Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicHong Kong

Topic: Hong Kong

Hong Kong bans flights from India, US, 6 other nations to curb Omicron outbreak

The two-week ban until 20 January will also apply to flights from Australia, Canada, France, Pakistan and the Philippines, Hong Kong CEO Carrie Lam says.

Chinese citizens gushed over Galwan valley on Weibo, Indian Army-PLA sweet exchange on Baidu

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

On Disney+ debut in Hong Kong, a Simpsons episode on Tiananmen censorship goes missing

Episode 12 of The Simpsons' Season 16 shows the family traveling to China in their attempt to adopt a baby. The characters are shown visiting Tiananmen Square during their visit.

Covid-19 pandemic: US senator targets show for vaccine activism, Israel eyes Pfizer pills deal

ThePrint brings you some of the important global stories on the pandemic.

Covid-19 pandemic: Netherlands to restore restrictions, Hong Kong plans booster shots

ThePrint brings you some important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic.

If Hong Kong wants zero Covid strategy to succeed, it must improve its quarantine rules

It’s increasingly difficult to find a clear, logical justification for policies, which at this point are defensive and rooted in fear. The govt must improve its quarantine system.

Covid-19 pandemic — Vietnamese man jailed for ‘spreading’ virus, Hong Kong eases travel rules

ThePrint brings you some important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid pandemic — Hong Kong allows Nicole Kidman to skip quarantine, Israel to give booster shots

ThePrint brings you some important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic.

China wants Hong Kong media to speak Beijing’s language. It’s firing and hiring journalists

Major media organisations such as The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal have moved some of their journalists out of Hong Kong.

Covid-19 pandemic — Hong Kong’s ‘vaccination bubble’ plan, robots battle virus in Rwanda

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.

Defence

File photo of Indian and Chinese troops disengaging from the banks of the Pangong lake area in eastern Ladakh | ANI

These Chinese fears about India ‘choking’ key road are holding up Hot Springs disengagement

A 13-hour meeting of Indian and Chinese military commanders held last week ended without an agreement, and further talks are expected to be held.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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