The Buzz | No compensation over faulty breast implants

A French appeals court ruled yesterday that a German product-testing company does not have to compensate more than 3,000 women with leak-prone breast implants — and now women who sued

Indonesian suburb hit by plane disasters twice

A decade ago, when an Indonesian passenger jet crashed into a quaint neighborhood in Indonesia’s third-biggest city, Medan, Waktu Tarigan thought he’d never witness anything like that again. He was

World Briefs

N KOREA, already one of the least-wired places in the world, appears to be cracking down on the use of the Internet by even the small number of foreigners who

Chinese comedy hit ‘Finding Mr Right’ filming sequel in town

A sequel to the Chinese romantic comedy “Finding Mr Right,” which saw record box office success, has moved the story arc’s setting to Macau. The new movie, again written and

Bible-themed drama illuminates migrants’ plight this summer

Local theatrical association Theatre Farmers will join forces with Hong Kong’s Sky Theatre Creative and Tornado Creative Theatre to present an enlightening stage drama on July 17 and 18. The

Casino shares rally on easing slump, travel rules

It’s been a while since investors had reasons to buy Macau casino stocks. A surprise move to ease China’s traveling rules and the smaller-than-expected slump in June casino revenue have

July expected to reach MOP18b gaming revenue

The government will roll out austerity measures if this month’s gaming revenue fails to reach MOP18.35 billion, says the Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lionel Leong. However, as July has

New Financial Services director takes office

The Financial Services Bureau (DSF)’s focus this year is to amend the Budget Framework Law, says the new bureau director, Iong Kong Leong. According to Iong, who took office yesterday, a

Revised affordable housing law to be put to vote before summer recess

The amended affordable housing law will be put to a vote at the Legislative Assembly (AL) before the parliamentary recess begins this summer. The AL’s Second Standing Committee, which is

Excessive levels of E. coli found in public pools

Two public swimming pools have been recently closed due to excessive levels of E. coli bacteria. Since the Taipa Central Park swimming pool was closed on Tuesday (the pool has