Singapore | Vacant booths and general gloom at virus-hit airshow

The first day of the Singapore Airshow usually features teeming crowds, flashy presentations and big orders for aircraft makers. The coronavirus outbreak has shot that to pieces this year as scores

Philippines notifies US of intent to end major security pact

The Philippines notified the United States yesterday it would end a major security pact allowing American forces to train in the country, in the most serious threat under President Rodrigo

This Day in History | 1999 – Scientists highlight hazards of GM food

A group of international scientists has reinforced warnings genetically modified food may be damaging to health. The 20 independent scientists have signed a memorandum in support of Arpad Pusztai who was

Offbeat | Prosecutors: Thief dropped journal with list of homes to hit

Authorities in Tennessee say they busted a well-organized burglar after he allegedly dropped a notebook during a break-in that contained a list of other places he planned to target. Robert Shull

Is figure skating becoming acrobatics on ice?

There are times when Brian Boitano marvels at what he sees on the ice. And there are times — far too many times nowadays — when he shakes his head and

The Buzz | China denies cybertheft following Equifax accusations

China denied involvement in any hacking activities yesterday after the United States indicted four members of the Chinese military for allegedly breaking into the computer networks of the Equifax credit

Fitch confident Macau banks better prepared than in 2003

Banks in the two special administrative regions are “more insulated” from declines in property prices than they were during the SARs period, according to the latest report by credit rating

World Briefs

THAILAND Health authorities have barred a cruise ship from docking that has already been turned away by the Philippines, Taiwan and Japan out of concern over a new virus, although

Macau Matters | Sand Stories

I love the serendipity of the Internet where it is so easy to find information that brings out something interesting that makes you rethink your understanding of how the world

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – edition no. 3470

* At least three months needed for casino sector recovery after coronavirus, according to insider * Virus cases in Hong Kong apartments recall SARS memories * GGCT is paying close attention to

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