Correa defends the budget cuts

President Rafael Correa defended today in Beijing the cuts in the state budget of this year at USD 1,420 million. The President said that “we must respond to reality.” The Ecuadorian Ministry of Finance said Correa spoke in that way on the “sharp decline”...

Hong Kong protesters demand the resignation of local governor

Students who lead the pro-democracy protests and the governments of Beijing and Hong Kong have hardened their positions this Thursday and demanded the resignation of the local executive chief, Leung Chun-Ying. The promoters of the pro-democracy protests have threatened to...

Protests in Hong Kong bother Beijing authorities

Hong Kong lives days of tension after the decision of the government in the way that the next leader of the Chinese region will be elected. The movement ‘Occupy Central’ takes on a protagonism that bothers the central authorities in Beijing. Elections will be hel...

Hong Kong students perform strike in protest of electoral system

Thousands of students from Hong Kong yesterday began a strike against Beijing’s proposed reform to the electoral system of the former British colony. 13,000 members of about twenty university partnerships, people gathered in the central square of the Chinese University of...

Beijing announces ban on the sale of coal to avoid contamination

The Beijing city authorities announced today the progressive ban on the sale of coal. The reason for this disposition is to reduce the serious air pollution affecting Beijing. A statement from the Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau, said that until 2020 sales will be...