Asia Pacific / Science & Health Nov 18, 2019

China diagnoses third case of bubonic plague

China says a 55-year-old man has been diagnosed with bubonic plague after killing and eating a wild rabbit, adding to two plague cases already discovered in Beijing. A statement from the health authority in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region north of the capital said that ...

As night falls, downtown Hong Kong becomes battleground

Asia Pacific Nov 2, 2019

As night falls, downtown Hong Kong becomes battleground

Hong Kong police on Saturday fired tear gas into a park to break up thousands of anti-government protesters who fled to the Central business district, setting fire to street barricades and metro stations in some of the worst violence in months of unrest. Central, its ...