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US, UK, Australia, Canada oppose Beijing’s Hong Kong security law; China warns of tough action

Beijing: The United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Canada on Friday (May 29) gave a joint statement in response to China’s proposed new security law for Hong Kong. The countries said that imposing a new security law on Hong Kong would threaten freedom and breach a 1984 Sino-British agreement on the autonomy of the former colony. The joint statement...

Attack on Taiwan an option to stop independence, top China general says

"If the possibility for peaceful reunification is lost, the people's armed forces will, with the whole nation, including the people of Taiwan, take all necessary steps to resolutely smash any separatist plots or actions," a Chinese military commander said. Protesters holding banners in support of Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators at a rally against the Chinese government’s newly announced national...

Top 10 Puzzling Island Mysteries

Top 10 Puzzling Island Mysteries
Islands, in general, are breathtakingly beautiful places located in oceans worldwide but many of them contain some island mysteries. They are the stuff exotic vacation dreams are made of. This, however, does not mean that they are immune to strange incidents or unsolved mysteries. On this list are 10 islands with puzzling mysteries that remain to this day. Top 10...

China’s missing ‘Bat Woman’ Shi Zhengli appears on state TV, says coronavirus ‘tip of the iceberg’

Shi Zhengli bat woman
BEIJING: Shi Zhengli, a leading Chinese virologist whose mysterious disappearance had triggered speculation about the deadly novel coronavirus emanating from a bio-lab in Wuhan, has reappeared on the state television where she warned that such viruses are just the "tip of the iceberg". Known as China’s "Bat Woman" for her research about bats and the viruses associated with them,  Zhengli...

Top 10 Tragic Ironies

Top 10 Tragic Ironies
Sometimes the cruel hands of fate also have a sick sense of humor, with destinies twisted in ways that seem particularly wicked. Like a concert pianist crushed by a plummeting Baby Grand, irony can add a layer of macabre mockery to scenarios that would otherwise be simply unfortunate. Other times, defeat or even death seem snatched from the jaws of...

Trump to sign executive order on social media after Twitter fact-checks him

Trump to sign executive order on social media after Twitter fact-checks him
US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on social media companies on Thursday, White House officials said after Trump threatened to shut down websites he accused of stifling conservative voices. The officials gave no further details. It was unclear how Trump could follow through on the threat of shutting down privately owned companies including Twitter Inc. The dispute erupted...

Riot police deployed across Hong Kong as US-China tensions rise

US-China
Riot police were deployed across Hong Kong on Thursday as lawmakers debated a bill that would criminalise disrespect of China`s national anthem, and as the United States piled pressure on China to preserve the city`s freedoms. Heated debate over the bill - the latest spark of anti-government unrest in the semi-autonomous city - saw two pro-democracy lawmakers removed from the...

US Congress approves China sanctions over ethnic crackdown

Uighurs and other ethnic groups
Congress voted Wednesday to toughen the US response to a brutal Chinese crackdown on ethnic minorities, adding another factor to the increasingly stormy relationship between the two countries. The House passed a bipartisan bill that would impose sanctions on Chinese officials involved in the mass surveillance and detention of Uighurs and other ethnic groups in the western Xinjiang region, a...

‘Zombie fires’ spread across Siberia due to unusual rise in temperature

Zombie fires
  Siberia is reeling under a heat wave with temperatures hovering around 40 degrees at several parts of the region. On Friday, Siberia's Khatanga, located well north of the Arctic Circle, recorded a temperature of 78 degrees, some 46 degrees above normal. The typical maximum temperature for the day at Khatanaga is 32 degrees.  The warm weather in Siberia in May...

Lawmakers ejected in Hong Kong debate on Chinese anthem bill

Lawmakers ejected in Hong Kong debate on Chinese anthem bill
Two pro-democracy lawmakers were ejected from Hong Kong's legislative chamber Thursday morning, disrupting the start of a second day of debate on a contentious bill that would criminalize insulting or abusing the Chinese national anthem. Pro-democracy lawmaker Eddie Chu, right, holds a placard reading "Best Chairperson, Starry Lee" as he stands outside the chamber of Legislative Council Complex after...

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US, UK, Australia, Canada oppose Beijing’s Hong Kong security law; China warns of tough...

Beijing: The United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Canada on Friday (May 29) gave a joint statement in response to China’s proposed new...

Attack on Taiwan an option to stop independence, top China general says

"If the possibility for peaceful reunification is lost, the people's armed forces will, with the whole nation, including the people of Taiwan, take all...
Top 10 Puzzling Island Mysteries

Top 10 Puzzling Island Mysteries

Islands, in general, are breathtakingly beautiful places located in oceans worldwide but many of them contain some island mysteries. They are the stuff exotic...