Asia Today: India’s virus cases jump on New Delhi resurgence

India's coronavirus outbreak rose by more than 50,000 cases Thursday amid a resurgence of infections in the capital. The Health Ministry also reported another 704 fatalities in the past 24 hours

Ant Group: Inside the chaotic unraveling of Jack Ma’s $35 billion IPO

The mid-level bureaucrats left China’s richest man waiting as they prepared for a meeting that would send shockwaves across the financial world. It was Monday morning in Beijing, and Jack Ma

67th Grand Prix slated for 3 days with 5 races

The 67th Macau Grand Prix will be cut from four to three days with a total of five races being held from November 20 to 22, the Macau Grand Prix

Top court cancels appeal on fourth Taipa-Macau Bridge developer designation

The process of appeal withdrawn by a losing developer for the project of building the Fourth Macau-Taipa Bridge has been decided to be legitimate by the Court of Final Appeal. On

Union Gaming: Grand Lisboa Palace may delay full opening

Grand Lisboa Palace may only partially open in the first quarter of 2021 due to the lack of tourists entering Macau as well as the city’s economic recovery, brokerage Union

Rosário: Despite building progress, Zone A plan is not final

Although work is being done on the 138 hectares of reclaimed land that was named New Urban Zone A, its urban plan is awaiting finalization, stressed Secretary for Transport and

Briefs | ZAPE sewage pipeline to be constructed in 2021

  A section of Avenida da Amizade will undergo construction for a sewage pipeline project starting in the first quarter of 2021. The section is near the sewage pumping station near

CRIME | Police uncover several money exchange fraud cases in casinos

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has apprehended several individuals suspected of money exchange fraud. The incidents occurred this year and last year in local casinos, the department reported during yesterday’s joint

Fewer poor air quality days recorded this year

From January to October this year, Taipa air quality monitoring station recorded seven days with poor air quality, 26 days fewer compared to the same period last year, according to

MGTO rolls out series of events to increase mainland tourist arrivals

The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) is expecting some 24,000 daily tourist arrivals from mainland China on its best day until the year ends, noting that it will still take

US picks Taiwan for first armed drones sale under eased rules

The U.S. will sell Taiwan armed Reaper drones in a $600 million deal that will likely further anger China and help lock in a shift in American military support for

South China Sea | Philippines greenlights oil drills in disputed waters without Beijing

The Philippines said oil exploration in the disputed South China Sea can proceed without China, in what could be a further sign of the Southeast Asian nation’s tougher stance against

This Day in History | 1991 Publisher Robert Maxwell dies at sea

The body of the millionaire newspaper publisher, Robert Maxwell, has been found in the sea off the coast of Tenerife. Mr Maxwell’s body was discovered at approximately 1800 local time (1700

US Election Day | News organizations rebuke Trump on results claim

In a stunning scene in the middle of the night, news organizations rebuked President Donald Trump after he falsely said on live television that he had won reelection even as

Luxury vehicles, booming sales in China boost BMW profits

German automaker BMW said third-quarter net profit rose 17% to 1.81 billion euros ($2.22 billion) as sales boomed in China and highly profitable luxury models such as the 8 Series

Ant | IPO Debut of Chinese e-finance giant derailed by fear of risks

The world’s biggest online finance company was racing toward a stock market debut when it was derailed by Beijing’s anxiety about risks in the fledgling industry, jarring global investors and

The Buzz | US formally exits Paris pact aiming to curb climate change

The United States yesterday day formally left the Paris Agreement, a global pact forged five years ago to avert the threat of catastrophic climate change. The move, long threatened by U.S. President

Singapore maid case wasn’t biased in favor of rich employer, minister says

The 2019 conviction of an immigrant domestic helper for stealing wasn’t improperly biased in favor of her rich and powerful employer, Singapore Law Minister K Shanmugam said in an address

World Views | The Bank of England has a transmission problem

  The Bank of England meets today against the backdrop of a newly imposed lockdown that’s designed to curb the spread of the coronavirus, but will also crimp the economy. For lenders who

Thursday, November 5, 2020 – edition no. 3651

— US Election Day ends in a stalemate for all branches of government in historic 67% turnout; northern battlegrounds could hold key to Trump-Biden outcome * Grand Prix to be held

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