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The novel coronavirus outbreak The novel coronavirus outbreak The novel coronavirus outbreak Michigan state police prevent protesters from entering the chamber of the Michigan House of Representatives on Thursday, April 30. The protesters were unhappy with the state’s stay-at-home order. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently extended the order through May 15, though restrictions were relaxed so …

Hong Kong police broke up a pro-democracy protest for a second consecutive day, in a sign that the easing of coronavirus restrictions in the city could spark a fresh wave of demonstrations. Police in riot gear cited social distancing laws to disperse a group of protesters in a shopping mall in the city’s central business …

It’s slightly humiliating, but not entirely surprising. For the past month, I’ve been at my childhood home in New Zealand on coronavirus lockdown — and it appears I’ll be living with my parents for the foreseeable future. Until recently, I lived in my own apartment in Hong Kong with a spirited cat and a large …

Hong Kong police have arrested 14 high-profile democracy activists on charges of illegal assembly. The arrests took place just hours after China’s top representative office in the semi-autonomous city declared it is not bound by Hong Kong’s constitutional restrictions that bar Chinese government from interfering in local affairs. February 2019 A new Hong Kong extradition …

Hong Kong’s popular nightlife district, Lan Kwai Fong is mostly empty amid the Coronavirus outbreak Uptin Saiidi | CNBC HONG KONG — On a weekday morning in the ground floor mall of Hong Kong’s International Finance Center, office workers dressed in business attire are sparse but not uncommon, as shops ranging from Hugo Boss to …

Justice Andrew Cheung is set to replace Geoffrey Ma as chief justice of the Court of Final Appeal, Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Tuesday. Ma previously said he would step down upon reaching retirement age at 65 on January 11 next year. Lam said she had accepted the recommendation of the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission to appoint …

HONG KONG (Reuters) – As Hong Kong tries to contain the coronavirus outbreak, medical experts say many in the Asian financial hub are reeling from increased anxiety and an unprecedented level of mental health issues. FILE PHOTO: Derek Au, a 46-year-old manager at a non-profit organization, plays a board game with his wife and children …

By Janet Pang As tens of thousands of corporate lawyers and civil servants work from home while the Covid-19 epidemic hits Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Judiciary is a rare branch of government which has not exploited technological advances, with a significant backlog of cases and applications piling up. File photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP. Barristers and …

Gui, 55, was sentenced by a court in the eastern city of Ningbo. According to a court statement posted online, Gui pleaded guilty to the charge and said he would not appeal. Gui was one of five Hong Kong-based booksellers who went missing in late 2015, before resurfacing in Chinese police custody. Known as the …

Hong Kong’s first death comes amid calls for border shutdown. A 39-year-old man in Hong Kong died Tuesday from the new coronavirus, the city’s Hospital Authority said. The death from the outbreak was the first in Hong Kong, a semiautonomous Chinese territory, and the second outside mainland China. A man in the Philippines who was …