7 Aug 2020

Asia correspondent Elizabeth Beattie

From Nine To Noon, 9:45 am on 7 August 2020
A woman with umbrella walks along a deserted street at Divisoria public market in Manila, Philippines on April 01, 2020.

Photo: AFP

The Philippines is back under lockdown and in Hong Kong, Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced she will be delaying the city's elections by a year, following Covid-19 resurgence concerns, but critics say this is yet another move to restrict rights in the city.

Elizabeth Beattie is a journalist at Thomson Reuters, based in Hong Kong.