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Coronavirus Catch Up: Scientists Warn Virus Spreading 'Too Fast' To Lift Lockdown (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 30/05/2020 11:42:44

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more.Leading scientists advising the government on lockdown strategy have warned that the virus is ...

Trump strips Hong Kong privileges, curbs students in volley on China (source — www.thesundaily.my) 30/05/2020 07:31:26

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said Friday he would strip several of Hong Kong’s special privileges with the United States and bar some Chinese students from US universities in anger over Beijing’...

How Vietnam kept its coronavirus death toll at zero (source — www.cnn.com) 30/05/2020 04:54:01

When the world looked to Asia for successful examples in handling the novel coronavirus outbreak, much attention and plaudits were paid to South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Is Rishi Rushing The End Of State Support For Furloughed Workers? (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 29/05/2020 23:55:50

You’re reading The Waugh Zone, our daily politics briefing. Sign up now to get it by email in the evening.Summer lovin’, happened so fastGovernment exit routes out of the coronavirus pande...

Coronavirus US: Trump to remove Hong Kong's autonomous status (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 29/05/2020 23:33:53

President Trump accused China of engaging in 'Illicit espionage to steal our industrial secrets' and announced new policies meant to punish China for a new law cracking down on Hong Kong.

Trump formally cuts ties with World Health Organization, says he's revoking Hong Kong's trade perks in rift with China (source — rssfeeds.usatoday.com) 29/05/2020 22:18:24

U.S.-China tensions over coronavirus have been rising for weeks. The spat took a more serious turn after China adopted a law threatening Hong Kong.       

'We are not happy' with China: Markets brace for possible Trump news conference on Beijing (source — rssfeeds.usatoday.com) 29/05/2020 13:16:41

U.S.-China tensions over coronavirus have been rising for weeks. The spat took a more serious turn after China adopted a law threatening Hong Kong.       

'We are not happy' with China: Markets brace for Trump news conference on Beijing (source — rssfeeds.usatoday.com) 29/05/2020 11:48:11

U.S.-China tensions over coronavirus have been rising for weeks. The spat took a more serious turn after China adopted a law threatening Hong Kong.       

Hong Kong tensions end winning streak for global stock markets - business live (source — www.theguardian.com) 29/05/2020 10:29:40

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, amid heightened tensions between the US and China over Hong Kong China pledges to ‘support’ Hong Kong’s police as US warned not to interfer...

Virus misinformation fuels panic in Asia (source — www.thesundaily.my) 29/05/2020 07:18:19

HONG KONG: False alerts about a man shot dead at a coronavirus checkpoint, old footage of a supermarket stampede in reports of panic buying, and a 2015 video of a police raid on a brothel recirculated...

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