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this is newsday on the bbc. i am rico hizon in singapore. xijinping is making his first visit to hong kong, 26 pro—democracy protesters are kong, 26 pro—democracy protesters a re rested kong, 26 pro—democracy protesters are rested ahead of his arrival. more countries are hit by the latest wave of cyber attacks which could be more dangerous than the previous attacks. also in the programme: they came at him with machetes, we hear from the policeman who tackled the london bridge attackers.” from the policeman who tackled the london bridge attackers. i took my pattern with my right hand, i took a deep breath and i went on. and, what difference does a michelin star make? we will hear from a chef who knows. thank you forjoining us. we start
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off in hong kong, which is in lockdown preparing for a rivalfrom the chinese president xi jinping. lockdown preparing for a rivalfrom the chinese president xijinping. he is arriving to mark the 20th anniversary of the handover from britain to china. it is his first visit to the city as chinese leader and protest are expected. 26 activists were arrested on wednesday after occupying a monument to the reunification. our correspondent joins us now from hong kong. what is expected today? the chinese president expected to land around midday, but his visit has already been marred by a series of
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small—scale guerilla type protests. the latest one overnight happened just behind me, about two dozen pro—democracy protesters were arrested. they were demanding greater voting rights for hong kong, as well as the unconditional release ofa as well as the unconditional release of a chinese civilians. we believe they are still in police custody. we are also expecting more smaller scale protests to come. most protesters are unlikely to be able to get close to the chinese president, however. he will be giving a speech and will then be taken to the area behind me. that area is already in lockdown. there area is already in lockdown. there are reports of over 10,000 police officers on patrol to safeguard his visit. in the following days, he will be attending a variety show on friday night and saturday morning. he will be at the swearing—in of the incoming chief executive. what kind
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of welcome will he received in hong kong? as you know, this city is very divided. there are people who support him and his administration, but there are also a lot of pro—democracy supporters who do not support him. those people have been protesting since monday, and perhaps tens of thousands will be coming out on saturday afternoon for the annual pace of delay democracy march in the afternoon. mr newsday is expected to leave before then. he is quite a divisive figure. we saw five years ago that the then president had a harmonious visit, but kim jong—un is a much more divisive president. his visit is much more highly scrutinised. what he does during his
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stay in hong kong will be highly scrutinised as well. thank you for that date. taking a look at the day's other big news stories. experts believe that the newest spate of ransomware attacks may have originated in the ukraine. it is targeting things such as banks and airports. a vaccine has been developed to stop the immediate spread, but more cases are still being reported. earlier, the executive chairman of one of those groups and a former homeland secretary said that cyber attacks could become increasingly central to conflict. as many people with intelligence feel, i feel this
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conflict. as many people with intelligence feel, ifeel this is probably the most serious threat we face. terrorists, although they have not yet used cyber attacks as a destructive tool, they may decide they want to do that. you have the north koreans who have shown very little restraint and have access to cyber weapons. i do think as we get a rising tension, there is a greater likelihood that the cyber arena will become a greater area of conflict. we will soon be talking to a cyber security expert to see what companies can do to protect themselves. and taking look the dayother news. north korea has threatened the former south korean president, and also a spy chief, with capital punishment. it follows accusations of a plot to assassinate the north korean leader. the message, delivered by a the official new “— message, delivered by a the official new —— newsagency, said there were
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tensions about it. hundreds of civilians have been killed in raqqa inferior this month. western backed forces are trying to drive out islamic state militants. it is believed up to 100,000 local people are trapped by the fighting. there have been big protests in several indian cities against a spate of attacks on minorities, especially on muslims and low—cost dialects. some 2000 people demonstrated in delhi against the assaults. china has donated thousands of guns to the president of the philippines, supporting the government to hold up ina supporting the government to hold up in a southern city. it follows
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rodrigo duterte's attempts to gain support from other countries. we must support each other during times of need, but this also highlights the dawn of a new era in philippine— chinese relations. the death toll from the grand belltower fire in london will not be known until the end of the year, according to authorities —— grenfell. the prime minister says that 120 high—rise hoardings in england have failed fire safety test —— buildings. sebastian vettel could face further punishment after his collision with lewis hamilton at the weekend at the azerbaijan grand prix. they will hold a hearing focusing on his behaviour on the racetrack, with the outcome to be
