Hong Kong

Coronavirus: why won’t Carrie Lam shut Hong Kong’s border with mainland China?

  • Transport industry disputes claim borders have to stay open so goods can be brought into city
  • Professor says partial shutdown is making the situation worse, while questions are raised about Hong Kong’s ability to care for sick

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3049111/coronavirus-why-wont-carrie-lam-shut-hong-kongs-border?fbclid=IwAR3nBGz67WR_lIHieTwFNH65XfInmi4ofLaqKCM3-90ZV13KLe8YjJ2wIL8

11/02 – U.S. allows government staff to leave Hong Kong over coronavirus worries

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-usa-hongkong-idUSKBN2051TW?fbclid=IwAR2lSJF3wjkLVF5v4XbjGEeG4YZSJqUAcmbFQ1LcFY1AYUDVnOfaD9FFt7E

Coronavirus: Made in Hong Kong face masks a joint effort by ‘chemistry godfather’ and social enterprise

A reusable face mask initiative attempts to address a pressing local problem by offering a global solution: “The design should be universal so I’m not charging for the patent. Everyone can download the template and tailor their own masks,” said Dr Kenneth Kwong, the mastermind behind the HK MASK project – an effort to tackle Hong Kong’s shortage of surgical masks amid the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: Made in Hong Kong face masks a joint effort by ‘chemistry godfather’ and social enterprise

Xi Jinping’s coronavirus power grab is endangering public health in Hong Kong

Xi Jinping’s coronavirus power grab is endangering public health in Hong Kong

Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s Hospital Authority targets medics who went on strike to urge border closure

Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s Hospital Authority targets medics who went on strike to urge border closure

Number of coronavirus cases in Hong Kong could surge to more than 1,000 in next two weeks, scientist claims

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/3052296/number-coronavirus-cases-hong-kong-could-surge?fbclid=IwAR2fUG8jZFoRRWuYayQj1bHJjEfnCFPBNvMLaMTXHiuxET5YSwggyUsYNrY

Democracy Drives Labor in a Hyper-Capitalist City

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2020/02/unions-hong-kong-protest-coronavirus/606136/

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