THE BUZZ | ‘Nearly empty’ Picasso museum open in Paris

Paris’ Picasso museum is reopening for two days this weekend after five years of closure over a renovation fraught with setbacks, accusations and sackings. But if the public expects art

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CHINA Six people were detained in southern China after a gunfight between police and drug trafficking suspects killed two people, police said yesterday. The violence erupted Tuesday in the city

Retiring Li Na has “no regrets” about retiring

Two days after announcing the end of her momentous tennis career in an open letter to friends and fans, Li Na entered her farewell news conference with the appearance of

Chui to receive official appointment today

Chui Sai On departed for Beijing yesterday and will receive the official decree of appointment from the Chinese State Council this morning, in recognition of his upcoming five-year term as

ENTERTAINMENT | HK group brings busking culture to Senado Square

The group sang famous pop songs by Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland singers, as well as several of their own original songs, one of which was dedicated to Macau. While the

ARTM’s female center showcases artworks

ARTM’s president Augusto Nogueira said that, through art, these women were able to explore their feelings, emotions, and even the suffering they went through as drug abusers. “Of course, we

FIA medical delegate conducts MGP training session

For the smooth operation of the Grand Prix, the Macau Grand Prix Committee invited current Extrication Consultant Dr. Jean Jacques Issermann and FIA Medical Delegate Dr. Jacques Tropenat to Macau

Health Bureau foreshadows strict inspections on smoking ban

Health Bureau director Mr Lei Chin Ion has said that his department will carry out strict inspections in local casinos once the smoking ban on mass gaming floors comes into

Briefs | Amended written test syllabus for licenses

The Transport Bureau (DSAT) revealed that it has finished drafting the amendment to the written test syllabus for driver’s licenses, which will be put into use in early 2015. In

UM to chair Association of Portuguese Speaking Universities

The University of Macau (UM) has been selected to be the next president of the General Assembly of the Association of Portuguese Speaking Universities (AULP) between 2014 and 2017. UM has