As costs mount, how long can China stick with ‘zero COVID’? | Coronavirus pandemic News

Hong Kong, China – On January 23, 2020, China gave birth to “Zero COVID”. Faced with the threat of a mysterious virus, authorities in Wuhan imposed the world’s first lockdown on its 11 million residents, marking the beginning of the zero-tolerance policy that would define China’s epidemic response. Two years later, the rapid spread of … Read more

World rushes aid to tsunami-hit Tonga amid water, food shortage | Tsunami News

The United Nations says about 60,000 people have been affected by damage to crops, livestock and fisheries due to ash, saltwater intrusion and possible acid rain. More ships and planes carrying aid are set to arrive in Tonga in the coming days as the international community responds to urgent calls for aid from the Pacific … Read more

Ousted Myanmar leader Suu Kyi faces five new corruption charges | Aung San Suu Kyi News

Five new charges against the ousted leader include the rental, purchase and maintenance of a helicopter used by her government. Myanmar’s military-formed government has filed five new corruption charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi over the granting of permits to lease and purchase a helicopter, an official said. Aung San Suu Kyi, who … Read more