Huawei woos tech world with $1.5 billion and 5G secrets

Huawei Technologies Co. is offering up its most valuable 5G secrets and $1.5 billion to software developers, courting the global tech community at a time the U.S. is heightening

A panda is the mascot for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing. The mascots were revealed

LGBT | Nepal’s sexual minorities say progress in rights has stalled

Nepal seized the lead in equal rights for sexual minorities in South Asia four years ago with a new constitution that forbids all discrimination based on

Sri Lankan doctors strike over salary ‘injustice’

Doctors at state-run hospitals across Sri Lanka began a 24-hour strike yesterday, demanding that the government resolve what they say is a salary “injustice.” Two

Filipino coast guard men convicted in Taiwan fisherman death

A Philippine court found eight Filipino coast guard personnel guilty yesterday of conspiring to shoot and kill a Taiwanese fisherman in a 2013 incident at sea

Brexit | UK gov’t insists suspension of Parliament was not illegal

The British government was back at the country’s Supreme Court yesterday, arguing that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament just weeks before the country

Russia Moscow court rules to release anti-government protester

A Moscow court yesterday ruled to release a protester, who was facing years in prison for assaulting police, following a mounting public campaign in support of

Offbeat | Pigeon poops on lawmaker discussing pigeon poop problem

A pigeon apparently didn’t think much of a lawmaker’s ideas to address a messy situation at a Chicago Transit Authority stop known by some as “pigeon poop station.”

This Day in History | 1972 – Parcel bomb attack on Israeli embassy

A diplomat at the Israeli embassy in London has been killed by a letter bomb. Dr Ami Sachori received severe chest and stomach injuries when

Life & Style | Benetton makes a splash on the eve of Milan Fashion Week

United Colors of Benetton made a splash with its new collection showcasing experimental textiles and ecological materials that was presented yesterday — on the eve

Rugby | Pressure on Japan in World Cup opener against Russia

Friday, 18:45pm Japan v Russia H 1.02, D 126, A 41 The Rugby World Cup opener has been four years in the making for Michael

Tennis Osaka reaches quarterfinals at Pan Pacific Open

Top-seeded Naomi Osaka reached the quarterfinals at the Pan Pacific Open by beating qualifier Viktoriya Tomova 7-5, 6-3 yesterday. Osaka, who was broken twice early

World briefs

Japan’s exports fell 8% in August from a year earlier, as trade tensions took a growing toll on demand across the region.

Hong Kong investigates possible sabotage in MTR derailment: SCMP report

Hong Kong’s government is to investigate whether the MTR East Rail line was sabotaged, the South China Morning Post reported late last night. “As the mystery over

Jimmy Carter says he couldn’t have managed presidency at 80

Weeks shy of his 95th birthday, former President Jimmy Carter said he doesn’t believe he could have managed the most powerful office in the world at

World Views | Populism will probably just go away soon, so relax

Populism has become a defining feature of public life. It embraces a narrative of victimhood and grievance, pitting “people” against “elites.” U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionism and hostility

Thursday, September 19, 2019 – edition no. 3379

• Ninety percent of Pearl Horizon pre-buyers have registered for their replacement unit * Skater calls on Macau to EXIT comfort zone * US lawmakers consider stripping Hong Kong of special status *

Executive order for smooth transition published

Chief Executive Chui Sai On has issued an executive order naming a series of “orientations and measures” aiming for Government Secretariats and public departments to “provide full support to the

Education bureau approves TIS as licensed, authorized independent school

The Education and Youth Affairs Bureau now recognizes The International School of Macao (TIS) as a licensed and authorized independent school in the SAR. According to a statement posted on the

Memory Lane

  Governor Nobre de Carvalho Bridge is a dual-lane two-way bridge connecting the Macau Peninsula around Ferreira do Amaral Square to the island of Taipa at the northern slope of Taipa

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