‘A political show’: Beijing hits back at western criticism of Hong Kong national security arrests

Beijing has hit back at western criticism of Hong Kong’s latest arrest of activists, including a 90-year-old Catholic cardinal, accusing them of “smearing” and putting on a “political show.” China’s Foreign Ministry in Hong Kong “expresses strong disapproval and opposition, emphasizing that ‘rights and freedoms’ are not a ‘shield’ for illegal activities in Hong Kong,” … Read more

[Press Release] Top Data And Analytics Players From ASEAN To Assemble For The 3rd Global Edition Of World Data & Analytics Show

To unleash an organization’s hidden data and leverage it to deliver better business outcomes, Trescon’s initiative of World Data & Analytics Show – ASEAN will bring together over 400 pre-qualified data analytics experts, as well as CIOs, CDOs, and Heads of IT; to explore the latest tech strategies and embrace the significant potential for data … Read more

A Blooming Brief Guide To The Chelsea Flower Show

It’s the Glastonbury Festival of the horticultural world. Image: RHS What is the Chelsea Flower Show exactly? The RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) Chelsea Flower Show is a five-day-long annual spectacular of flowers, plants and show gardens, hosted in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea. For visitors, it’s one of the places to see cutting-edge … Read more

Last Chance To Catch This Art Spectacular, Hailed “The Show Of The Season”

This is a sponsored article on behalf of Dulwich Picture Gallery. Photo: Alick Cotterill Helen Frankenthaler was one of the 20th century’s great abstract artists – a genius whose woodcuts were pioneering in the world of printmaking. Dulwich Picture Gallery’s highly-acclaimed show – Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty – flaunts many of the artist’s finest works, … Read more

A ‘Mangrove Nine’ Garden Will Be Part Of This Year’s Chelsea Flower Show

Will Noble A ‘Mangrove Nine’ Garden Will Be Part Of This Year’s Chelsea Flower Show The garden’s centerpiece is a sculpture consisting of nine deliberately bare roots, each honoring a Mangrove Nine defendant and serving as a reminder of what humans are doing to the planet’s ecosystems. Image: Grow2Know A garden inspired by the infamous … Read more

Covid-19: Work on temporary China-Hong Kong bridge began before emergency law was invoked, satellite images show

On March 4, as Hong Kong’s fifth wave of Covid-19 was at its worst, Chief Secretary John Lee evoked an emergency regulation to build a temporary bridge connecting Lok Ma Chau Loop, the site of a soon-to-be-built makeshift hospital , to Shenzhen, across the border. Satellite images acquired by HKFP appear to show a bridge … Read more