Louise Ho says activity undermines China’s trade restrictions against Australia and she will ‘pursue it diligently’
Rampant smuggling of Australian rock lobsters into mainland China is a national security threat, Hong Kong’s new customs chief said Thursday as she vowed to crack down on the trade.
Lobsters are one of a number of products from Australia that China has restricted imports of as relations between the countries plunged.Continue reading...
Two foreigners were killed and three wounded in a shooting in the Mexican Caribbean resort town of Tulum
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus condemns inequality in vaccine rollout, saying less than one in 10 health workers in Africa are fully vaccinated
The World Health Organization says 80,000 to 180,000 healthcare workers may have been killed by Covid-19 up to May this year, insisting they must be prioritised for vaccination.
A WHO paper on Thursday estimated that out of the world’s 135 million health staff, “between 80,000 to 180,000 health and care workers could have died from Covid-19 in the period between January 2020 to May 2021”.Continue reading...
Belarus is accused of taking revenge for EU sanctions by offering migrants tourist visas, and helping them across its border.
Homes and temples of Hindu Bangladeshis have been torched across the country, and at least seven killed.
More than 1,000 people are dying in Russia every day, and in Vologda only one in four is vaccinated.
The new GMC models aim to build upon the Sierra's already high profit margins and average transaction prices, which are at more than $53,342.
Recipients of the Moderna and the J.&J. vaccines may receive extra doses, the committee said, although the shots continue to prevent illness and death.
Why experts say cutting contrails costs less than $1bn a year but may be worth so much more.
There is growing concern that free face-to-face debt advice could be cut.
Trade body says higher taxes will discourage necessary investment in high-wage green economy
Britain’s foremost business lobby group has warned Rishi Sunak that his tax and spending plans risk undercutting government ambitions for a green, high-wage economy by discouraging the necessary investment.
Ahead of the chancellor’s budget next week, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said there were fundamental inconsistencies in the government’s economic strategy that needed urgent attention.Continue reading...
Right now, organizations are making best-faith estimates in their decarbonization plans — but they are only estimates, Karen Fang told CNBC.
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Atlanta Federal Reserve President Raphael Bostic said Thursday that he sees an interest rate hike coming later in 2022.
About 19% of drivers for online ride-hailing and food-delivery platforms were collecting jobless aid in July 2020, more than other groups, according to a report.
Nuclear measurement and analytics company Mirion Technologies started trading on New York Stock Exchange after merging with GS Acquisition Holdings Corp. II.
The government funding aims to help some of England's most popular historic places with repair work.
As Britney Spears prepares to return to court next month to try to bring her 13-year conservatorship to an end, her father Jamie Spears has a new lawyer.
Philanthropist and author William Sieghart says he can find a poem to ease anyone's troubles.
One hit cartoon creator calls for the government to continue subsidising children's TV programmes.
The singer will read I Talk Like a River, about a boy whose father helps him with his stutter.
Lego has created a nostalgic replica just in time for the holiday season.
The Loose Women presenter will return next week, "all being well", a show spokesperson said.
Ruby Rose says unsafe working conditions and a toxic culture on the CW series "Batwoman" led to their departure from the show in 2020.
Mr. Haitink, who was closely identified with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam, drew direct, unaffected interpretations of symphonic works and opera.
Adept at reimagining classic tales, he often made sure that his books included Black characters and themes.
With her floral-print dresses and housewares, the British designer created a romantic and instantly recognizable aesthetic that, decades later, is inspiring a wide range of dressers and brands.
A former public interest lawyer, she oversaw this and many other documentaries that addressed urgent social issues.
“Locke and Key” returns for its second season and “Insecure” comes back for its final season.
Benedict Cumberbatch plays a British artist who found love, both human and feline, and became famous as the man who drew cats.
The playwright Keenan Scott II, the director Steve H. Broadnax III and others discuss how “a timeless piece” for Black actors has evolved over 15 years.
One of baseball’s feared hitters, the Houston Astros’ Yordan Alvarez grew up in Cuba believing he’d never need to learn English. His tape measure homers do his talking for him.
Johnson prédit le nom des prochaines grandes équipes rivales au sein de la N.B.A, et évoque son seul regret du temps où il dirigeait les Los Angeles Lakers.
A double-overtime thriller against the Boston Celtics in the season opener had 11 lead changes and 10 ties.
A pair of ugly losses in a row has Boston reeling. But as the A.L.C.S. shifts to Houston, the Red Sox are buoyed by the idea that they have overcome worse deficits in the past.
Tom Brady congratulated Aaron Rodgers for becoming a "shareholder of the Bears" after the Green Bay Packers quarterback's celebration in which he could be heard saying he "owned" the Chicago team.
A trove of fossilized eggs and skeletons in Argentina revealed that some dinosaurs likely traveled in herds and socialized by age.
The fiery trail astonished viewers in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana, with many first thinking it was a meteor.
The climate pattern may also bring some relief to Northern California and the Pacific Northwest this winter.
Scientists identified the genes that played a role in many female elephants of Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park being born without tusks.
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One company plans to build the world's longest electricity cable to connect Morocco to the UK.
Social media stocks fell in after hours trading after Snap said Apple's iPhone privacy changes and supply chain problems disrupted its advertising business.
Intel is in a period of massive capital expenditure as it spends $20 billion this year, including on a new semiconductor factory in Arizona.
Several top WarnerMedia executives never liked the HBO Max name. Merging with Discovery will give the combined company a chance to change it.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) just issued new details in a high-profile Tesla fatal crash investigation.