Daily Archives: January 4, 2020

China Replaces its Top Official in Protest-riven Hong Kong

BEIJING – China replaced its top official in Hong Kong on Saturday, state media said, as anti-government protests in the semi-autonomous territory enter their eighth month.Luo Huining, the former Communist Party chief for Shanxi province, has been appo…

Thousands in Shelters as Indonesia Flood Death Toll Hits 60

JAKARTA – Indonesian rescue teams flew helicopters stuffed with food to remote flood-hit communities Saturday as the death toll from the disaster jumped to 60 and fears grew about the possibility of more torrential rain. Tens of thousands in Jakarta w…