Reuters: Shares of pharmaceutical companies and mask makers jumped in China as another 139 cases of the new virus outbreak are confirmed

Map. History of China conflict

25 February 2020
Yuen Long district councillor and lawmaker Roy Kwong describes Hong Kong's fight for democracy as a war between light and darkness and between memorising and forgetting.1 month ago
Yuen Long district councillor and lawmaker Roy Kwong describes Hong Kong's fight for democracy as a "war between light and darkness and between memorising and forgetting".
An outbreak of a new coronavirus has spread to more Chinese cities, including the capital Beijing and Shanghai, national and local authorities confirmed on Monday, and a fourth case has been reported beyond China's borders
1 month ago
Moody's downgrades Hong Kong's sovereign rating
Reuters: China had confirmed a total 217 cases of the coronavirus, first discovered in the central city of Wuhan, by 1800 local time on Monday, state TV said. Shanghai also confirmed another case, according to state media reports published shortly afterwards the Xi report
New China coronavirus numbers: 224 cases reported - 217 confirmed in mainland China with Wuhan 198, Beijing 5, Guangdong 14. Authorities also monitoring: Sichuan 2 people, Yunnan 1, Shanghai 2, Guangxi 1 & Shandong
HKU students put up protest posters around campus on Monday, the opening day of the Spring semester.  Photo: Telegram.1 month ago
HKU students put up protest posters around campus on Monday, the opening day of the Spring semester. Photo: Telegram.
Chinese President Xi says new virus must be 'resolutely contained': state media
1 month ago
Coronavirus has spread to Korea. First case there following Thailand, Japan, Beijing & Guangdong. South Korea case also somebody who'd travelled from Wuhan so still not clear if this virus can easily pass from human to human. Officially diagnosed total 201.
1 month ago
Citing President Xi Jinping, Beijing envoy Luo Huining pledges to boost Hong Kong patriotism and national security
1 month ago
A pneumonia outbreak in central China has widened with more than 200 people diagnosed with the new SARS-like virus, as health experts say there's evidence that the illness is spreading from person to person
1 month ago
China coronavirus outbreak: South Korea reports first case
Passengers screened for coronavirus symptoms on a domestic flight out of Wuhan
Reuters: Shares of pharmaceutical companies and mask makers jumped in China as another 139 cases of the new virus outbreak are confirmed
[World Sanctions Rally] Someone was blocking the road in Mong Kok at night, and the riot police cleared the roadblock at the junction of Sai Yee Street and Shandong Street late at night. (11:20 PM)1 month ago
[World Sanctions Rally] Someone was blocking the road in Mong Kok at night, and the riot police cleared the roadblock at the junction of Sai Yee Street and Shandong Street late at night. (11:20 PM)
Photo from Myanmar Air Force MiG 29 escorting President of China Xi Jinping1 month ago
Photo from Myanmar Air Force MiG 29 escorting President of China Xi Jinping
Police suddenly push forward after about an hour of stand-off in Mong Kok. They even attempt to snatch a couple of journalists as they think they have got too close to them and posed safety threats to them.1 month ago
Police suddenly push forward after about an hour of stand-off in Mong Kok. They even attempt to snatch a couple of journalists as they think they have got too close to them and posed safety threats to them.
Anti-government demonstrators  called to have flash mob protests in Mong Kok. Here's the scene how reporters are treated when @hkpoliceforce advance:1 month ago
Anti-government demonstrators called to have flash mob protests in Mong Kok. Here's the scene how reporters are treated when @hkpoliceforce advance:
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 119km ENE of Arzak, China
The Privacy Commissioner has said it would follow up on the incident on Sunday where a police officer deliberately displayed a Stand News reporter's ID in front of a live stream camera.1 month ago
The Privacy Commissioner has said it would follow up on the incident on Sunday where a police officer deliberately displayed a Stand News reporter's ID in front of a live stream camera.
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 116km E of Arzak, China
Simon Cheng, former staff of British consulate in HK who was briefly detained in mainland China, appeared in the rally. He has previously cut off ties with his family in HK, citing the harassment they've endured online. He decries systematic state suppression of human rights1 month ago
Simon Cheng, former staff of British consulate in HK who was briefly detained in mainland China, appeared in the rally. He has previously cut off ties with his family in HK, citing the harassment they've endured online. He decries systematic state suppression of human rights
After the World Sanction Rally at Chater Garden in Mong Kok ended this afternoon, riot police officers were dispatched in many districts. At the junction of Nathan Road and Dundas Street, police officers showed blue flags. (9:50 PM)1 month ago
After the World Sanction Rally at Chater Garden in Mong Kok ended this afternoon, riot police officers were dispatched in many districts. At the junction of Nathan Road and Dundas Street, police officers showed blue flags. (9:50 PM)
Riot police chased protesters setting up rudimentary roadblocks in Mong Kok amid the traffic on Sunday evening.  Photo: Kaiser / USP 社媒.1 month ago
Riot police chased protesters setting up rudimentary roadblocks in Mong Kok amid the traffic on Sunday evening. Photo: Kaiser / USP 社媒.
Protesters set roadblocks with rubbish bins in Mong Kok on Sunday night, quickly cleared by riot police, while one man was apparently beaten after a dispute.  Photo: Stand News / HKGolden screenshot.1 month ago
Protesters set roadblocks with rubbish bins in Mong Kok on Sunday night, quickly cleared by riot police, while one man was apparently beaten after a dispute. Photo: Stand News / HKGolden screenshot.
