Thai authorities urged to investigate attacks on activists

Rights groups urged Thai authorities yesterday to investigate attacks against pro-democracy activists after one was beaten and left unconscious on a sidewalk in the latest case of

Italian socialist Sassoli to be president of EU Parliament

Italian socialist David-Maria Sassoli was elected yesterday to head the European parliament, completing the bloc’s drawn-out and at times acrimonious appointment process for its top jobs.

Libya | Airstrike hits detention center, killing 44 migrants

An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants near the Libyan capital early yesterday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the U.N.

Offbeat | Sweet spot: Officer craving ice cream nabs gun suspect

A police officer’s craving for cake batter ice cream put him and his colleagues in the right place to take action when a loaded gun fell out of a

This Day in History | 1976 – Israelis rescue Entebbe hostages

Israeli commandos have rescued 100 hostages, mostly Israelis or Jews, held by pro-Palestinian hijackers at Entebbe airport in Uganda. At about 0100 local time (2200GMT), Ugandan soldiers

Life & Style | Grand Hyatt Macau presents ‘Lua de Lótus’ mooncake gift box

For this year’s Mid- Autumn Festival, Grand Hyatt Macau is presenting a repertoire of Mid-Autumn delights. An important symbol in many religions throughout the world, the lotus

Ferrucci showing skill, rebuilding reputation in IndyCar

Santino Ferrucci knows better than most drivers that one bad moment behind the wheel can lead to a long-lasting trail of Google results. After a recent

World briefs

police have arrested eight people for posting personal data about police officers on the internet as massive protests against the government and police were held in recent weeks.

The Buzz | Staging Woodstock 50 a challenge, says upstate NY official

A key local official says hosting the Woodstock 50 anniversary festival on short notice “could pose a significant challenge.” A mass gathering permit application for the Vernon

2020 Census to be printed without citizenship question

Days after the U.S. Supreme Court halted the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau has started the process of

Made in Macao | Fall in love to lose weight

Nowadays, we hear the phrases “I have to lose weight” or “I am trying to lose weight” almost every day from people around us. From 200 pound six-feet-tall

Thursday, July 4, 2019 – edition no. 3325

* Iconic Kai Tak airport carved up into luxury condo plots * Another dolphin washes ashore, the second this week * A taxi driver will have to pay 70,000 patacas to a

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