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Frank Ching

Hong Kong: The impact of China’s national security law

THE national security law adopted by China’s National People’s Congress Standing Committee in the morning of June 30 and promulgated in Hong Kong at...

China: ‘Wolf warrior’ diplomats are not winning the country any friends

FOUR years ago this month, Wang Yi, China’s foreign minister, held a joint news conference with his Canadian counterpart, Stéphane Dion, in Ottawa wherein...

US-China dialogue suggests Xi supports Trump in November election

ON the surface, the low-profile meeting between the top diplomats of China and the United States in Hawaii last week was notable mostly for...

Hong Kong’s impossible dream: To remake its international image

FOR the second time in 10 months, the Hong Kong government is trying to salvage its tattered reputation by seeking the help of public...

Hong Kong-Taiwan nexus forged by critical events of the last year

A YEAR ago this week, an unusual relationship started to develop between Hong Kong, a former British colony and now a Chinese special region,...

Hong Kong: In the cross-hairs of both China and the US

HONG KONG, which prospered for decades as the gateway between China and the West, acts today as the common punching bag for both China and...

China tightens grip on Hong Kong despite 1984 treaty commitments

CHINA is significantly tightening its grip on Hong Kong with the announcement that its parliament, the National People’s Congress (NPC), will draft a national security...

Hong Kong trying to shut up Mao on Japan’s invasion

WAS Japan’s invasion of China 80-some years ago a good thing? Sounds like a silly question to ask, and yet it was posed in...

China’s new stance offers WHO a chance to lead global study on virus origin

CHINA’s apparent willingness to cooperate with the World Health Organization (WHO) in an open investigation into the origin of the virus that causes the...

Covid-19: An independent investigation is good for China

VOICES are increasingly being raised calling for China to be held accountable for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic that is ravaging the world,...

Caloocan village under lockdown for 6 days, Navotas street for 13 days due to rising Covid-19 cases

A barangay in Caloocan City will be placed under lockdown for six days starting on July 12 while a street and its surrounding areas...

Kapamilya stars join ABS-CBN rally outside Batasang Pambansa

TOP Kapamilya stars went to the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City on Friday to call on Congress to vote "yes" on the ABS-CBN...

PNPA cadet dies of heat stroke

A cadet of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) died of heat stroke, the PNP reported. The victim was Fourth Class Kenneth Ross Alvarado who...

Palace: Govt adopts stricter screening, surveillance in ports amid pandemic

THE government adopted stricter screening and surveillance activities in the country’s ports of entry to help curb the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19),...

Fire hits Sto Nino Church in Manila

FIRE hit the Sto. Nino de Pandacan Parish in Manila on Friday. The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) raised a third alarm at 1:19 p.m. No...