Judge orders women to begin defense in Kim Jong Nam’s murder

Two women on trial for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother were told yesterday to make their defense after the judge found evidence

Q&A | Edith Mak: Representative of Seac Pai Van residents | ‘We cannot tolerate any risk of accidents happening’

A representative of the residents, Edith Mak, spoke to the Times, noting that those living near the area will continue urging the government to build the

Gov’t considers regulating online food supply

The Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) intends to tighten food safety regulations for online food stores. Currently, the government is implementing a

New regulation to allow SARs citizens to apply for China residence permits

A new regulation will allow residents of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan to apply for residence permits in the Chinese mainland. A document issued at a

Briefs | Ng Lap Seng says US law ‘misapplied’ to United Nations

Macau billionaire Ng Lap Seng’s defense is now reportedly calling on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to void his conviction on the basis that U.S. law was

Civil protection | Emergency centers able to hold up to 25,000 people

The establishment of emergency refuge centers run by the Social Welfare Bureau (IAS) was one of the measures taken by the government as part of

Greater Bay Area | CE pledges to further regional integration policies

The Chief Executive announced that the government plans to introduce a greater number of policies and pilot schemes to accommodate the development needs of the Greater Bay Area.

AirAsia launches ticket sales for direct flight to Sabah

AirAsia launched sales for a new direct route from Kota Kinabalu to the SAR, operating four weekly flights commencing November 2. Spencer Lee, Air Asia Malaysia

Gaming | Chinese punters flocking to Cambodia’s ‘Macau Number Two’

As Chinese punters look further into Southeast Asia to satisfy their gambling desires, some observers are beginning to describe the Cambodian coastal city of Sihanoukville as “Macau

Real Estate Matters | Why you should invest in real estate

Dating as far back as the ancient Mesopotamian times, private property has always played an essential role in human society. While it was used primarily to serve and

Indonesia | Forests group halts plan to endorse paper giant

The main global group for certifying sustainable wood has suspended plans to give its influential endorsement to Indonesian paper giant Sinarmas after revelations it cut

Ultra-rich save millions exploiting Hong Kong home loophole

When Pan Sutong, the billionaire chairman of Hong Kong investment conglomerate Goldin Group, splashed out a reported HKD2.5 billion (USD318 million) for a home in

Corporate Bits | Sands China kicks off summer activities for team members

Sands China Ltd. launched Sands China Amazing Summer 2018, an initiative encouraging team members to enjoy work-life balance, and activities with friends and family. Sands

Trade War | China sending envoy to Washington for talks

China is sending a trade envoy to Washington in a renewed effort to end a worsening tariff dispute that has raised worries it will chill global economic growth.

Vice governor, mayor fired over vaccine scandal

A Chinese provincial deputy governor and the mayor of a major city were fired Tuesday as the ruling Communist Party tried to defuse public outrage over revelations of

Yao Ming, Clarkson keen observers at Asian Games basketball

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson watched from the bench, not quite able to make it to the Asian Games in time to play in the opening game

Australia | Sex abuse victim settles with Catholic order

A 74-year-old man with terminal cancer said yesterday he could die happy after reaching a 1 million Australian dollar (USD727,000) landmark settlement against a Catholic religious order for sexual abuse

Vietnam | Court finds activist guilty of anti-government charges

A court in central Vietnam sentenced an activist to 20 years in prison yesterday after finding him guilty of attempting to overthrow the Communist government, his lawyer said, in

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