Macanese ‘Wonder Boy’ made Palau tourism ambassador

A 10-year-old international child celebrity, Singapore- born but of mixed Chinese-Portuguese descent, was recently appointed as the Republic of Palau’s honorary goodwill ambassador for tourism by the western

Gaming | Suncity, Imperial Pacific issue profit warnings ahead of 2018 results

Macau junket operator Suncity Group has said it expects to record a loss for the year in its upcoming financial results to be released later this

Gaming | South Korea could raise age for casino entry

Younger South Korean gamblers might be out of luck if a bill being considered by the country’s parliament finds enough support. Last week, legislation was submitted

Murder Trial | Indonesian woman freed 2 years after killing of Kim Jong Nam

An Indonesian woman held for two years on suspicion of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half brother was freed from custody yesterday after Malaysian

SAR to hold civil defense drill next month

The government is set to hold a large-scale civil defense exercise in April, partly to test the integrated command system for the management of public emergencies,

Crime | Sai Van road rage incident leads to double charges

A local male in his twenties is being accused of negligence and the abandonment of a traffic accident victim over a road rage episode that occurred last Thursday

Briefs | Three injured in fight over child

Two women and one little girl have been injured as a result of their involvement in a physical fight, according to a message released by the Public Security Police

Arts | AF kicks off exhibition from first artist-in-residence project

A photo exhibition that seeks to capture the stories of the city began at the Rui Cunha Foundation yesterday, showcasing 24 photographs of the region through the perspective

DSAL to re-examine illegal employment punishment

Yesterday, on the sidelines of the meeting of the Standing Committee for the Coordination of Social Affairs, the Director of the Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL), Wong

Macau Inc | Chau sheds light on further Suncity expansion

Suncity Group founder Alvin Chau has stated that the group will strive to develop a comprehensive and diversified business this year, which includes opening its own resorts

Hong Kong | Researchers discover over 7,000 new marine species

Over 7,000 new microbial species in the oceans were discovered by researchers from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), which made the results public

Macau | Si Ka Lon proposes Zhuhai’s Ladrones Islands could house Chinese naval base

During the 13th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing, lawmaker Si Ka Lon proposed that Macau and Zhuhai should cooperate in developing the Ladrones Islands,

Hong Kong tightens liquidity with USD192 million peg defense

Hong Kong faces the likelihood of rising borrowing costs after the city’s de facto central bank intervened to defend its currency peg for the first time since

European Union | Portugal’s Costa opposes strategy of creating European champions

Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa said he opposes a strategy of creating large European corporate champions at the expense of competition within the region. “We can’t

Courtrooms to canola fields: Huawei-US tensions span globe

Chinese tech giant Huawei’s tensions with Washington, which says the telecom equipment maker is a security risk, stretch across four continents from courtrooms to corporate

Trade war | Officials push against US demands on enforcement, yuan

China’s top trade and monetary policy officials this weekend delivered a subtle push-back against trade demands made by Washington, delivering Beijing’s own interpretation of progress made

Aviation tragedy | Beijing grounds Boeing 737 Max 8 planes after Ethiopia crash

China’s civilian aviation authority ordered all Chinese airlines to temporarily ground their Boeing 737 Max 8 planes yesterday after one of the aircraft crashed in Ethiopia.

North Korea | Kim Jong Un seen losing more than gaining if he tests missile

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is showing signs he might fire his first rocket in 15 months. Long-time observers suspect he is bluffing. Two days

South Korea | K-Pop takes a hit after Big Bang singer named in sex probe

The popularity of K-Pop is taking a dive - at least in the stock market - after South Korean police confirmed a member of the Big

Japan | Court rejects Ghosn’s request to attend Nissan board meeting

A Japanese court has rejected a request by former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, released on bail last week, to attend the Japanese automaker’s board meeting today.

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