2020年5月22日 星期五

2020/05/22 網路摘錄新聞標題

2020/05/22 網路摘錄新聞標題

Hong Kong Stocks Tumble on China Crackdown Worries: Live Business Updates
Hong Kong stocks fell by more than 5 percent in Friday trading after Chinese leaders announced their plans to tighten their grip over the territory and to increase ...
------The New York Times

China Moves to Impose Hong Kong Security Law
------video_youtubeBloomberg Politics

China will not set an economic growth target amid 'great uncertainty'
Hong Kong (CNN Business) China will not set a specific target for economic growth this year — a sign of how much uncertainty the coronavirus pandemic has ...

China decides not to set a GDP target for 2020 as coronavirus batters the economy
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's remarks Friday are part of China's annual parliamentary meeting, delayed by about two months this year due to the disease ...

The World’s First ‘Incel Terrorism’ Charge
Police in Canada have charged a teenager accused of stabbing a woman to death in a massage parlor not just with murder, but with committing an act of ...
------The Cut

A Canadian teenager has been charged with terrorism inspired by the online 'incel' movement. What is an 'incel?'
A February killing in Canada is being treated as a terroristic act by authorities, who say the teenage suspect was inspired by the incel movement.

Trump to pull out of Open Skies Treaty, administration says
President Trump plans on pulling the United States out of the Open Skies Treaty, an agreement among more than 30 countries that allows for those involved to ...
------Fox News

Trump confirms US is withdrawing from another major arms treaty
President Donald Trump confirmed the US will be exiting the Open Skies Treaty, a pact designed to reduce the risk of military miscalculations that could lead to ...

Cyclone Amphan: India and Bangladesh clean up after devastation
------video_youtubeAl Jazeera English

Amphan: Kolkata devastated as cyclone kills scores in India and Bangladesh
The eastern Indian city of Kolkata has been devastated by a powerful cyclone which has killed at least 84 people across India and Bangladesh. Amphan made ...
------BBC NewsYesterday

Trump loyalist John Ratcliffe confirmed as new US intelligence chief
The US Senate has confirmed John Ratcliffe as director of national intelligence, installing a Trump loyalist as head of the nation's intelligence agencies.
------The Guardian

Senate confirms Ratcliffe as next director of national intelligence
The Senate on Thursday voted to confirm Rep. John Ratcliffe as the next director of national intelligence. Ratcliffe, R-Texas, was approved on a 49-44 vote.
------Fox News

Trump: China is ' desperate' for Biden to win | TheHill
President Trump said in a late-night tweet that China wants presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to win in November so Beijing can ...
------The HillYesterday

Gordon Chang praises Trump's ' corrosive language' against China: 'He’s now becoming much more realistic'
Fox News Asia analyst Gordon Chang told "America's Newsroom" Thursday that President Trump is right to a take harsh tone toward China after previous ...
------Fox News

Report: Mike Pompeo hosted taxpayer-funded 'Madison Dinners' with Republicans, Fox hosts
WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has hosted about two dozen elite dinners at the State Department funded by taxpayer dollars since 2018, ...

Pompeo ordered officials to find a way to justify Saudi arms sale being probed by fired watchdog
Washington (CNN) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed State Department officials to find a way to justify the emergency declaration that he had already ...

Palestinian Authority rejects UAE aid sent via Israeli airport
Palestinians say sending medical aid through Tel Aviv is a ' cover for normalisation' of ties with Israel.
------Al Jazeera English

Middle East on edge again ahead of 2020 election, here's why
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas announced on Tuesday night that he has severed security cooperation agreements with the U.S. and Israel over the Israeli ...
------Fox News

As aircraft carrier heads back to sea after coronavirus outbreak, no guarantees the virus is gone
The Navy has sent an aircraft carrier that was crippled in port for two months with a coronavirus outbreak back to sea, as officials acknowledged that new cases ...
------The Washington Post

Navy's oldest operational warship breaks its days-at-sea record | TheHill
The Navy's oldest operational warship has broken its record for the most days at sea,
------The HillYesterday

Conservatives tout Sweden's hands-off pandemic approach that caused thousands of avoidable deaths
Sweden saw an increase in deaths as it refused to follow other countries' lockdown lead.

