Hong Kong finds 90-year-old cardinal guilty over pro-democracy protest fund | CNN

Hong Kong finds 90-year-old cardinal guilty over pro-democracy protest fund | CNN

Hong Kong CNN  —  A 90-year-old former bishop and outspoken critic of China’s ruling Communist Party was found guilty Friday on a charge relating to his role in a relief fund for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests in 2019. Cardinal Joseph Zen and five others, including the Cantopop singer Denise Ho, contravened the Societies Ordinance by … Read more

As major powers meet in Asia, the rest of the world is pressed to pick a side | CNN

As major powers meet in Asia, the rest of the world is pressed to pick a side | CNN

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Hong Kong CNN  —  World leaders are converging in Phnom Penh this weekend for the first in a series … Read more

Omicron subvariants resistant to key antibody treatments are increasing every week in the U.S.

Omicron subvariants resistant to key antibody treatments are increasing every week in the U.S.

Two omicron subvariants that are resistant to key antibody treatments are on the rise in the U.S., according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The subvariants BQ.1 and BQ.1.1 now represent 27% of infections in the U.S., a significant jump from the week prior when they made up about 16% of … Read more