Pearl Horizon buyers given one month to buy public house 

Starting from June 17, buyers of the former Pearl Horizon project can apply to purchase the government’s public housing units, according to a dispatch published yesterday in the

Legislative Assembly | Sulu Sou proposes amendment to include trade union rights

Despite the failure of his colleagues to pass any of the 10 previously submitted trade union bills at the Legislative Assembly (AL), lawmaker Sulu Sou

Crime | Taxi drivers conspired to keep passenger’s money

Three taxi drivers have been brought to the prosecution authority, being accused of conspiring to retain possession of a passenger’s property, the Public Security Police Force (PSP)

Courts | Attack on lawyer is ‘attack on profession and rule of law’

The attack on lawyer Jorge Menezes on a Macau street on May 16, 2013, which resulted in him sustaining several injuries, was not just an attack against

Reflections from Macau | We don’t talk (enough) about Tiananmen

Today is the 30th anniversary of the violent crackdown that ended seven weeks of nation- wide protests calling for political reform. Remembered as the June Fourth

Fun fair aims to raise environmental sustainability

Grand Coloane Resort held its first green fair on Sunday, featuring eco-friendly products and sustainable workshops for children. The “Boa Vida All Things Green Fun

Artworks by people with disabilities showcased at USJ

The “Step with Love, Leaps with Art – Asia Pacific Accessible Art Festival 2019” is featuring over 100 artworks in different styles from various cultures created

Six killed in Guangdong landslide

Six people, who had been buried under a landslide in south China’s Guangdong Province early Sunday morning, have been confirmed dead, local authorities said. A landslide hit a three-stroy

Hong Kong | Property just hit an all-time high

In the world’s most-expensive real estate market, the sky’s the limit. Property prices in Hong Kong have reached an all-time high after relentless gains over the

Leicester City owners set to win renewal for Thai airport duty-free deal

The billionaire family that owns Leicester City soccer club is set to win renewal of airport retail contracts that helped build its fortune. Airports of Thailand

Prosperity, repression mark China 30 years after Tiananmen

Thirty years since the Tiananmen Square protests, China’s economy has catapulted up the world rankings, yet political repression is harsher than ever. Hundreds of

‘Tank man’ photographer urges Beijing to open up on Tiananmen

The American photographer who shot the iconic image of a man standing in front of tanks at the 1989 Tiananmen protests says it’s time for the Chinese

A look at key events in the 1989 protests

Over seven weeks in 1989, student-led pro- democracy protests centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square became China’s greatest political upheaval since the end of the Cultural Revolution more

Tiananmen veterans look back on movement’s mistakes, passion

Wu’er Kaixi was among the most outspoken of the student leaders during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, famously reproaching then-Premier Li Peng at a meeting broadcast

North Korea | Top official reappears days after purge report

A senior North Korean official who had been reported as being purged over the failed nuclear summit with Washington was shown in state media yesterday enjoying

Samsung vows to keep up investment as trade war raises risks

Samsung Electronics’ Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong has vowed to keep up robust investments in key businesses as South Korea’s leading company weathers slowing demand and the

US-Mexico | Officials to begin talks over tariffs, border

Top officials from the U.S. and Mexico will begin talks today in a scramble to fend off President Donald Trump’s threat of devastating

Trump, first lady meet with queen at Buckingham Palace

President Donald Trump met with Queen Elizabeth II yesterday during two-day visit to Britain that’s meant to strengthen ties between the two nations, although the trip

Offbeat | Russians criticize heavily edited version of Elton John film

Russian gay rights activists and cultural figures are criticizing the local distributor of a new movie about Elton John for cutting scenes in it depicting homosexual activity and

This Day in History | 1940 – Dunkirk rescue is over – Churchill defiant

The Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, has described the “miracle of deliverance” from Dunkirk and warned of an impending invasion. His moving speech to Parliament came on the day

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