US, China sparring over Taiwan heats up anew

The United States and China are stepping up their war of words over Taiwan in a long-simmering dispute that has significant implications for the power dynamic in the Indo-Pacific and

THE CONVERSATION | The future of work is hybrid

COVID-19 has changed the way we work. Even before the pandemic, the U.S. workforce increasingly relied on remote collaboration technologies like videoconferencing and Slack. The global crisis accelerated the adoption of

New AL kicks off with speeches directed to Policy Address

Anticipating the Policy Address for 2022, expected to be delivered in mid-November, lawmakers took the opportunity to send a combined message to the Chief Executive on continuing economic support to

Pereira Coutinho, Ron Lam call for better committee meetings

Lawmakers José Pereira Coutinho and Ron Lam called for improvements yesterday in the Legislative Assembly (AL) in relation to the meetings of the several AL committees. In the first official plenary

Gaming | Casino revenues trend upward as border restrictions eased

Macau’s gross gaming revenue (GGR) doubled from October 18 to 24, in line with the surge in tourist arrivals as border restrictions were eased following over a week of no

Exhibition showcases wet market designs through history

An exhibition featuring drawings and diagrams of antique and contemporary wet markets is now open to the public. The event has been organized by The Heritage Society, which has previously conducted

Briefs | Guia Hill pedestrian tunnel drilled through

  The pedestrian tunnel beside the Guia Hill vehicle tunnel has recently been drilled through, with polishing works now underway. Like the parallel vehicle tunnel, the new pedestrian tunnel connects Horta

Gaming | Expert: E-currency a means to dam and trace gambling outflow in Macau

Beijing is using digital currency to close the “black hole” that local casinos have dug over the past two decades, said Ben Lee, managing partner of IGamiX Management & Consulting,

Covid-19 | Vaccination rate surges to 66% after new cases and border policies

As of 4 p.m. October 25, a total of 790,170 Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered to 451,006 people, 107,776 of whom have received their first dose and 343,230 who

Hong Kong to tighten Covid-19 rules, seeks to open to China

Hong Kong will tighten COVID-19 restrictions despite a lack of local outbreaks to better align with China’s policies and increase chances of quarantine-free travel between the territory and mainland, leader

Wuhan police search for man who killed 7, jumped off bridge

Police in Wuhan, China, say they are searching for a man who killed seven people then jumped off a bridge in the city. The suspect, surnamed Gao, 39, killed a family

Obituary | Ex-South Korean President Roh Tae-woo dies at 88

Former South Korean President Roh Tae-woo, a major player in a 1979 coup who later became president in a landmark democratic election before ending his tumultuous political career in prison,

Diplomacy | Myanmar skips ASEAN summit after its military ruler excluded

Southeast Asian leaders began their annual summit without Myanmar yesterday amid a diplomatic standoff over the exclusion of the leader of the military-ruled nation from the group’s meetings. Myanmar skipped the

This day in history | 1950 Hunt for missing atomic scientist

Professor Pontecorvo and his family arrived in Finland at the beginning of September but they have since disappeared. There is speculation the family may have gone to the Soviet Union. The

Pandemic | US details new international Covid-19 travel requirements

Children under 18 and people from dozens of countries with a shortage of vaccines will be exempt from new rules that will require most travelers to the United States be

Tech | YouTube, TikTok, Snap execs face senators on kids’ safety

Bearing down on hugely popular social media platforms and their impact on children, the leaders of a Senate panel have called executives from YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat to face questions

Melco organizes mentorship program for youth entrepreneurs

Melco Resorts and Entertainment’s management team has offered mentorship and skills to young local entrepreneurs through the company’s ‘Adopt a Micro-Enterprise’ program. Organized in collaboration with Junior Chamber International (JCI) Macao, China, Macao

The Venetian Macao wins accolades at World Travel Awards

The Venetian Macao has taken out the ‘Macau’s Leading Hotel Suite 2021’ and ‘Macau’s Leading Casino Resort 2021’ titles in the 28th annual World Travel Awards, announced recently at the Asia

Boxing | Whyte planning to fight Fury for world heavyweight title

British heavyweight Dillian Whyte wants his next fight to be against Tyson Fury for the world title instead of rescheduling his canceled bout with Otto Wallin. Whyte last week pulled out

Tennis | Djokovic, Medvedev highlight rosters for Davis Cup Finals

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic and U.S. Open champion Daniil Medvedev headline the rosters announced yesterday for the Davis Cup Finals that begin next month. Djokovic, a 20-time major champion who fell

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