Hong Kong media mogul arrested under national security law

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai, one of the city’s most vocal Beijing critics, was arrested Monday under a new national security law for colluding with foreign forces, deepening a crackdown on democracy supporters. “They arrested him at his house at about 7am.

Black plague causes a death in China. Village was isolated

After cases recorded in July, the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia now confirms the death of a person with bubonic plague. The village was quarantined. Officials in the Chinese Inner Mongolia region determined the isolation of a village after a resident died of bubonic…

China detected 37 new Covid-19 infections in the past 24 hours

China registered 37 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on Thursday, 26 of which were local contagions in western Xinjiang and one in Beijing, the National Health Commission said on Friday. All cases in Xinjiang were due to local contagion. In Beijing, which had not…

China sends medical team to Lebanon

The Chinese government will send a team of doctors and equipment to Lebanon after the port explosion that left more than 5,000 injured and at least 137 dead, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Thursday. Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said that Chinese President…

TikTok: Trump signs decree banning transactions with ByteDance

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, signed on Thursday an executive order banning all transactions with ByteDance, the Chinese parent company of the social network TikTok, within 45 days. The Head of State spoke of a “national emergency” and accused the…