Hong Kong leader: Extradition bill unlikely to be revived

Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized today (Tuesday) for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived during the current legislative session. But Chief Executive

Crime | Casino scams involving large sums reported by the police

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has reported a series of scams which mostly involved mainland residents who were in Macau as tourists. Two of these scams

Another political outsider joins Chief Executive race

Choi Teng Teng, a local ‘grassroots’ woman who says she supports democracy and dreams of becoming Chief Executive, visited the administration building yesterday to express

Criminal investigation against former SMG head closed

An investigation into the supposed link between the negligence of Fong Soi Kun, former head of the Meteorological and Geophysical Service Bureau (SMG), and the deaths

New association hopes to promote youth integration across borders

A new association hopes to promote cultural exchange among students in the Guangdong-Hong Kong- Macau Greater Bay Area. The purpose behind the newly-created Association for Cultural Integration

Briefs | One death in industrial accident

One local worker has died in an industrial accident while working at the Grand Emperor Hotel, according to a statement released by the Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL). The accident

Football | Macau FA to investigate 21-18 sham match

Footballers on the two teams that protested a recent decision by the Macau Football Association say that their dramatic 21-18 final score on Sunday had

Carrie Lam fighting for political life after bill fiasco

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer

Joshua Wong joins masses after release from prison

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong joined calls for Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s resignation after being released from a two-month jail sentence that sidelined him from some

Gaming | Massachusetts: Will it work? Glitzy casino opening on industrial waterfront

A 28-million-dollar statue of Popeye by the artist Jeff Koons. Luxury, “European- style” water shuttles. Five-star hotel rooms starting at about USD650 a night. After

Corporate Bits | Grand Lapa to hold summer activities

This summer, Grand Lapa will hold a series of activities from July 6 to September 1, featuring workshops, dancing and art amongst other things. According to a

Forced marriage | Pakistan police seek to unravel networks trafficking women

With waves of arrests, Pakistani investigators are trying to unravel trafficking networks that convince impoverished Pakistanis to marry off their daughters to Chinese men for

Google appoints new chief to oversee tumultuous China region

Alphabet Inc.’s Google has appointed a new Greater China head, as the company tries to reset a checkered relationship with Beijing while tensions with Washington flare.

Huawei founder says revenue will be billions below forecast

Huawei’s founder said yesterday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be USD30 billion less than forecast over the next two years, as he compared the company

China censors the blame for Hong Kong protest to the US

While the world has focused on Hong Kong over the past week, most of the 1.4 billion people right across the border in China have not.

India | Dozens of new parliamentarians face criminal charges

India’s recent national election delivered a historic victory to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party, but also exposed the influence of money, power and questionable morality

Pakistani activist known for criticism killed in Islamabad

Pakistani police say an activist known for his online criticism of the country’s military and politicians has been killed by unknown assailants in a wooded area of

Diplomacy | State media say Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week, state media announced yesterday, as U.S. talks with North Korea on

Aviation | Boeing says ‘sorry’ for Max crashes, seeks renewed trust

Boeing executives apologized yesterday to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, as the U.S. plane maker struggles to regain the

Elections | Ex-rival backs Boris Johnson’s bid to be Britain’s next PM

Boris Johnson’s bid to become Britain’s next prime minister was bolstered by fresh support from one of his former rivals yesterday. Health Secretary Matt Hancock threw his support

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