Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung expresses sadness over deaths of young Hong Kong people linked to extradition bill protests

Hong Kong’s No 2 official has for the first time addressed concerns about suicides and emotional problems among the city’s youth linked to extradition bill protests, offering support, even as he rejected students’ preconditions for talks offered by the government to end the ongoing crisis.“The entire government is saddened and very concerned about the series […]

Mothers gather in show of solidarity with Hong Kong’s young protesters, pleading their lives must be treasured

Hundreds of mothers gathered for a second time in three weeks at Chater Garden in Central on Friday night in a show of solidarity with young protesters opposing the ­extradition bill.They expressed fears for the safety of their children following the storming of the city’s legislature by mostly young protesters on Monday, stressing that their […]

1,500 police officers on standby to prevent unrest and conflict with mainland Chinese tourists during Hong Kong extradition bill protest on Sunday

Security in Hong Kong’s busy shopping district of Tsim Sha Tsui and its West Kowloon cross-border high-speed rail terminus will be beefed up with 1,500 officers standing by to guard against unrest and conflict with tourists during an extradition bill protest on Sunday, the Post has learned.A Beijing source assessing the situation in Hong Kong […]

Fed describes labor market as strong, weak inflation as ‘transitory’

WASHINGTON — U.S. economic growth continued “at a solid pace” in the first half of the year though it likely weakened in recent months as higher tariffs depressed global trade and business investment weakened, the Federal Reserve said on Friday in its semi-annual report to Congress. Read More More: https://ift.tt/2JqPzCs

The Church’s role in modern Europe: an interview with Cardinal Jozef De Kesel

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; Belgian Cardinal Jozef De Kesel sat down with New Europe to discuss the role of the Catholic Church in today’s Europe, where pluralism and secularism have changed the dynamic between Europe’s citizens and their relationship with one of […]

Angry baseball fan in Japan uses his own son as a weapon to attack opposing team’s fan【Video】

Ever been so angry you felt the need to smack someone else with your own kid? No? Then you’re a calmer parent than this guy. If you’re going to watch a baseball game in Japan, Yokohama Stadium is a pretty good place to do it. Located just a few blocks from the ocean, you can […]

45 People Share Funny Childhood Stories That Say A Lot About Their Character

https://ift.tt/2KZTCZL We all have stories from our childhood that makes us want to bury ourselves deep in the sand. However, sometimes, these stories are what best defines our characters. When twitter user @chrelisem started a funny thread asking “What’s a childhood anecdote that says a lot about you?” quite a few brave souls delivered their […]

45 People Share Funny Childhood Stories That Say A Lot About Their Character

https://ift.tt/2KZTCZL We all have stories from our childhood that makes us want to bury ourselves deep in the sand. However, sometimes, these stories are what best defines our characters. When twitter user @chrelisem started a funny thread asking “What’s a childhood anecdote that says a lot about you?” quite a few brave souls delivered their […]

Call for green burial corridors alongside roads, railways and country footpaths

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J A leading public health expert is calling for a strategic initiative to develop green burial corridors alongside major transport routes because British graveyards and cemeteries are rapidly running out of room. With 500,000 deaths annually in England and Wales, it is likely that there will be no burial space left within five years. Vía […]

US-China trade truce increases pressure at home for both Trump, Xi to cut a deal, analysts say

For decades, Jasco Products Company has outsourced production of its doorbells, lights and surge protectors to China without a second thought. But, a trade war with the United States that has been raging for the last year has put the Oklahoma-based company and thousands of other firms like it – both American and Chinese – […]

New Delhi and Beijing cannot let differences turn into disputes: India’s ambassador to China

India and China must actively manage their differences so they do not get in the way of the Asian superpowers working together for global stability, India’s top diplomat in China said on Friday.To emphasise his point, Ambassador Vikram Misri listed eight long-standing and new bilateral issues that required attention, including India’s almost US$60 billion trade […]

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Matt Levine is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering finance. He was an editor of Dealbreaker, an investment banker at Goldman Sachs, a mergers and acquisitions lawyer at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, and a clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit. If you’d like to get Money Stuff in handy email form, right in… […]