The Buzz | US, 11 other countries sign free-trade deal in New Zealand

Trade ministers from 12 Pacific Rim countries including the United States gathered yesterday in New Zealand for the ceremonial signing of a free-trade deal they say will significantly boost trade. But

Mystery meat | Was it really woolly mammoth on the menu?

When members of the Explorers Club gathered for their lavish annual dinner in New York City in 1951, one account said they feasted on meat from a prehistoric woolly mammoth

World Briefs

THAILAND Police in Bangkok say they have identified a man whose body parts were found floating in the city’s Chao Phraya River as a Spanish consultant, surnamed David, and also

Local publications continued to climb last year

In addition, 541 publications were submitted to the  Central Library collection under the Legal Deposit Regime, of which 477 titles had applied for an ISBN registration. The institution reports that a

Arts | Album celebrates UNESCO listing

According to a press release, the album places emphasis on the photographs of the Historic Centre of Macau, but also includes descriptions of the images, introductions for the historic heritage

CNY | Albergue SCM wishing well opens

The trees have been intertwined for more than a century, said the Creative Albergue event organizers, and have been witness to countless marriage proposals made in the romantic courtyard. The

Cooperation | Trade between Macau and Zhongshan increases by 13.9 pct

Trade between Macau and the city of Zhongshan in 2015 increased 13.9 percent over the previous year and reached USD230 million, the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) announced. The

H7 bird flu | Live poultry sales halted until tomorrow

Sales of live poultry in Macau are suspended until at least tomorrow after authorities detected the avian influenza subtype H7 in a local market on Wednesday. According to a statement issued

Sands announces CNY bonus and salary increase

Sands China Ltd has announced that it will pay staff a Chinese New Year (CNY) bonus today. In addition, the company is increasing the salaries of all eligible team members effective

Gaming | Sydney’s casino packed over CNY with Chinese clientele

“From a business point of view, within the tourism economy, that China market is very critical to us and there’s now a far greater understanding here in Australia of that Chinese