Trump is making Xi’s superpower 2050 plan tougher by the day

Even before the trade war, Xi Jinping’s plan to turn China into one of the world’s most advanced economies by 2050 was ambitious. His grand vision

Pyongyang says Kim supervised weapons tests, criticizes Seoul

North Korea said yesterday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches that are seen as

Briefs | UAE-backed separatists pull out of Yemen’s Aden

Yemeni separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates began withdrawing yesterday from positions they seized from the internationally-recognized government in the southern port city of Aden. The Southern

Muslims clash with Israeli police at Jerusalem holy site

Muslim worshippers and Israeli police clashed yesterday at a major Jerusalem holy site during prayers marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha. Palestinian medics

Offbeat | Bear falls on Northern California patrol car

They probably don’t train people for this at the Sheriff’s Academy. A patrol car was struck by a falling bear in Northern California last weekend. Authorities

This Day in History | 2003 – Gilligan: language ‘wasn’t perfect’

The journalist at the centre of the controversy surrounding the death of weapons expert Dr David Kelly has admitted that his language “wasn’t perfect” when he reported the

Life & Style | Cyrus and Hemsworth split after less than year of marriage

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have separated after less than a year of marriage. A representative for the singer said Saturday the pair decided

Football – EPL | Late Kane drama follows Man City’s Sterling show

After having watched Manchester City and Liverpool begin the Premier League with emphatic wins, Tottenham provided extra excitement on Saturday with two late Harry Kane goals bagging

World briefs

North Korea said yesterday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches

The Buzz | UK bids to have Glasgow host 2020 UN climate conference

The British government says a major United Nations climate conference will be held in Glasgow next year if the U.K.’s bid to host the event is successful.

Lekima leaves 32 dead in east China

Typhoon Lekima killed 32 people and left 16 missing in coastal Zhejiang province, China’s state broadcaster reported. More than 1 million people in Shanghai and

Germany to freeze support for Brazil forest projects

A newspaper is reporting that the German government plans to stop supporting forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil because of what it sees as evidence of the

Tax Matters | Fighting erosion in taxable base and profit shifting

The RAEM government has recently discussed some amendments to the Corporate Income Tax Regulations (CITR, or Regulamento do Imposto Complementar de Rendimentos) and to the Regime of Exchange

Monday, August 12, 2019 – edition no. 3351

* HKZMB can’t keep the tourists in Macau * Trade war hindering Xi’s superpower 2050 plan * Billionaire developer Ng Lap Seng, convicted of bribing United Nations officials, saw his appeal turned

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By :