Australia | Sex abuse convictions of cardinal prove polarizing

The most senior Catholic to be convicted of child sex abuse will be sentenced to prison in Australia today in a landmark case that has polarized

South Korea Moon’s office angrily reacts to Pyongyang ‘spokesman’ claim

The office of South Korean President Moon Jae-in responded sharply yesterday to a conservative lawmaker’s accusation that he was acting as the “top spokesman” of North

Drug trafficking | UN says methamphetamine output booming in Southeast Asia

Production of methamphetamine is skyrocketing in Southeast Asia, with prices dropping and usage expanding, the U.N.’s anti-drug agency said Monday. Even as seizures of the

Aviation | 2nd crash renews safety concerns for Boeing’s prized new jet

The second deadly crash of a prized new airplane in five months has renewed safety concerns about the 737 Max that could shape Boeing’s fortunes for

USA | Google paid former exec USD35m after harassment claim

Google paid former search executive Amit Singhal USD35 million in an exit package when he was reportedly forced to resign after a sexual assault investigation, according

Offbeat | Social media to stream Asian football games amid piracy battle

Seeking to resolve the television piracy of Qatari-owned broadcast rights by Saudi Arabian interests, the Asian Football Confederation will use its Facebook and YouTube channels to broadcast Saudi-hosted

This Day in History | 1970 – Conservative victory in first teen election

The Conservatives are celebrating a record majority in the Bridgwater by-election. They won by 10,915 votes, the largest in the constituency for 50 years. It was the

Football | With batteries ‘recharged,’ Zidane back as Real Madrid coach

Real Madrid picked one of its most successful figures to try to end one of its worst crises. Zinedine Zidane is returning to coach

World briefs

CHINA The European Parliament plans to add its voice to growing concerns in the Western world about alleged security threats posed by Chinese telecommunications companies such as

The Buzz | College coaches, others indicted in admissions bribery case

Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are among at least 40 people indicted in a sweeping college admissions bribery scandal. Loughlin appeared in the ABC sitcom “Full

The Internet | At age 30, World Wide Web is ‘not the web we wanted’

At the ripe old age of 30 and with half the globe using it, the World Wide Web is facing growing pains with issues like

Macau Matters | Personal data in Macau

I won the trifecta and have all the first world fat old men medical conditions – high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type II diabetes. For winning this

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 – edition no. 3247

* Night run competition | 750 steps to climb The Parisian Eiffel Tower * March looking strong by the ides * Fine producers impressed by Macau curiosity * Alexis cautious on use

EXCLUSIVE: Mainland visitors ditch travel permits for one-year multiple entry business visas

Mainland visitors are acquiring business visas on online shops that grant them frequent access to Macau and Hong Kong, the Times has learned. Visitors can be listed as owners of

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