Asia Today: South Korea closes many schools again amid surge

South Korea is closing schools and returning to remote learning in the capital region as the country counted its 12th straight day of triple-digit daily increases in coronavirus cases. Education Minister

Lawmakers oppose hefty fines, gov’t to add warning notice

The lawmakers that compose the Second Standing Committee of the Legislative Assembly (AL) have v`oiced disagreement with the sanctions outlined in the new Hotel Business Law for hygiene and safety

IC lowers building requirements after dropping heritage grading

After foregoing the need to preserve the exterior façade of the building known as 39E on Rua dos Mercadores, near Senado Square, the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) now only requires

World Heritage Management Law to be reviewed by UNESCO

In 2019, the World Heritage Committee under UNESCO passed a resolution to require that the Macau government submit the bill to the entity before it enters into force. The IC noted

Locals going into quarantine for second time to be charged from September 1

Macau residents going into quarantine at a designated hotel for a second time will be required to settle their own hotel bills from September 1, the Novel Coronavirus Response and

MUST develops new air filtration system that can target coronavirus

The research team of Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST), working with other research institutions, has developed an air filtration system that can be used to “effectively kill” the

Analysis | Zhuhai residents signal not ready to return to Macau

Visitor arrivals last weekend remained stagnant, suggesting that Zhuhai residents are not ready to resume vacationing in Macau. The Public Security Police Force (PSP), which oversees immigration matters in Macau,

KL-Macau route will only resume once control measures are relaxed

AirAsia will not be able to resume the Kuala Lumpur-Macau flight route any time soon, despite what travel and aviation industry market intelligence website CAPA has indicated. The website formerly noted that the

MGM, Café Dilly officially sign partnership agreement

Gaming operator MGM and Charlestrong Café Companhia Limitada hosted a product release and contract signing yesterday at the Portuguese-speaking Countries Food Products Exhibition Center to officially mark their partnership. Charles Shi,

Trip to the south | Xi Jinping said to preside over 40th anniversary of Shenzhen special economic zone

President Xi Jinping is expected to travel to the south of the country to officiate the ceremonies for the celebration of the 40th anniversary of Shenzhen’s special economic zone next

Subcontractors fined for endangering workers on HKZMB project

Two subcontractors involved in the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge were fined yesterday for failing to ensure the safety and health of employees with regard to an accident in 2017 which claimed

Briefs | Three Mongolians arrested for stealing

  Two men and a woman from Mongolia have been arrested by the Public Security Police Force on allegations of stealing at two shopping malls located in Cotai. They were all

Beijing vows continued support for Hong Kong as financial hub

China’s banking regulator pledged its backing for Hong Kong as a finance hub and reiterated a commitment to opening up the Chinese financial sector amid a deepening standoff with the

China-Kenya fintech partnership key to boosting commercial ties: expert

A Kenyan investment expert said yesterday that closer Kenya-China financial technology (fintech) collaboration will boost bilateral commercial ties. Daniel Mainye, senior manager for fintech, brand and innovation at Nairobi-based Cytonn Investments

South China Sea | China holds another round of naval drills in disputed waters

China is holding another round of military drills in the South China Sea amid an uptick in such activity in the area highlighting growing tensions. The Maritime Safety Administration said the

Taiwan orders Alibaba to sell stake in e-commerce platform

Taiwan ordered China’s Alibaba Group yesterday to dispose of its stake in a local e-commerce platform, Taobao Taiwan, citing a risk that users’ personal information might be transferred to the

This Day in History | 1967 ‘American Hitler’ shot dead

The leader of the American Nazi party, George Lincoln Rockwell, has been shot and killed by a sniper at a shopping centre in Arlington, Virginia. Minutes after the shooting a “captain”

Virus era threatens Europe’s war on dirty imports

Europe’s plan to put a price on dirtier imports risks getting caught up in global trade tensions as the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic eclipses climate change as the biggest challenge

Tencent gains $37 billion after US reassures on WeChat ban

Tencent Holdings Ltd. jumped the most in a month after White House officials are said to have reassured American businesses that a ban on its WeChat app won’t be as

Paris police arrest 148 after PSG loses trophy

Paris police arrested 148 people as Paris Saint-Germain soccer fans clashed with officers and smashed cars and store windows after the club lost the Champions League final in Lisbon. Hundreds of

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