1 year ago
Sky scenery in Chinese Xichang during the day due to forest fires, the fire filled the city with thick smoke, until the sun turned dark red
All karaoke lounges, beauty centres, massage parlours, nightclubs, club houses and and mahjong premises must close in HongKong. The order quietly came into effect. just over half an hour ago
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InMedia reports that at 10:30 at Tainan St & Prince Edward Rd W, police detained dozens of reporters, forced about 30 to produce press cards & searched them. Police accused citizens of posing as reporters. Police abuse of the press has been a mainstay of protests. HKPoliceState
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A 5th person arrested tonight in Prince Edward/Mong Kok. Police have raised the blue 'unlawful assembly' flag, claim citizens have thrown debris at them & loaded their shotguns
1 year ago
Couple of livestreams already running, showing the monthly memorial building at Prince Edward MTR. Last month, policemen from the adjacent police station kept coming out in ever increasing amounts of armour to tear the flowers down
Taiwan Government has released a statement responding to the @WHO statement, accusing the World Health Organization of misrepresenting the facts re these matters to do with the coronavirus crisis and Taiwan
Train derailed by a landslide in Hunan
Paris says to Beijing and Moscow that solidarity against the Coronavirus cannot be used as a political "tool"
54 new cases of coronavirus infection (SARS-CoV-2) in China. All brought from other countries
To curb Covid19 spread, Hong Kong will ban public gatherings of more than 4 people, and restaurants must limit and space out diners
: Just finished a very good conversation with President Xi of China. Discussed in great detail the CoronaVirus that is ravaging large parts of our Planet. China has been through much & has developed a strong understanding of the Virus. We are working closely together. Much respect
And @POTUS leaves the podium, @VP takes the lectern
"I don't know," replies @POTUS when asked what he's doing to combat hate crimes against Asian-Americans. "Asian-Americans in our country are doing fantastically well."
"As soon as we open, that doesn't mean we're going to stop with the (social distancing) guidelines," @POTUS responds to @FrancoOrdonez in the radio pool seat
"In my opinion" the mortality rate of COVID19 is "way, way down," says @POTUS
"It's his call" and they'll talk about whatever President Xi wants to discuss, says @POTUS
"He never asked me to calm it down," replies @POTUS about whether President Xi asked him to stop calling COVID19 "the Chinese virus."
"I'll have a call with President Xi of China" tonight, confirms @POTUS, adding the coronavirus "came from China" and that country took advantage of the US until he came to the @WhiteHouse
As many as 10% or 11% of US restaurants might go out of business, says @POTUS. "They'll come back. It might not be the same restaurant."
"You don't know what the numbers are in China," replies @POTUS when @steveholland1 asks about US surpassing China for the most COVID19 cases in the world. He adds he'll likely be speaking to President Xi tonight
"I'll find out about that," replies @POTUS when asked by @steveholland1 about why the need to send US troops to the border with Canada. "I guess it's equal justice."
"Sometimes a hidden enemy is a lot tougher than somebody that stares you in the face," says @POTUS
"It's nobody's fault, certainly not in this country," says @POTUS of the record-high filings for unemployment in the US due to the coronavirus pandemic. "I think we'll come back very strong."
"We may take large sections of our country that aren't so seriously affected," adds @POTUS
"I'm hearing it loud and clear from everybody" that people don't want to wait and want go back to work, says @POTUS. "I think it's going to happen pretty quickly."
"We will vanquish this virus. A lot of progress has been made," according to @POTUS
"Just relax. Stay home. We're making a lot of progress," says @POTUS
Development of the coronavirus "vaccines are very advanced," according to @POTUS
It'll land at Pier 90 in Manhattan, says @POTUS
"I'll go kiss it goodbye" at the Norfolk Naval Base in Virginia on Saturday and "we'll be waving together," says @POTUS