Three Chinese tourists in critical condition after US crash

Three Chinese tourists remained in critical condition yesterday after they were injured in a tour bus crash in Utah that left four other passengers dead, hospital officials said. One person

Canada says border officials followed rules in Huawei arrest

Canada’s attorney general said that officials followed the law when they detained a top Chinese tech executive at Vancouver’s airport and the defense has no proof to substantiate its “conspiracy

China planning controls on e-cigarettes amid health concern

China plans to join governments that are imposing controls on tobacco liquid and additives for e-cigarettes amid rising concern about deaths and illnesses blamed on vaping, a state news agency

Indonesia | Students rally against changes to corruption law

Police fired tear gas and water cannons yesterday to disperse thousands of rock-throwing students protesting a new law that they said has crippled Indonesia’s anti-corruption agency. Several thousand university students are

South Korea | Fourth swine fever case in a week confirmed

South Korea’s African swine fever crisis intensified yesterday with lab tests confirming the fourth case in a week from a farm near its border with North Korea. The discovery of still

Japan not inviting S.Korea to naval review amid dispute

Japan announced that it is not inviting South Korea to a multinational naval review it is hosting next month because their ties are badly strained over history, trade and defense. The

UN Summit | Trump focuses on religious freedom, not climate

President Donald Trump made his political priorities clear yesterday within an hour of arriving at the United Nations for a three-day visit: He breezed by a major climate change

Offbeat | After Amazon packages found in cemetery, police deliver them

Officers in a Massachusetts police department briefly turned into Amazon drivers after a stash of undelivered packages was found in a cemetery. Burlington police tweeted that a

This Day in History | 1950 – Seoul in UN hands

United Nations forces have taken control of the South Korean capital Seoul, three months after it fell to North Korea, the US Army has announced. The US

One of B.B. King’s ‘Lucille’ guitars sold for $280K at auction

A guitar given to B.B. King for his 80th birthday has sold for $280,000 at an auction of items from the blues legend’s estate. Julien’s Auctions says King often used the

Kanye West attracts thousands to Wyoming for worship service

Kanye West has held an outdoor worship service that attracted thousands of people to the Wyoming city where he owns a ranch. The Billings Gazette reports West held the free event

Football | Messi, Rapinoe win FIFA player of the year awards

Lionel Messi won his sixth FIFA player of the year award, while Megan Rapinoe won her first at a lavish ceremony at Milan’s iconic Teatro all Scala yesterday . Rapinoe was

Rugby World Cup | Italy can move closer to third place with a win over Canada

In a Rugby World Cup group containing three-time champion New Zealand and two-time winner South Africa, the realistic option for the other teams is third place. A win for Italy over

The Buzz | China central bank says no plans for big economic stimulus

China’s central bank governor said yesterday its monetary policy will stay “stable and healthy,” suggesting Beijing has no plans to join the United States and Europe in cutting interest rates

Dutch reinforce major dike as seas rise, climate changes

Rising up in a thin line through the waters separating the provinces of North Holland and Friesland, the 87-year-old Afsluitdijk is one of the low-lying Netherlands’ key defenses against its

World Briefs

CHINA-US As tensions between China and the United States ratchet up, former California Gov. Jerry Brown sees a way to bring together the world’s largest carbon emitter and a U.S.

Animal Farm | Hong Kong: where are you and where are you going?

Hong Kong is entering a spiral of violence that, especially in the face of unequal forces, is not a solution for those who aspire to keep or have greater democracy

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 – edition no. 3383

* Analysts lower expectations ahead of Golden Week * Macau will host the PGA Tour Series-China, initially scheduled to take place in Hong Kong * Macau wants to ‘work together, not against’

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