China sees US postponing Dec.15 threat as tariff cuts debated

Chinese officials expect the U.S. will delay a threatened tariff increase set for Sunday as both sides focus on de-escalating tensions by cutting import taxes currently

New Zealand | Stories of injured, missing in volcano eruption

Officials say 47 people from New Zealand, United States, Australia, Germany, Britain, China and Malaysia were on a New Zealand volcanic island when it suddenly erupted.

India | Crackdown hits religious freedom in disputed Kashmir

For years Romi Jan’s mornings would begin with the plaintive call to prayer that rang out from the central mosque in disputed Kashmir’s largest city. The

US Federal watchdog says FBI was justified in probing Trump-Russia

The FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia  and did not act with political bias, the

Chile | Military plane missing with 38 on way to Antarctica

Chile’s air force lost radio contact with a transport plane carrying 38 people on a flight yesterday to the country’s base in Antarctica, and authorities indicated

Offbeat | In Sweden’s Arctic, ice atop snow leaves reindeer starving

Thick reindeer fur boots and a fur hat covering most of his face shielded Niila Inga from freezing winds as he raced his snowmobile up to a mountain

This Day in History | 1979 – Rhodesia reverts to British rule

The Zimbabwe-Rhodesian Parliament has voted itself out of office and handed power back to the British until democratic elections can take place. Both the House of Assembly

Red carpet: The Glory of the place

IFFAM 2019 winner | Give Me Liberty: a review

Like the passengers in the van which is Give Me Liberty’s primary form of transportation, viewers of this compassionate, sometimes disjointed drama need to hang on and go along

IFFAM 2019 Closed in style

The fourth edition of the International Film Festival & Awards-Macao ( The six-day major event included two main competitions, one an international event where 10 feature films

Football | France coach Deschamps signs new contract until end of 2022

France coach Didier Deschamps has extended his contract until 2022, giving him a chance to defend the World Cup title. Since taking charge after

World briefs

TAIWAN’s top diplomat Joseph Wu said that his government stands with Hong Kong citizens pushing for “freedom and democracy,” and would help those displaced from the semi-autonomous

The Buzz | Merriam-Webster declares ‘they’ its 2019 word of the year

A common but increasingly mighty and very busy little word, “they,” has an accolade all its own. The language mavens at Merriam-Webster have declared  “I have

Animal Farm | Why a slaughterhouse in Macau?

A bull or a cow fled the Matadouro (Macao slaughterhouse) a few days ago. I would also have done the same. What is the use of this

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 – edition no. 3434

  * Best film at 4th IFFAM goes to… Give me liberty * ‘Censorship cannot deny inner truth, love or freedom’ * ‘The rise of Chinese cinema has left Hong Kong behind’ * The

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