Group calls for faster Macau-HQ integration to boost recovery

A local association manager has suggested that the government speed up Macau-Hengqin integration so as to boost economic diversification and recovery. The deputy executive director

Seven dead after powerful quake shakes southwest China

A strong earthquake killed at least seven people, triggered landslides and shook residents in a major city under lockdown in southwestern China yesterday, state media reported.

Residents’ deposits grow slightly in July, non-residents’ drop 11.8%

Deposits held by local residents in July registered a slight 0.2% increase year-on-year, the Monetary Authority of Macao (AMCM) noted in a monetary and financial

Fire bureau to step up equipment to combat future EV fires

The Fire Services Bureau (CB) will expand its capabilities in response to the possibility of electric vehicle (EV) fires as policies encourage uptake of these vehicles.

Liz Truss: An heir to Thatcher intent on shaking up Britain

As a child, Liz Truss marched in demonstrations against Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. As an adult, she came to admire Britain’s first female leader — and

Gov’t to ban import of single-use plastic cutlery from January 1

The government has banned the import of single-use non-biodegradable plastic cutlery from January 1, 2023, according to an official dispatch from the Chief Executive (CE)

Removal of quarantine key to gaming recovery: CLSA

Based on Macau’s total gross gaming revenue in August, brokerage firm CLSA said yesterday that Macau has been recovering from the recent wave of pandemic-induced lockdowns at

Jail sentences not capped at 10 years: Security chief

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak has clarified in a media statement that the penal framework related to crimes involving matters of national security that will

Over HKD3m stolen by scammers

Three cases of financial scamming were reported by the Judiciary Police (PJ) in a press briefing yesterday. In the first case, the victim was

Lawmaker Ron Lam calls for better pedestrian paths

Lawmaker Ron Lam has proposed that the government improve planning and construction of infrastructure for pedestrians, particularly auxiliary facilities for the paths. Lam recently submitted a written enquiry on

China releases report on Xinjiang in response to Bachelet’s assessment

Defending its policies towards the Uighurs, China’s Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva last week submitted a 131-page response document to the United Nations human

Beijing accuses Washington of cyber-spying on university

China yesterday accused Washington of breaking into computers at a university that U.S. officials say does military research, adding to complaints by both governments of rampant

Philippine, Indonesia talks on pandemic recovery challenges

Philippine leader Ferdinand Marcos Jr. affirmed deepening economic and security ties with Indonesia on Monday during the first overseas trip of his presidency, while expressing concern about

UNHCR rushes aid amid to amid raging floods in country’s south

The U.N. refugee agency rushed in more desperately needed aid yesterday to flood-stricken Pakistan as the nation’s prime minister traveled to the south where rising

1997 Diana’s funeral watched by millions

Britain and the world have said farewell to Diana, Princess of Wales, at the end of an unprecedented week of mourning. A four mile procession brought her

OPEC+ cuts oil supplies to the world as prices fall

OPEC and allied oil-producing countries, including Russia, cut their supplies to the global economy by 100,000 barrels per day, underlining their unhappiness with crude prices

Coco Gauff, 18, reaches US Open quarterfinals for first time

Coco Gauff raised a fist, then wagged her right index finger, responding to, and riling up even more, a loud-louder-loudest Arthur Ashe Stadium crowd that was standing

Farrell and Gleeson reunite with Martin McDonagh in Venice

Martin McDonagh has returned to the Venice International Film Festival with “The Banshees of Inisherin,” which is having its world premiere today in competition.

Russia sanctions 25 more Americans, including Penn, Stiller

Russia imposed personal sanctions yesterday on 25 Americans, including actors Sean Penn and Ben Stiller, in response to U.S. sanctions against Russians stemming from the conflict in Ukraine.

The dilemmas of balancing Sino-Australian relations

Australia has a sui generis evolution — from being Terra Australis Incognita to a penitentiary settlement, to “the lucky country” (due to an abundance of resources and distance

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