Japan | Court OK’s Nissan ex-Chairman Ghosn’s release on bail

The Tokyo District Court approved the release of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn on USD8.9 million bail yesterday, ending nearly four months of detention in Japan.

US | FBI stepping up efforts to root out international corruption

Aiming to crack down on money laundering and bribes to overseas governments, the FBI is stepping up its efforts to root out foreign corruption with a

Canada | Leading minister resigns over scandal that threatens Trudeau

A leading Cabinet minister in Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government resigned yesterday , becoming the second minister to step down over a scandal that has shaken

Offbeat | Granny Jela draws millions in Serbia with online cooking

What to cook today? Serbs looking for ideas are increasingly turning to the Balkan country’s 69-year-old hit chef Granny Jela, who has put her life-long experience

This Day in History | 1993 – Angolans die in battle for Huambo

More than 350 people have died in a battle between Unita rebels and Angolan government forces in the city of Huambo, according to Angolan army reports.

Rugby | Six Nations Wales’ best still to come, Edwards says

Wales assistant coach Shaun Edwards believes the side has more to give as the Six Nations rugby leader. “Hopefully our best,” Edwards said. Wales is

Football | Pelle scores 2 to help Shandong draw 2-2 at Gyeongnam

Italy international Graziano Pelle scored a pair of goals yesterday to give Chinese club Shandong Luneng to a 2-2 draw at South Korean team Gyeongnam in

Hungarian judge OKs extradition of Portuguese hacker

A court in Budapest has ordered the extradition to Portugal of a man linked to the Football Leaks whistleblower website. The decision by the Budapest Metropolitan Court

World briefs

CHINA Tech company Huawei opened a cybersecurity lab in Brussels, the heart of the European Union, as it tries to win over government leaders and fight back

The Buzz | Swedish Academy to announce two Nobel literature prizes in Oct

The foundation behind the Nobel Prize in literature says the winners of the 2019 and the delayed 2018 editions of the prestigious award will be announced in October

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the “Berlin patient,” doctors reported. The therapy had an

Made in Macao | Insects Awaken

Today, the 6th of March, is a special day this year. It was Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, and the beginning of abstinence and fasting for Christians.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 – edition no. 3242

* NPC | Beijing sets robust growth target to warm up economy * Lawmakers want policy u-turn after accident * SARs included in new foreign investment law * Cathay Pacific in talks for

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