Book: Kim Jong Un told Trump about killing his uncle

President Donald Trump's comments about the threat from the novel coronavirus attracted widespread attention after excerpts from journalist Bob Woodward's book "Rage" were released. The excerpts also provide new details

China says ambassador hacked in ‘like’ of pornographic tweet

The Chinese Embassy in the United Kingdom has demanded that Twitter investigate after its ambassador's official account liked a pornographic post on the social media platform. A human rights advocate on

Hong Kong police arrest 15 on suspicion of stock manipulation

Hong Kong police have arrested 15 people on suspicion of manipulating the stock price of media tycoon Jimmy Lai's company Next Digital and making millions in profit. The arrests today (Thursday)

Official claims pressure to alter US Homeland Security intel

A Department of Homeland Security official said in a whistleblower complaint that he was pressured by more senior officials to suppress facts in intelligence reports that President Donald Trump might

Macau pageant participant slammed for post about Mulan film

A participant in last year’s 2019 Miss Macau pageant faced hundreds of comments online mocking her knowledge about history after she reposted a comment about Hollywood movie “Mulan.” The pageant participant

Suicide cases up 20% this year

  The Macau SAR registered a total of 36 suicides between January to July, an increase of six compared to the same period last year. According to a statement issued by the

Ann Hui wins lifetime achievement award at Venice festival

Hong Kong director Ann Hui paid tribute to her home city as she received a lifetime achievement award from the Venice International Film Festival. The acclaimed director said she wanted to

Capsule hotels to create market balance in Macau

The potential introduction into Macau of low- budget lodging facilities known as capsule or pod hotels is likely to promote some market balance in an industry that has relied on

More Air Macau flights to the mainland as Korea link axed

Local carrier Air Macau is resuming flights to many mainland cities later this month, the airline informed through an announcement on its official website. In the company’s latest update, which includes

Former MGM CEO Jim Murren mulls next move into entertainment

Former casino chief Jim Murren is preparing for his next act. Murren, who led MGM Resorts International for more than a decade, has teamed up with former Morgan Stanley veterans Edward

GEG clarifies it has no affiliations with online gambling

Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (GEG) and its properties have clarified in a statement that they have no affiliations with any online gambling or betting sites. As posted on its website, GEG

MUST team wins award for barrier-free park walking system

A team of four from the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) has been conferred with a first-class award for their design for the Mong Há Hill Municipal Park

Social Media | Australian prime minister criticizes TikTok suicide video

Australian regulators have ruled out prosecuting TikTok over an apparent suicide video under tough new laws prohibiting some forms of violent online images, but the prime minister urged social media

Beijing alleges Australia raided homes of Chinese reporters

Australian agents in June raided the homes of four journalists working for Chinese state media and seized their electronics, citing possible violations of Australia’s anti-foreign interference law, China’s foreign ministry

Chinese police deny use of force, detention of US reporter

Local authorities in China’s Inner Mongolia region have denied they used force or detained an American reporter when she was questioned at a police station last week. The Los Angeles Times

ASEAN talks tackle pandemic, sea feud amid US-China rivalry

Southeast Asia’s top diplomats held their annual talks by video yesterday to discuss the immense crisis wrought by the coronavirus pandemic and rising tensions in the South China Sea amid

Winter Olympics | Beijing accuses human rights groups of politicizing sports

Beijing is to host the 2022 Winter Olympics with rumblings of a boycott and calls to move the games because of alleged human rights violations. A coalition of human rights groups

This Day in History | 2000 Daring rescue frees jungle hostages

One British paratrooper has been killed and 11 injured during a bold mission to rescue six hostages being held in the Sierra Leonean jungle by a rebel group. All the hostages

Greece | Fire sweeps through refugee camp on virus lockdown

A major overnight fire swept through Greece’s largest refugee camp, which had been placed under COVID-19 lockdown, burning through container housing and leaving more than 12,000 migrants yesterday in emergency

Mulan, once a sure thing, becomes a problem for Disney

It was supposed to be another $1 billion blockbuster for Walt Disney Co. - a live-action remake of a 1998 animated hit featuring an all-star Asian cast, breathtaking cinematography and

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