Tourism WTTC: Macau is the second fastest growing city

The annual Cities Report from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which was released yesterday, shows that Macau was the second fastest growing city in

Briefs | Less car accidents reported on Amizade Bridge

The Transport Bureau (DSAT) reported that the number of car accidents recorded on the Amizade Bridge decreased in 2017. According to the DSAT, in 2017 a total of 481

Fiat agrees to sell parts unit Marelli to KKR’s Calsonic

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV agreed to sell its car-parts unit, Magneti Marelli, to KKR & Co.’s Calsonic Kansei in the first major deal for the Italian-American

Anbang cleanup hastens with Cerberus, Swiss Re talks

China’s attempts to find new investors for Anbang Insurance Group Co. are gathering pace, as Cerberus Capital Management LP to Swiss Re AG size up the embattled

Taiwan | President calls for clear probe of fatal train crash

Taiwan’s president pressed for a quick, transparent probe into the cause of the island’s worst train crash in nearly three decades as the search of the derailed

Obituary | Charles Wang, former New York Islanders owner, dies at 74

Charles Wang, a technology company founder and former owner of the New York Islanders hockey team, died yesterday . He was 74. Wang died of lung cancer in

Beijing says US should ‘think twice’ about leaving missile pact

China called on the U.S. to reconsider pulling out of a three-decade-old arms control treaty with Russia, saying the move would generate “multiple negative effects.”

Thanks to trade war, Southeast Asia has investment boom

Southeast Asia is seeing a boom in foreign direct investment as the intensifying trade war between the U.S. and China prompts companies to shift production to the

Philippines | Court rejects Duterte bid to have critic arrested

A Philippine court yesterday rejected a petition by President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration to have his fiercest critic in the Senate arrested, in a legal setback for Duterte that the

Maldives | High court frees opposition leader convicted of bribery

A court in the Maldives freed an opposition leader yesterday, setting aside a lower court’s conviction for bribery. The High Court, in hearing an appeal by Qasim Ibrahim, said

Koreas finish removing land mines from border village

The two Koreas have completed removing land mines planted at their shared border village as part of efforts to disarm the area located inside the world’s

Trade | US seeking to boost LNG exports to Japan, rest of Asia

A top U.S. energy official said yesterday that Asia is the center of growth in energy demand and offers a great opportunity to expand American liquefied natural gas exports.

If I was a Rich Man | Mega Millions players would spend USD1.6b on bills, charity

With the Mega Millions lottery jackpot at a record USD1.6 billion, people are snapping up tickets across the U.S. The Powerball jackpot also has climbed.

Middle East | Khashoggi’s killing threatens Trump dreams for region peace

In recent months, the Trump administration has repeatedly put off the release of its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. Now, the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

This Day in History | 1956 – Hungarians rise up against Soviet rule

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Hungary to demand an end to Soviet rule. There are believed to have been many casualties

Offbeat | A hot dog? Firefighters rescue pet stuck in heating duct

It wasn’t a cat in a tree, but a dog in a heating duct that took firefighters to a home in Virginia. The Fairfax County

Football | Champions League: Ronaldo keeps his focus, Juventus struggling to do the same

Wednesday, 3:00am Man United v Juventus H 3.4, D 3.3, A 2.5 Despite his off-the-field turmoil, Cristiano Ronaldo is still scoring goals. His teammates,

Golf | Brooks Koepka takes No. 1 spot, winning CJ Cup

Brooks Koepka took the No. 1 spot in the world ranking from Dustin Johnson, finishing his victory in the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges with a 25-foot

UK’s May pleads for support, says Brexit deal is almost done

British Prime Minister Theresa May was seeking to scotch a growing rebellion against her Brexit plans yesterday, urging lawmakers to back her and saying a divorce deal with the

World Briefs

CHINA-JAPAN Around 500 Japanese business leaders will accompany Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when he visits Beijing this week, amid an ongoing China-U.S. trade feud that is hurting industries

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