The Buzz | Jose Canseco accidentally shoots his left hand

Former major league slugger Jose Canseco is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home. Metro police Lt. Mark Reddon says officers responded to a call

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THAILAND A Thai court yesterday dismissed the first of four criminal and civil defamation cases filed against a British human rights activist by a Thai fruit processing company accused of

Paul Phua’s case: FBI impersonated repairmen in ruse

Federal agents turned off Internet access to three luxury villas used by Asian gamblers at a Las Vegas hotel then impersonated repair technicians to surreptitiously get inside and collect evidence

EU judge says trade obstacles hinder development

Trade between the European Union (EU) and China was “almost inexistent” 20 years ago and now “represents over 1 billion euros per day,” said the European Court of Justice judge

UM to hold int’l conference on legal reforms

The Centre for Law Studies at the University of Macau (UM) will hold the Seventh International Conference on the Legal Reforms of Macau in a Global Context – The Urban

Authorities discuss drug crime in Macau

Several law enforcement agencies from the region, including the Chinese Ministry of Public Security Narcotics Control Bureau, the Hong Kong Police Force and Macau’s Judiciary Police have taken part in

Over 2,000 people receive unemployment benefit

Until October this year, 2,260 Macau residents received the unemployment benefit from the Social Security Fund (FSS) totalling around MOP8.5 million. This is despite the fact that the unemployment rate

Steve Wynn ‘confused’ by local revenue drop

In a press release, Wynn Resorts said that in the third quarter of 2014, net revenues of its Macau operation amounted to USD942.3 million, representing a 5.6 percent decrease from

Melco Crown refutes accusation of smoking control breaches

Gaming operator Melco Crown Entertainment (MCE) has stated that its casinos comply with Macau’s tobacco control laws. This response was made following a recent accusation that the operator had breached

Gov’t ‘positive’ about SJM application for extra casino tables

Local gaming concessionaire Sociedade de Jogos de Macau (SJM) has officially submitted an application for an extra 45 gaming tables according to the Secretary for Economy and Finance, Francis Tam.