Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

President Donald Trump vetoed a resolution passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen. The veto — the second in

This Day in History | 1955 – Albert Einstein dies

Albert Einstein has died in hospital in Princeton, New Jersey, aged 76. The eminent scientist and originator of the theory of relativity was admitted to

Offbeat | 100-year-old yoga instructor keeps moving, dancing

A 100-year-old yoga instructor has no plans to stop practicing and teaching. On a spring day in Hartsdale, a northern suburb of New York City

Rugby Academy | Rain doesn’t stop play for Macau Bats

Last Saturday, the Macau Bats hosted their 5th annual Rugby Festival at The International School’s (TIS ) playing field in Taipa. Despite the inclement weather, 50

Football | Ajax wins at Juventus to reach Champions League semi

Cristiano Ronaldo shook his head as he walked off the field, while the Ajax players and staff celebrated with their fans long after the

Champions League | Messi ends United’s hopes of another Camp Nou comeback

BARCELONA 3, MAN UNITED 0 Lionel Messi made sure there was no memorable Champions League comeback for Manchester United at Camp Nou this time.

The Buzz | US allowing suits against foreign firms in Cuba

The Trump administration is opening the door for lawsuits against foreign firms operating on properties Cuba seized from Americans after the 1959 revolution. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Fashion capital New York considers banning sale of fur

A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City. Lawmakers are pushing a

Made In Macao | The fengshui of putting up pictures

One day, a non-Chinese friend asked me for advice on where he should hang a painting. I am no interior designer, but on a large empty wall in

World Briefs

CHINA-US High on the list of President Donald Trump’s priorities as he tries to close a trade deal with counterpart Xi Jinping is making sure China faces

Thursday, April 18, 2019 – edition no. 3273

* Trade Union Law | Coutinho high hopes on Chui’s 7 * Widodo poised to win Indonesia’s massive vote * Mass market revenue climbs at vip expense * The spectacle gets Guinness world

Courts | After suspensions revoked, Wong to mull new punishment

Two employees of the Fire Services Bureau (CB) whose suspensions were rejected by the Court of Final Appeal (TUI) will still be punished by the security

Briefs | Macau film development made easier in China

China’s State Film Administration unveiled yesterday new measures to support the further development of the Hong Kong and Macau film industries on the mainland. There would be no quantitative

Crime | Scamming the scammer’s wife

The Judiciary Police (PJ) have learned that a female resident of Macau has been scammed by a local man in a case that dates back to early

Economic reliance on tourism sector stands at nearly 30%

The Macau SAR’s reliance on the tourism pillar of the economy stood at just under 30% in 2017, taking the world number three spot behind just

Tourism | First quarter visitors rise to surpass 10m mark

The number of visitors to Macau in the first quarter of 2019 rose more than 21% year-on- year surpassing the 10 million mark, according to the

Health | Bill to restrict licenses for Chinese medicine practitioners

The Health Bureau (SSM) will stop issuing new licenses to Chinese medicine practitioners, acupuncturists, masseurs, dental professionals and sports medicine therapists once the city’s latest medical professional

Environment | DSPA records just two complaints on Hengqin noise

Macau’s Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) has informed the Times that it has received two noise complaints about various Hengqin construction projects since the start of the year.

CE election | Sulu Sou ready for backlash on long democracy road

Lawmaker Sulu Sou’s appeal to the Legislative Assembly (AL) plenary in relation to a proposal to amend the electoral law of the Chief Executive (CE)

Hong Kong | Liaison official denounces ‘anti-China’ foreign collusion

The Liaison Office Director in Hong Kong, Wang Zhimin, recently criticized the fact that there are some people in Hong Kong “colluding with anti-China politicians and

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