Sweden is still nowhere near 'herd immunity,' even though it didn't go into lockdown
Sweden has revealed that despite adopting more relaxed measures to control coronavirus, only 7.3% of people in Stockholm had developed the antibodies ...

UN envoy says Israel must ' abandon threats of annexation'
------video_youtubeAl Jazeera EnglishYesterday

The Climate 'Hot 10 Songs'
A keen ear could hear the theme of global warming starting to swell in popular music all across the dial in the last two decades as global temperatures started to ...
------The New York Times

The U.S. Relationship With China Is in Trouble. That's a Challenge for Climate Change
The relationship between the U.S. in China is in trouble. That could have a huge impact on the global effort to fight climate change.

Social distancing a week earlier could have saved 36,000 American lives, study says
New coronavirus modeling from Columbia University epidemiologists said that by pushing social distancing measures from March 15 back a week earlier, the ...
------The Washington PostYesterday

Study Says Coronavirus Lockdown Delays Led To At Least 36000 More U.S. Deaths | NBC News NOW
------video_youtubeNBC News

China congress: Leaders face unprecedented pressure
------video_youtubeAl Jazeera EnglishYesterday

China Cuts Mingling, Adds Live Streams to Keep Legislative Sessions Coronavirus-Free
After months of struggle, China has gotten most of its economy back on track. Now, it is having to get creative as it stages its most important political meeting of ...
------The Wall Street JournalYesterday

Why the WHO Went From Trusted to Targeted

Markets fall back as Trump intensifies criticism of China - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news.
------The Guardian

China does not seem to understand independence of Canada's judiciary: Trudeau
OTTAWA (Reuters) - China does not appear to understand that Canada's judiciary is independent, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday, taking a rare ...

Eid al Fitr moon sighting: Has the Shawwal moon been sighted in Saudi Arabia? When is Eid?
MUSLIMS around the world are preparing to end the holy month of Ramadan with celebration and feasting in the form of Eid al-Fitr. So when is Eid 2020?

Global report: Indonesia cases top daily record as Muslim world prepares for 'saddest' Eid
President bans people returning home for festivities to mark end of Ramadan; China abandons GDP target; Trump defies mask plea.
------The Guardian

WHO reports highest daily spike in coronavirus cases - Business Insider
The director-general of the World Health Organization said that almost two-thirds of the new cases were from just four countries.
------Business InsiderYesterday

WHO reports most coronavirus cases in a day, worried about poor countries
There were 106000 new cases of new coronavirus infection recorded worldwide in the last 24 hours - the most in a single day yet, the World Health Organization ...
------Reuters AfricaYesterday

Taiwan president says Beijing and Taipei need to find 'a way to coexist'
Taiwan's president Tsai Ing-wen said Wednesday that China and Taiwan need to find "a way to coexist" and that she is willing to engage in dialogue with ...

Coronavirus: Is Latin America the next epicentre of the pandemic?
Coronavirus cases have been rising sharply in many Latin American countries, causing increasing concern to regional health authorities. Brazil has more than ...
------BBC News

Bolsonaro pushes to reopen Brazil amid worsening coronavirus outbreak
Brazil recorded its highest single-day coronavirus death toll on Tuesday: 1,179 fatalities. It was another bleak statistic for the country, which has seen its ...

World Hits 5 Million Total Covid-19 Cases
The worldwide tally swelled to 5 million confirmed Covid-19 cases Thursday as the number of new cases escalates rapidly in countries like Brazil and Russia, ...

