Mangkhut | Gov’t preventive measures pay off during typhoon stronger than Hato

The SAR government undertook several preventive measures in response to this year’s typhoon Mangkhut to avoid casualties similar to the scale seen during typhoon Hato last year.

Mangkhut drifts into China as HK lowers warnings

Typhoon Mangkhut is losing power after making landfall in China and leaving Hong Kong with roads blocked, buildings damaged and low-lying areas flooded. The death toll in

Sérgio Correia running for president of Lawyers Association

Lawyer Sérgio de Almeida Correia on Friday announced his candidacy for president of the Lawyers Association (AAM), making his bid public during a press conference held at

China complains to Sweden over tourists’ treatment

China yesterday urged Sweden to respond to its complaints about the alleged mistreatment of a Chinese family removed by police from a hotel in Stockholm.

Football | Ronaldo has sights on Champions League after drought breaker

JUVENTUS 2, SASSUOLO 1 After finally getting off the mark for Juventus in the league, Cristiano Ronaldo has his sights set on his favorite competition:

Religious crackdown endangering goal of ‘harmonious’ China, say analysts

Persecution of the Christian community continues in China, with some watchdog groups expressing that ongoing pressure against religious groups is at its most intense since the Cultural

Chinese porcelain exhibition showcased at Casa Garden

In an initiative of the Orient Foundation, an exhibition of Chinese porcelain dating back to the Qing Dynasty was launched yesterday evening at the Casa Garden venue.

Audit report slams LRT delays and cost overruns

The most recent report from the Commission of Audit (CA) released yesterday added to previous criticisms of construction delays and budget blowouts in the construction of

Philippines | Authorities start massive evacuations as huge typhoon nears

Philippine authorities began evacuating thousands of people yesterday from the path of the most powerful typhoon this year, closing schools, readying bulldozers for landslides and placing

US, Cuba to meet on mystery ‘health attacks’ in Havana

U.S. and Cuban officials will meet later today in an effort to determine the method and motive behind mystery incidents in Havana that have injured American

Typhoon | Barijat passes with whimper, Mangkhut expected to thunder

After the passage of typhoon Barijat yesterday, which caused no damage or significant disruption to the city’s daily activities, the region is already preparing for another storm

Gaming | Macau casino stock meltdown continues

Macau casino stocks plunged again yesterday on the back of growing concerns that the softening Chinese economy is dampening the allure of the city’s high-roller baccarat tables. After

Macau residents’ gambling participation rate decreases

Fewer Macau residents are taking to gambling, according to the latest responsible gambling work report published jointly by the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ), Social

22,000 Taiwanese apply for mainland residence permits in 10 days

More than 22,000 Taiwan residents have applied for residence permits in the Chinese mainland as of September 10, An Fengshan, spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of

From the Cold | Russia launches biggest ever war games involving China

Hundreds of thousands Russian troops swept across Siberia yesterday in the nation’s largest ever war games also joined by China — a powerful show of

Cyber security bill insists on real name registration for SIM cards

The Chief Executive Council has completed its discussion of the cyber security law and has proposed real name registration for SIM cards in addition to the

Gaming | Macau casinos sink on concern high rollers hit by China slowdown

Macau casinos shares tumbled yesterday on concerns that a softening Chinese economy is damping the allure of the baccarat tables

Letter to the Editor | Plastic straws and public shaming

Dear editor, Today, while transporting my own daughter to school following her lunch break, I had the displeasure to observe a middle aged man deride a group

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