FULL SHOW: Private investors, Facebook eye India’s Jio
A vaccine for the novel coronavirus could be available as early as the autumn. UK researchers are moving into a phase during which they aim to immunize 10,000 people of all ages. RT America’s Faran Fronczak has the details. The first day of the 2020 legislative session of the National People’s Congress in China sparked protests as the country weighs new security measures in Hong Kong. The US has opposed these laws amid escalating tensions with China on trade and the origin of the novel coronavirus, all of which have prompted China to increase its military budget. RT America’s Rachel Blevins has the story. Meanwhile, foreign investors including Facebook are looking to invest in Indian social-media platform Jio. “Boom Bust” co-host Ben Swann breaks it down. Plus, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair’s eldest son, Euan, blasted his father's decades-long advocacy of higher education in an op-ed, calling college degrees irrelevant and suggesting retraining for lower-skilled workers. Former UK MP George Galloway weighs in.