Wednesday,  September 23,  2020

Tycoon behind clown call jailed 18 years for graft
A tycoon who called President Xi Jinping a clown and criticized his handling of the coronavirus outbreak has been jailed for 18 years for corruption, bribery and embezzlement of public funds. Ren Zhiqiang - once among the Communist Party's inner circle - disappeared from the public eye in March,...
Beijing 'ready to walk' away from deal
Beijing is unlikely to approve an "unfair" deal that Oracle and Walmart say they have struck with ByteDance over the future of video-streaming app TikTok, the state-backed Global Times said in a commentary. The American giants said they will buy into a new and mainly US-owned company, TikTok Global....

Whale rescuers work to cut massive losses
Rescuers raced to save nearly 200 whales stuck in a remote Australian harbor, hoping to minimize the death toll of a mass stranding that has already killed 90. At least 25 of the mammals have been freed so far. A large pod of long-finned pilot whales is stuck on a sandbar in Macquarie Harbour, on...




















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