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made public before the austrian grand prix next month. returning to the cyber attacks that have in spreading across computers around the world. it appears that be —— the latest attacks or even more sophisticated than the attacks last month —— are. sophisticated than the attacks last month -- are. this does not have a kill switch, so it is more competition. it is now only stopping because the number of machines that can be attacked have reduced from the previous attack. major companies have been affected across 60 countries. what should countries to to make sure they are not affected. —— affected ? to make sure they are not affected. -- affected? of thing they should do is close the doors, get all of the updates in place. if you leave the door open, somebody will come in and
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attack. secondly, they have to tracked the behaviour of the now we are, how it spread. —— malware —— track. they must also monitor communications, because what is going out can mean something wrong inside. what you mention, do you need additionalfunding inside. what you mention, do you need additional funding for companies to be able to put these measures in place? yes, you have to put systems and processes in place. people need to have the skills, you've got to invest in people, processes and tools. are companies 01’ processes and tools. are companies or individuals more at risk and more able to protect ourselves? at this
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point in time, we are about equally susceptible and vulnerable. consumers have a responsibility the biggest thing that causes the spread of this is clicking a link or a fire. it has happened to me as well. i get fire. it has happened to me as well. igeta fire. it has happened to me as well. i get a message saying, your fedex package has arrived. for consumers, just delete that link? delete that e—mail? just delete that link? delete that e-mail? delete it, do not click on it. when you get an update, which means you have to pay maybe 20 or $30, do you have to pay three? do it. why? otherwise you will pay thousands of dollars once you have an attack —— do you have to pay for
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it? south korean president moonjae—in is in washington for talks with president trump. the white house says they will discuss ways to further strengthen their alliance and deepen the friendship. and the leaders will of course be co—ordinating on north korea—related issues, as our correspondent steve evans reports, from seoul. north korea, just over that mountain, has, on one estimate, 12,000 conventional artillery pieces. big guns, to you and me. trained on this area here, which has about 25 million people. a big, urban area. by one scenario, 42,000 dead and injured within 24 hours. that's way this thing matters. here in south korea, the new government
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says, you need to talk. they are our family, you need to talk to them. the mood in washington is, do not talk. eventually he will have a better delivery system. we can't allow that to happen. we don't know if president trump is simply saying that as a negotiating tactic, but what is clear is that there are no good options. wall? not a good option. talking to north korea? north korea doesn't seem to want to talk back. 0r except that north korea has nuclear weapons and is capable of destroying american cities —— war? none of those is good. still to come on the programme:
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why people in thailand are advised to give a certain type of raw fish a wide berth. and cooking with a michelin star — one of singapore's top chefs on high expectations — and making food to match them. china marked its first day of rule in hong kong with a series of spectacular celebrations. a huge fireworks display was held. the chinese president said unification was the start of a new era for hong kong. the world's first clone has been produced of an adult mammal. scientists in scotland have produced a sheep called dolly that was cloned ina a sheep called dolly that was cloned in a laboratory using the cells of another sheep. for the first time in 20 years, russian and american spacecraft have docked in orbit for collaboration in space. challenger powered past this
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lighthouse at almost 50 knots, shattering a record that had stood for 34 years. there was no hiding the elation of richard branson and his crew. this is newsday on the bbc. i'm rico hizon in singapore. i'm kasia madera in london. our top stories: china's president xijinping is making his first visit to hong kong — 26 pro—democracy activists are arrested ahead of his arrival. more than 60 countries now hit by the latest wave of cyber attacks which could be more dangerous than previous ones. and a chinese woman fainted in a jewellery shop after accidentally breaking a jade bracelet worth $44,000. the tourist from eastern china was browsing in a shop near the border with myanmar, where much of china's jade is found. according to state media
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she was so shocked when she was told its price that she dropped it. that story is popular on bbc.com did she have to pay for it? find out on our website. but first of all, the front pages from around the world. the china daily leads with the launch of the new warship, a new type of destroyer built in shanghai designed to rival the biggest and best american ships. many british papers are leading on the announcement of prosecutions over the 1989 hillsborough football stadium disaster in which 96 liverpool fans died. the daily telegraph reports that charges have been brought against six people including the police match commander who has been charged with manslaughter. finally, the financial times reports on what it describes
