Briefs | Dried food seized at HKZM Bridge checkpoint

The Macau Customs has seized HKD70,000-worth of dried seafood and goods at the Macau checkpoint of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HKZMB). During the Labor Day holidays, two tourists coming

Southampton to play on ‘home side’ in match against Guangzhou R&F

The announcement of the Sports Bureau (ID) on May 3 that the teams of Southampton Football Club and Guangzhou R&F Football Club would meet for a match

Legislative Assembly | Macau has problematic traffic, say lawmakers

Several lawmakers expressed their concern for Macau’s traffic and transport problems during yesterday’ Legislative Assembly session, while others noted that tourism policies in the city were in

IAM says a dozen more trees to be felled

The tree cut down this week in front of the Portuguese School was one of those severely affected by fungus. According to the Municipal Affairs Bureau

Q&A | Robert Goldstein, Wilfred Wong, David Beckham: London to land in Macau with touch of Beckham

David Beckham returned to Macau this week for the announcement of The Londoner Macao integrated resort - the latest property to be unveiled by Sands

The Londoner Macao unveils USD2.2b project, executives to invest more in the MSAR

The Londoner Macao unveiled its features and offerings yesterday, highlighting Sands China’s collaboration with David Beckham. Set to open progressively in 2020 and 2021, the

New Jersey sues US for Adelson link to online gambling crackdown

New Jersey sued the U.S. Justice Department, claiming it failed to respond to the state’s demand for documents linking a recent crackdown on legal online gambling

Macau delegation participates in GBA Forum

A Macau delegation led by the Secretary for Economy and Finance Lionel Leong participated in the “Forum on Economic Cooperation between Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau,” held as part of Asia’s

Swine fever in China creates an opportunity for Brazilian exporters

The outbreak of African swine fever in China and the resulting slaughter of the affected animals has led the government of the country to authorise imports

Moutai | $165 billion distiller changes course by cutting brands

China’s love of a fiery grain liquor made Kweichow Moutai Co. the world’s most valuable alcohol distiller, and the company’s approach has been to milk that demand for

Chinese researchers try brain implants to treat addiction

The sound of doctors boring through his skull to feed electrodes deep into his brain made Yan tremble. “The drill was like bzzzzzzz,” he later recalled. “The moment of

Trade War | Trump puts deal-making credentials to test with China talks

As he cranks up the pressure on China in pursuit of a new trade accord, President Donald Trump is putting his deal-making persona on the line and injecting

Sino investment in US drops 83% amid growing mistrust

Chinese direct investment in the United States dropped 83% last year, pushed down by growing mistrust between the world’s two biggest economies. In a report yesterday,

Australia | Political parties woo Chinese-Australian voters

The Chinese diaspora in Australia, long regarded as a politically apathetic ethnic minority, are being wooed like never before by political parties who see them as key

Cambodia |Court summons members of defunct opposition party

A court in northwestern Cambodia has summoned for questioning more than two dozen regional members of the defunct opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party, accusing them of engaging in

Pakistan | Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy leaves country

A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan has left for Canada to be reunited with her daughters, Pakistani officials and

South Africa starts voting amid issue of corruption

South Africans voted yesterday in presidential and parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption and unemployment. It is 25 years since the end of apartheid, but

Iran | Rouhani threatens more enrichment if no new nuclear deal

Iran threatened yesterday to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for its 2015 nuclear deal a year

Offbeat | Whose poo is this? Prague Zoo takes a closer look at dung

After producing plenty of elephant dung and other manure for years, Prague Zoo has capitalized on its expertise by creating a new permanent exhibit on the world of

This Day in History | 1955 – West Germany accepted into Nato

West Germany has formally joined the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation at a special ceremony in Paris. The German delegates to NATO were greeted by British Foreign Secretary

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