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  • July 30, 2021

National Security Act: Hong Kong Court Delivers Nine-Year Sentence to Tong Ying-kit

A prison van transporting Tong Ying-kit, the first person charged under the new national security law, arrives at the High Court for a hearing in Hong Kong, China, on July 27, 2021. (Tyrone Siu / Reuters) The first Hong Kong resident convicted of “terrorism” under the territory’s new national security law was sentenced to nine…

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How to reform the Olympics – Reason.com

Despite the severe restrictions adopted as a result of the Covid pandemic, the Summer Olympics are now underway in Tokyo. In the next few days we will undoubtedly see many impressive athletic achievements. but as prominent British sportscaster David Goldblatt explains in a recent guardian Article, the Olympics also have a dark side, most of…

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Coronavirus Lab Leak Theory: Senior Biden Officials Say Plausible

Workers in protective suits examine samples inside a laboratory following an outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, on February 6, 2020. (China Daily / Reuters) Senior officials in the Biden administration, including national security adviser Jake Sullivan, now consider the theory that the novel coronavirus leaked from a laboratory is equally…

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Chinese tech giant’s shares plummet after Chinese regulatory crackdown

Didi Chuxing’s logo on the wall of its headquarters in Beijing, China, May 18, 2016. (Kim Kyung-Hoon / Reuters) Shares of tech titan Didi Chuxing tumbled more than 20% on Tuesday after Chinese regulators ordered its app removed from the app store while it conducts a cybersecurity review of the company. Didi is in the…

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