G-7 leaders cautious as Trump suggests face-to-face summit
President Trump said Thursday he would “probably” host the Group of Seven summit at the White House in June, two months after canceling the annual ...
------The Washington Post

In Stunning Reversal, Turkey Emerges as Libya Kingmaker
With a succession of quick victories, Turkish-supported forces in Libya have rolled back the gains of a would-be strongman whose allies, Russia and the United ...
------The New York Times

Grave consequences': Turkey warns Libya's Haftar against attacks
Ankara warns renegade commander's LNA against attacks on its Libya interests after Turkey-backed GNA makes advances.
------Al Jazeera EnglishYesterday

Dennis Rodman reveals Kim Jong Un clue that indicates 'something is wrong'
Dennis Rodman has revealed that the world will know "something is wrong" with Kim Jong Un — if the despot's sister starts getting face time on TV.
------New York PostYesterday

North Korea's Kim Keeps Low Public Profile in May: Analysts
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made an unusually small number of public appearances in the past two months, once again going ...
------U.S. News & World Report

New Nepal map heightens land dispute with India
Nepal releases new map that includes strategically important territory it disputes with India, which rejects the move.
------Al Jazeera EnglishYesterday

Venezuela's military to escort Iranian tankers bringing petrol
The Venezuelan military will escort Iranian tankers delivering much-needed petrol to the country to prevent any attempt by the US to stop them. Five vessels are ...
------BBC NewsYesterday

New Zealand's Prime Minister Touts 4-Day Week To Boost Domestic Tourism
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has floated the idea of a four-day work week to encourage domestic travel in the wake of the country's coronavirus ...

China Abandons Numerical GDP Target on ‘Great Uncertainty’
China has abandoned its usual practice of setting a numerical target for economic growth this year due to the turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic, ...

Rare online outrage in Japan forces Abe to delay controversial bill
Outbursts of political anger are rare in Japan. Street protests tend to be tame and some are led by the elderly. Government supporters have swamped online ...

In Blow to Japan's Abe, Tokyo Top Prosecutor Set to Resign: Media
TOKYO — Tokyo's top prosecutor resigned on Thursday for gambling during Japan's coronavirus state of emergency, the justice minister said, in another blow to ...
------The New York TimesYesterday

U.S. flies coronavirus aid to Russia where cases are climbing
A U.S. Air Force plane delivered a first batch of medical aid including 50 ventilators to Russia on Thursday to help it cope with a rising number of coronavirus ...

Wuhan bans eating wild animals as coronavirus drives a crackdown in China
Beijing — The city at the center of the coronavirus crisis has banned the eating of wild animals and Chinese farmers are being offered cash to quit breeding ...
------CBS NewsYesterday

Coronavirus: As Wuhan bans the sale of bat meat, has COVID-19 finally killed China's wildlife trade?
------video_youtubeThe Sun

In Asia, children are going back to school. But education in the time of coronavirus is not without difficulties
For the first time in more than three months, South Korean high school students are back in the classroom.

South Korea Makes First Foreigner Arrest Over Quarantine Violation
South Korean police arrested a foreign national for violating the country's mandated 14-day quarantine rules for the first time on Thursday, amid fears of a ...
------The New York TimesYesterday

Trump doesn't read his intelligence reports, but looks at the graphs, charts, and tables - Business Insider
During intelligence briefings, the President Donald Trump reportedly veers off-topic, pivots to gossip, or stops listening if he's told he's wrong.
------Business Insider

Intelligence agencies have hired outside consultants to improve communication with Trump: report | TheHill
U.S. intelligence agencies have hired outside consultants to study how to better communicate information to President Trump · Donald John TrumpTrump taps ...
------The Hill

Sen. Chuck Schumer Discusses Racial, Ethnic, Social Disparities Amid Coronavirus Pandemic | The View
------video_youtubeThe View

