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Monthly Archives: February 2022

Hong Kong’s Lunar New Year calligraphy

HONG KONG (AP) - In the run-up to the Lunar New Year, calligraphers set up on the streets of Hong Kong to write ink-brush...

Suns rally for 10th straight win, top Spurs 115-110

PHOENIX (AP) - Chris Paul has been to the All-Star Game 11 times in his NBA career and - barring a mammoth snub -...

UK vows ‘Brexit Freedoms Bill’ to scrap EU laws

LONDON (AFP) - The United Kingdom (UK) government will introduce new legislation allowing it to change or scrap retained European Union (EU) laws, Prime...

Food basket for CNY celebration

Lyna Mohamad The Young Entrepreneurs Association of Brunei (YEAB) held a two-day charity drive in conjunction with the Chinese New Year in the Brunei-Muara District...

Savouring lucky Lunar New Year’s eve dish at home

Alice Fung & Janice Lo HONG KONG (AP) - Tighter COVID-19 restrictions, including a ban on dining in restaurants after 6pm, mean many Hong Kong...

‘Kidnapped’ man turns out to be scam victim instructed to isolate in hotel room

THE STAR - The case of a man, 21, believed to have been kidnapped took an unexpected turn when the police found that the...

Two German police officers shot dead during traffic check

FRANKFURT (AFP) - Two German police officers were shot dead yesterday after pulling over a car during a routine traffic stop, prompting police to...

Thai fishing crews fear five-year recovery after oil spill

RAYONG, THAILAND (AFP) - The nightly armada of bobbing green lights from squid boats has all but disappeared near the site of an oil...

Police make arrest after Man Utd’s Greenwood accused of assault

LONDON (AFP) - Manchester police said they had arrested a man on suspicion of rape and assault on Sunday after Manchester United suspended England...

Growth slows at end of 2021 in 19 countries that use euro

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The European economy slowed noticeably at the end of last year as surging COVID-19 cases driven by the Omicron variant...