The Buzz | Millions of young risk hearing loss from loud music, UN says

The World Health Organization says millions of young people around the world are at risk of hearing loss from loud music. The U.N. agency said Friday that a review of

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AUSTRALIA-CHINA  Australian authorities are clamping down on wealthy foreigners illegally buying real estate, ordering a Chinese billionaire to sell a Sydney mansion he recently bought for USD30 million. The billionaire,

Venture capitalist testifies in US sex-bias suit

A prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalist who helped direct early investments in Google and Amazon said Tuesday during testimony in a high- profile sex discrimination lawsuit that his firm is not

Alexis Tam announces Report on tourism capacity to be completed ‘within one week’

“I have sent a notice to Secretary Alexis Tam, requesting that as soon as possible they make an analysis , particularly in Macau’s borders. They will be preparing a report

Gaming | Analyst who called stock drop says worst yet to come

The worst is yet to come for Macau casinos after February gaming revenue plunged the most on record, according to one of the few analysts who correctly predicted the stocks

The positive impacts of gaming slowdown

The decline in the city’s gaming revenue is expected to last for at least another six months, according to analysts. However, economists and scholars argue that the decline might usher

Agnes Lam: Gender issues still marginalized

This year’s upcoming International Women’s Day is themed “Make it happen: Celebrate women’s achievements, call for greater equality”. In order to achieve that in Macau, local scholar and civil group

Lawmaker urges gov’t to launch construction quality probe

Last month, local media reported that plastic and paper bags were found inside the wall of a Seac Pai Van public housing apartment. Yesterday, TDM English News reported that residents

ARTS & CULTURE | Ung Vai Meng praised as he prepares for another 3-year term

The incumbent president of the Macau Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC), Ung Vai Meng, will retain his current position for the next three years, according to an announcement in the Official

STATISTICS | Macau’s population increases by 4.7 pct

Macau’s total population reached 636,200 at the end of 2014, representing an increase of 4.7 percent year-on-year (an increase of 28,700). The female population accounted for 50.6 percent of the