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Worldwide: Asia Update - February 2020 - GuernseyFinance

The outbreak of the coronavirus has unsurprisingly caused disruption to business in Hong Kong and China.
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, News

Heisler: Unexpectedly, the NBA finds itself in a golden age

Welcome to the NBA’s Golden Age. No, really. Unimaginable as it seemed during last fall’s standoff with China, the NBA is in the midst of its greatest boom with Forbes projecting it will set an all-time record of $9.5 billion in revenue this season … up from last season’s record $8.8 billion. Since its international incident, the league has gotten back to business … which has never been better, with prosperity more widespread than the 1990s, which were considered the NBA’s zenith with Michael Jo...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Michael Jordan, Nba, Mlb, Tokyo, Baseball, New York Giants, Lebron James, Houston, Silver, James

CNN Senior International Correspondent Ivan Watson...

CNN Senior International Correspondent Ivan Watson talks to Hong Kong residents about what it is like to live in a city in the midst of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
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Life during the time of novel coronavirus

CNN Senior International Correspondent Ivan Watson talks to Hong Kong residents about what it is like to live in a city in the midst of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
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Unfree Speech by Joshua Wong review – a young life of protest in Hong Kong

A memoir and fervent call to arms from a key leader of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests, written with Jason Y NgSince June 2019 Hong Kong has been – first figuratively, then literally – on fire. What began as a “summer of discontent” has become a running street battle, marked by acts of violence by both police and protesters. In November, Hong Kong’s university campuses were combat zones, bristling with makeshift barricades and petrol bombs; police responded with threats of using live ammuniti...
Tags: Hong Kong, Books, China, World news, Culture, Asia Pacific, Joshua Wong, HK, Carrie Lam, People 's Republic of China, PRC, Politics books, Jason Y NgSince

Art Basel Hong Kong’s Online Replacement

Although Art Basel canceled this year’s Hong Kong iteration (and offered a 75% refund to participants), in response to the coronavirus deaths on mainland China, the organization sought an alternative for galleries that relied on revenue from the annual event. Thus, an online fair was born that will take place in viewing rooms on Art Basel’s website and the fair’s app. This service will be …
Tags: Hong Kong, Design, China, Online Shopping, Culture, Art Basel, Galleries, Art Fairs, Art Galleries, Linkaboutit, Basel Hong Kong, Art Basel Hong Kong

59 Hong Kong police quarantined after meal with virus colleague

Dozens of Hong Kong police officers have been placed in quarantine after attending a banquet with a colleague who later tested positive for the new coronavirus, officials said Friday. The news prompted celebrations among some pro-democracy protesters, a vivid illustration of how deeply polarised the city has become after months of rallies and thousands of arrests last year. Health officials said four officers as well as the infected policeman's wife and mother-in-law showed symptoms of illness...
Tags: Hong Kong, News

Hong Kong: Implications Of The Novel Coronavirus On Property Transactions In Hong Kong - Withers LLP

The sudden and widespread outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus has not only caused great disruption to the public health of Hong Kong but has also significantly ...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Withers LLP

Hong Kongers set up face mask factory amid coronavirus panic buying

Responding to shortages of face masks amid a frightening coronavirus epidemic spreading from the mainland, a group of citizens in Hong Kong have set up a surgical face mask factory to ease supplies and deter price gouging in some stores.
Tags: Hong Kong, Money, businessNews, Hong Kongers

Coronavirus widens Hong Kong anger at government, China

Pro-democracy protesters have all but vanished from the streets of Hong Kong over the past month as residents avoid the new coronavirus, but the outbreak has broadened discontent with the city's leadership and China's influence on the financial hub. Some business leaders and pro-Beijing politicians have joined pro-democracy and union figures in attacking Carrie Lam's administration for what they see as an uncoordinated response to the virus and its refusal to seal the border with mainland China...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Beijing, Carrie Lam, Mike Lam, AbouThai

Why the Coronavirus Seems to Hit Men Harder Than Women

Women mount stronger immune responses to infection, scientists say. And in China, men smoke in much greater numbers.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Research, Immune System, Blood Pressure, Harvard University, Middle East, Epidemics, National Institutes of Health, Viruses, Mice, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Testosterone, Yale University, Clayton

Sony World Photography Awards accused of censorship after removing Hong Kong protests images