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asa times reports on what it describes as a rematch between president trump and the french president emmanuel macron. mr trump has accepted an invitation to visit france for bastille day injuly invitation to visit france for bastille day in july and invitation to visit france for bastille day injuly and the newspaper notes that, well, this relationship between the two meant what off awkwardly when they first met last month and had that awkward knuckle crushing handshake. you are up—to—date with the papers. now rico a story from the washington post that could be called fake news. yes, it's about a framed copy of time magazine cover which hangs in several of donald trump's resorts and golf clubs. here's the cover — the only problem is, that it's not real. it's from 2009, well before mr trump was involved in politics, and it's not clear who created it. time have confirmed the cover is fake — and they've asked the trump 0rganization to take it down. a police officer who was repeatedly stabbed during the london bridge terror attack has been speaking
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about his ordeal for the first time. 38—year—old pc wayne marques was one of the first on the scene of the attack more than three weeks ago. he's been speaking to our home affairs correspondent daniel sandford. clear the area now! it was just after ten on the 3rd ofjune when three men started their attack on london bridge. pc wayne marques of the british transport police had just come on shift and walked out into the scene of chaos. i am about to get my radio out and i hear a woman screaming, sort of behind me but from the right hand side and when i look i see a woman, a young white lady, and she has been attacked. then he told me before he had collected his thoughts he saw a man knocked to the ground, a knife man standing behind him. he was on the floor, pleadng for his life, and the first attacker, without any mercy stands over him
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and continues attacking him. i take my baton with my right hand like a racket, full extension, and i take a deep breath and i charge him. i try to take the first one out in one go and i swing as hard as i can, everything behind it. i aimed straight at his head. while i'm fighting the first one, i get a massive whack to the right side of my head. i felt metal, i thought maybe it was a metal pole or bar at first. afterwards i realised it was an knife. pc marques was temporarily blinded in one eye. the first attacker was still on the floor, but soon the second attacker was joined by a third. i'm fighting the two of them and while i'm fighting my left leg starts wobbling.
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just waving, wobbling. and i am thinking, "what the hell's wrong with my leg? what's wrong with my leg?" and i look down and i see there is an knife in the side of my leg. he fought all three men off before collapsing and being taken to hospital, but he had bought crucial time, allowing people to escape, reducing the time the attackers had before they were shot by armed officers. i'd just like to think that i did what i did to keep the people that i saw being attacked and being hurt, keep them alive, keep them out of danger as best as i could, and that is all i tried to do was just keeping them alive. get them away from danger. in thailand, a dish popular amongst locals in the north—east of the country is causing
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an aggressive form of liver cancer. the traditional recipe made with raw fish is the cause of a large number of deaths in the region and now doctors are redoubling their efforts to warn people of the risk. rebecca lee reports. delicious, affordable and easy to make. this is a traditional dish from the rural is an region of thailand. raw fish is chopped up and mixed with spices to create the meal, popular amongst locals. but eating it comes with a risk. 0ften the fish is infected with parasites that can cause a gleeful liver cancer and the north—east of thailand now has the most reported cases of the cancer in the world with up to 20,000 people dying each year. translation: in the past we did not know because we ate the fish
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and we felt 0k. did not know because we ate the fish and we felt ok. we did not know about the disease and the worm. but the doctors say that the pond the villages lives by containing worms that stay in the fish. a lot of them. once consumed, the parasite can embed itself undetected in the liver for years, can embed itself undetected in the liverfor years, causing inflammation can trigger the aggressive cancer. in order to catch the disease early, at team of local doctors and scientists are organising mass screenings for villagers living in remote parts of the region. in the north-east we have a population of about 22 million people, more or less. and the risk% is about 6 million. during this test, free ultrasound were given to 500 villagers. results showed one third of them had abnormal liver symptoms. this man was given a clean bill of health. translation: i don't thinkl was given a clean bill of health. translation: i don't think i will eat it again because i want to stop
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eating it anyway, whether the results were good or not. i will cook it instead. that is better. health officials recommend that the dish be cooked, not raw. this is a dish be cooked, not raw. this is a dish that has been passed down to generations and many continue to run the risk that traditional way. pope francis has created five new cardinals, including the first everfrom laos. at the service in the vatican, the pope told the new cardinals to be humble and help the poor. three others are also from countries which have never had a cardinal before — el salvador, mali and sweden. observers say it shows the pope's attention to catholic minorities. the fifth new cardinal is from spain. now, rico, michelin stars are meant to be an aspiration for restaurants. but what happens when a chef gets one? in the restaurant business, a michelin star is the international hallmark for quality of food and a chef's personality. the chef becomes a superstar and the
