The Buzz | 2022 Commonwealth Games awarded to Durban

Durban in South Africa will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, becoming the first African city to be awarded the four-yearly multi-­sports event. The 71 nations and territories of the Commonwealth Games

Sin City | FIFA scandal becomes exhibit at Vegas museum

Al Capone, with raised eyebrows, appeared to be taking a curious sideways glance at the two-minute video of soccer playing and talk about corruption and crooks. The same Las Vegas museum

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HONG KONG’s Land Registry recorded 5,197 sale and purchase agreements for all building units in August, down 29.2 percent on July and down 34.2 percent year-on-year, it said yesterday. The

CRIME | Fake jewels found in certified shops

Customs investigators on Tuesday raided eight “locally renowned” jewelry stores, located in both the north and downtown areas of the Macau peninsula, following a complaint that some of the jewel-

MUSIC | Persian traditional music performance at CCM

The Cultural Centre will stage an Indo-Persian concert this Friday with kamancheh master Kayhan Kalhor and his ensemble of musician friends to deliver an exotic performance that will transport the

Report | Hotels go for insurance policies against guest kidnapping

Major hotels, resorts and casinos in the territory are nowadays resorting to specialized insurance policies, the South China Morning Post has reported, in order to shield themselves from an emerging

Gaming | China rout spells more troubles for battered casinos

China’s recent stock market rout is causing more troubles for Macau’s hard-luck casinos. As the city’s casino downturn entered a 15th month in August, Chinese stocks losing USD5 trillion of

FEATURE | Blue card holders’ spouses can’t work | ‘There’s a waste of existing human resources in Macau’

Trang has spent most of her career working abroad. Boosting over 20 years of international work experience, she moved to Macau two years ago with her family but soon realized

Chui: Spending cuts not to affect citizens’ welfare

Before departing to attend the celebrations signaling the 70th anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War II in Beijing, the Chief Executive reiterated that measures protecting citizens’ welfare will remain

Tree burial service launched

The Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) will roll out a free eco-burial service called “tree burial” from September 1, according to a press release. IACM is developing a park