Schumer compares Mitch McConnell to Herbert Hoover, calls Obamagate a ' discredited conspiracy theory'
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., criticized his Republican colleagues on Thursday, claiming they were wrong to focus on Obamagate, which he ...
------Fox News

Coronavirus in South Africa: Two-day-old baby dies
A two-day-old baby has died with coronavirus in South Africa - one of the world's youngest victims of the virus. The mother had tested positive for Covid-19 and ...
------BBC NewsYesterday

As Saudi Official Hid Abroad, His Family Became a Target at Home
Saad Aljabri knows “where the bodies are buried.” Now Saudi authorities are arresting his relatives to force him to return to the kingdom, his son says.
------The New York Times

Arms control experts concerned by Saudi nuclear reactor push
Satellite images show work progressing on Saudi reactor even though international IAEA inspectors are still frozen out.

Coronavirus: Chechnya's Ramzan Kadyrov 'flown to Moscow hospital'
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has been taken to hospital with suspected coronavirus, Russian media report. He was flown to Moscow on Wednesday for ...
------BBC News

Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov 'hospitalised with suspected Covid-19'
Ramzan Kadyrov, the strongman leader of Chechnya, is in hospital in Moscow with coronavirus symptoms, Russian state news agencies said late on Thursday.
------The Guardian

Greece prepares to reopen its doors to international tourists
------video_youtubeABC NewsYesterday

Greece to reopen to tourists on June 15
Athens, Greece (CNN) — Greece has brought forward its planned reopening to tourists to June 15 as pressure mounts on European destinations to roll back ...

Senate panel approves Trump nominee under investigation | TheHill
Republicans on the Foreign Relations Committee voted to advance President Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. Agency for Global Media.The committee voted ...
------The Hill

This new coronavirus test will give on-the-spot results within 20 minutes
A new rapid test that tells users whether they have contracted the coronavirus within 20 minutes is being tested in the U.K. ...

UK to roll out 10m COVID-19 antibody tests starting next week
------video_youtubeSky News

Biden Leaked Ukraine Calls Were Released As Part of a Russian ' Special Operation,' Ex-President Claims
Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has claimed Russia is behind leaked recordings of him allegedly speaking with former Vice President Joe Biden, ...

Ukraine’s President Finally Delivers Favor Trump Was Impeached Over
A very, very long time ago, the House of Representatives impeached President Trump for abusing his power by pressuring Ukraine to announce an investigation ...
------New York Magazine

Israel PM Netanyahu warns Iranian leader for posting anti-Israel screed
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has issued a stern warning to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who accused Jerusalem on Twitter of ...
------New York PostYesterday

UK's COVID-19 tracking system under fire amid warning of second spike
Britain's system for tracing those with the novel coronavirus was under fire on Thursday as it grappled with the development of a tracking app and health workers ...

Coronavirus: Time short on test, track and trace - NHS leaders
Time is running out to finalise a test, track and trace strategy to avoid a possible second surge in coronavirus cases, NHS bosses have said. The NHS ...
------BBC NewsYesterday

Trump seizes a new cudgel to bash China: Taiwan
As Taiwan's president was inaugurated for a second term this week, Trump administration officials had some choices to make: How do they congratulate her?

IOPC: evidence of relationship between Boris Johnson and Jennifer Arcuri - Business Insider
The UK prime minister was accused of misusing his office to place the tech entrepreneur and former model on foreign trips.
------Business InsiderYesterday

Boris Johnson will not face criminal investigation over Jennifer Arcuri
Boris Johnson will not face a criminal investigation into his dealings with US businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri when he was Mayor of London. The Independent ...
------BBC NewsYesterday

Where's Brexit at? The UK left the EU months ago but both sides are still at loggerheads
The U.K. and the EU have many differences yet to overcome as they try to get a new trade deal by the end of the year — a political hot potato that could bring ...

Brexit Tension Flares, Increasing Risk of No Trade Deal
------video_youtubeBloomberg PoliticsYesterday