Mikhail Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at 91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalize the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end

‘Dream goes on’

Weeks before the deadline to submit a bid for the gaming tender (September 14), Wilfred Wong is optimistic about Sands China Limited (SCL) being able to

Three suspects arrested due to aggravated harm in Areia Preta fight

The three suspects involved in the armed fight in an eatery in Areia Preta have been arrested, the Judiciary Police (PJ) said in a special

China announces visa schemes for foreigners in Macau to enter Hengqin

A Chinese diplomatic official has announced at a forum in Macau that visas will become available to facilitate foreigners’ entries to Hengqin alone. The announcement

Millions in new lockdown as China keeps strict policy

China has placed millions of its citizens under renewed lockdown following fresh outbreaks of COVID-19, authorities reported yesterday, as the government persists in its hard-line policy on containing

AL closes the year with approval of lifts bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) closed this legislative session on Monday evening with the final approval of the Elevator and Escalator Safety Legal System bill.

Cross-border traffic plunges 95%

Cross-border vehicular traffic in July plunged by 94.5% year-on-year to 19,371 trips, of which light automobile trips (332) tumbled by 99.9%, data from the Statistics and Census

Over 30 awards given in sustainability design contest

CESL Asia and the Macau Youth Art Association have co-organized the “CESL Asia Social Investment Initiative Teen’s Design Contest 2022 - Sustainable City Mascot” event,

Tsai tells troops to keep cool amid Chinese threats

Taiwan's leader told the self-ruled island’s military units yesterday to keep their cool in the face of daily warplane flights and warship maneuvers by China, saying

President says IMF talks nearing successful end

Sri Lanka’s president said yesterday that his bankrupt country’s talks with the International Monetary Fund for a rescue package have successfully reached final stages as he presented

Japanese business pioneer, philanthropist Inamori dies at 90

Kazuo Inamori, founder of Japanese ceramics and electronics maker Kyocera who also became a philanthropist singing the virtues of fairness and hard work, has died. He

UN warns six million Afghans at risk of famine as crises grow

Warning that Afghanistan faces deepening poverty with 6 million people at risk of famine, the U.N. humanitarian chief yesterday urged donors to restore funding

1959 Anglo-US TV debate makes history

British prime minister Harold Macmillan (pictured) and American president Dwight Eisenhower have given an historic live television broadcast from Downing Street. Among the subjects the two leaders

‘Tape or chewing gum:’ Twitter’s lapses echo worldwide

From fire departments to governments, from school districts to corporations, from local utilities to grassroots organizers around the world, Twitter at its best is a

Man United set to sign Brazil winger Antony from Ajax

Brazil winger Antony looks set to complete a move to Manchester United for $95 million, joining Lisandro Martinez in making a big-money switch from Dutch club Ajax

Tea drinkers enjoy possible health benefits, study suggests

A cup of tea just got a bit more relaxing. Tea can be part of a healthy diet and people who drink tea may even be a little

China sets Oct. 16 opening date for Communist Party congress

China says a key congress of the ruling Communist Party at which leader Xi Jinping is expected to be granted a third five-year term will open on Oct.

Pakistan fatal flooding has hallmarks of warming

The familiar ingredients of a warming world were in place: searing temperatures, hotter air holding more moisture, extreme weather getting wilder, melting glaciers, people living in harm’s way,

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 – edition no. 4085

  * Down the border — Macau reopens borders to 41 countries, excludes migrants’ nationalities * Wilfred Wong exclusive | Sands will stay in Macau ‘for the next ten years’ * Three suspects in

Macau reopens borders to 41 foreign passport holders

Foreign residents from 41 countries and regions will be allowed to enter Macau from September 1, the government announcement in a statement. The latest announcement is the city’s biggest step yet

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