United Kingdom  

China sends first Covid-19 medical testing team to Hong Kong

BBC News Monday, 3 August 2020
Local councillors fear China could use the trip to collect DNA samples for surveillance purposes.
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

You Might Like


💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Coronavirus disease 2019 Coronavirus disease 2019 Infectious respiratory disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Watch: Police team cycling in Delhi’s Connaught Place to spread Covid awareness [Video]

Watch: Police team cycling in Delhi’s Connaught Place to spread Covid awareness

Delhi Police patrolled using cycle to spread awareness around Covid-19. Police personnel were seen cycling at Connaught place in Delhi. Delhi's Connaught place has seen increase in footfall recently. Assistant commissioner of police cp was seen cycling along with his team. Police have issued over 410 challans in Connaught place area. Police issuing challans for not wearing masks, or following Covid-19 norms.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 01:39Published

Coronavirus in South Africa: Relief, pride and the 'new normal'

As the "worst phase of the epidemic" is overcome, experts delve into the data to learn more about Covid-19.
BBC News
CDC reverses guidance on COVID-19 testing, again [Video]

CDC reverses guidance on COVID-19 testing, again

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people should get tested if they've been exposed to COVID-19, even if they have no symptoms. Which reverses guidance posted last month, at odds with the agency's scientists, according to the New York Times. Caroline Malone reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:27Published

Coronavirus: US health chiefs reverse advice on Covid-19 testing

The CDC caused controversy in August by saying that anyone without symptoms should not be tested.
BBC News

Hong Kong Hong Kong Special administrative region of China

Flip flop and handbag cakes take off online [Video]

Flip flop and handbag cakes take off online

An edible flip flop, handbag and a banana that tastes of chocolate - these are some of the creations by a bakery studio in Hong Kong helping it bounce back from a COVID-19 slump.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:44Published
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists appear in court [Video]

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists appear in court

More than 20 pro-democracy activists have appeared in a Hong Kong court accused of joining or organising a gathering on June 4 to mark the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre - the gathering was prohibited due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:30Published
Hong Kong activists fear reverberations of Tiananmen Square vigil [Video]

Hong Kong activists fear reverberations of Tiananmen Square vigil

Credit: FRANCE 24 English    Duration: 01:37Published

Hong Kong's dolphins make comeback during pandemic

With maritime travel down, a vulnerable dolphin species returns to the waters around Hong Kong.
BBC News
China responds to US criticism over detained Hong Kong activists [Video]

China responds to US criticism over detained Hong Kong activists

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs refutes claims that the 12 detained people were democracy activists and said they were trying to separate Hong Kong from China.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:41Published

Related news from verified sources

HSBC and Microsoft team to offer tech support to SMEs in Hong Kong

HSBC and Microsoft Hong Kong today announced a new partnership that aims to help Hong Kong’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) boost their organizational...
Finextra Also reported by •BBC NewsBelfast Telegraph

Emmy The Great's 'Mary' Is A Beautiful Hong Kong Visitation

Emmy The Great's 'Mary' Is A Beautiful Hong Kong Visitation
"This was the last moment of calm before the city changed beyond recognition..." *Emmy The Great* has handed Clash a neat preview from her incoming solo...
Clash Also reported by •BBC NewsCatholic Herald

BIS Innovation Hub and HKMA invite applications for global trade tech challenge

The Bank for International Settlements Innovation Hub (BISIH) centre in Hong Kong SAR and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) today launched the...
Finextra


Tweets about this

Kat4Obama

Kat 4 Obama RT @chowandchatter: Hong Kong's dolphins make pandemic comeback https://t.co/SdK2qtEFsM 6 hours ago

frankoseiopoku

Frank Osei-Opoku Hong Kong's dolphins make pandemic comeback - BBC News https://t.co/gw4FYGv7YM 7 hours ago

GraceCh15554845

Grace Chan🇭🇰🇦🇺 RT @Reuters: Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins make a comeback to Hong Kong's waters, due to a pause in high-speed ferry traffic https://t.co/… 8 hours ago

ece_christian

Early Childhood Professor Hong Kong's dolphins make pandemic comeback 👏👏👏 https://t.co/0cEPxQ4NIy 10 hours ago

sfastlicht

Sharon Fastlicht Hong Kong's dolphins make pandemic comeback - BBC News https://t.co/YGdhBgdUPu 12 hours ago

ThomasVieth

Thomas Vieth Hong Kong's dolphins make pandemic comeback - BBC News https://t.co/zocjf3CIlN 17 hours ago

2Rustyfirth

Angela Firth 2 RT @WildlifeMag: Hong Kong's dolphins make pandemic comeback. From @BBCWorld https://t.co/ml0OCMFNdY 19 hours ago

nasrene41

Nasrene MacDonald 🌹 RT @nasrene41: Hong Kong's white dolphins make pandemic comeback https://t.co/dmKIqoJNOA 19 hours ago