Briefs | High-risk of Dengue predicted for Zhuhai

The Health Commission of Guangdong Province has evaluated Zhuhai to be a high-risk area for dengue fever transmission. The commission reported last week that, as of June 12, Guangdong

Tourism | Butlers wanted to help lure wealthier visitors to Greece

The Athens Riviera, just 20 minutes from the Acropolis and the Greek capital’s bustling city center, should have been a playground for the world’s wealthy. It’s not.

Beijing denies its vessel intentionally sank Filipino boat

China has acknowledged its fishing vessel hit a Filipino boat in the disputed South China Sea in an incident that prompted an outcry in the

UN anti-terror official makes controversial trip to Xinjiang

The U.N. counterterrorism chief visited Xinjiang last week despite protests from the U.S. and a rights group that the trip would be inappropriate in light of

Bridge in China collapses, sending vehicles into river

An entire section of a roadway bridge has plunged into a wide river in southern China, sending two vehicles into the water and leaving two people

Huawei has 56,492 patents and it’s not afraid to use them

As Huawei Technologies Co. comes under unrelenting pressure from the Trump administration, the Chinese telecom giant has one advantage that the U.S. can’t undermine: a vast, global

New Zealand | Man accused in mosque killings pleads not guilty

The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges Friday

Trade | India increases tariffs on US goods as trade war heats up

India has imposed higher customs duties on a raft of U.S. goods effective yesterday in response to similar measures taken by Washington, according to a government

Alabama orders ‘chemical castration’ of some child molesters

Some Alabama sex offenders who abuse young children will have to undergo “chemical castration” while on parole, under a new law, but the requirement has

Offbeat | Man says he was deceived when he bought tiny strip of land

A South Florida man thought he snagged a deal when he paid USD9,100 in an online auction for what he thought was a villa. What he got was

This Day in History | 1961 – Russian dancer in freedom dash

Principal dancer of the Kirov Ballet, Rudolf Nureyev, has broken free from Russian embassy guards at a Paris airport and requested asylum in France. The 23-year-old Russian

Olympic rowing venue open in heart of Tokyo Bay

Organizers opened the rowing venue for next year’s Tokyo Olympics yesterday, highlighted by a race between alumni crews from Oxford and Cambridge — the two English universities that

Motorsports | Márquez wins Catalonia GP after crash takes out challengers

Marc Márquez won the Catalonia Grand Prix to strengthen his lead of the MotoGP points race after his top challengers crashed out yesterday. Márquez sped

World briefs

CHINA The U.N. counterterrorism chief visited Xinjiang last week  INDIA’s recent national election delivered a historic victory to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party,

The Buzz | Football teams protest ‘Sri Lanka decision’ with 21–18 score

Two football teams playing in a Macau Cup tournament match yesterday deliberately conceded goals to one another in what appeared to be a protest against the decision of

Aging grand hotel highlights the ethnic division in Cyprus

With Italian chandeliers still hanging in the lobby, the Ledra Palace Hotel in Cyprus still manages to hold onto a flicker of its old majesty despite the shell craters

World Views | We are living in historic times. Or are we?

If we are living through historic events, would we know? In 1965, Arthur Danto, a philosopher at Columbia University, argued that it is impossible to tell, when

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The latest: Hong Kong protest activists reject apology

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all timesMacau/HK time): 11:15 p.m. Pro-democracy activists helping to drive mass protests in Hong Kong over a

IAM repainting to complete by year-end

The repainting of the Municipal Affairs Bureau’s (IAM) external wall is expected to be completed by the end of this year, according to José Maria da Fonseca Tavares,

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