Desperate to stop coronavirus’ spread, countries limit travel

Police manned checkpoints in quarantined towns, guests were confined to their rooms in a hotel in the Canary Islands, governments issued travel warnings and more flights were suspended today (Tuesday)

Pangolins a potential intermediate host of novel coronavirus: study

The genome sequence of the novel coronavirus strain separated from pangolins was 99 percent identical to that from infected people, indicating pangolins may be an intermediate host of the

Xinhua: Xi talks with Trump over phone on novel coronavirus outbreak

Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke over phone with U.S. President Donald Trump this morning (Friday). Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus epidemic, the Chinese government and people have been making

Kirk Douglas died at 103: an obituary

Kirk Douglas, the muscular, tempestuous actor with the dimpled chin, lived out an epic American story of reinvention and perseverance, from the riches he acquired and risked to the parts

2019-nCoV to impact gaming operators’ cash flow

The local government’s protection measures against the 2019-nCoV outbreak will have a strong effect on Macau’s cash flow, a report by Fitch Ratings released today (Friday) says. The cash flow effect

EU to repatriate 600 citizens seeking to flee China virus

BRUSSELS — The European Union is working to repatriate about 600 citizens from 14 EU countries seeking to leave China because of a spreading new virus that has already killed

Airlines suspend China flights, cut services on virus fears

BANGKOK — British Airways said today (Wednesday) it is halting all flights to China, joining several Asian carriers that are either suspending or significantly cutting back service there as fears

Americans pass health test after being evacuated from China

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A plane evacuating 201 Americans from the Chinese city at the center of the virus outbreak continued Wednesday on to Southern California after everyone aboard passed

Massive turnout in Hong Kong vote seen as protest referendum

Voters in Hong Kong turned out in droves today (Sunday) in district council elections seen as a barometer of public support for pro-democracy protests that have rocked the semi-autonomous Chinese

Hong Kong latest: Protester shot at close range by police in hospital

HONG KONG — In a fearsome escalation of violence, Hong Kong police shot a protester at close range in the chest today (Tuesday), leaving the teenager bleeding and howling on

Hong Kong latest: Fierce clashes left one injured by live fire

HONG KONG — Fierce clashes between pro-democracy protesters and police broke out in multiple parts of Hong Kong today (Tuesday) in the most widespread violence challenging Chinese rule as its

Pro-democracy rallies hit Hong Kong on China’s National Day

Hong Kong - Tens of thousands of black-clad protesters marched in Hong Kong today (Tuesday) in multiple pro-democracy rallies urging China's Communist Party to "return power to the people" as

Galaxy expands Japan-Macau IR management mentorship scheme

Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) announced yesterday in a press release that it will expand the GEG Japan-Macau IR management mentorship scheme, which will commence on Monday, August 26

Typhoon Wipha (11PM) – Chui Sai On commends improvement to disaster response

Macau Daily Times brings the latest updates on the Typhoon Wipha situation: The worst of Typhoon Wipha seemed to have passed late on Wednesday night, as the tropical cyclone continued on

Typhoon Wipha (8PM) – Next few hours will be most intense

Macau Daily Times brings the latest updates on the Typhoon Wipha situation: Typhoon Wipha will reach its closest point to Macau within the next few hours, according to the latest weather

More than 20 charged with rioting appear in Hong Kong court

HONG KONG — Charges were read today (Wednesday) against more than 20 Hong Kong protesters who have been accused of rioting — the most serious charge brought since mass demonstrations

Seoul: North Korea launches 2 short-range ballistic missiles

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's military said North Korea conducted its second weapons test in less than a week today (Wednesday), firing two short-range ballistic missiles off its east

Typhoon Wipha: Classes canceled, workers head home as storm hits Hong Kong

School classes in Hong Kong were canceled and workers advised to head home early as Tropical Storm Wipha swept by south of the city today (Wednesday), bringing heavy rain and

Typhoon Wipha (4PM) – Signal No.8 to stay in effect all Wednesday

Macau Daily Times brings the latest updates on the Typhoon Wipha situation: The Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) put the city on alert this afternoon, raising Signal No.8 as a tropical

Six men, some with triad links, held over Hong Kong mob attack

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police have detained six men, some with links to triads, following a violent attack on pro-democracy protesters at a subway station that saw dozens

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