US, S.Korea postpone joint exercise criticized by Pyongyang

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said yesterday the United States and South Korea have indefinitely postponed a joint military exercise in an “act of goodwill” toward

UK | Prince Andrew denies claims of Epstein accuser in interview

Prince Andrew offered a detailed rebuttal to claims he had sex with a woman who says she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein, providing an alibi for

Vatican | Pope decries that ‘greed of a few’ worsens poverty of others

Pope Francis yesterday decried that the “greed of a few” wealthy people is compounding the plight of the poor and lamented the lack of concern about growing

This Day in History | 1989 – Police crush Prague protest rally

Riot police in Czechoslovakia have arrested hundreds of people taking part in a protest march. More than 15,000 people, mostly students, took part in the demonstration,

Life & Style | Rapper Kanye West performs for Texas jail inmates

Kanye West has followed the Johnny Cash route and performed for inmates at a Houston jail. In secret from the public, the star rapper-turned-gospel singer

F3: Rookie Verschoor surprises and wins in Macau

Young Dutchman Richard Verschoor attained an outstanding victory at the 66th Macau Grand Prix, winning the most-wanted race of the weekend and becoming the new FIA F3

GT World Cup: Marciello regains title for Mercedes

Italian racer Raffaele Marciello claimed victory in the FIA GT World Cup, one of the main events of the 66th Macau Grand Prix. Marciello fought hard with the Porsches

Tse wins first edition of GBA GT4 Cup

Macau’s Kevin Tse took a brilliant pole-to-flag win at yesterday’s season finale of the first Greater Bay Area (GBA) GT Cup for GT4 specifications cars. Tse

Macau Touring Car: Paul Poon’s eighth win

Hong Kong’s Paul Poon took his eighth Macau-win in a pole-to-flag victory on Saturday. In a race with a few incidents and laps behind the

WTCR: Muller gets double win in Macau

Frenchman Yvan Muller scored two wins out of the three races this weekend in Macau for Cyan Racing - Lynk & Co. With the wins, Muller bagged significant

66th Macau Grand Prix

FIA F3 World Cup Richard Verschoor (NLD) FIA World GT Cup Raffaele Marciello (ITA)

Football England, Czech Republic, France and Turkey reach Euro 2020

England qualified in style for the 2020 European Championship, while the Czech Republic, France and Turkey also booked their places last week at next year’s tournament.

Ronaldo scores 99th goal as Portugal qualifies

Cristiano Ronaldo took his career tally to 99 international goals yesterday as Portugal qualified for the 2020 European Championship with a 2-0 win against Luxembourg. The Juventus star

World briefs

HONG KONG At the city’s most prestigious local schools, the admissions process can be brutally competitive. Demand for openings almost always exceeds supply, and children from the

Prince Charles and Camilla begin weeklong New Zealand trip

Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla arrived in New Zealand yesterday for a weeklong trip, during which they plan to visit the city of Christchurch and the historic

Juliette Binoche joins IFFAM talent ambassador

Oscar-winning French actress Juliette Binoche is set to join the talent ambassadors for the upcoming 4th International Film Festival & Awards – Macao, (IFFAM), the organizing committee

World Views | China’s industrial policies work. So copy them

China hawks are chastising President Donald Trump’s “ In one typical critique, experts at the Peterson Institute, a Washington think tank,  Until recently, mainstream economists and policymakers

Offbeat | 9-year-old boy catches massive blue catfish in New Mexico

He caught a fish “this” big. No, really. A 9-year-old New Mexico boy landed a 42-pound (19-kilogram) blue catfish Sunday evening while fishing in the Elephant Butte Reservoir.

Monday, November 18, 2019 – edition no. 3418

  * Paid Plastic bag enforced today | Too little, too late * ‘No flavor’ win extends Rutter record, rookie conquers F3 * Graft buster concluded that the employment practice of the Policy

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