Widow, daughter of Korean Air chairman appear at trial

The widow and daughter of Korean Air Chairman Cho Yang-ho appeared in a South Korean court yesterday over charges they unlawfully hired housekeepers from the Philippines.

Australia | Jury convicts man in Etihad flight bomb plot

An Australian jury on Wednesday convicted a man of plotting to blow up an Etihad Airways airliner on a flight from Sydney to the United Arab Emirates

Wikileaks | Assange refuses extradition to US; long legal fight expected

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court yesterday that he wouldn’t agree to be extradited to the United States, where he is accused of

Cyprus | Justice minister resigns over serial killer case

The justice minister in Cyprus resigned yesterday amid mounting criticism that police bungled their investigations when some of the seven foreign women and girls slain by a

Offbeat | Squirrel initially scares, then snuggles with subway riders

A surprise passenger hitched a ride on a Boston commuter trolley, frightening some people at first, but warming their hearts when it willingly snuggled in a human passenger’s

This Day in History | 1968 – Surgeons conduct UK’s first heart transplant

Britain’s first heart transplant was successfully carried out today by a team of 18 doctors and nurses at the National Heart Hospital in Marylebone, London. The operation,

Football | Messi hits 600 goals with a brace, Barca beats Liverpool

BARCELONA 3, LIVERPOOL 0 Facing its toughest opponent of the season, Barcelona once again turned to Lionel Messi to move the team within one step

World briefs

CHINA A group of at least six foreigners who have been punished by a court in southern China for their alleged involvement in an international methamphetamine operation includes a

The buzz | Carrie Lam tells Japanese minister to engage in HK’s public works projects

Chief Executive Carrie Lam met Japan’s Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport & Tourism Keiichi Ishii at Government House yesterday. According to HK’s information bureau, Lam welcomed Ishii’s visit to the neighboring SAR and

Leonardo drawing, portrait marks 500 years since his death

A drawing of a bearded, pensive-looking man owned by Queen Elizabeth II is a portrait of Leonardo da Vinci, a royal art adviser said yesterday on the

Bizcuits | Dignified Selfies

As part of his state visit to China, the President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, has come to Macau and, with a lingering flash, gone.

A strong Efron, but little else new in Bundy biopic

When Ted Bundy died in the electric chair 30 years ago in Florida, a witness to the execution — a prosecutor in the case of a 12-year-old

Eight shades of Leonardo

* Books: Cape May by Chip Cheek * Music: Stay Around by J.J. Cale * Science: Black holes are cosmic prisons   DOWNLOAD

‘Cape May’ novel is full of drink and lust to a fault

It is early fall of 1957 when the young newlyweds arrive at Cape May for their honeymoon. This is the offseason, and the New Jersey beach with its aging

J.J. Cale’s posthumous album is vital and inviting

J.J. Cale’s “Stay Around” is a posthumous collection of 15 previously unreleased tracks that is as authentic as any of the original and compilation albums he’s released

News of the World | Eight things you may not know about Leonardo da Vinci

This year marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death. Widely considered one of the greatest polymaths in human history, Leonardo was an

Science | Seeing is believing: Black holes are cosmic prisons

Black holes are cosmic prisons, where nothing escapes, not light or even data. But lots did come out of last month’s first image of the shadowy edge

Friday, May 3, 2019 – edition no. 3282

* Marcelo tours the city in 24h | Macau at heart of Sino-Portuguese relations * Gaming receipts at fastest fall pace, but there’s hope * Tour bus crashes into old cafeteria * Old

Indonesia | Authorities jail Polish tourist who met Papuan activists

A Polish tourist sentenced yesterday to five years in prison in Indonesia for treason after meeting with Papuan independence supporters said that he was the victim of a

Editorial | Senhor Presidente

In an interview published in these pages, lawyer Paulo Cardinal summons up the sentiment of many of us in Macau that Portugal has been

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