Shanghai extends lockdown to entire city as tests show COVID-19 spread

The lockdown now covers the entire city after restrictions in its western districts were extended until further notice, in what has become a major test of China’s zero-tolerance strategy to eliminate the novel coronavirus SHANGHAI, China – Chinese authorities extended a lockdown in Shanghai to cover all of the financial center’s 26 million people on … Read more

While Marcos evades tax question, supporters spread fake news

MANILA, Philippines – As Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr evades questions on his family’s P203 billion estate tax debt, his supporters muddle the discussion by spreading false claims about Philippine tax laws if only to defend the non-payment. Over the past days, Marcos’ supporters have amplified a comment from a political analyst that to charge the … Read more