Wynn crafts special gifts for Year of the Golden Rat

To celebrate the Year of the Golden Rat, master chefs at Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace Cotai have carefully crafted a series of special Chinese New Year gourmet

Shanghainese festive flavors at Hotel Royal Macau

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, Catalpa Garden of Hotel Royal Macau is inviting guests to celebrate the Year of the Rat with its unique Shanghainese

Indonesia will not negotiate its sovereignty in South China Sea

Indonesian President Joko Widodo visited Natuna Islands yesterday amid renewed tensions with China over the lucrative fishing waters that lie between Malaysia and Borneo. Jokowi, as Widodo is popularly known, met

South Korea reports 1st possible case of viral pneumonia

South Korea has put a 36-year-old Chinese woman under isolated treatment amid concerns that she brought back a form of viral pneumonia that has sickened dozens in mainland China and

Commercial airlines reroute flights amid U.S.-Iran tensions

Commercial airlines on yesterday rerouted flights crossing the Middle East to avoid possible danger amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran. The flight restrictions reflected fears that the conflict

Malaysia | Graft buster: Voice clips show cover-up by ex-PM

Malaysia’s Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday released a series of audio recordings allegedly showing former Prime Minister Najib Razak seeking help from Abu Dhabi’s crown prince and colluding with a former prosecutor

Ukrainian airplane crashes near Iran’s capital, killing 176

A Ukrainian passenger jet carrying 176 people crashed yesterday, just minutes after taking off from the Iranian capital’s main airport, turning farmland on the outskirts of Tehran into fields of

This Day in History | 2005 Abbas triumphs in Palestinian elections

Early indications in the Palestinian presidential elections show former Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas is set to win by a comfortable margin. Polling closed at 1900 GMT, two hours later than scheduled

Offbeat | Two men accused of gluing winning numbers onto lotto ticket

Authorities in Mississippi say two men attempted to scam the state lottery commission by submitting a losing ticket that had the winning numbers glued onto it. Odis Latham, 47, and Russell

The Art of Giving | Modern Philanthropy. Will Macau lead the way to greater imagination?

The time of the pioneers of modern philanthropy has passed, when giving was a social act made easy by the empty space left over by a public sector that lacked

Celebs donate millions to help Australia wildfire efforts

Elton John and Chris Hemsworth are among the celebrities donating big bucks for relief efforts as wildfires engulf Australia. Hemsworth, the Australian actor who plays Thor in the Marvel movie franchise,

Jason Biggs savors his lasting ‘American Pie’ connection

Jason Biggs has no regrets about being indelibly linked to “American Pie,” the rowdy 1999 adolescent sex comedy. “It changed my life, and it’s the reason I’m still here and still

Basketball | Davis bruises lower back in Lakers’ 117-87 win over Knicks

Anthony Davis left in the third quarter after bruising his lower back on a painful fall during the Los Angeles Lakers’ sixth straight victory, 117-87 over the New York Knicks

Performer injured in Olympic ceremony rehearsal accident

A performer has been hospitalized after an accident at a rehearsal for the opening ceremony of the Youth Winter Olympics in Lausanne. The International Olympic Committee said yesterday that a female

The Buzz | Body found in landing gear of Ivory Coast to France flight

The body of a stowaway was found in the landing gear of an Air France flight from Ivory Coast to Paris, the airline said Wednesday. The lifeless body was found after

EU chief warns UK must compromise to get Brexit trade deal

The president of the European Commission warned Britain on Wednesday that it won’t get the “highest quality access” to the European Union’s market after Brexit unless it makes major concessions. In

World Briefs

IRAN A Ukrainian passenger jet carrying 176 people crashed yesterday just minutes after taking off from the Iranian capital’s main airport, turning farmland on the outskirts of Tehran into fields

World Views | Boeing’s max crisis takes a costly turn

  The airplane maker on Tuesday said it would recommend pilots undergo flight-simulator training on its 737 Max before the embattled plane returns to service, reversing its previous stance that computer-based

Thursday, January 9, 2020 – edition no. 3450

  * Property prices resist delta bridge effect * Gov’t mulls work exemption for Grand Prix days * Chui thought likely to follow Edmund Ho into CPPCC promotion * The Light Rapid Transit operator

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