Cambodia | Court charges two who protested gov’t critic’s murder

A court in Cambodia yesterday formally charged two men in connection with protests marking the third anniversary of the killing of a prominent government critic. The

Pakistan | Train collision kills 20

A passenger train rammed into a freight train at a railway station in southern Pakistan yesterday, killing at least 20 people and injuring 74 others, hospital officials

Persian Gulf tensions | Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Strait of Hormuz

The British navy said yesterday it stopped three Iranian paramilitary vessels from disrupting the passage of a British oil tanker through the Strait of Hormuz in a

Who owns the moon

* Movies: The Farewell * Books: Last Witnesses: An Oral History of the Children of World War II by Svetlana Alexievich * Music: Solutions by K.Flay * Food: Flavors of Penang at The

A lovely, bittersweet family story in ‘The Farewell’

The premise behind writer and director Lulu Wang’s wonderful film “The Farewell “ might be a little hard to accept for some audiences. A family collectively decides

‘Last Witnesses’ offers children’s memories of WWII

Does anyone suffer more in wartime than a child? All they know is at risk — parents, siblings, neighbors, homes, schools, even pets. All too soon they

K.Flay celebrates all her sides on CD ‘Solutions’

It’s always been hard to pin down K.Flay’s music. She’s a bit of a sonic chameleon, mixing elements of hip-hop, rock and indie pop with moods that

News of the World | Who owns the moon? A space lawyer answers

Most likely, this is the best-known picture of a flag ever taken: Buzz Aldrin standing next to the first U.S. flag planted on the Moon. For those

F&B | Flavors of Penang showcased at the Feast

While every state in Malaysia has their own style of curry, the buffet promises authentic curry dishes from Penang specifically in a bid to allow visitors

Offbeat | Driver escapes injury when saguaro cactus pierces windshield

Arizona authorities say a driver escaped injury when his car’s windshield was pierced by the trunk of a saguaro cactus during a wreck this week on the outskirts of

This Day in History | 1990 – Yeltsin resignation splits Soviet Communists

The populist politician and president of the Russian parliament, Boris Yeltsin, has resigned from the Soviet Communist Party. The resignation has also led to a declaration from

Life & Style | Taylor Swift shakes off drama with fun concert performance

In her first public appearance since discovering her masters were in the hands of someone she’s not a fan of, Taylor Swift didn’t directly address the

Tennis | Serena Williams to face Simona Halep in Wimbledon final

Serena Williams made it look easy in the Wimbledon semifinals. What she really cares about, of course, is what comes next. That’s why she puts

World briefs

The Buzz | North Korea vows to respond to South’s deployment of F-35 jets

North Korea slammed South Korea over its ongoing deployment of high-tech U.S. fighter jets, warning yesterday that it will respond by developing and testing unspecified special weapons of its

Amal Clooney faults ‘collective shrug’ over slain journalist

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders of failing to protect journalists and responding with “a collective shrug” over the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bizcuits | Foreign, dark-skinned, female and thoroughly exploitable

Even though the draft bill to set a statutory minimum wage of MOP32 per hour has been accepted this week in the Legislative Assembly, it continues to divide

Friday, July 12, 2019 – edition no. 3331

• 1,600 cameras have already cost Macau hundreds of millions of patacas * Bereaved parents call for struggle to go on * Wynn Resorts has unveiled plans to build a $2 billion

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