Big Read: Lithium fuels hopes for revival on California’s largest lake

Near Southern California's dying Salton Sea, a canopy next to a geothermal power plant covers large containers of salty water left behind after super-hot liquid is drilled from deep underground

The Conversation | Vaccines could affect how the coronavirus evolves – but that’s no reason to skip your shot

In 2015, my collaborators and I published a scientific paper about a chicken virus you have likely never heard of. At the time, it got some media attention and has

Covid-19 | Gov’t will not follow HK standards regarding unvaccinated civil servants

Local health authorities have refuted the idea of adopting the standard in force in the neighboring region of Hong Kong which requires unvaccinated civil servants to perform a frequent nucleic

Qingmao Border to open on Sept. 8

Located 800 meters from the Border Gate, the Qingmao Border Checkpoint will open on September 8, the government announced yesterday. When it opens, the city’s newest border checkpoint will operate 24

Elections 2021 | Alleged campaign misconduct referred to watchdog

The Legislative Assembly Electoral Affairs Commission (CAEAL) revealed in a reply to a news outlet that it has referred an allegation of corruption to the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) for

CEM power box renewal subsidy not generating much interest

Electricity supplier CEM has issued invitation to 68 buildings to participate in a power box renewal scheme — but only has received 11 confirmations. The scheme was unveiled in December last

Macau delegation heads off to Shaanxi for National Games

A local delegation of 154 members is heading to Shaanxi Province for the 14th National Games of China. During the official farewell ceremony that took place yesterday at the government’s headquarters,

Occupancy rate at 63.7% in July

In the first seven months of 2021, the average occupancy rate of guest rooms was 52.3%, up by 27.3 percentage points year-on-year. Data from the the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC)

Great Times | MGM ‘Virtual Exhibition’ – Yuan Jai

The pursuit of beauty in life and art is endless. “Awakening”, Special Exhibition of “Art Macao 2021”, on view now in MGM COTAI, features precious works from

Environment | Further awareness needed amid banning of single-use plastic straws

The import and trading of plastic straws is set to be banned by January 1, 2022, a move environmentalists deem as “baby step” into turning the city into a more

China limits children to three hours of online gaming a week

China is banning children from playing online games for more than three hours a week, the harshest restriction so far on the game industry as Chinese regulators continue cracking down

Millennia-old tombs, artifacts unearthed in Guangzhou

Fifty-eight tombs and artifacts from the pre-Qin period (before 221 B.C.) have been unearthed from a site in Guangzhou, capital of the Guangdong Province. According to the Guangzhou Municipal Institute of

Indonesia | Some students return to schools, at a distance

School bells rang in parts of Indonesia’s capital for the first time in more than a year yesterday as schools shut by the coronavirus were allowed to begin reopening as

Japan | Author Murakami criticizes PM over pandemic measures

Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami in his monthly radio show criticized the country’s prime minister, saying Yoshihide Suga has ignored a growing COVID-19 surge and public concerns about the pandemic. Murakami quoted

This day in history | 1997 Princess Diana dies in Paris crash

She was taken to hospital in the early hours of Sunday morning where surgeons tried for two hours to save her life but she died at 0300 BST. In a statement

Afghanistan | Rockets fired at Kabul airport amid US withdrawal hit homes

Rocket fire apparently targeting Kabul’s international airport struck a nearby neighborhood yesterday, the eve of the deadline for American troops to withdraw from the country’s longest war after the Taliban

Entertainment | ‘Candyman’ slashes way toward No. 1 box office spot

Candyman” hooked the top spot at the North American box office. The Universal Pictures film starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II impressively pulled in more than $22.3 million through a quiet weekend despite

MGM organizes ‘The MGM Experience’ for ten consecutive years

With the aim of encouraging local youth to make the best out of their summer holiday and to broaden their horizons, MGM once again organized its annual summer program, “The

Melco hosts MOP3 million lucky draw for fully vaccinated colleagues 

Having reached a vaccination rate of over 70% for colleagues in Macau and Hong Kong, Melco last week hosted a MOP3 million lucky draw, with three colleagues each winning MOP1

Football | EPL: Greenwood’s goals well timed before Ronaldo’s United return

Wolves 0, Man United 1 Mason Greenwood is making sure Manchester United doesn’t neglect his scoring abilities when Cristiano Ronaldo returns. The 19-year-old striker — who is almost half Ronaldo’s age —

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