Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicHong Kong

Topic: Hong Kong

Ukraine is distraction for Xi. Beijing has enough to worry in Hong Kong

Military enthusiasts in South Asia were abuzz over the sighting of a China-made JC-10 fighter jet in Pakistan. It spells tension for India.

Covid: Hong Kong to cull 2,000 hamsters, Israel health DG sees Omicron wave waning this month

ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the Covid-19 pandemic from across the globe

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.