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The virtual forum “One World, One World-How to Cope with Racial Discrimination in Epidemic Situations” recently brought together international Chinese communities via social media platform Wechat on the 23rd of May. By Jian Ping...

‘Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.’ It’s the words of German philosopher and economist Karl Marx. When he wrote this...

By Jian Sun on May 25th, 2020

People arriving in the UK must self-isolate for 14 days from 8 June to help slow the spread of coronavirus, the government has said. Travellers will need to tell the government where they will quarantine, with enforcement through random spot...

Fraud is often at its most virulent during downturns and crises – both of which are happening with the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest PwC Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey 2020 told us that 47% of respondents experienced fraud in...

A post-mortem examination of the helicopter crash that killed basketball star Kobe Bryant has ruled blunt force trauma as the cause of death for all nine victims. By BBC News The 180-page report also found that the pilot, 50-year-old Ara Zobayan,...

By Jian Sun on May 16th, 2020

Lloyd’s of London is likely to pay out $3.0 billion-4.3 billion in insurance claims related to the coronavirus pandemic, similar to losses from the 9/11 attacks, it said on Thursday. From Reuters  News The pandemic has locked down economies...

The Queen has given a poignant address to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, praising Britain’s response to the coronavirus epidemic that has filled empty streets with “love”. BBC Reported In the broadcast last night, The...

By Jian Sun on May 9th, 2020

The Bank of England has warned that the U.K. economy could fall into its worst recession on record and could contract as much as 25% in the second quarter as the pandemic and lockdown measures have impacted businesses and workers. Bank governor...

Teaching unions across the UK and Ireland are warning national leaders not to reopen schools too early. From BBC News The British Irish Group of Teacher Unions has written to the education ministers of all five nations in which the million...

By Jian Sun on May 6th, 2020

The foreign secretary Dominic Raab says the UK is looking at sports being played behind closed doors in the next phase of its virus response. By Sky news Speaking at the government’s daily COVID-19 briefing, Raab said ministers were...

By Jian Sun on May 6th, 2020