Analysis | Trump’s convention aims to airbrush his tenure

At President Donald Trump’s Republican convention, he is welcoming to immigrants, not the architect of some of the nation’s harshest anti-immigration policies. At Trump’s convention, the coronavirus pandemic has largely subsided,

Huawei loses UK top court ruling over global patent rates

U.K. judges can set global royalty rates for the use of telecommunications technology, Britain’s highest court said in a pair of cases over how much Huawei Technologies Co. owes a

Aviation | AirAsia X seeks debt help with flights unlikely until 2021

AirAsia Group Bhd.’s long-haul arm said it needs to reach agreements with major creditors to restructure outstanding debt as it faces “severe liquidity constraints” that threaten its ability to resume

Football | Barcelona still hoping Messi will stay with the club

Barcelona hasn’t given up on Lionel Messi just yet. A day after the Argentine great told the club he wants to leave, Barcelona said its restructuring project still revolves around the

USA | Laura now forecast to be a catastrophic Category 4 hurricane

Hurricane Laura is forecast to rapidly power up into a “catastrophic” Category 4 hurricane, even stronger than previously expected, as it churns toward Texas and Louisiana, swirling wind and water

The Buzz | Jacob Blake: Two shot dead in third night of Wisconsin unrest

Two people have been killed and one injured during a third night of unrest in the US city of Kenosha, sparked by the police shooting of a black man. Police said

North, South Korea brace for strong typhoon, flights halted

Hundreds of flights were canceled in South Korea while North Korea’s leader expressed concern about a potential loss of lives and crops as the countries braced for a fast-approaching typhoon

World Views | Women have been better leaders than men during the pandemic

  The evidence is in: At least during the first wave of Covid-19, countries with female leaders suffered far lower death rates than comparable nations led by men. This doesn’t mean

Thursday, August 27, 2020 – edition no. 3506

— Financial services exports grew at an average annual rate of 17.5% between 2002 and 2019, compared to an average of 14.1% in gaming services * Labor laws are in need

Asia Today: SKorea orders doctors to stop strike amid crisis

Health officials in South Korea ordered thousands of striking doctors to return to work as the country counted its 13th straight day of triple-digit jumps in coronavirus cases. Health Minister Park

Hong Kong to relax social distancing rules as virus cases drop

Hong Kong will relax social distancing rules from Friday, allowing evening dining at restaurants and the removal of masks during outdoor exercise, as Covid-19 cases in the city dwindle. Hong Kong

Covid-19 | First confirmed re-infection said to be seen in HK

A man caught the coronavirus after recovering from an initial bout in April in what scientists said was the first case showing that reinfection may occur within a few months. The

Briefs | Fire service, police welcome new officers

  The Fire Services Bureau (CB) and the Public Security Police Force (PSP) have recently held graduation ceremonies for their new officers. The CB will have 47 graduates officially joining the

Chinese big tech companies present at upcoming Macau job fair

  Four of China’s largest technology enterprises will be at an upcoming employment expo held by the Labor Affairs Bureau, the Macao New Chinese Youth Association and the General Association of

Tourism board chief says quarantine here to stay

The government expects that quarantine upon arriving in Macau will be enforced for a relatively long time, the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes said

Interview | Exchange program, financial aid inspires student to pursue study in UK

Local universities in the Macau SAR are offering short-term exchange programs, allowing students to have the opportunity to learn about new cultures and enhance personal development. Many students prefer to stay

CESL Asia launches drawing contest to enrich children’s stay-at-home summer

Local energy and environment firm CESL Asia is organizing a drawing contest for children this summer to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its CESL Asia Social Investment Program. Themed “How to

Briefs | OM, MGM to host Beethoven concert this weekend

  To celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday and the 50th World Earth Day, the Macao Orchestra and MGM are staging two concerts this weekend at the indoor plaza, The Spectacle, at MGM

Lawmakers unhappy with landlords’ right to veto tenant business

Lawmakers of the Second Standing Committee of the Legislative Assembly (AL) are unhappy with one of the provisions in the new Hotel Business Law. It states that to request a

Beijing starts European diplomatic blitz to counter US influence

China is looking to turn on the charm in Europe to push back against a U.S. campaign for allies to shun cooperation with Beijing. Foreign Minister Wang Yi kicked off a

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