After China’s National People’s Congress Standing Committee passed the new National Security Law for Hong Kong on Tuesday night, Britain’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, said Britain will offer citizenship for up to 3 million Hongkongers, as “a new route for those with British National [Overseas] status to enter the UK”, while addressing the British parliament.
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The largest epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia is now in East Java, as the residents’ lack of discipline in adhering to social distancing rules is to be blamed for the rise of infections according to experts.
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All the vendors in the 700 traditional wet markets in Indonesia’s most populous province of West Java are to undergo testing for the coronavirus, to prevent a second wave of infections.
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The independence of Hong Kong’s legal system guaranteed by its mini-constitution will have serious questions raised by the legislation, and life in the city of 7.5 million Hongkongers will face far-reaching consequences. The controversial law has five key facts
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A sweeping national security law for Hong Kong prohibiting acts of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces to endanger national security was unanimously passed by Beijing’s top legislative body.
The former police officer charged with killing George Floyd along with three other officers who had a hand in the man’s murder, were to appear in court on Monday Jun 29th over a case that has sparked a global reaction over racism.
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Under the new law that Beijing will impose on Hong Kong, any individual convicted of national security crimes could face life imprisonment according to leading Hong Kong daily, South China Morning Post (SCMP).
Last year, cybercrime cases in Singapore spiked up more than 50 per cent, which was more than a quarter of all crimes in committed in the country, according to the CSA (Cyber Security Agency of Singapore) annual report published on Friday, Jun 26th.