The interior ministry said the aim of the increased border checks is to combat what’s known as “secondary migration,” or when non-EU individuals move illegally between EU member states. In other news, the first hearing began on Monday in a mass class action lawsuit against Volkswagen.
Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong described Hong Kong as the new Berlin – a ground zero for a new Cold War. What does Germany make of Wong’s comparison? And how do the Hong Kong protests influence Germany’s relationship with China? Join host Noah Barkin and his guests, American journalist Melissa Chan and Kristin Shi-Kupfer of the Mercator Institute for China Studies in Berlin.