But decades before the system's deadline, many residents in the semi-autonomous territory already feel that their freedoms are eroding due to the tight political grip of Beijing. Pictured, protesters carry a Hong Kong colonial-era flag and a flag that reads 'Hong Kong Independence' during a rally in Hong Kong on January 12 … [Read more...] about Chinese army issues chilling warning to Hong Kong protesters as it says it’s ready to ‘smash’ any demonstrations against new national security law
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+Coronavirus shout-outs+ To Annemarie Plas, the woman who came up with the idea of the Thursday Clap for Carers — and realising that now, as we have passed the peak, this week’s would be the last. It has been a moment of shared community and joy through the dark days, although the numbers of clappers have been dwindling. Like John Cleese and Fawlty Towers, which ran for only 12 episodes, she knew when it was time to quietly quit. … [Read more...] about PLATELL’S PEOPLE: How could Dominic Cummings undermine his own boss so selfishly?
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