Documentary tackles dreams, sacrifices of domestic workers in HK

Independent documentary “The Helper” recently premiered in Hong Kong, revealing the sacrifices of domestic helpers, commonly dubbed as the unsung heroes of Hong Kong. Aiming to

WeChat has become Macau’s most-used new media

A joint survey by the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST), the Sun Yat-Sen University, the Communication Association of Macau, and the Macau Creative Intelligence Development

Football | Benfica pitted against at least one N. Korean team at AFC Cup

The team draw for the AFC Cup East Asian group play-off was decided in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, pitting local team Benfica Macau against North Korea’s April

Briefs | 30pct of local labor force have degrees

The Talents Development Committee revealed that one-third of Macau’s current local labor force has a tertiary education degree. According to Macau’s first five-year plan, by 2020, the ratio is

Former UN representative talks EU security threats

A talk was held on Tuesday night at the Rui Cunha Foundation, outlining the current geopolitical and security challenges facing the European Union. Presented by Victor Angelo, a

Agreement reached to strengthen regional cooperation on public health 

Officials from the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Macau gathered in Hong Kong on Monday to discuss public health, inspection and quarantine and food safety issues, and

Policy Address | Transport and Public Works: Heated debate between Rosário and lawmaker Pereira Coutinho

Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo do Rosário was at the Legislative Assembly (AL) for the second consecutive day to discuss the 2018 Policy Address

Food & Beverage | Bangkok fails to win three stars in debut Michelin Guide

Bangkok, long a food-lover’s paradise, at last has its own Michelin guide but no restaurants achieved the coveted top accolade of three stars.

Retail | Japan retail giant FamilyMart is said to mull Hong Kong exit

FamilyMart Uny Holdings Co., Japan’s second- largest convenience store operator, is considering a sale of its Hong Kong retail business, people with knowledge of

Corporate Bits | Wynn spreads holiday blessings with Christmas carols

To celebrate the Christmas season, Wynn invited The International School of Macau (TIS) Crescendo Choir to present the gift of music at the lobby of Wynn

China scolds Australia over plan to ban foreign interference

China scolded Australia yesterday over its plan to ban foreign interference in politics — either through espionage or financial donations — in a move motivated largely by

North Korea must halt all testing for talks, US ambassador to China says

The U.S. would be ready to talk with North Korea if it renounced further nuclear or missile tests and followed through on the pledge, U.S. Ambassador to

Jack Ma argues PRC benefits from one-party stability

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s Jack Ma said China benefits from the stability of its single- party system, contrasting that with the unpredictability of U.S. politics.

North Korea | Senior UN official meets deputy foreign minister

A senior United Nations official met with North Korea’s vice foreign minister yesterday, the first full day of a four-day trip to Pyongyang. It was not immediately clear

US flies B-1B over South in show of force against North Korea

The United States flew a B-1B supersonic bomber over South Korea yesterday as part of a massive combined aerial exercise involving hundreds of warplanes, a clear warning

United Nations | Myanmar’s Rohingya likely faced crimes against humanity

Myanmar’s Rohingya minority has “very likely” faced crimes against humanity and possibly genocide at the hands of Myanmar security forces and their helpers, the U.N.’s top human

US-Israel | Amid warnings, Trump forges ahead on Jerusalem-as-capital

President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital today despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades

Two men in court in terror plot to kill British prime minister

Two men will appear in a London court to face terror charges after reportedly plotting to assassinate British Prime Minister Theresa May. The plan,

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