1 month ago
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake has jolted hits Kashgar city in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Western China
Stop-and-searches continued at a park on Dundas Street, Mong Kok on Sunday evening, in the aftermath of the aborted Sunday Chater Garden rally.  Photo: Tam Mong Keung / USP 社媒.1 month ago
Stop-and-searches continued at a park on Dundas Street, Mong Kok on Sunday evening, in the aftermath of the aborted Sunday Chater Garden rally. Photo: Tam Mong Keung / USP 社媒.
Hundreds gather outside Chinese embassy in London to protest against China's treatment of Hongkongers and Uygurs1 month ago
Hundreds gather outside Chinese embassy in London to protest against China's treatment of Hongkongers and Uygurs
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 - 85km E of Arzak, China
1 month ago
The organiser of Sunday's rally at Chater Garden, Ventus Lau, has been whisked away by police right after he spoke to reporters in Wan Chai
Several plainclothes officers were beaten as they negotiated with organizers shortly after 4pm. Multiple volleys of tear gas, pepper spray fired1 month ago
Several plainclothes officers were beaten as they negotiated with organizers shortly after 4pm. Multiple volleys of tear gas, pepper spray fired
Police fired tear gas and brought an approved anti-communist rally to a premature halt in Central on Sunday, as thousands remained gathered around Chater Garden.  Crowds ordered to leave by Central & Admiralty MTR, though some station exits were closed1 month ago
Police fired tear gas and brought an approved anti-communist rally to a premature halt in Central on Sunday, as thousands remained gathered around Chater Garden. Crowds ordered to leave by Central & Admiralty MTR, though some station exits were closed
Police secured the footbridge connecting IFC and asked everyone to leave1 month ago
Police secured the footbridge connecting IFC and asked everyone to leave
Foreign governments, legislatures or organisations have absolutely no role in matters relating to the constitutional development of Hong Kong, a HongKong gov't spokesperson said in response to Sunday's rally1 month ago
"Foreign governments, legislatures or organisations have absolutely no role in matters relating to the constitutional development of Hong Kong," a HongKong gov't spokesperson said in response to Sunday's rally
Police clearing out the bridge over Connaught Road of hawkers and pedestrians alike. Legislator Ted Hui on the scene.1 month ago
Police clearing out the bridge over Connaught Road of hawkers and pedestrians alike. Legislator Ted Hui on the scene.
Police has accused district councillor Ng Siu-hong of behaviour in disorderly manner. Ng instead said police did not explain the reasonable grounds to trigger the search1 month ago
Police has accused district councillor Ng Siu-hong of behaviour in disorderly manner. Ng instead said police did not explain the reasonable grounds to trigger the search
.@Facebook appears to have disabled translation from Burmese to English, after it was found to be calling the Chinese president Mr Shithole during his trip to Myanmar1 month ago
[email protected] appears to have disabled translation from Burmese to English, after it was found to be calling the Chinese president "Mr Shithole" during his trip to Myanmar
A group subdued on Pedder Street1 month ago
A group subdued on Pedder Street
I want to take the bus. Protesters waited for a bus that takes forever to come, but police instead asked them to leave by MTR. Crowds refused1 month ago
"I want to take the bus." Protesters waited for a bus that takes forever to come, but police instead asked them to leave by MTR. Crowds refused
Police on their way to Causeway Bay, but showed down by pedestrian1 month ago
Police on their way to Causeway Bay, but showed down by pedestrian
Panic in Central MTR.1 month ago
Panic in Central MTR.
Protesters tell each other to stay in the pavement as they move east. Some smash traffic lights near Chater Garden.1 month ago
Protesters tell each other to stay in the pavement as they move east. Some smash traffic lights near Chater Garden.
Police have just chased down & arrested a 2nd person on Des Voeux Rd, near where the first was arrested. It's as if they're trying to provoke the crowd1 month ago
Police have just chased down & arrested a 2nd person on Des Voeux Rd, near where the first was arrested. It's as if they're trying to provoke the crowd
Significant police presence around Chater Gardens. On bridges1 month ago
Significant police presence around Chater Gardens. On bridges
Police have just detained one person on corner of Des Voeux Rd & Ice House St. unclear why.   surrounded by angry crowd, police are becoming more aggressive, with reinforcements arriving1 month ago
Police have just detained one person on corner of Des Voeux Rd & Ice House St. unclear why. surrounded by angry crowd, police are becoming more aggressive, with reinforcements arriving
The HongKongProtests are on at Chater Garden in Central. Thousands on the ground and perched on top of the surrounding shelters.  Hong Kong Police issued a letter of Objection to the march, but OK'ed the rally.1 month ago
The #HongKongProtests are on at Chater Garden in Central. Thousands on the ground and perched on top of the surrounding shelters. Hong Kong Police issued a letter of Objection to the march, but OK'ed the rally.
15:55: outside Chater Garden and Ice House st are the people who StandwithHK1 month ago
15:55: outside Chater Garden and Ice House st are the people who #StandwithHK
Reuters: The total number of patients infected by the disease in China, all of them in central Chinese city of Wuhan, has climbed to 62. Two have died
China reported 17 more cases of pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus strain on Sunday, stoking worries as the country gears up to celebrate Lunar New Year when much of the population travels
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