PortugalSociety

Dinosaur fossil found in backyard in Portugal

Excavations carried out in the backyard of a house in the quiet town of Pombal, in central Portugal, may have revealed one of the largest dinosaur fossils ever found in Europe. A team of Portuguese and Spanish paleontologists has recovered part of an exceptionally large…
Society

Knife attacks in Canada leave 10 dead

Ten people died and several were injured after being stabbed on Sunday in two remote locations in Canada. Police launched a search operation in three provinces for the two suspects already identified as possible perpetrators of the attacks – identified as Damien Sanderson…
ChinaSociety

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes southwest China

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern China on Monday, according to the US Geological Surve. The quake hit around 43 kilometres (26 miles) southeast of the city of Kangding in Sichuan province at a depth of 10 kilometres, the USGS said. There were no immediate…
ChinaSociety

China's Shenzhou-14 astronauts carry out spacewalk

Two astronauts on board China’s Tiangong space station successfully completed a six-hour spacewalk Friday, the national human spaceflight agency said Astronauts Chen Dong and Liu Yang returned to their cabin module in the early hours of Friday, the China Manned…
ChinaEconomy

Macau lost nearly 4,600 foreign workers in July

The number of foreign workers without resident status in Macau decreased by nearly 4,600 in July, the month in which the Chinese region faced its worst Covid-19 outbreak. According to data from the Public Security Police Corps, at the end of July Macau had about 157,800…
MacaoSociety

Macau opens doors to foreigners

According to an order signed by the Chief Executive, Ho Iat Seng, the restrictions currently in force are revoked, allowing the road of “non-residents from other countries or regions designated by the health authority, after assessing the risk of an epidemic and taking…
Society

Ukrainians in the south cut Russian support lines

The continued attack on bridges, pontoons and barges on the River Dnieper on the one hand, and on Russian magazines, bases and other military installations on the other, led to the second day of a campaign by Ukrainian forces to retake the Kherson region, in the south of the…
Society

NASA announces launch of new rocket on Saturday

“We agreed to move our launch date to Saturday, September 3rd,” said mission director Mike Sarafin, which is expected to mark the start of the US moon return program’s mission. A weather official said he was “optimistic” about the weather on…