S. Korea says failure to reach nuclear deal ‘unfortunate’

South Korea described the breakdown of nuclear talks between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on yesterday as unfortunate, but expressed hope that the

USA | Analysis: Cohen hearing stokes touchy topic of impeachment

Michael Cohen’s testimony is just the beginning. The House oversight hearing with President Donald Trump’s former attorney, coming in advance of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report,

USA | Northern California river floods 2,000 buildings

ANorthern California river flooded 2,000 homes, businesses and other buildings and left two communities virtual islands after days of stormy weather, officials said yesterday. The

Offbeat | Switzerland mulls studies on legal sale of cannabis

Switzerland’s government is taking steps to allow limited studies on the legal sale of cannabis — though any liberalization appears to be a distant prospect. The governing

This Day in History | 1996 Siege of Sarajevo is lifted

The siege of Bosnian capital Sarajevo has been declared officially over after amost four years of continuous shelling and sniper attacks. The Muslim-led Bosnian government has

Football | Liverpool, City win to set up duel for EPL title

The Premier League title race looks to be a duel between Liverpool and Manchester City after the top two collected contrasting home wins yesterday and

Rugby | Top stars voice concerns about planned global league

The top players in world rugby expressed their concern about a proposed new global competition, saying it is “out of touch” and could damage the “integrity” of

World briefs

CHINA-US Security experts say the U.S. government is likely exaggerating the Huawei threat. Not only is the U.S. case short on specifics, they say, it glosses over the

The Buzz | Venezuela’s Juan Guaido in Brazil to meet with Bolsonaro

Juan Guaido, recognized by many countries as Venezuela’s president, is in Brazil to meet with President Jair Bolsonaro. Juan Guaido arrived early yesterday in the capital of

Hanoi Postcard | Vietnam sees upside to media invasion

For a one-party communist state without a free press, there were bound to be some kinks when Vietnam agreed to welcome more than 2,600 journalists

Kapok | What has been will be again

Not everything is about arithmetic, far from it, as Macao’s Chief Executive election clearly shows. If numbers were all that matters, elections in Macao would seem

Friday, March 1, 2019 – edition no. 3239

* Out today | Gaming revenue posting a stress test * G2E asia returns with bi-level exhibitor space * Macau a possible fix in china-us tensions * Trump, Kim end summit with standoff

Outbreak | Misinformation causes measles

  * Movies: Apollo 11* Books: “Fay Wray and Robert Riskin A Hollywood Memoir”  by Victoria Riskin * Music:  “What It Is” by Hayes Carll

In ‘Apollo 11,’ the thrill of landing on the moon

The 1969 mission to the moon has been seen in many phases before but never with the shining, crystal- clear fullness of Todd Douglas Miller’s extraordinary “Apollo

Author writes part biography, part Hollywood history

If there was an Academy Award for movie books, Victoria Riskin would be making room beside the Oscar her father won for writing the romantic comedy classic

Fiancee helps Hayes Carll deliver his prettiest work

Dysfunctional relationships abound on Hayes Carll’s new album, from the one- on-one wounds described in the opener “None’ya” to the cultural divide of “Fragile Men.” Even so, there’s

New securities chief charms investors with public debut

China’s new chief securities regulator is quickly winning over investors, spurring online speculation that his reverence for markets and easy demeanor signal he’ll employ a lighter touch

News of the World | How ‘completely avoidable’ measles cases continue to climb

The U.S. has counted more measles cases in the first two months of this year than in all of 2017 — and part of the rising

The Vinous Future – in the Vineyard

The organic movement can trace its roots back to the early 20th century as a reaction against industrial and intensive farming, which was made possible by the Industrial

Fashion | Chloe shows floral prints, ethnic motifs

High-collared, fluid silhouettes teeming with detail: That’s the recipe at Chloe, which showcased its latest winter collection at Paris Fashion Week yesterday. Some highlights of the

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