Some of Hong Kong’s best-known pro-democracy activists went on trial Monday in the biggest prosecution yet under a law imposed by China’s ruling Communist Party to crush dissent. The 18 defendants face up to life in prison if convicted under the national security law critics say is eroding the autonomy promised when Hong Kong returned to China in 1997, and its status as a global business center. Growing numbers of young professionals have responded to the erosion of Hong Kong’s Western-style civil liberties by leaving for Britain, the United States and other countries.
“Criminalizing people with homosexual tendencies is an injustice," Pope Francis tells reporters on the papal plane.
A group of Swiss lawmakers met with Taiwan’s president and said Monday their government wants to deepen political relations, adding to shows of support by foreign politicians for the self-ruled island democracy in the face of Chinese intimidation. U.S. legislators including then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have irked Beijing by visiting Taiwan, which China’s ruling Communist Party claims as part of its territory. The government of Chinese President Xi Jinping has responded by flying fighter jets and bombers near the island of 22 million people and firing missiles into the sea.
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Hundreds of people are confirmed dead after a massive earthquake rocked southeast Turkey and northern Syria – but it is feared many more victims will be discovered as morning brings the true toll of the disaster to light.
Today, Full Sail University is pleased to announce that one graduate was awarded a GRAMMY® of their very own at the 65th annual GRAMMY® Awards. The awards ceremony this year was hosted by comedian, Trevor Noah, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on February 5, 2023, and aired on CBS.
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Chinese tourists have been returning to Singapore since 8 January 2023 when China first lifted its border controls. Over the 2023 Chinese New Year (CNY) period of 21 to 30 January, UnionPay's purchase volumes from Chinese tourists at merchants jumped close to three times compared to 2022 CNY period. Overall spend by Chinese travelers' in Singapore grew at over one and a half times, when including ATM cash withdrawals at UnionPay ATMs in Singapore.
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Harry Styles won album of the year, Lizzo record of the year and Bonnie Raitt song of the year, while Beyoncé took home a record-breaking 32nd Grammy.
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More than 70 deaths are confirmed in Turkey and more than 230 in neighbouring Syria.
Jazz singer Samara Joy, scheduled to perform in L.A. on Saturday, scores an upset Grammys victory over pop, R&B and rap acts.
Chinese surveillance balloon was at least 5th spotted over the U.S. in past 6 years, U.S. officials say