Sony World Photography Awards (SWPA) recently announced finalists and shortlists of its annual contest. However, some images of Hong Kong protests have been removed due to their alleged “sensitive nature.” This has caused a backlash in the community, accusing competition organizers of censorship. One of SWPA Documentary category’s finalists is Hong Kong photographer Ko Chung […] The post Sony World Photography Awards accused of censorship after removing Hong Kong protests images appeared first o...
Tags: Hong Kong, Photography, News, Censorship, Protests, Swpa, Sony World Photography Awards, Sony World Photography Awards SWPA, Ko Chung

Coronavirus: CDC issues new travel notices for Hong Kong, Japan

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new advisories on Wednesday for travelers going to Hong Kong and Japan due to coronavirus.
Tags: Hong Kong, Japan, News, Cdc, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Hong Kong Japan

Could the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Be a Victim of COVID-19?

In a promotional video featuring Japanese tennis superstar Naomi Osaka, as well as fans of different nationalities, the organizing committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games revealed on Feb. 17 the event’s official motto: United by Emotion. Yet if there’s one emotion linking the world today, it might be fear. The COVID-19 outbreak shows little sign of weakening. As of Feb. 19, the disease has infected more than 75,000, killed 2,014 and prompted over 50 countries and territori...
Tags: Apple, Asia, Hong Kong, Japan, New York, News, Nbc, France, China, Uncategorized, Xi Jinping, Shinzo Abe, Alibaba, Tokyo, Uefa, Greenpeace

In Hong Kong, the coronavirus outbreak is reopening political wounds

In Hong Kong, lingering resentments from the 2019 protests have collided with the coronavirus outbreak to create a perfect storm.
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, News

2 Passengers on Coronavirus-Stricken Cruise in Japan Have Died

Two passengers on the coronavirus-stricken cruise docked in Japan have died, the country’s state-owned broadcaster reported Thursday. The passengers were an 87-year-old man and an 84-year-old woman, according to NHK. These are the first fatalities from the Diamond Princess, which recorded over 600 infections, the largest number outside of the outbreak in China. Of the 3,645 passengers and crew onboard, 621 were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, meaning that about one in six on the ship ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Japan, News, Australia, China, Uncategorized, Ap, Feb, Yokohama, NHK, Johns Hopkins University, Overnight, Onetime, COVID-19

Coronavirus Live Updates: Japan Reports 2 Deaths Among Cruise Ship Passengers

The virus continues to spread in China, though more slowly. New cases in countries like Japan and Iran have experts concerned about getting it under control quickly.
Tags: Cruises, Hong Kong, Japan, News, China, Iran, Yokohama (Japan, Tests (Medical, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

AFC 2019 Awards

Rasim Movsumov, Ballon D'Or Juror: "The AFC 2019 Awards were a Celebration of Asian football" Billions of people have an opinion on who the best male and female footballers in the world are though only a select handful can make the decision. One of those people is Ballon D’Or juror, Rasim Movsumov, who hails from Azerbaijan. Rasim Movsumov Movsumov is a journalist and also a Juror for the [Author: [email protected] (Unknown)]
Tags: Hong Kong, Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Azerbaijan, Afc, Ballon, Rasim Movsumov Ballon, Rasim Movsumov, Rasim Movsumov Movsumov

“Hong Kong is at an Existential Crossroads.” Joshua Wong on the Future of His Homeland.

In the early summer of 2016, for a single minute every night the facade of the tallest building in Hong Kong, the International Commerce Centre (ICC), transformed into a giant digital timer. Second by second, the clock counted down to 1 July 2047, the expiration date of the ‘one country, two systems’ framework that guarantees Hong Kong’s semi- autonomy. The light installation was the handiwork of two young local artists who wanted to express their anxiety over the looming deadline and Beiji...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Books, News, China, Uncategorized, Taiwan, World, Beijing, Ideas, United States, Xi Jinping, Shanghai, World Trade Organization, Chinese communist party, Joshua Wong

Coronavirus Live Updates: Japan Prepares to Release More Cruise Ship Passengers

The virus continues to spread in China, though more slowly. New cases in countries like Japan and Iran have experts concerned about getting it under control quickly.
Tags: Cruises, Hong Kong, Japan, News, China, Iran, Yokohama (Japan, Tests (Medical, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

