WUHAN PARTLY REOPENS AFTER LOCKDOWN

The city in China where it all began, Wuhan, has partially re-opened after more than two months of isolation. Crowds of passengers were seen arriving at Wuhan train station on Saturday. According to reports people are being allowed to enter but not leave. Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, saw more than 50,000 coronavirus cases. […]

HUAWEI: CHINA THREATENS TO RETALIATE OVER US SANCTIONS, ACCUSE TRUMP OF SABOTAGE

China has threatened to retaliate against US sanctions seen as an attempt to restrict international trade by the Chinese technology giant Huawei. Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Beijing opposed countries imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese companies and would take action. The Trump administration on Wednesday effectively blocked Huawei products from being used in US […]

TRUMP HITS CHINA AS TRADE WAR ESCALATES

The US has more than doubled tariffs on $200bn (£153.7bn) worth of Chinese products, in a sharp escalation of the countries’ damaging trade war. Tariffs on affected Chinese goods have risen to 25% from 10%, and Beijing has vowed to retaliate. China says it “deeply regrets” the move and will have to take “necessary counter-measures.” […]

NIGERIA IS THE MOST DANGEROUS COUNTRY TO LIVE IN– BISHOP KUKAH

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has lamented that quacks have taken over every institution in the country, including the country’s political space. Kukah said that the quest to achieve a united Nigeria, devoid of rationalization and fictionalization, will only be an illusion. The cleric spoke at the National Conference and Annual […]

HONG KONG ‘UMBRELLA’ PROTESTERS FOUND GUILTY

CHINA- Nine pro-democracy activists have been found guilty of public nuisance charges for their involvement in mass rallies which called for greater autonomy from China. Among them are three prominent activists who are seen as the faces of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement. They could be jailed for up to seven years for their part in […]

CHINA’S 2019 GROWTH TARGET FEASIBLE-RESEARCH EXPERT

Senior research fellow with the Center International de Formation Europeenne has said China’s economic growth target for 2019 is feasible. The research fellow, George Tzogopoulos said, the country will come out with new policy that will reduce tax burden on the populace George Tzogopoulos who was in China to attend academic seminars and field surveys […]