France | Police fire tear gas, water cannons at Paris fuel-tax crowds

Police used tear gas and water cannons to control thousands of protesters on the Champs- Elysees in Paris, some of whom were setting fires, as a week-long

In South Sudan, a new approach in ending child soldiers’ use

After coming face to face with “unpredictable” gun-waving children almost 25 years ago, the former commander of the failed U.N. peacekeeping mission during the Rwandan genocide

This Day in History | 1992 Queen to be taxed from next year

A British monarch is to pay income tax for the first time since the 1930s. The Prime Minister, John Major, told the House of Commons the Queen

Offbeat | Canadian scientist names beetle after Jose Bautista

Jose Bautista has a new namesake buzzing around. Entomologist Bob Anderson of the Canadian Museum of Nature has dubbed a newly discovered species of beetle Sicoderus bautistai

Rugby Academy | A bright start for Macau Bats on Sandy Bay

The Macau Bats attended the second Hong Kong rugby festival of the season in mid-November. The tournament was hosted by Hong Kong University at Sandy Bay, Pok

Football | Copa Libertadores final postponed after Boca bus attacked

Argentines expected the final of the century between their country’s biggest clubs and eternal rivals. Instead, the world witnessed one of the biggest embarrassments in South

The Buzz | Hong Kong developers offer discounts as property boom goes flat

Hong Kong developers are offering discounts at new projects in the latest sign the city’s housing boom is coming off the boil. Country Garden Holdings Co. and Wang

Trial starts for Hong Kong businessman in bribery case

The New York trial of a prominent Hong Kong businessman charged in a United Nations-linked bribery conspiracy is set to begin with jury selection today.

World Briefs

THAILAND Police have arrested two brothers from Britain wanted on drug trafficking charges in their homeland. INDIA Tens of thousands of Hindus gathered in northern India

Rear Window | Boldly inaccurate

Despite a sort of social commotion rooted in a long-time bonding with Bobo, one would have said that the Flora Garden’s oldest (?) inmate passing away was to

Monday, November 26, 2018 – edition no. 3178

* Protestors brave rain to demand holiday amendment withdrawal * Sou proposes minimum wage bill * Gov’t departments face restructuring * Osaka to host 2025 World Expo   DOWNLOAD

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