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food they prepare becomes more expensive. i am sure you enjoy those restau ra nts. expensive. i am sure you enjoy those restaurants. yes. of course, when you invite me. of course, back in london. i will start saving. today, some of singapore's top eateries will find out if they've made the grade. ahead of the official ceremony, we caught up with chef malcolm lee, who won a star last year and has a unique place in the michelin guide. it is bravery or stupidity... probably stupidity. if i look back,
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i probably would not have started this restaurant. the award has affected us good and bad. the local style cuisine is celebrated but it also brings a lot of expectation upon us, being michelle and restau ra nts. upon us, being michelle and restaurants. when we talk about peranakan, a fusion of malaysia in and chinese food, culture techniques and chinese food, culture techniques and flavours, it is very colourful and flavours, it is very colourful and quite unique to singapore. garlic, dull and dull, and quite unique to singapore. garlic, dulland dull, chile, shrimp paste, lemongrass, cassia lime leaves and a lot of aromatic stuff that we blend into the spice paste. so, really, the key of the qasim is how you balance the different spices and flavours to create the base. everything just revolves around that. i would say is that success when we start to see young people
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come in to a traditional style of cuisine. that is important because it is the young people who will carry on this culture, the stories as well as the flavours. he will be cooking for both of us. you have been watching newsday. stay with us — it's been 20 years since asia was hit by a regional financial crisis. we will find out what happened to malaysia. looking forward to that. but you are paying for that meal, ricoh. and we'll leave you with this. to some of you it might look like a piece ofjunk, but someone's just paid a lot of money for it. this is a complete model of the famous star wars robot r2—d2, made from pieces salvaged from the films. it's been sold in the united states for 2.3 million dollars. if the truth be known, says they will be a hard sell so the latter
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pa rt will be a hard sell so the latter part ofjune. given that low pressure is still very much the dominant feature. a cold start to the day, that is positive, 12, 13, 14 degrees across the south. but as i say, even on this big picture here you get a sense that there is an awful lot of wet and windy weather to be had notjust to be found across the northern half of the british isles either. is this something towards the south—west, a dank start here. not cold, 13, 14 degrees but the cloud sits low in the south—west. hill fog around, further east and it is a good deal drier, still a lot of cloud with a hint of brightness if you are lucky. in the northern part of wales in the north of england, light patchy rain here with hill fog around. the rain beginning that amp up and as we carp into the heart of scotland, a lot of rain here, especially in the south—east and into the north—east of england. weather warnings about this. a lot of rain here keeps on coming. it is fed in by this north—
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north—westerly wind and that will be it for the day. that is the bad news about it. all the while the range is trying to move a bit further north through the course of the day. so for any heat at all, well, we have to rely on a little sunshine coming through in the south—east. mating, 19 year but underneath the cloud wind and rain further north, up to 14 degrees. it just wind and rain further north, up to 14 degrees. itjust keeps on coming through the daylight hours. here we are into the evening and the pattern is very much the same. i changed the day and the pattern remains the same. the one crumb of comfort at this stage is that by then we may see 80 millimetres of rain across the high ground in the north—east and the rain will be lazy, glider and the rain will be lazy, glider and patchier. done at the south—east, 23, may just and patchier. done at the south—east, 23, mayjust pop off a couple of heavy showers and the start of the week and looks to be a bit damp across the south—eastern quarter until that front moves off into the near continent and then we look back towards the atlantic to see the supply of whether for the
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weekend. 0nce see the supply of whether for the weekend. once the front is gone, there is a lull in proceedings and a decent day for many on saturday. pushing the weather front into the north—western corner of the british isles. during the course of saturday afternoon, that will then transfer a weakening band of weather down towards the south—west and we do it all again. not a towards the south—west and we do it allagain. nota bad towards the south—west and we do it all again. not a bad day following on behind but regained, a scattering of showers across the northern and western parts of scotland. so compared to what comes in the next 24 hours or so, the weekender is dry, bright and warm for many of us. i'm kasia madera with bbc world news. our top story. president xi is arriving in hong kong for the 20th anniversary of reunification with china. it's his first visit to the city as chinese leader and protests are expected. 26 democracy activists were arrested on wednesday, after occupying a monument to reunification. more than 60 countries have now been
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hit by the latest wave of cyber the ransomware programme, overwrites computer files. —— attacks which are said to be more sophisticated than before. the ransomware programme, overwrites computer files. and this story is trending on bbc.com. the creator of paddington bear — for generations one of britain's best loved characters — has passed away aged 91. michael bond first introduced the bear from darkest peru to the public in 1958. now on bbc news, it's time for hardtalk
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