· I like the sound of my own voice – but does that make me a narcissist? →
Eventually the friend cracks.
The China Post
· China says US action on Hong Kong ‘doomed to fail’ →
Tensions over Hong Kong have increased over the past year as China has cracked down on protesters and strengthened its control over the Asian financial hub.
· Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (REGN) CEO Len Schleifer Presents at Bernstein's 36th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference (Transcript) →
And one of the crack the bookcases since I started covering you, I've been interested in general has always been, look sampling this turns the corner from the small company to a large company.
The Japan Times
· Japan should reconsider state visit by China’s Xi, LDP lawmakers say →
China’s rubber-stamp parliament on Thursday decided to introduce a national security law to crack down on what it views as subversive activity in Hong Kong, a move strongly criticized by many Western countries.
The New York Times
· Derek Chauvin Charged in Death of George Floyd in Minneapolis →
In Minneapolis, he said, officials were reluctant to crack down at the outset because they did not want to be seen as defending Mr. Floyd’s death.
· 'Am I next?' Tennis phenom Gauff upset by unarmed black man's death →
Solid performances at the US Open and the Australian Open in January saw her crack the top 50 in the world rankings before she turned 16 on March 13.
· Blackstone Group Inc. (BX) CEO Steve Schwarzman Presents at Bernstein's 36th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference (Transcript) →
What happens when stock markets crack is everybody freezes.
· U.S. cuts WHO ties over virus; takes action over Hong Kong →
Tensions over Hong Kong have been increasing for more than a year as China has cracked down on protesters and sought to exert more control over the former British territory.
· The racist history of Trump’s “When the looting starts, the shooting starts” tweet →
Several prominent segregationists have used the phrase while cracking down on black protesters since the civil rights era.
· The End of Hong Kong As We Know It →
When all is said and done, Beijing will have established the means to directly crack down on activities it considers undesirable in the city, including what it interprets as terrorism, separatism, or secessionism.