1945 Atom bomb hits Nagasaki

American forces have dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki - the second such attack on Japan in three days. The bomb was dropped by parachute from an

Nonprofits launch USD100M plan to support local health workers

A new philanthropic project hopes to invest $100 million in 10 countries, mostly in Africa, by 2030 to support 200,000 community health workers, who serve as

Kim arrives on PGA Tour with 61 to win Wyndham Championship

The last five weeks feels like three months to 20-year-old Joohyung “Tom” Kim, and for good reason. The South Korean kid who named himself after a cartoon

Japanese sailor attacked at Solomon Islands memorial service

A Japanese sailor was attacked yesterday in the Solomon Islands during a World War II memorial service that was also attended by U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

Fiber optic cable theft halts Spanish bullet train service

Hundreds of rail passengers using the line between Madrid and Barcelona were left stranded for hours after some 600 meters of fiber optic cable used in the signaling system

‘Let’s eliminate nuclear weapons before they eliminate us’

We've known for several decades that there is no way for our civilization and most life on the planet to survive a nuclear war, even a limited one, and the

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 – edition no. 4070

— Not following ‘zero-Covid’, Hong Kong reduces hotel quarantine to three days; Macau won’t follow neighboring SAR policies * The baker from Zhuhai — Origin of new case ‘unknown’, local health authorities

Water crisis looms for eastern Ukrainian city of Sloviansk

The echo of artillery shells thundering in the distance mingles with the din of people gathered around Sloviansk's public water pumps, piercing the uneasy quiet that smothers the nearly deserted

Hainan beach resort expands lockdowns

The capital of China's Hainan province has locked down its residents for 13 hours today (Monday) as a COVID-19 outbreak grows on the tropical island during the summer school holidays. The

Hong Kong cuts hotel quarantine to 3 days for arrivals

Hong Kong will reduce the mandatory hotel quarantine for overseas arrivals to three days from a week, the city's leader said today (Monday). The southern Chinese city remains one of the

Despite inevitable rebound, health chief discourages excessive worry

Health Bureau director Alvis Lo encouraged people in Macau to stay constantly vigilant against SARS-CoV-2 but not to worry excessively, while conceding that future rebound

Chamber of Commerce suggests gov’t distribute MOP3,000 to non-residents

The Macau Chamber of Commerce proposed that the government provide a MOP3,000 subsidy for non-resident workers as part of the city’s second round of MOP10 billion

Last sawmill faces closure amid development plan

Chi Kee Sawmill & Timber, Hong Kong’s last operating sawmill, has been processing timber in the city for 75 years. Soon the family-run factory near

Authorities bust 39 smuggling cases

A total of 39 cases of smuggling were detected by law enforcement at the Border Gate checkpoint and Qingmao port, with nearly 2,000 smuggled goods found.

Mainland quarantined can enter Macau during three-day self-management period

People subject to medical observation on the mainland can only enter Macau through a land border checkpoint after completing their medical observation quarantine, within the following three

Beijing keeps up pressure on Taiwan with fourth day of drills

China said yesterday it carried out its fourth consecutive day of military drills in the air and sea around Taiwan in the wake of U.S. House

Investigations ongoing into new case’s shopping routine near Border Gate

Although no reasons for repeated shopping by the latest coronavirus case near Border Gate were announced, investigations are being conducted, police division head Lei Tak Fai

SSM assessing impact on city’s resumption of normalcy

The city should resume a regular Covid-19 prevention state today. When questioned yesterday as to whether the detection of a new case will affect the plan,

Blocked drain causes Cheoc Van pool closure

Cheoc Van swimming pool has been temporarily closed due to its low-lying coastal location, resulting in a pool drain becoming blocked and not functioning properly. As emergency

New key groups defined; NAT weekly for most groups

Health authorities announced that testing will start today for the vast majority of key groups who need to undergo regular nucleic acid tests (NATs), with

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