WikiLeaks’ Assange in UK court to fight US extradition bid

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in a London court today (Monday) to fight a U.S. extradition request, at a high-stakes hearing that was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Assange, who has

India's coronavirus cases surged to 4.2 million, the second-highest total in the world, on Monday as urban metro trains partially resume service in the capital New Delhi and other states. The

Macau marathon to be held with infection control measures

The Galaxy Entertainment Macao International Marathon will be held on December 6, opening with a total of 12,000 spots available for participants, the Sports Bureau (ID) announced in a press

Briefs | 70-year-old indecently exposes self to child

  A 70-year-old Macau man is facing charges for indecently exposing himself to a little girl. The Public Security Force (PSP) apprehended the elderly man after he exposed himself to the

Education bureau meets with nurseries to discuss school ban for infants

A meeting was held between the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) and educational associations to discuss the issue of children under the age of 3 being banned from returning

Lawmakers approve of merging auditor, accountant protocols

The Third Standing Committee of the Legislative Assembly (AL) has agreed with the government’s proposal of merging the protocols for auditors and accountants. On Friday, the committee signed an opinion report

Migrant groups disappointed over unheeded petition

Migrant associations in the Macau SAR have expressed their distress regarding the recently approved bill on regulating employment agencies, noting that the legislature overlooked their suggestions which were submitted 10

Sixth dead dolphin found in 14 months

The body of a humpback dolphin was found Saturday morning off the coast of Tam Kong Temple, Coloane. This is the sixth dolphin from the species commonly known as the

A tale of two doctors

The Covid-19 pandemic has been raging on for more than six months now and when it will all be over is anyone’s guess. Macau has fought a successful battle against

Briefs | Gambling regulator denies approving Macau Mark Six

  The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) has clarified that it has not approved the operations of the so-called lottery, the Macau Mark Six, by any person or entity. The

China jails two people for hiding trip to Wuhan

  Two people who returned to their hometown after contracting the coronavirus in the Chinese city at the center of the outbreak in January have been sentenced to prison for failing

Experts warn China-India standoff risks unintentional war

As a monthslong military standoff between India and China along their disputed mountain border protracts, experts warn that the nuclear-armed countries — which already have engaged in their bloodiest clash

Xi Jinping says Party can’t be split from masses

Chinese President Xi Jinping said nothing will come between the Chinese people and the Communist Party that has governed them for more than 70 years, setting a defiant tone in

China promises more market opening at trade fair

President Xi Jinping pledged to open China’s service industries wider to foreign competitors as its first in-person trade fair since the coronavirus outbreak opened under intensive anti-disease controls. Xi gave no

This Day in History | 1992 Troops kill 24 at ANC rally

At least 24 people have been killed and 150 injured when soldiers fired on an African National Congress demonstration on the border of Ciskei in South Africa. The march was organised

Germany is re-engineering Europe’s most important river

Two shipping brothers on Germany’s Rhine faced a dilemma that has become increasingly common on Europe’s most important river. With the waters precariously low, Stephen and Torsten Mnich fretted over whether

Activists call for ‘Mulan’ boycott over star’s HK stance

Activists are calling for a boycott of Disney’s live-action “Mulan” remake, citing a social media post from the lead actress in support of Hong Kong police. Pro-Democracy activists from Hong Kong

Indictment accuses 12 of illegally trading shark fins

Federal authorities in the U.S. said late last week that they have charged 12 people and seized nearly $8 million in cash, jewels and precious metals after disrupting a criminal

The Buzz | Typhoon unleashes rain, strong winds in southern Japan

The second powerful typhoon to slam Japan in a week unleashed fierce winds and rain on southern islands yesterday, blowing off rooftops and leaving homes without power as it edged

Brazil leader rapped for stirring doubt on Covid-19 vaccine

Critics of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro are again speaking out against the leader’s stance on the coronavirus pandemic, this time rejecting his view that vaccination for the virus shouldn’t be

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