India | Second group of Rohingya Muslims deported to Myanmar

India last week deported a second small group of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar after ordering the expulsion of members of the Myanmar minority group and others who

Tropical storm crosses south Thailand without major damage

Ferry services and airports reopened in southern Thailand on Saturday as a storm moved west into the Andaman Sea after causing disruption and leaving at least one

Malaysia | King abdicates in unexpected move

Malaysian King Sultan Muhammad V abdicated on Sunday in an unexpected move, after just two years on the throne. The palace said in a statement that the

Italy | Leaders send conflicting messages on migrants at sea

The leaders of the populist parties that formed Italy’s government sparred Saturday over more migrants stranded on private rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea, exposing cracks in

Venezuela | Congress names new leader, vows to battle Maduro

Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress opened its first session of the year Saturday, installing a fresh-faced leader who struck a defiant tone and vowed to take up the battle

US | New York city keeps getting safer as murders, robberies decline

New York City experienced another record-setting crime reduction in 2018, continuing a more-than two decade decline that has cut the number of homicides to a fraction

France | Year’s first yellow vest event brings tear gas, fires

French security forces fired tear gas and flash- balls after a march through picturesque central Paris went from peaceful to provocative Saturday as several thousand protesters staged

Offbeat | Couple reunited with engagement ring dropped in sewer

Police in New York City say they helped a couple ring in the new year by reuniting them with their missing engagement ring. NBC New York reports

This Day in History | 1990 – Leaning Tower of Pisa closed to public

The Leaning Tower of Pisa has been closed to the public for the first time in 800 years amid speculation the structure is on the verge of

Motorsports | Alex Zanardi takes center stage as he wheels around Daytona

Alex Zanardi popped out of his wheelchair and onto the concrete garage floor to await his turn to climb into the race car. He pushed his

Football | Asian Cup opens with UAE-Bahrain draw, Gulf political issues

Asian Cup host United Arab Emirates needed a late penalty from a handball to salvage a 1-1 draw with Bahrain on Saturday in the opening match

World briefs

MALAYSIA King Sultan Muhammad V abdicated yesterday in an unexpected move, after just two years on the throne. It marked the first abdication in the nation’s history.

The Buzz | Direct flight links Shenzhen, Johannesburg

A direct flight between south China’s Shenzhen city and Johannesburg in South Africa was launched Friday. The first flight CA867 of Air China left Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport

Gaga, ‘A Star Is Born’ poised to dominate Golden Globes

When the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards get underway today , who takes home statuettes is only a small part of the intrigue. What the

Tax Matters | The importance of the Tax Treaties for the Avoidance of Double Taxation

It is openly declared by many people that Macao should play a more important role as an international platform for the investment in Portuguese- speaking countries. Xi Jinping,

Monday, January 7, 2019 – edition no. 3203

* Study | In Occupy Central shadow, Macau youth want universal suffrage * Assailant remains arrested * Myanmar plans to attract more local visitors * Thailand: no major damage caused by storm   DOWNLOAD

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