Second death in Wuhan from new virus as it spreads to Thailand and Japan

By Helene Fung, File Photo Authorities in Wuhan, China, reported a second death from the newly-identified virus that has made 62 people seriously sick. It’s reported that among the 62 people infected, 17 of them are new cases. A 69-year-old man, who first fell ill late December, had taken a turn for the worse on…

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Gunman who open-firedat Moscow FSB headquarters identified as former security guard

By Helene Fung Russian authorities identified a 39-year-old former security guard, Yevgeny Manyurov, as the gunman who open fired just outside Russian security service FSB’s main building on Thursday evening (local time). FSB is the successor of the Soviet-era spy agency, the KGB. Manyurov killed FSB employee outright and wounded give more, before he himself…

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Donald Trump calls for “immediate trial” for impeachment

By Helene Fung US President Donald Trump responded to the impeachment vote on this week, and House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s delay in handing the impeachment to the Senate until she finds out how Republicans would manage the proceeding, by calling for an immediate Senate trial on Twitter. In the same series of tweets,…

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Tory win means Australia may re-negotiate UK relations

Boris Johnson has returned to Number Ten Downing Street after a historic landslide victory over Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn last week. Johnson’s Conservative party took government with 365 seats, beating Labour by 165 seats and taking many traditionally Labour voting areas. Boris Johnson ran the campaign on a platform of “getting Brexit done,” committed to leaving…

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