Malaysia | Vaccinating for polio after first case in 27 years

Malaysia began a vaccination campaign in a rural town on Borneo island after a 3-month-old boy was confirmed to have polio in the country’s first case

West Bank | Palestinians in Bethlehem look beyond religious tourism

For decades, the people of Bethlehem have watched tour buses drive up to the Church of the Nativity, disgorge their passengers for a few hours at the

Offbeat | Gala evening at La Scala celebrates culture over extremism

The gala season premiere of Puccini’s “Tosca” starring Russian soprano Anna Netrebko and conducted by Riccardo Chailly received 15 minutes of applause from an audience of Milanese elite,

This Day in History | 1981 – Mystery disease kills homosexuals

A mysterious epidemic, which has been discovered in homosexual men, is causing increasing concern in the United States. The unknown condition, which consists of two separate diseases

RUGBY ACADEMY | Impressive Bats U12 performance at HK festival

Last week Sunday saw the Macau Bats compete in the Flying Kukri’s rugby festival at King’s Park, Hong Kong. The Bats had entered teams in the

Boxing | Joshua set to defend heavyweight titles at Tottenham stadium

Anthony Joshua is set for a London homecoming to start his second reign as world heavyweight champion, with his next fight likely to take place at the

World briefs

CHINA A Chinese official says Beijing wants a prompt settlement of its trade war with Washington. A deputy commerce minister said late yesterday that Beijing wants “satisfactory

The Buzz | America’s influence, once so dominant, waning under Trump

It’s whispered in NATO meeting rooms and celebrated in China’s halls of power. It’s lamented in the capital cities of key U.S. allies and welcomed in the Kremlin.

Russia banned from global sports for four years

The Russian flag and national anthem were banned from next year’s Tokyo Olympics and other major sports events for four years yesterday. Russia’s hosting of world

Rear Window | The right and difficult stuff

Already speeding toward the double 20 - December 20th marks two decades as a Special Administrative Region - Macau is facing additional responsibilities as the ´good pupil` of

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 – edition no. 3433

  * A City Called Macau • A mainlander’s perspective at IFFAM * Beijing pushes for removal of foreign tech in more state offices * Two American business leaders were barred entry to Macau

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