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The local government has completed the vetting of 1,981 local residents who wish to be enlisted in Zhuhai’s quarantine policy. Lo Iek Long, a clinical director of the public Conde de

Fewer seats for Summer Activities this year

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Briefs | Typhoon may hit SARs over weekend

  A low-pressure area that is developing near the Philippines has the coast of Guangdong in its trajectory, the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) announced in a severe weather reminder. It

Security chief couldn’t guarantee next year’s June 4 vigil

Secretary for Security, Wong Sio Chak, stated yesterday that he would not make assumptions and could not guarantee that the June 4 vigil’s application would be approved by his team

Legislative assembly | Cheong pledges more eco-friendly gov’t vehicles

At the Legislative Assembly yesterday, the Secretary for Administration and Justice, André Cheong, replied to the spoken inquiries of lawmakers, saying that they are aiming to reduce the number of vehicles,

Gov’t fails to exercise measures with similar standards, says Agnes Lam

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Ex-IPIM head heard in court over corruption allegations

The opening court hearing on the corruption allegation against Jackson Chang, the former president of the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), was finally held yesterday after being postponed

Association demands gov’t stop repeated quarantine measures

Two local residents delivered a petition of complaint to the government’s headquarters yesterday, urging the Macau SAR to stop measures that require mandatory 14-day quarantines be repeated. The pair were representing

HK to conclude work on mutual health status between Macau, mainland China

The Hong Kong government is about to conclude its work to promote the mutual recognition of health codes between Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China, Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao

Approved mortgage loans drop 35%

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Hong Kong | Joshua Wong calls Lebron a hypocrite for China silence

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This Day in History | 1964 Nelson Mandela jailed for life

The leader of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa, Nelson Mandela, has been jailed for life for sabotage. Seven other defendants, including the former secretary-general of the banned African National Congress

UK | Worries mount of inequality increase from school closures

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Norway | White nationalist gets 21 years for slaying, mosque attack

A white nationalist Norwegian man who killed his stepsister and then stormed an Oslo mosque and opened fire, hitting no one, was found guilty yesterday and sentenced to 21 years

Football | Bayern beats Frankfurt in cup semi, still targeting double

Robert Lewandowski scored the winning goal as Bayern Munich beat Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1 yesterday to reach the German Cup final, with both teams paying tribute to the global protests

The Buzz | Hedge fund manager who nailed 2015 China crash is hoarding cash

The Hong Kong arm of China’s biggest asset manager is amassing cash and building up short positions in a bet that the U.S.-China power games will escalate ahead of the

HBO Max removes ‘Gone With the Wind,’ will add context

HBO Max has temporarily removed “Gone With the Wind” from its streaming library in order to add historical context to the 1939 film long criticized for romanticizing slavery and the

Editorial | The serpent’s egg

Police authorities have denied the organization of the annual June 4 vigil in remembrance of the victims of Tiananmen on the grounds of public health safety. Nothing really surprising. June 4

Friday, June 12, 2020 – edition no. 3554

  * It depends — Wong cannot assure vigil will go ahead next year * HK about to conclude mutual health status with Macau, mainland China * Government fails to exercise measures with similar

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