Hong Kong's new security law THE TEXT: What it is and why Hong Kong is worried WHAT COULD HAPPEN: Life sentences for breaking the law and more RESIDENTS REACT: 'End of one country, two systems' PRO-DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT: Minutes after new law, voices quit Entire cases - from investigation to judgement to punishment - can be simply handed over to the mainland authorities (Article 56). … [Read more...] about Hong Kong’s new security law: Why it scares people
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Waterfront cycling You can cycle for miles along the coast. The Paseo Marítimo, the promenade that runs right around the Bay of Palma, has bike lanes so it’s really safe and easy, with wonderful views of the city and the golden-stone Gothic cathedral as well as the sea. I stop off in Portixol, a short way east, where there is a marina with bars and cafes with attractive terraces. For lunch, I like Sa Roqueta and usually order one of the rich rice dishes, such as fideuá mulata (seafood and squid paella), or a whole fish. It’s not cheap (two courses €50) but the quality is excellent. There are loads of places to hire bikes, such as Palma on Bike (from €14 a day). … [Read more...] about A local’s guide to Palma de Mallorca: 10 top tips