People who want to rent a room or home in Beijing through Airbnb have to wait until May to do so. Airbnb has announced it will suspend room rentals in the Chinese capital due to the 2019-nCoV virus outbreak.
China warned the United States on Thursday that it will take “firm counter measures” to President Trump’s US legislation of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, aimed at protecting the rights of Hong Kong residents.
The pro-democracy parties won an historic victory in the district elections in Hong Kong on Sunday. On Monday Hong Kong leader Carrie Lamb issued a statement saying her government respects the results and promised to “humbly listen” to the public’s opinions.
After months of increasingly violent protests a record number of around three million Hong Kong citizens, about 70% of the Hong Kong’s voting population, showed up for the district elections on Sunday.