Socialists tipped to stay in power as Portugal votes

Portugal held a general election yesterday, with the center-left Socialist Party widely expected to collect most votes and stay in power for another four years.

This Day in History | 2001 – US launches air strikes against Taleban

The United States has begun its military campaign, Operation Enduring Freedom, against al-Qaeda and the Taleban in Afghanistan. Cruise missiles and bombers have targeted the airports of Kandahar and Kabul and

Offbeat | Man sues Oregon clinic over donated sperm used for 17 kids

A man who says his donated sperm was used to father at least 17 children in violation of an agreement that allowed for no more than five has sued an

Life & Style | Ethiopians celebrate thanksgiving festival in the capital

Hundreds of thousands of people in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa are celebrating a festival widely seen as promoting peace and unity. The annual Irrecha festival is a thanksgiving event

History museum explores Germans’ view of Britain

As Brexit looms, one of Germany’s main history museums is examining Germans’ views of the British, complete with a countdown clock that may be reset if Britain’s departure from the

Rugby World Cup | Dream still on: wondrous Japan gets win, bonus point v Samoa

Surely Japan must be in love with rugby by now. The Rugby World Cup host produced another wondrous display on Saturday to beat a ferocious Samoa with an immense effort, enhancing

Tennis | Thiem, Barty through to China Open finals

Top seeds Dominic Thiem and Ash Barty are through to the finals of the China Open in Beijing. Austrian Thiem will face Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final. In the women’s

The Buzz | Israeli archaeologists claim to discover ancient city

Israeli archaeologists say they have discovered a large, 5,000-year-old city in northern Israel. Israel’s Antiquities Authority said Sunday the ancient city was discovered during preparations for a highway project near Harish,

Motorsports | Morocco takes over HK’s ePrix after social unrest

The Hong Kong race of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) electric-powered single-seater championship (Formula E) has been removed from the final version of the 2019/2020 calendar, released after the latest

World Briefs

  CHINA-US As the U.S. warned allies around the world that Chinese tech giant Huawei was a security threat, the FBI was making the same point quietly to a Midwestern university. NORTH

Tax Matters | Stamp Duty on Property Transfers and the Principle of Legality

The Rule of Law is based on certain principles, of which the principle of legality is paramount. In Macau, the principle of legality is not expressly established in the Basic

Monday, October 7, 2019 – edition no. 3389

• A controversial move to kill protester anonymity—but will it work? * Golden Week visitors throng Macau streets * Japan crowned fireworks champion * The Macau passport climbed three places on a global

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