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3Novices:Why China’s friendship with Portugal is signified by Luís de Camões, a poet exiled three times by his motherland

Across town from the palatial hotels and casinos on Macau’s Cotai Strip is a quiet park that offers clues to a time long before the city became a gambling mecca.
Camões Garden is located opposite St Anthony’s Church. In it is the home of the late wealthy Portuguese merchant Manuel Pereira, which now hosts art exhibitions.
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The park is named after Luís de Camões, who it is believed also lived at the site. But…
July 20, 2018 at 03:46PM https://ift.tt/2LaDOn9
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3Novices:Chinese tourists accused of pinching ‘crown jewels’ from Vladivostok’s glass beach

Chinese diplomats in Russia have warned tourists visiting the country to behave after complaints that visitors to Vladivostok were stealing rare glass “pebbles ” from one of the city’s beaches.
Around a dozen Chinese tourists have been filmed picking up the colourful objects formed by the remnants of glass bottles at Ussuri Bay and carrying them away.
“Some tour agencies have told their clients it’s allowed to take glass away from the beach, which is not true,…
July 20, 2018 at 03:32PM https://ift.tt/2mx3HPv
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3Novices:Hong Kong man admits to raft of charges after rape victim breaks down in tears recounting three-day ordeal locked up in flat

An unemployed Hong Kong man accused of rape, false imprisonment and assault pleaded guilty halfway through his jury trial, a day after one of his victims broke down in court recounting 72 hours of horror.
Cheung Tsz-hong, 28, on Friday admitted to four counts of rape, and one each of false imprisonment, indecent assault and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
But he pleaded not guilty in the High Court to one count of robbery in which it was alleged that he stole a mobile phone, a wallet…
July 20, 2018 at 03:30PM https://ift.tt/2uElzME
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3Novices:North Korea takes swipe at Moon Jae-in, urges return of waitresses in row over family reunions

North Korea lambasted South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in on Friday for “needlessly kibitzing” about relations between Pyongyang and Washington and dismissed Moon’s pledge to take the driver’s seat on the Korean Peninsula as “sophistry”.
North Korean state media, which has often derided the South and its former presidents as a “puppet” of US hostile forces, has notably refrained from criticising the Moon administration especially after this…
July 20, 2018 at 03:01PM https://ift.tt/2Nwn1I8
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3Novices:Thai junta plans to control films about soccer team rescued from flooded cave

Thailand’s military government wants to control how films portray the ordeal of the young soccer players and their heroic rescue from a flooded cave that drew worldwide interest and the attention of foreign filmmakers.
Culture Minister Vira Rojpochanarat said he will propose at next week’s Cabinet meeting that a special committee be established to oversee the production of films, documentaries and videos related to the experiences of the 12 boys and their coach who were trapped in a…
July 20, 2018 at 02:58PM https://ift.tt/2NrB95p
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3Novices:Suharto’s son ordered a judge to be assassinated – now he’s running for office

Indonesian dictator Suharto’s youngest son – who was convicted of ordering the assassination of a Supreme Court judge – will run for a seat in parliament, his political party said on Friday.
Tommy Suharto, 56, wants to represent the eastern province of Papua, a region annexed by his father in the late Sixties following a UN-backed referendum widely criticised as a sham.
Papua, on the western half of New Guinea island, has since grappled with an insurgency aimed at winning…
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3Novices:Japanese man who killed Chinese sisters jailed for 23 years

The Yokohama District Court on Friday sentenced a 40-year-old man to 23 years in prison for murdering two Chinese sisters and leaving their bodies – stuffed in travel bags – in woods near Tokyo last year.
Lawyers representing Tatsuya Iwasaki appealed the ruling immediately, claiming he was not involved in killing and abandoning the remains of Chen Baolan, 25, and Chen Baozhen, 22, in July 2017. Prosecutors had sought the death penalty.
The crime was conducted “with a strong…
July 20, 2018 at 02:39PM https://ift.tt/2Nv9BvW
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