Indonesia | Regular forces locate bodies of 16 people killed in Papua

Security forces have located the bodies of 16 people and a soldier who were killed in one of the bloodiest separatist attacks in Indonesia’s restive Papua province,

Environment | Sails make a comeback as shipping tries to go green

As the shipping industry faces pressure to cut climate- altering greenhouse gases, one answer is blowing in the wind. European and U.S. tech companies,

Offbeat | Met orchestra onstage for bows behind Nezet-Seguin

Yannick Nezet-Seguin took the rare step of bringing the entire orchestra on stage for curtain calls following his first performance as just the third music director in the

This Day in History | 1993 – Activists lose battle over chestnut tree

Dozens of people have been injured at the end of a 20-year battle to save a 250-year-old chestnut tree in east London. Twenty protesters were arrested after they

Formula One | 21-race calendar is approved

Formula One’s 21-race calendar for 2019 has been approved, with Melbourne as usual hosting the season-opening Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 17.

Boca squad arrives in Madrid for rearranged Copa final

Boca Juniors has arrived in Madrid for Sunday’s Copa Libertadores final second leg against River Plate, kicking off preparations for the highly-anticipated match that was twice suspended

Football | Durable Liverpool keeps Man City in its sights in title race

Manchester City just cannot shrug off Liverpool in what is looking increasingly like a two-horse race for the Premier League title. Three days after scoring

World briefs

INDONESIA Security forces have located the bodies of 16 people and a soldier who were killed in one of the bloodiest separatist attacks in Indonesia’s restive Papua province,

The Buzz | Splits deepen as UN climate talks near crunch time

Splits are deepening at the U.N. climate talks between rich and poor countries, oil exporters and vulnerable island nations, and those governments prepared for radical action on climate

IFFAM films among Golden Globes nominations; Cheney biopic tops the list

Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney biopic “Vice” seized control of the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards with a leading six nominations, narrowly edging Bradley Cooper’s tear-jerking revival

Bizcuits | The New Vice: Sustainability

Sustainability is about to go out of fashion, and for fundamentally good reasons. Fast becoming a bogus ethical term, “sustainability” is used by companies in their Corporate

Friday, December 7, 2018 – edition no. 3187

* Amid key trade talks | Huawei CFO’s arrest stokes China fury * Fringe festival returns next month * Macau’s belt and road role enhanced * Special HK trading status could be at

Diamantino, a dystopian satire

* Movies: Mary Queen of Scots * Book: Seduction: Sex, Lies, and Stardom in Howard Hughes’s Hollywood by Karina Longworth * Music: A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships by the 1975 * Wine:

In ‘Seduction,’ Howard Hughes’ Hollywood no haven for women

Hollywood history for the #MeToo movement, Karina Longworth’s “Seduction” is an astute and entertaining takedown of the movie industry, the press and the multimillionaire turned wannabe filmmaker Howard

The 1975’s new album is proof they can do it all

The English band the 1975, practitioners of some of the smoothest electropop in recent memory, have delivered another gem with “A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships,” the

Film puts a modern spin on ‘Mary, Queen of Scots’

Mary, Queen of Scots  is an ambitious re-imagining of the Mary Stuart and Elizabeth I saga with modern flourishes and bold performances from Saoirse Ronan and

‘Diamantino’ is bizarre political satire

The pro-European Union lobby just got the silliest, sexiest cinematic endorsement it could hope for in “Diamantino,” and that’s merely one of the surprises nested in Gabriel Abrantes and

The Super Umbrian; or, Lamborghini

Covering some 8,500sqkm and with a total population of just under 900,000, Umbria is one of the smallest and least populous regions of Italy. This landlocked region, one of

SHOWBIZ | Julia Roberts finds life (and her roles) get better with age

Julia Roberts is sitting on a couch in a Soho hotel when Lucas Hedges bursts in and begins frantically searching for his phone, sending pillows flying.

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