China warns US of countermeasures over Hong Kong sanctions bill
China has vowed to take “all necessary countermeasures” if the United States penalises banks doing business with officials who implement Beijing’s new national security law on Hong Kong.
July 3, 2020 5:54 pm
Canadian Armed Forces member arrested after breaching PM's estate
An armed member of Canada’s military has been arrested after driving a pick-up truck through the gates of an estate where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lives.
July 3, 2020 2:05 pm
Who should wear a face mask or face covering?
Face covering has been made compulsory in Texas as coronavirus cases skyrocket in the State.
July 3, 2020 1:28 pm
COVID-19 on the rise in 37 U.S. states as Florida reports 10,000 new cases
More than three dozen U.S. states were seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases, according to a Reuters analysis on Thursday.
July 3, 2020 11:20 am
Texas governor mandates wearing of face masks
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued an executive order that all Texans don face coverings in public in counties with 20 or more COVID-19 cases.
July 3, 2020 11:15 am
Myanmar jade mine landslide kills 160
At least 162 bodies have been found after a landslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar.
July 3, 2020 7:19 am
Confirmed coronavirus cases rising in 40 of 50 states
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases per day in the U.S. climbed to an all-time high of more than 50,000 on Thursday, with the infection curve rising in 40 out of 50 states in a reversal that has largely spared only the Northeast.
July 3, 2020 5:46 am
Congress passes bill rebuking China over Hong Kong crackdown
Congress has approved a bill rebuking China over its crackdown in Hong Kong.
July 3, 2020 4:51 am
US passes sanctions as world condemns new law
The US House of Representatives has approved new Hong Kong-related sanctions after Beijing imposed a security law that was condemned by countries around the world.
July 2, 2020 4:33 pm
'I'm all for masks,' says Trump in change of tone
US President Donald Trump, who has long resisted wearing a mask in public, has said he likes face coverings and they make him look like the Lone Ranger.
July 2, 2020 2:57 pm
UK makes citizenship offer to residents
Up to three million Hong Kong residents are to be offered the chance to settle in the UK and ultimately apply for citizenship, Boris Johnson has said.
July 2, 2020 1:16 pm
First arrests under anti-protest law as handover marked
Hong Kong police have made their first arrests under a new “anti-protest” law imposed by Beijing, as crowds marked 23 years since the end of British rule.