Saturday , August 8 2020

Politics

Populist power in East is a problem EU can’t seem to solve

Bloomberg As European Union leaders haggle over their critical coronavirus recovery plan, they have an escalating problem in the east they can seemingly do little about. Poland’s presidential election at the weekend laid bare how divided the country is over its relationship with Brussels, with nationalist incumbent Andrzej Duda winning ...

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Hong Kong’s opposition says over 320,000 vote in primaries

Bloomberg Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong residents defied concerns about social-distancing and a new security law to vote in two-day primaries held by pro-democracy opposition parties. More than 318,100 people voted electronically and at least 10,000 had used paper ballots as of 1 pm on Sunday, Andrew Chiu, convenor ...

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