This Day in History | 1977 – Firefighters strike over pay claim

Firefighters are claiming widespread support for their first national strike, over a 30% pay demand. The 30,000-strong Fire Brigades Union claims 97.5% of its members have

Art of Giving | Carnegie and philanthropy

What is philanthropy today? How has philanthropy developed since ancient Greece? If there is one consensus amongst the philanthropist community, it is that modern philanthropy has

Life & Style | New award to honor arts and activism named after Lena Horne

The venerated Times Square concert venue The Town Hall has created a new award to honor arts and activism, a prize to be named after Lena

Two men with the same mission – Win!

After several successful campaigns in previous editions, German Maro Engle and Swiss national Edoardo Mortara gear up once more for this year’s Macau FIA GT World

Will Macau define the 2019 WTCR Champion?

With only two events to be raced this year, the FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) Championship arrives in Macau for its final stop before the season

Hickman aiming to equal Easton’s four wins

The 53rd Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix has yet to begin but there have been some important names dropping out of the competition at the last-minute.

Football | Spanish court to decide fate of Spanish league game in US

A Spanish court will decide whether the Spanish league will be allowed to play the Villarreal-Atlético Madrid game in the United States next month. A court

World briefs

INDONESIA A suicide bomber blew himself up at a busy police station in Indonesia’s third-largest city yesterday, wounding at least six people. The attack came during a

The Buzz | Alibaba moves closer to Hong Kong stock listing

China’s Alibaba moved closer yesterday to its anticipated listing in Hong Kong. The online retail giant filed an application to list its shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange,

Sour grapes: Trade war puts cork in US wine sales to China

Caught in the crossfire of President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, U.S. vineyards are struggling to sell Syrah in Shanghai and Chardonnay in Shenzhen.

Thursday, November 14, 2019 – edition no. 3416

  * Mayhem.HK | Violence hits campuses, schools close, students flee * GP66 - Women grace men’s sports * GP66 - Two Men with the same mission: WIN! * People are blaming AirAsia for

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