The Houston Rockets have enlisted start basketball players to limit the fallout of a tweet in support of the Hong Kong protestors.
Taiwan's number of COVID-19 infections is currently below 400, despite the island's proximity to the outbreak's origin on mainland China. Experts say early intervention has helped stop a public health crisis.
Upon release, Wang Quanzhang was transferred to a residence far from his family to undergo two weeks of quarantine. Human rights groups have described the measure as a tactic to isolate the renowned human rights lawyer.
Police fired tear gas and pepper spray to disperse the demonstrators. They were gathering to commemorate the six-month anniversary of violent clashes at Prince Edward subway station, which left several injured.
Several firms in mainland China, Hong Kong and South Africa have been blacklisted by the Trump administration over their trade with Iran. The US also sanctioned five scientists for taking part in Iran's nuclear program.
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