China grants Trump family 18 trademarks in two months

The Chinese government granted 18 trademarks to companies linked to U.S. President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump over the last two months, Chinese public

CIIE | With poo on the podium, Bill Gates talks toilet technology

Placing a jar of feces on a pedestal next to him, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates made a plea yesterday for the safe disposal of human waste as

Uighurs’ supporters march as Beijing faces rights review at UN

Supporters of China’s Muslim Uighur minority are demonstrating in Geneva as the U.N.’s top human rights body examines the country’s rights record in a regular review.

Sri Lanka | Tens of thousands march to support new government

Tens of thousands of Sri Lankans marched yesterday in support of a new government led by the country’s former strongman, highlighting the political polarization in the Indian

Thailand | Muslim concern about vaccine fuels measles outbreak

Health authorities in Thailand are racing to contain a measles outbreak in the country’s southern provinces, where 14 deaths and more than 1,500 cases have been

USA Midterm Election | Voting officials under scrutiny amid heavy election turnout

Federal and state officials have been working for nearly two years to shore up the nation’s election infrastructure from cyberattacks by Russians or others seeking to

Facebook blocks 115 accounts ahead of midterm elections

Facebook said it blocked 115 accounts for suspected “coordinated inauthentic behavior” linked to foreign groups attempting to interfere in U.S. midterm elections. The social media company

USA Midterm Election | In Texas, Ted Cruz squares off with rising star O’Rourke

Beto O’Rourke has already used his once-longshot Texas Senate run to become a national Democratic phenomenon, shatter fundraising records and set off whispers that he could be

This Day in History | 2000 – Hillary Clinton is first First Lady in Senate

Hillary Rodham Clinton, wife of the president, has won a seat for the Democrats in the Senate to become the only First Lady to win elective office in

Offbeat | Leaks reveal Man City deal to hide player costs from UEFA

  Manchester City created a shell company for a commercial deal to disguise tens of millions of dollars in income from UEFA investigators, according to club documents cited by

Rugby | All Blacks vs Ireland headlines November rugby series

When England recovered within months from a humiliating home Rugby World Cup campaign to Grand Slam the Six Nations in 2016, it clamored to play the double

Football | Champions League | After record Serie A start, Juventus set for Man U visit

Thursday, 4:00 Juventus v Man Utd H 1.62, D 4.1, A 6.65 Juventus is enjoying its best start to a Serie A season and shows

World Briefs

INDONESIA Relatives of Lion Air crash victims prayed and threw flowers into the Java Sea where the jet plunged into the water more than a week ago, killing

The Buzz | Former Nazi SS camp guard, 94, goes on trial in Germany

A 94-year-old former SS enlisted man went on trial yesterday in Germany, facing hundreds of counts of accessory to murder for alleged crimes committed during the years he

People magazine names Idris Elba 2018’s Sexiest Man Alive

People magazine has named Idris Elba as 2018’s Sexiest Man Alive, and the British actor says the honor has given him a boost of self-confidence. Elba, who

World Views | There’s one way to tackle Facebook and Google

Wouldn’t it be wonderful, with the wealth of information available on the internet today, to go back to the nice village feel of the web’s earliest days, when it

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 – edition no. 3165

* CIIE Shanghai - António Trindade | Development of China’s economy depends on efficiency, value-adding * Traffic trouble during Grand Prix * Tencent expands business in Macau * Voting officials under scrutiny   DOWNLOAD

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