The Latest: UK supermarkets impose limits amid panic buying

TOP OF THE HOUR: — EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has tested positive for coronavirus. — Cruise carrying 1,400 people docks in French port city of Marseille. — Italy is on track

MGM Cotai employee tests negative for virus

An employee of a Cotai integrated resort who developed a fever yesterday morning has tested negative for the coronavirus. The employee, who works at the MGM Cotai integrated resort operated by

Mission accomplished: All Hubei evacuees clear of Covid-19

The local government has announced that all 57 people who were evacuated by the Macau government from the central Chinese province of Hubei earlier this month are free from the

Three new Covid-19 cases within one night in Macau

The city’s medical staff saw three new Covid-19 cases in a single night yesterday. The latest case is the youngest of all Covid-19 patients in Macau. He is the 11-year-old son

Pearl Horizon pre-buyers change strategy to voice opinions

Former buyers of the failed Pearl Horizon project have not given up on fighting for their interests. They have continued to express their demands to the local government, but this

Briefs | Five arrested for drug trafficking

  Four Hong Kong residents and one Macau local resident have been arrested for drug trafficking, according to the Judiciary Police (PJ). The five arrestees were involved in two cases. The

Gov’t blocks proposal to add ‘PRC feature’ to Macau ID card

The Identification Department has declined a proposal to add “the People’s Republic of China” to Macau identification cards. This was expressed in the bureau’s written reply to lawmaker Mak Soi Kun’s

Seven new Covid-19 cases within this week

Within this week, Macau has seen seven new confirmed cases of Covid-19, all imported from outside the territory, the Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Center announced yesterday. To cope with the

Non-resident workers barred from entering Macau

The latest border control measure from the government will restrict entry to the Macau SAR for all non-resident workers except those who are residents of mainland China, Hong Kong and

Freedom of the press | Expelled American reporters barred from working in Macau

China said yesterday it will revoke the media credentials of all American journalists at three major U.S. news organizations, in effect expelling them from the country, in response to U.S.

Universities to resume with final year students prioritized

Six local higher education institutions are to resume classes on April 1, the head of the Department for Tertiary Education Institution Coordination of the Higher Education Bureau (DSES), Teng Sio

Lawmaker wants update on work instructions for extreme weather events

Lawmaker Ella Lei wrote an interpellation to the local government asking about the progress of regulations on work instructions during extreme weather. She posed the question because the rainstorm and typhoon

Coronavirus rocks already strained ties between US and China

Badly strained ties between the United States and China are deteriorating further with the two sides hurling harsh accusations and bitter name-calling over responsibility for the spread of the novel

North Korea | Kim admits troubled medical system amid virus fears

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un acknowledged that his country lacks modern medical facilities and called for urgent improvements, state media said yesterday, in a rare assessment of the North’s

Philippines | Officials lift deadline for foreigners to leave north

The Philippines lifted a deadline for thousands of foreign travelers to leave the northern third of the country, including the capital, after quarantining the region due to an increase in

This Day in History | 1970 – Willi and Willy meet in East Germany

The leaders of East and West Germany have met for the first time since the country was divided in 1949. About 2,000 young East Germans greeted West Germany’s Chancellor Willy Brandt

Pandemic | Traffic piles up in Europe as virus lockdowns close borders

Desperate travelers in cars and trucks choked European borders on Wednesday, creating traffic jams up to 17 miles long as they sought to get back home before borders slammed shut

The Art of Giving | Modern philanthropy and the great disruption

We are living in the times of great disruption. Yesterday the world was identifying a set of pressing global challenges such as climate change, reskilling, blockchain, A.I., and reducing inequalities.

Time spent streaming spiked 20% worldwide this past weekend

For years, TV executives have fretted there is too much TV. Now, with the coronavirus looming large, they are worried there might not be enough. Because of the pandemic, streaming surged

TENNIS | Virus forces French Open delay; US Open switch ‘possibility’

The French Open was postponed for about four months because of the coronavirus pandemic, shifting from May to September and juggling the tennis calendar. The French tennis federation said it will

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