MOSCOW, Russia, 1 July 2020
Russians opened the door to Vladimir Putin staying in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for constitutional changes that will allow him to run again for president twice, but critics said the outcome was falsified.
ON THE WEB, 1 July 2020
Hong Kong police made the first arrests under Beijing's new national security law on Wednesday as the city greeted the anniversary of its handover to China with protesters fleeing water cannon.
HONG KONG, China, 30 June 2020
China on Tuesday unveiled details of a contentious new national security law for Hong Kong, ending weeks of uncertainty that have exacerbated concerns over Beijing’s erosion of freedoms in the global financial hub.
HONG KONG/BEIJING, 30 June 2020
China’s parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the former British colony’s way of life since it returned to Chinese rule almost exactly 23 years ago.
China is playing with fire in Hong Kong
By Lobsang Wangyal
The rest of the world should not remain a mere spectator of the events in Hong Kong. The people must rise, and the governments must take action.
Doesn't P Stobdan know the universally-acknowledged basic fact that the real cause of the India and China border conflict in 1962 is the invasion and subjugation of the independent country of Tibet in 1959 by uninvited new master Communist China? Read more ...