Courts | TUI confirms sentence for policemen involved in beating to death

In a case that goes back to March 2007, the Court of Final Appeal (TUI) confirmed the verdict and sentence attributed by the Court

Briefs | Man jumps to death following wounding with sharp objects

A 61-year-old mainland resident jumped to his death from a building located at the NAPE area, on Monday morning. The man’s hands and legs were found wounded by

China is getting ready to take on the world’s biggest drugmakers

Eight years ago when Pittsburgh entrepreneur John Oyler was setting up a Beijing biotech company, he was warned that China was the wrong place to try drug

Innovation | Alexa, send up breakfast: Amazon launches Echo for hotels

Alexa has a new job: hotel concierge. Amazon has launched a version of Alexa for hotels that lets guests order room service through the voice

China blasts new US tariff threat, warns it will retaliate

China yesterday threatened “comprehensive measures” in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s new tariff hike, raising the possibility Beijing might target operations of American companies.

Cambodia announces USD100m in military aid from Beijing

China has agreed to provide more than USD100 million in military aid to Cambodia, a senior Cambodian defense official said yesterday. Defense Ministry spokesman Gen. Chhum

Kim Jong Un visits PRC to discuss next steps on nukes

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is making a two-day visit to Beijing starting today in which he’s expected to discuss with Chinese leaders his next steps

Philippines | Supreme Court upholds expulsion of chief justice

The Philippine Supreme Court upheld the expulsion of its chief justice, the authoritarian president’s highest-ranking critic, in a final ruling yesterday that critics warned is unconstitutional and

 Vietnam | Discontent lurks under surface of economic success

Vietnam boasts one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, optimistic citizens and a stable government. But below the surface of positive data points lies discontent that spilled

UN refugee agency: Record 68.5 million displaced in 2017

The U.N. refugee agency reported yesterday that nearly 69 million people who have fled war, violence and persecution were forcibly displaced last year, a record for

NATO’s chief appeals for unity amid trans-Atlantic row

NATO’s chief is urging the alliance’s 29 countries to set aside a festering trans-Atlantic row over trade, climate and the Iran nuclear deal, amid concern that

US | Immigration: ‘Papa! Papa!’ Audio of children stokes rage over separation

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center

Three men die of six wounded in southern Sweden drive-by shooting

The fatal shooting of three men in Malmo, Sweden’s third largest city, was the latest incident in suburban feuds between criminal gangs fighting over territory or

Offbeat | Musician wins suit against ex who sabotaged his scholarship

A woman has been ordered to pay more than USD200,000 to her ex-boyfriend for sabotaging his opportunity at a prestigious scholarship because she didn’t want him to leave.

This Day in History | 1965 – Students protest after Algiers coup

Police in the Algerian capital Algiers have broken up demonstrations by hundreds of people who have taken to the streets chanting slogans in support of deposed President Ben

Forget stylish attacking moves, this is set-piece World Cup

The possession football championed by coaches like Pep Guardiola is supposed to produce aesthetically-pleasing goals. Against strong defenses and world-class goalkeepers, sometimes you need to go back

Brazil’s jailed former president criticizes national team

Brazil’s jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva made his debut as a football pundit, writing a column from behind bars in which he criticized

World Cup 2018 | Early penalty helps Japan beat Colombia 2-1

Yuya Osako had a surprise in store for those who gave Japan little chance of competing with Colombia at the World Cup. Osako’s gritty determination

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