Second COVID-19 Death Confirmed In Hong Kong

Outside of China, most cases of COVID-19 have been in Hong Kong, where there has now been a second death in the territory from the virus.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, COVID

Passengers depart docked ship in Japan after virus quarantine ends

By MARI YAMAGUCHI and FOSTER KLUG YOKOHAMA, Japan  — About 500 passengers left the cruise ship Diamond Princess on Wednesday at the end of a much-criticized two-week quarantine aboard the vessel, docked in Japan, that failed to stop the spread of the new virus among passengers and crew. The quarantine’s flop was underlined as authorities announced 79 more cases, bringing the total on the ship to 621. Results were still pending for some other passengers and crew among the original 3,711 people on...
Tags: Health, South Korea, Hong Kong, Business, Japan, News, China, Uncategorized, Sport, World news, Soccer, United States, Tokyo, Yokohama Japan, Katsunobu Kato, Yokohama

Google Cloud opens its Seoul region

Google Cloud today announced that its new Seoul region, its first in Korea, is now open for business. The region, which it first talked about last April, will feature three availability zones and support for virtually all of Google Cloud’s standard service, ranging from Compute Engine to BigQuery, Bigtable and Cloud Spanner. With this, Google Cloud now has a presence in 16 countries and offers 21 regions with a total of 64 zones. The Seoul region (with the memorable name of asia-northeast3) w...
Tags: Google, TC, Cloud, Asia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Enterprise, Indonesia, Cloud Computing, Tech, Taiwan, Computing, Korea, Web Services, Las Vegas

Coronavirus Live Updates: Iran Reports 2 Coronavirus Deaths

The country had reported no cases of the new virus until Wednesday. Officials said both of those who died were older adults and one was an Iranian war veteran.
Tags: Cruises, Hong Kong, Japan, News, China, Iran, Yokohama (Japan, Tests (Medical, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

Coronavirus Live Updates: Hundreds Let Off Quarantined Ship in Japan

An initial group of 500 passengers was allowed to leave the Diamond Princess, even as a major outbreak continued onboard.
Tags: Cruises, Hong Kong, Japan, News, China, Yokohama (Japan, Tests (Medical, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

Suhr Artists :: RE: Scott Henderson Live in Hong Kong 2011

Author: MichaelRobert Posted: Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:29 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 4 I consider myself very fortunate to say that I got to attend this very concert, and seeing Scott Henderson, the legend himself, perform live right before your naked eyes is a sight that doesn't come very often and should be cherished to the core. I work at one of the many reputable uk essay writing companies and I clearly remember getting all psyched and leaving work a lot early just to be at the show in time.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Cambodia Says Cruise Ship Passengers Are Virus-Free

The authorities said they had tested 740 passengers from the Westerdam, a cruise ship that was permitted to dock in the country last week after being turned away from ports across Asia.
Tags: Cruises, Hong Kong, Japan, News, China, Cambodia, Yokohama (Japan, Tests (Medical, Westerdam, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

Back Home

  After an eleven and a half long but safe flight I am back at home in California. At the airport going through customs took over two hours (no seats were available as bad as it was I felt lucky compared to a pregnant woman who was also carrying a small sleepy child as the fear) due to the C. virus at hand. A flight from Hong Kong had arrived at the airport at the same time as our flight arrived. Most of the passengers from Hong Kong were wearing face masks. At Customs, we were asked if we had ...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, California, China, Customs, Robin, Andy, French la Vie

Cannes to Celebrate Wong Kar-wai’s ‘In The Mood For Love’

The Cannes Film Festival is to screen a restored version of Wong Kar-wai’s “In The Mood For Love,”  20 years after it first premiered on the Croisette. The festival will play a restored, 4K version of the timeless Hong Kong-set romance that starred Tony Leung Chiu-wai and Maggie Cheung as a journalist and a secretary […]
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, News, Global, Festivals, Cannes film festival, Cannes, Wong Kar Wai, Wong Kar, Maggie Cheung, Tony Leung Chiu wai, In the Mood for Love

Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Says China Is Doing a ‘Very Good Job’ Handling Outbreak

President Trump contradicted members of his administration by heaping praise on Xi Jinping, the leader of China. More than 135 people died there in the past day, according to government data.
Tags: Cruises, Hong Kong, Japan, News, China, Xi Jinping, Trump, Yokohama (Japan, Tests (Medical, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV