South Korea | Moon calls Trump-Kim summit end of hostility

South Korea’s president yesterday called a recent U.S.-North Korean summit at the Korean border an end of mutual hostility between the countries, despite skepticism by many experts that

Philippines | 1st known Filipino suicide attacker identified

Philippine authorities have identified as a Filipino militant one of two suicide attackers who set off bombs last week that killed five people and the

No news a week after Australian disappears in North Korea

Australia’s prime minister said yesterday he had no news on the fate of an Australian citizen who vanished in North Korea a week ago. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said

USA | Trump says tanks will be part of his July Fourth celebration

President Donald Trump isn’t taking “no tanks” for an answer on the Fourth of July. He said yesterday that a display of U.S. military

Offbeat | Judge: Andy Warhol didn’t violate Prince picture copyright

Andy Warhol transcended a photographer’s copyright by transforming a picture of a vulnerable and uncomfortable Prince into an artwork that made the singer an “iconic, larger-than-life figure,” a judge

This Day in History | 1971 Doors’ singer Jim Morrison found dead

Jim Morrison, the lead singer of American rock group The Doors has died in Paris aged 27. He was found in a bathtub at his apartment

Life & Style | Japan official to Kardashian West: Kimono belongs to Japan

Japan’s trade minister says the kimono belongs to Japan — not to Kim Kardashian West’s shapeware brand. West announced the line, Kimono Solutionwear, last week. But some Japanese

Rugby | All Blacks name extra-large squad for Championship

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has named four newcomers in a 39-man squad for the Rugby Championship while remaining loyal to older players, including captain Kieran Read,

World briefs

Sri Lanka Prosecutors have asked police to explain why two former senior officials have not been arrested for alleged negligence

The Buzz | Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists’ phones

Chinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scrutiny of the remote 

Fire kills 14 Russian sailors amid submarine speculation

A fire on one of the Russian navy’s deep-sea submersibles killed 14 sailors, the Russian Defense Ministry said yesterdayy without giving the cause of the blaze or

Animal Farm | The challenges  of Ho Iat Seng

Ten years ago I wrote “The Chui Sai On Challenges” as follows: “Continue, improve, simplify, anticipate and innovate … During these ... years of activity of

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 – edition no. 3324

* Kevin Ho on his job at the NPC | Macau and China are ‘not places that can be separated’ * China is using the Philippines as own online casino * The

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