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Tens of thousands of people commemorate the Tiananmen massacre of 4 June 1989 despite government ban.
| 04/06/2020
| HONG KONG - CHINA
 
by Bernardo Cervellera
After 31 years, information control, censorship, expulsion of dissidents, prison, physical and psychological torture, executions and deaths have been unable to stifle the demands of those students and workers of Tiananmen Square: democracy and an end ...
| 04/06/2020
| CHINA - HONG KONG
 
by Louis Raphael Sako*
The Chaldean patriarch speaks out amid a controversy among Chaldean clergy and believers following an interview with Card Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, who criticised streamed Masses with priests looking at the camera, not God. ...
| 03/06/2020
| IRAQ
 
On the 567th anniversary of the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople, Erdoğan endorses the recitation of an Islamic prayer inside the basilica. In a strong-worded reaction, the Greek government calls it an insult to the international community. For Turkey, ...
| 03/06/2020
| TURKEY – GREECE
 
by Wang Zhicheng
According to the Associated Press, Chinese authorities sat on information concerning the genome of the virus for weeks, allowing it to spread worldwide and become a pandemic. The World Health Organisation praised China in order to get it to release more ...
| 03/06/2020
| CHINA – UNITED NATIONS
 
by Bernardo Cervellera
The green light for the national security law, has saddened a large part of the Territory's population while the social networks on the mainland celebrate. The "war" between China and the USA, regardless of the rights of the local population. ...
| 29/05/2020
| CHINA - HONG KONG
 
The Chinese president had pledged to erase poverty by the end of 2020. Since the start of the year, 380,000 more Chinese are on the edge of poverty. Officially, 5.5 million are poor. Tens of millions of migrant workers have become uneployed because of ...
| 26/05/2020
| CHINA
 
The theme of the rite, which will be broadcast worldwide from the Lourdes Grotto in the Vatican gardens, at 5.30 pm, will be "Devoted and with one accord to prayer, together with Mary (cf. Acts 1:14)". The Virgin will be asked for help and assistance ...
| 26/05/2020
| VATICAN
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