Gov’t to run another – shorter – round of mass NAT

The city will see another round of mass SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid testing (NAT), in a shorter timeframe, from 9 a.m. today, a local health official

JP Morgan expects new licenses bid from July as gaming law promulgated today

Brokerage JP Morgan is expecting the new public tender for the city’s gaming licenses to commence in late July or August, basing its expectations on the timeline

200 non-local workers on strike over mainland quarantine fees

Over 200 non-resident workers rallied from Cotai to a park nearby the Liaison Office, urging their employers to shoulder the quarantine fee they would have to

Quake kills 1,000 people, deadliest in two decadesQuake kills 1,000 people, deadliest in two decades

A powerful earthquake struck a rural, mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan early Wednesday, killing 1,000 people and injuring 1,500 more in one of the country’s deadliest

The quietest day of the year

Yesterday was probably Macau’s quietest day of the year so far, with the city coming virtually to a standstill. Following the guidelines laid out by

Hotel sector in yet another crisis, bids summer farewell

  The goal was concrete: To recover and see a boost in visitor arrivals this coming summer. But now with the fresh outbreak facing the

Health Bureau defends crowding for mass NAT

Crowds gathering at citywide SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid test (NAT) stations is crucial to containing the spread of the virus, a health official asserted yesterday.

Gov’t announcement of special Covid test lambasted on social media

Following the announcement on Tuesday afternoon that specific categories of people would be subject to a special Covid test, details were only released by the

Japan PM says dialogue with China, S. Korea key to stability

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday that talks with China’s leader are key to regional and international peace and stability amid growing tensions over territorial

Man gets 18-month term for sex assault of Alibaba employee

A man involved in a high-profile sexual assault against an Alibaba employee was sentenced to 18 months in prison yesterday, months after the employee went public

South China floods force tens of thousands to evacuate

Major flooding has forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of people in southern China, with more rain expected. Parts of the manufacturing hub

PM says economy ‘has collapsed,’ unable to buy oil

Sri Lanka’s debt-laden economy has “collapsed” after months of shortages of food, fuel and electricity, its prime minister told lawmakers yesterday, in comments underscoring the country’s dire

‘It’s terrible:’ Philadelphia mayor sorry for slain Filipino

The mayor of Philadelphia expressed shock and sorrow over the killing of a Filipino lawyer who was shot in the city over the weekend

1985 Air India jet crashes killing 329

A passenger jet has disintegrated in mid-air off the coast of Ireland, killing all 329 people on board.  The Air India flight was only 45 minutes

South Korea hits dozens with travel bans amid crypto probe

South Korean prosecutors have barred dozens of people connected to Terraform Labs from leaving the country as they expand an investigation into a $40 billion collapse

UK inflation rate hits new 40-year high of 9.1%

Britain's inflation rate hit a new 40-year high of 9.1% in the 12 months to May, figures showed yesterday, as Russia’s war in Ukraine drove food and fuel

Luxury market seen as growing in 2022 despite inflation, war

Neither inflation nor the war in Ukraine are threatening to take a bite out of the luxury fashion market, according to a study published Tuesday.

Bayern Munich signs Senegal star Sadio Mané from Liverpool

Bayern Munich completed the signing of Senegal forward Sadio Mané from Liverpool yesterday. The Bavarian powerhouse said the 30-year-old Mané had signed a contract with the

Myanmar minister joins Southeast Asian defense meeting

Myanmar’s defense minister, under sanctions from the United States, Britain and other countries for abuses committed by his country’s military, was welcomed yesterday to an annual

Pope blasts violence in Mexico as he mourns two slain Jesuits

Pope Francis on yesterday blasted the violence that plagues Mexico as he mourned the slayings of two of his “brother” Jesuits who were gunned down in a remote

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