Sabrina Ho believes Macau has potential for art auctions

Sabrina Ho, founder of Chiu Yeng Culture Limited, believes that Macau is a potential market for art auctions, she told the media this week on the

Shenzhen Design Fashion Week involving Macau participants underway

The 5th Shenzhen Design Fashion Week is underway at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center until tomorrow, showcasing the works of hundreds of independent designers, including several

Banking | StanChart said to weigh a simpler structure to control costs

Standard Chartered Plc is weighing a plan to simplify its structure as the emerging markets lender looks to control costs across its sprawling network from Zambia

Report faults Indonesian airline’s safety measures in crash

Faulty equipment and Indonesian carrier Lion Air’s own safety failures had pilots fighting for control of their Boeing 737 MAX 8 as it plunged into the Java

Prominent photographer taken by police, wife says

Lu Guang’s photos exposed the everyday realities of people on the margins of Chinese society: coal miners, drug addicts, HIV patients. Now, the award-winning photographer is

Spain honors Xi’s visit, inks business deals

Spain has rolled out the red carpet for visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is seeking global allies amid souring trade clashes with Washington. Xi and

Furor over gene-altered babies deepens with project halted

The Chinese researcher who claims to have created the world’s first genetically-altered babies revealed a possible second pregnancy had resulted from his project, highlighting the dilemmas facing

Former UN president backs indicted Hong Kong businessman

A former president of the United Nations General Assembly said Tuesday that he never witnessed “anything improper” on the part of a prominent Hong Kong businessman on trial

Pakistan | PM inaugurates pilgrim border crossing with India

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the first visa-free border crossing with India, a corridor that will allow Sikh pilgrims to easily visit

Koreas to jointly survey railways separated since war

South Korea will send trains across the border to the North for the first time in a decade, after recent sanction exemptions paved the way to

Sri Lanka | Top military officer detained in deaths of 11

A Sri Lankan court yesterday ordered the detention of the country’s top military officer for investigation in connection with the abduction and disappearance of 11 young people, including ethnic

N. Zealand halts Huawei from 5G upgrade over security fears

New Zealand’s international spy agency yesterday halted mobile company Spark from using Huawei equipment in its planned 5G upgrade, saying it posed a “significant network security risk.”

Japan | Mystery man ‘who can move the Nikkei’ to reveal secrets in book

The man who claims he can move Japanese equity markets with a single tweet is planning to release a book on his trading philosophy. Japanese day

India | State polls to test Modi strength before national election

Key Indian states are voting in polls that may be a preview of next year’s national election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi trumpeting populist welfare schemes

Kremlin says it still expects Putin-Trump summit to go ahead

Russia said yesterday it still expects a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump to go ahead as planned. Trump, in an interview with

UN report says fragile climate puts food security at risk

Feeding a hungry planet is growing increasingly difficult as climate change and depletion of land and other resources undermine food systems, the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization said

Brazil | Government backs out of hosting 2019 climate talks

Brazil’s government has backtracked on hosting the United Nations’ annual meeting to address global climate change, just two months after offering to do so. The

Italy | Banks burdened with bad loans may get lift from Brussels

Banks from Greece to Italy that are struggling to get rid of a mountain of bad loans may soon get some help from European Union lawmakers.

This Day in History | 1963 Canadian air disaster kills 118

A Canadian jet has crashed within minutes of take-off, killing all 118 people on board. The Trans-Canada Airlines DC8, bound for Toronto, crashed into a

Offbeat | Steer too beefy to become burgers reprieved to life on farm

Knickers the steer is huge on the internet — for being huge. The black-and-white Holstein Friesian won social media fame and many proclamations of “Holy Cow!” after

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