US House Speaker Pelosi arrives in Taiwan, defying Beijing

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan tonight (Tuesday night) despite threats from Beijing of serious consequences, becoming the highest-ranking American official to visit the self-ruled island claimed by

Embattled casino sector suffers worst GGR in decades in July

The casino sector has suffered its worst month as gaming revenues tumbled 95% year-on-year in July due to the largest flare-up in Covid-19 cases the city

Stabilization period, with conditional dine-in resumption, to last for six days

The city will today enter a stabilization period until August 7 due to the June 18 Covid-19 outbreak, with conditional resumption of a majority of businesses

Local authorities see no danger in cooking oil composition

Local authorities see no significant harm in the composition of some cooking oils that are commonly on sale in Macau and Hong Kong. In

Residents with travel history must take NAT

People with residence, or a history of travel to, a foreign country within the last month, or people who have been infected with Covid-19 in the

Pelosi meets Singapore leaders at start of Asia tour

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi held talks with officials in Singapore yesterday at the start of her Asian tour, as questions swirled over a possible stop in

Health chief admits probable rebound of cases in future

He was asked by the Times about the probability of another outbreak arriving, given experiences from around the world, including mainland China and foreign countries.

MGTO calls for submissions for 3D mapping entries

The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) will roll out “Bright up Macao 2022” in December with the hope of bringing into the limelight more local artworks and promote

Job-matching sessions to restart today

The Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL) is restarting various job-matching services today to assist job seekers to enter the workplace as soon as possible. With

Chinese company eyes Solomon Islands deep-water port

A Chinese state-owned company is negotiating to buy a forestry planation with a deep-water port and World War II airstrip in Solomon Islands amid persistent concerns

US seeks to expand ties with New Zealand amid China’s growing ambitions

The commander of the United States military in the Pacific said yesterday he wants to expand and strengthen its ties with New Zealand. The visit

No reported damage in Philippines from Chinese rocket debris

There was no reported damage in a western Philippine region where debris from a rocket that boosted part of China’s new space station reportedly fell, a

Parliament considers lifting euthanasia ban

A new bill was introduced in the Australian Parliament yesterday seeking to lift a 25-year ban on doctor-assisted dying in two territories. Australia’s sparsely populated Northern

Ukraine war hangs over UN meeting on nukes treaty’s legacy

There was already plenty of trouble to talk about when a major U.N. meeting on the landmark Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty was originally supposed to happen in 2020.

1984 Euro Court condemns phone-tapping

A Surrey businessman who accused the police of illegally tapping his phone is celebrating after a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights. James Malone, a

Four challengers look to break Man City-Liverpool stranglehold

Maybe the Premier League’s “Big Six” should actually be renamed the “Big Two.” Manchester City and Liverpool have finished as England’s top two teams in three of the

Alibaba striving to maintain US listing amid delisting fears

Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba said yesterday that it wants to keep its shares listed in both New York and Hong Kong, days after U.S. regulators included it

Hitler’s watch sells at Maryland auction for USD1.1 million

A Maryland auction house has sold a wristwatch that once belonged to Adolf Hitler for $1.1 million. Alexander Historical Auctions in Chesapeake City had estimated the value

‘State capitalism’, the private sector and the CPC in China (II)

China's openness and reform policy was initiated in 1979, but only in the late 1990s did it begin to privatize and significantly reduce its state-owned enterprises (SOE) sector. In the

Tuesday, August 2, 2022 – edition no. 4065

  * Vertigo — Embattled casino sector suffers worst GGR result in decades in July * Zero-Covid | Restrictions eased from today * IAM sees no significant harm in the composition of some cooking

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