Singapore | Facebook stands ground after criticism over 1MDB post

Facebook Inc. stood its ground after Singapore called the social media giant unreliable for declining a request to remove a post, which the government had said

North Korea missile bases outed in report that undermines Trump

Thirteen undeclared North Korean missile operating bases were identified in a new report, undermining the Trump administration’s claims that its outreach to Pyongyang is making progress

Southeast Asian summit puts focus on trade tensions, trends

The potential damage to global trade brought on by President Donald Trump’s tariffs battle with Beijing is looming as leaders of Southeast Asian nations, China, the U.S.

Obituary | A universe of flawed heroes: Stan Lee was ahead of his time

It became easy, in recent years, to dismiss him as the wisecracking grandpa of the American comic book, a past-his-prime gimmick who cameoed alongside Earth’s angstiest

After 17 years, many Afghans blame US for unending war

When U.S. forces and their Afghan allies rode into Kabul in November 2001 they were greeted as liberators. But after 17 years of war, the Taliban

This Day in History | 1991 US accuses Libyans of Lockerbie bombing

Two Libyan intelligence officers have been accused of masterminding the Lockerbie bombing. The United States has called on Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi to hand over

Offbeat | This is heavy: The kilogram is getting an update

The kilogram is getting an update. No, your bathroom scales won’t suddenly become kinder and a kilo of fruit will still weigh a kilo. But the way

Football | UEFA warns clubs over financial abuses after Man City leaks

Previously concluded Financial Fair Play cases could be reopened, UEFA warned on Monday as evidence grows of Manchester City’s attempts to disguise its source of income

Baseball | MLB All-Stars visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly and Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Kenta Maeda were among the members of Major League Baseball’s All-Star tour of Japan who visited the

Preview GT World Cup – Big names seeking major achievements

This year’s FIA GT World Cup, one of the headline events of the Macau Grand Prix, will count as participants many of the big names that made

Preview | WTCR to continue the ‘legacy’ of Guia Race

Debuting in the Guia Circuit is the first running season of the FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR). The series comes to plug the gap left by

Thailand | Child boxing debated after 13-year-old’s death

The death of a 13-year-old boy who was knocked out during a kickboxing match in Thailand has sparked debate over whether to ban matches involving children.

Preview | Greater Bay Area Lotus Cup to make GP debut

Running for the first time, and in lieu of the previously held Chinese Racing Cup, the Greater Bay Area Lotus Cup has made its way into the

Football | Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole retires at 37

Former England and Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole has retired from football. The 37-year-old Cole completed his career with the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the United Soccer League, scoring 104

The Buzz | US airman in Japan dies in stabbing; Japanese woman arrested

The U.S. Air Force says a U.S. airman in Japan has been stabbed and later died at a hospital. Japanese police say they have arrested a suspect, a

Heaviest fighting since 2014 convulses Israel-Gaza border

Israelis and Gazans woke to another day of rocket fire and airstrikes yesterday, adding new urgency to efforts to quell fighting that is the heaviest since their

World Briefs

CHINA’s premier sought yesterday to reassure its neighbors that Beijing will push ahead with reforms needed to support growth across the region and also keep the peace

Macau Matters | To Sleep, Perchance to Dream

I grew up fascinated by the clockwork mechanical systems of our industrial world and studied systems engineering at university, but hated the seemingly meaningless, messy complexity of biology.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 – edition no. 3170

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