The Buzz | IMF downgrades forecast for world, emerging market economies

The International Monetary Fund is downgrading its forecast for global economic growth and says falling commodity prices and jumpy financial markets have raised global risks. The IMF says the world economy

Off Philippines | Yacht missing with 2 Britons, American, Canadian, Filipino

A yacht carrying two Britons, an American, a Canadian and a Filipino disappeared while sailing in waters that were lashed by a storm last week, the Philippine coast guard said yesterday. Philippine

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AFGHANISTAN Fighting erupts anew in the embattled northern city of Kunduz after the Taliban attacked a police headquarters overnight and officials warned that food and other emergency aid cannot get

Tiago Quadros Architect | Dialogues to share knowledge about the city, ‘insights into the future’

Tiago Saldanha Quadros, a Macau-based architect and a visiting professor at the University of St Joseph, is launching a book that explores ways to build a better city. “Macau Sessions.

Month-long event celebrates architecture

Macau Architecture Promenade” (MAP) is the newest project from the nonprofit cultural organization Babel. With October being the International Month of Architecture, the organization is holding a series of activities

Ng allegedly involved in bribery case, ex-UN General Assembly arrested held

A federal investigation has begun regarding allegations that Ng Lap Seng bribed U.N. officials. The allegations are part of a larger investigation into bribery by Chinese individuals. Under the investigation,

José Brás Gomes dies at 69

A well-known and charismatic figure in town, Mr Gomes worked for BNU/CGD from the time he first set foot in Macau back in March 1982 to lead the public relations

Bad driving leads to accidents

A seven-seater van crashed into a sushi takeaway yesterday morning after its driver shifted a wrong gear while parking his car outside on a street close to the Tap Seac

Gov’t to turn Mong Ha into cultural district

The area includes 12 Portuguese-style villa homes, four of which are independent units located on Rua Francisco Xavier Pereira and comprise a total area of around 7,200 square metres. “The government

Lusofonia Festival aiming more with less

This year’s  Lusofonia Festival will take place from October 23 to 25 and will have a smaller budget, but the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) expects that the party