Cambodia | Census finds increase in Mekong River’s Irrawaddy dolphins

The number of critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins along a stretch of the Mekong River has increased for the first time in 20 years but the animals

Belgium | Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam gets 20 years in related case

A Belgian court on yesterday found 2015 Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and an accomplice guilty of attempted murder over shots fired at police as they sought to

Analysis | Denuclearization successes around the world

Will North Korea give up the bomb? The answer may start becoming clear when South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets North Korean leader Kim Jong

Royal baby | It’s a boy for Kate on England’s national day

For Kate, the wait is over. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth yesterday to a healthy baby boy — a third child for Kate and Prince

Offbeat | Michigan couple gives 14th son creative middle name

A Michigan couple had a little bit of fun naming their 14th son. Kateri and Jay Schwandt welcomed the birth of their son on Wednesday. Jay

This Day in History | 1990 – Hubble telescope takes off for space

The American space agency Nasa has successfully launched the space shuttle Discovery from Cape Canaveral in Florida on its historic mission to carry the Hubble space telescope

Football | Wenger quit Arsenal after ‘hurtful’ fan protests

Arsene Wenger said he wasn’t tired of managing Arsenal but quit after finding fan protests calling for his departure “hurtful” and damaging to the club’s image.

Boxing | Broner, Vargas fight to 12-round majority draw

Adrien Broner and Jessie Vargas spent 12 rounds trading punches. A few moments later, they exchanged angry words and opposite views of what transpired. The one

World briefs

KOREA South Korea halted anti-North Korea propaganda broadcasts across their tense border yesterday as officials from the two Koreas met again to work out details of their

The Buzz | Eurozone interest rates could stay frozen well into 2019

Weaker signals from the economy and worries about a possible trade war between the United State and China have left the top monetary authority for the 19 countries

Shanghai gets automated bank with VR, robots, face scanning

Missed paying dues on your Communist Party membership? There’s a bank for that - and it’s fully automated. A state-owned Chinese bank has opened an automated

Our Desk | On the lack of quality drivers

The SAR finally implemented its planned increase in public bus fares on Saturday after a series of controversies regarding “positive discrimination”, which would affect non-residents as it requires

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 – edition no. 3033

* Inconsistent visitor statistics may produce distorted impressions * Charged with corporal punishment * Vendors criticize rest days proposal * 32 Chinese dead in North Korea traffic accident   DOWNLOAD

Tax benefits proposed for building reconstruction

The Executive Council has concluded its discussion on tax benefits for the reconstruction of old buildings in order to alleviate the cost pressures, the council spokesperson Leong

Ask the Vet | 10 Causes of Feline Urinary or Faecal Incontinence

Feline incontinence often links to an underlying disease or condition. With incontinence, pets dribble small amount of cat urine all over the house. Incontinence also includes

Myanmar community celebrates traditional New Year festival

The Myanmar community gathered to celebrate its New Year Festival, “Thingyan,” yesterday at Saint Paul School. Held annually in Myanmar from April 13 to 17,

US report says civil liberties have been restricted

The annual US Department of State’s report on human rights criticizes Macau for constraints on press and academic freedom, as well as on issues such

US Department of State report | HK gov’t actions had a ‘chilling effect’ on political protest

The US Department of State 2017 Human Rights Report also covered developments more broadly across China, including on the mainland, the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) and in

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