Bars, Strip Clubs and Churches: U.S. Virus Outbreaks Enter Unwieldy Phase

PITTSBURGH — After months of lockdown in which outbreaks of the coronavirus often centered in nursing homes, prisons and meatpacking plants, the nation is entering a new and uncertain phase of the pandemic. New Covid-19 clusters have been found in a Pentecostal church in Oregon, a strip club in Wisconsin and in every imaginable place […]

Continue Reading

Intellasia East Asia News – Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan airspace for 4th time in 2 weeks

A Chinese J-10 fighter jet and a Shaanxi Y-8 military transport plane had to be chased out of Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the fourth incident of its kind in two weeks, the Air Force said Wednesday (June 17). Just one day earlier, another J-10 had also crossed into Taiwan’s airspace. Each incursion […]

Continue Reading

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

Many restaurants and bars in New York City, especially in Manhattan, do not have available outdoor space, and owners have for weeks pressed lawmakers to expand their ability to serve customers outdoors as the city reopened. As the city first began easing restrictions earlier this month, a kind of informal outdoor dining emerged, with large […]

Continue Reading

Intellasia East Asia News – Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan airspace for 4th time in 2 weeks

A Chinese J-10 fighter jet and a Shaanxi Y-8 military transport plane had to be chased out of Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the fourth incident of its kind in two weeks, the Air Force said Wednesday (June 17). Only the previous day, another J-10 also crossed into Taiwan’s airspace, with each incursion […]

Continue Reading

Intellasia East Asia News – Chinese fighters jets ‘briefly enter Taiwan’s airspace’

Chinese fighter jets briefly entered Taiwan’s airspace, prompting the island’s air force to issue verbal warnings and “active responses” to drive away the intruders, the Taiwanese defence ministry has said. The Su-30 fighters, some of China’s most advanced jets, entered Taiwan’s air defence identification zone to its southwest on Tuesday, according to a statement. The […]

Continue Reading

Intellasia East Asia News – Chinese fighter jets briefly enter Taiwan airspace: Taipei

Chinese fighter jets briefly entered Taiwan’s airspace on Tuesday, forcing the island to scramble its own, Taipei said shortly after announcing plans for its largest annual live-fire military drill. The Taiwanese defence ministry said it broadcast warnings and “took active responses to dispel” multiple Chinese Su-30 fighters to the southwest of the island. “The military […]

Continue Reading