Science, technology funding yet to yield results

The Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT) has not received any research or development products resulting from the subsidized projects that were approved for funding in

Briefs | One injured in industrial accident

A 37-year-old non-local worker was injured in an industrial accident while working at a construction site located in Cotai. The victim was run over by an excavator that

Paul Phua, 14 others absolved in sports betting trial

The Court of First Instance (TJB) has acquitted Malaysian online poker and gambling giant Paul Phua Wei Seng of conducting illegal sports betting during the FIFA World

Ho family firm to relinquish land free of charge

A Macau company headed by influential businesswoman Pansy Ho is to concede five parcels of land to the government for its Ká Hó Reservoir extension project in eastern

Residential property prices up 7.5 percent last year

The average price of residential properties in Macau increased by 7.5 percent last year, the Statistics and Census Bureau announced, even as recent policies aimed at taming

Gastronomy | Top Beijing chefs bring rich tradition of imperial cuisine

When Chef Ivan Li of Family Li Imperial Cuisine visits Chef Liu Guo Zhu of Golden Flower in Wynn Macau, he feels right at home, as both of

Gaming | Nevada: Wynn Resorts fined USD20m over sex allegations

Casino mogul Steve Wynn’s former company was fined a record USD20 million by Nevada gambling regulators on Tuesday for failing to investigate claims of sexual misconduct made

Hong Kong | The winners and losers in the 2019 budget

Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary Paul Chan unveiled a modest budget that included cash for tech, a boost for healthcare and a hefty handout to clean up the

Opinion | China is catching up to the US on artificial intelligence research

Researchers, companies and countries around the world are racing to explore – and exploit – the possibilities of artificial intelligence technology. China is working on an extremely aggressive

Economy | First signs of pickup seen, earliest gauges show

China’s economy is showing the first signs of recovery after months of slowdown, as stock and commodity rallies lift confidence. That’s the message from a

China drafts rules on biotech after gene-editing scandal

China has unveiled draft regulations on gene editing and other potentially risky biomedical technologies after a Chinese scientist’s claim of helping to create gene-edited babies

Unspoken link to Kim: The woman accused of assassinating his half brother

As North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is feted in Hanoi, a Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating his half brother at Kuala Lumpur International Airport just over two

Indonesia | Workers dig by hand to free dozens in mine rubble

The collapse of an unlicensed gold mine in Indonesia buried dozens of people, and rescuers dug desperately with their bare hands and farm tools yesterday to unearth

Hanoi Summit | Trump, Kim share smiles, dinner before nuke talks

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, leaders of two nations with a long history of hostility, opened their second summit yesterday with

Egypt | Train crash, fire at central Cairo station kills 25

A speeding railcar crashed into a barrier at Cairo’s main train station, causing its fuel tank to explode and triggering a huge fire that left at least

Nigeria | President is re-elected after delayed, bumpy vote

Nigeria’s president was declared the clear winner of a second term in Africa’s largest democracy yesterday, after a campaign in which he urged voters to give him

Offbeat | Inarritu picked to head Cannes jury, first Mexican in post

Award-winning Mexican director Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu will preside over the jury at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival in May. Festival president Pierre Lescure, announcing the choice

This Day in History | 1986 Swedish prime minister assassinated

 The Swedish prime minister has died after being shot in a street ambush in central Stockholm. His wife was wounded. Olof and Lisbeth Palme were attacked

Rugby Academy | Bats had a bumpy weekend at HK Festival

Fresh from their exploits in Bangkok, it was back to the latest Hong Kong rugby festival for the Macau Bats on Sunday. Hosted by Valley Fort, the

Football | The Women’s World Cup is 100 days out

The Women’s World Cup countdown has begun in earnest. Yesterday marked 100 days until kickoff for the game’s biggest tournament, opening on June 7 in

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