CRIME | Consensual teen intercourse sparks abuse accusation

Consensual sex between two local teenagers has led the family of the girl to press charges against the boy, accusing him of sexual abuse of a minor,

Morgan Stanley intern nabs senior Southeast Asia role in 7 years

Morgan Stanley is promoting a pair of dealmakers in Southeast Asia, with one banker rising from intern to a senior position in just seven years. The

Tencent ordered to kill game just days after its debut

Tencent Holdings Ltd. took another hit to its gaming business, after regulators told the social media giant to remove Monster Hunter: World from its PC downloads

Mozambique’s ruby mining goes from ‘wild west’ to big business

Sebastiao Pedro struck it lucky in 2014 when, as a 21-year-old small- scale miner, he found a large red ruby in northern Mozambique. He sold

Corporate Bits | The Parisian hosts elderly group at show

A group of approximately 40 members of the Lok In Elderly Service Centre of the Women’s General Association of Macau watched the La Parisienne variety show

Analysis | Now with power to long rule the country, Xi beset by challenges

As China’s leaders gather for their annual Yellow Sea retreat, the country’s political waters are looking choppy. Chinese President and ruling Communist Party leader

Beijing expels German student who researched rights lawyers

A German man has learned the hard way that practicing journalism in China, even for a class project, could lead to serious trouble. David Missal, 24, was pursuing

China to UN panel: No arbitrary detention in Uighur region

China insisted yesterday there is no “arbitrary detention” and there are no “re-education centers” in its western Xinjiang region, rejecting concerns raised by a

Malaysia | Mahathir aims to scrap China deals

Malaysia is looking to cancel multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects signed by the previous scandal-tainted government as it digs itself out of debt, Malaysia’s prime minister said yesterday

Pakistan | Newly elected parliament meets for the first time

Pakistan’s newly elected parliament convened yesterday for the first time since last month’s general elections that saw the party of former cricket star turned politician Imran Khan win

Koreas | Rival leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

The rival Koreas announced yesterday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in September, while their envoys also

US | Security experts, Trump allies alarmed by Omarosa recordings

Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is drawing fire from President Donald Trump’s allies and national security experts for secret recordings she made at the White House,

Fox News’ Bill Shine is Trump’s new image man

For years he dutifully carried out Roger Ailes’ orders, earning himself the nickname “the Butler” at Fox News. Now, Bill Shine is serving the same

Offbeat | Jazz superstar, boxing champ added to Italian American mural

A jazz superstar and a boxing champion have been added to a mural in upstate New York. Grammy Award winner Chuck Mangione and ex-welterweight and middleweight world

This Day in History | 1980 – Shipyard Poles strike for their rights

Shipyard workers in Gdansk, Poland, have staged a successful strike in protest over the dismissal of militant crane driver Anna Walentinowicz. The strike at the Lenin

Football – Italian League 2018-19 | Ronaldo, other new signings to watch out for

The shortened transfer window in the Italian league will close on Friday, the day before the season starts. Here is the pick of the signings so

Motorsports | Harvick wins at Michigan for NASCAR-high 7th victory of year

Kevin Harvick capped off his father-son weekend by dominating a race and putting 6-year-old son Keelan in the passenger seat to hold the flapping, checkered flag out

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KOREA The rival Koreas announced yesterday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in September, while

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