Philippines | Typhoon Haima leaves at least seven dead in northern provinces

Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea yesterday after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large

Old Court Building | Library-abundant Macau questions need for new project

According to the results of a survey conducted last year by the Macau Library and Information Management Association, Macau ranks as one of the most library-prolific places in the world

MIF kicks off emphasizing cooperation between China and lusophone countries

The 21st edition of the Macao International Trade and Investment Fair (MIF) was opened yesterday morning in a ceremony attended by the Chief Executive, Chui Sai On, and the Secretary

Beijing and Macau launch new partnership

The Beijing municipal government and the MSAR government jointly launched the Beijing-Macau Cooperation Partnership 2016 in Macau yesterday. This event marked the beginning of a series of cooperation initiatives covering

Briefs | UM vows to strengthen collaboration with Cape Verde

Judite Nascimento, rector of the University of Cape Verde, recently visited the University of Macau (UM) and thanked UM’s Rector Wei Zhao for donating 93 UM-published books to his university,

European Film Festival encourages audiences to consider another perspective

The third edition of the European Film Festival in Macau organized by the Alliance Française de Macao (AF), in collaboration with several French and local institutions opened on October 17

Cross-borders ‘InstaMeet’ in Macau tomorrow

A group of users of the mobile app “Instagram”, who are commonly known as “Instagrammers”, are holding a meeting with their pairs (InstaMeet) in the region tomorrow. As usually happens, “InstaMeets”

Education | MUST ranked the best university in Macau

Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) ranks at position 32 in the ranking of top universities in Greater China of 2016, according to the latest ranking listed by the

Ng Lap Seng asks to explore New York

A Chinese billionaire confined to a luxury Manhattan apartment while awaiting trial in a United Nations bribery case is asking a judge to let him explore New York City a

Conrad holds charity lunch for breast cancer awareness

As the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is coming to an end, Conrad Macao held its third ‘Pink Inspired Charity Lunch’ yesterday to raise funds and awareness for the treatment

Real Estate Matters | Is Now A Good Time To Buy Macau Property? Are prices going to drop or climb again?

It’s a question that comes up in almost every conversation at present: – Should I wait for prices to drop before buying a Macau property? Perhaps surprisingly, it’s not a simple YES

Gaming | Icahn: NJ bill would prevent Taj Mahal’s reopening or sale

Billionaire Carl Icahn’s Atlantic City management team is holding out the possibility of reopening or selling the shuttered Trump Taj Mahalcasino, but says a bill pending in the New Jersey

Crown says China’s VIP gamblers bring in less than 12pct of sales

Crown Resorts Ltd. said high-stakes gamblers from China generate less than 12 percent of total revenue, as the company warned it’s too early to gauge damage from China’s detention of 18 employees. The contribution to

China-Philippines | Bilateral talks over sea dispute to resume

China and the Philippines have agreed to resume a dialogue on their dispute over the South China Sea, a senior Chinese diplomat said yesterday following talks between the countries’ leaders. The

Football | Lippi expected to take over as China’s head coach

World Cup-winning manager Marcello Lippi is reportedly on the verge of returning to China as a coach, this time as head of the national team rather than the big-spending club

Chinese officials contest Dalai Lama’s Milan visit

The Chinese Embassy in Rome has strongly protested plans by Milan city council to bestow honorary citizenship on the Dalai Lama, saying it would have a negative impact on bilateral