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Simon Cheng signs joint petition to urge Eutelsat to suspend broadcasting...

12th April 2021 - (London) Simon Cheng, a former employee of the British Consulate General in Hong Kong, was detained for 15 days on suspicion of engaging...

Japan begins COVID-19 shots for over 65s as fourth infection wave...

REUTERS 12th April 2021 - (Tokyo) Japan began COVID-19 vaccinations for its sizable elderly population on Monday, with imported doses still in short...

India overtakes Brazil as world’s second worst-hit country by COVID-19

REUTERS 12th April 2021 - (New Delhi) India reported a record 168,912 COVID-19 infections overnight, data from the health ministry showed on Monday,...

Australia’s vaccine rollout delay may cause huge cost, research

Xinhua News 12th April 2021 - (Sydney)  A research report by Australia's McKell Institute found that the delay of Australian government's COVID-19 vaccine...

Alibaba says does not expect material impact from antitrust fine, shares...

REUTERS 12th April 2021 - (Shanghai) China’s Alibaba does not expect any material impact from changes to its exclusivity arrangements with merchants, CEO...

Brazil sees 1,803 COVID-19 deaths, Chinese vaccine by Sinovac found 50.7%...

REUTERS 12th April 2021 - (Sao Paulo) Brazil on Sunday recorded 1,803 new COVID-19 deaths, as a large study found that a Chinese...

Over 164m COVID-19 vaccine doses administered across China

Xinhua News 11th April 2021 - (Beijing) More than 164.47 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered across China as of Saturday,...

Blinken warns of China’s ‘increasingly aggressive actions’ against Taiwan

REUTERS 11th April 2021 - (Washington) U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Sunday the United States is concerned about China’s aggressive...

We’ve lost the ‘grandfather of the nation’, UK’s Prince Andrew says

REUTERS 11th April 2021 - (London) The death of Britain’s Prince Philip has deprived the nation of its grandfather and left a huge...

China considering mixing COVID-19 vaccines to boost protection rate

REUTERS 11th April 2021 - (Hong Kong) China’s top disease control official has said the country is formally considering mixing COVID-19 vaccines, as...

Philippines receives more Sinovac vaccines purchased from China

Xinhua News 11th April 2021 - (Manila) The Philippines on Sunday received the second batch of Sinovac Biotech's CoronaVac vaccines purchased from China.

China, Russia undermine international Myanmar response, EU’s top diplomat says

REUTERS 11th April 2021 - (Brussels) The European Union’s top diplomat said on Sunday Russia and China were hampering a united international response...
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