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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been arrested for alleged foreign collision | Hong Kong

Hong Kong media tycoon and leading pro-democracy Jimmy Lai, arrested for alleged foreign collision. The 71-year-old founder of news outlet Apple Daily was jailed Monday morning under new national security laws. Lai has already faced other charges in the organization and advancing protests last year. Hong Kong police have confirmed seven people aged 39 to 72 have been arrested on …

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Hong Kong pro-democracy Jimmy Lai was arrested

Copyright copyright Computers Image caption Jimmy Lai said that “the establishment hates my testicles”, and he is ready to be imprisoned Hong Kong pro-democracy Jimmy Lai was arrested for allegedly colliding with foreign forces, his aide said. Mark Simon said the businessman will be held under the controversial national security law imposed by China in June. Mr. Lai supported the …

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Trump, US face pivotal UN vote on Iran

The Trump administration’s approach will face a key test this week as the United States calls for a vote in the United Nations on its resolution to extend an arms driven against the Islamic Republic. If the resolution fails – which experts say is the most likely scenario – the Trump administration threatens to impose snapback sanctions, which supporters of …

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Political uncertainty in South Asia threatens economic recovery, experts say

Thermal scanners at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia. Facebook Facebook logo Sign up for Facebook to connect with Nicolas Asfouri AFP | Photos of Getty Political uncertainties in some Southeast Asian countries are coming again, which could threaten their recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, an expert said on Friday. Some of the uncertainties backed up when authorities around the …

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Pause in Puerto Rico due to lack of ballots

The State Elections Commission (CEE) has suspended voting in some precincts because they did not receive ballots, the CEE said. The CEE later announced that voting would be scheduled for any precincts not open by 1:45 p.m. Voting will continue at those centers on Aug. 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., according to a CEE release. Puerto Rico Gov. …

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National security adviser warns of “serious consequences” for foreign election interference

Washington – On the awakening of a analysis from the US intelligence community detailing the efforts of foreign actors before the November election, White House national security Robert O’Brien warned Sunday that any foreign power aimed at intervening in the upcoming contest is faced with “serious consequences.” “Whether China, Russia or Iran, we will not give it up, and there …

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Violent protests in Belarus as President Lukashenko say “landslide” election victory – BBC News – BBC News

Violent protests in Belarus as President Lukashenko claims “landslide” victory in elections – BBC News BBC News The main opposition candidate is hiding on the eve of the important presidential vote in Belarus CNN Belarus: Lukashenko is looking for sixth win in tough Al Jazeera English tournament Belarus Elections: President Lukashenko set to chase BBC News landslide Protests erupted after …

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The main major Puerto Rico left the railroad

Vázquez, meanwhile, called the situation “a disaster” and demanded the resignation of the president of the election commission. “They made the people of Puerto Rico, not the candidates, believe they were ready,” he said. “Now the opposite is clear. They lied.” The president of his party, Thomas Rivera Schatz, along with the president of the main opposition Popular Democratic Party, …

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