavirus, reported fourth-quarter sales that fell short of analysts’ estimates — before the outbreak that forced the closing of its Macau operations. Meanwhile, Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd is reassessing all non-core investments. Yvonne Man reports on “Bloomberg Markets.”