Category: Europe / Western countries

France say donations of coronavirus masks won’t influence decisions on Huawei and 5G

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/10/coronavirus-canada-france-deny-masks-will-affect-huawei-5g-decisions.html France reports 50 COVID-19 cases aboard aircraft carrier https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-health-coronavirus-france-aircraftcar/french-army-reports-50-covid-19-cases-aboard-aircraft-carrier-idUKKCN21S150 France summons Chinese ambassador after Paris embassy diplomat accuses French care workers of ‘leaving residents to die of hunger and disease’ in […]

Impossible dilemma? World watches Italy as businesses plead to return to work

https://in.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-italy-industry-insight-idINKBN21Q0KR Coronavirus Italy: Lombardy province at centre of outbreak offers glimmer of hope Lodi witnessed country’s first lockdowns and is now reporting steady declines in new cases https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/08/coronavirus-italy-lombardy-province-at-centre-of-outbreak-offers-glimmer-of-hope Coronavirus: EU could fail […]

From farms and coal mines to airports and water supplies: How China is gobbling up millions of acres of land, vital infrastructure and companies – as part of its ‘disturbing’ plan to exert greater influence and control over Australia

Last week ‘disturbing’ reports said that China tried to plant a spy in Parliament  Experts warn that China ‘will not stop’ meddling in Australian domestic politics Over past decade, China has poured […]

UK, ‘Beijing uses a toxic brew of lies and fear to maintain power’: Britain risks paying a very high price if we stay in hock to China, says TOM TUGENDHAT

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8188239/TOM-TUGENDHAT-Beijing-uses-toxic-brew-lies-fear-maintain-power.html Leading surgeon at Cardiff hospital dies after contracting coronavirus Jitendra Rathod, who worked at the University Hospital of Wales, was described as ‘incredibly dedicated’ by colleagues https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/heart-surgeon-dead-coronavirus-cardiff-18053766.amp?__twitter_impression=true With Boris Johnson ill, […]