Fireworks, ammonium nitrate likely fueled Beirut explosion

Fireworks and ammonium nitrate appear to have been the fuel that ignited a massive explosion that rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut, experts and videos of the blast suggest. The scale

Hiroshima survivors worry that world will forget

HIROSHIMA — The atomic bomb that exploded over Hiroshima 75 years ago didn't just kill and maim. The survivors have also lived for decades with lingering shame, anger and fear. Many

Asia Today: Australian state reports record virus increase

MELBOURNE — Australia's hot spot State of Victoria announced a record 725 COVID-19 cases and 15 deaths today (Wednesday), while businesses in Melbourne city prepared to draw down their shutters

Mainland, Hong Kong report fewer new cases

Both mainland China and Hong Kong reported fewer new cases of Covid-19 yesterday as strict measures to contain new infections appear to be taking effect. Mainland China announced 36 new cases

Letter to the Editor | ‘I have seen enough of arbitrary laws, selectively enforced’

Dear Editor, There is a bizarre case in Macau recently involving a workplace dispute. An employee started to work for a company and had her salaries paid via bank transfer using her

Analysis | The gift of waste

Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability walk hand in hand. CSR purposefully integrates a company into its corporate eco-system and does not impose costs (externalities) on the community, the environment and

DSAT does not favor double tapping bus cards

The Transport Bureau (DSAT) is disinclined to accept the proposal of passengers “double tapping” bus cards, according to bureau director Lam Hin San. Last month, lawmaker Agnes Lam wrote an interpellation

Transport authority denies ‘ghost buses’ exist

  The Transport Bureau (DSAT) issued a statement yesterday to deny allegations regarding the existence of “ghost buses”, referring to buses deployed, partially deployed or never deployed, merely to meet minimum

Legislative Assembly | Rumor crime is an ‘attack on freedoms,’ lawmakers claim

The Legal Regime of Civil Protection received its final approval last night at the Legislative Assembly (AL). Even though the law was unanimously approved in general terms more than a year

Minimum age for economic housing applicants draws lawmakers’ attention

  Lawmakers continued to express disagreements over the minimum age required for the subsidized housing applicants to be eligible for properties under the new Economic Housing Law, as the bill headed

‘Special corridor’ for students still under review

The possibility of re-opening the special corridor linking Macau with the Hong Kong International Airport for the purpose of allowing local students to return to overseas universities is still being

Briefs | Septuagenarian dies after jumping off building

  A woman in her 70’s has died after apparently jumping from a residential building near Lilau Square, where she lived. A resident in the building reported hearing a loud bang

List of students sent to gov’t meant to inform, not pressure, says source

  A letter requesting the Macau government help local students to return to overseas universities this September was intended only to inform the authorities of how many students are affected, according

China, WHO in talks on plans to trace coronavirus origin

China and the World Health Organization are discussing plans to trace the origin of the coronavirus outbreak following a visit to the country by two experts from the U.N. agency,

Heavy rains hit eastern provinces from weakening tropical storm

Heavy rains and high winds were hitting China’s eastern coastal region yesterday from a tropical storm weakening as it neared Shanghai. The skies over the financial hub were overcast ahead of

This Day in History | 1962 Marilyn Monroe found dead

Screen icon Marilyn Monroe has been found dead in bed at her Los Angeles home. The 36-year-old actress’ body was discovered in the early hours of this morning by two doctors

India | Residency law in Kashmir amplifies demographic fears

For almost a century, no outsider was allowed to buy land and property in Indian-controlled Kashmir. That changed Aug. 5 last year when India’s Hindu nationalist government led by Prime Minister

Aviation | EasyJet expands summer schedule

EasyJet Plc is seeing a stronger-than-anticipated rebound in passenger demand following the lifting of lockdowns, prompting it to accelerate the addition of flights. Aircraft operated with 84% of seats full in

HK stocks jump suddenly with property developers leading gains

Hong Kong stocks saw a sudden spike in afternoon trading yesterday, with property shares leading the advance. The Hang Seng Index rose 2% at the close as inflows from across the

Drive In | Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’ is supreme Black art

King Beyoncé’s new film takes you on a journey of Black art, music, history and fashion as the superstar transports you to Africa to tell the story of a young

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By :