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CHINA A Beijing court yesterday sentenced two young men to up to five months in jail for dangerous driving after they crashed a Lamborghini and a Ferrari in a late-night

The Buzz | Court awards some USD1.8 million to phone hacking victims

Britain’s High Court has awarded actress Sadie Frost, sports star Paul Gascoigne and a group of other claimants some 1.2 million pounds (USD1.8 million) in damages after their phones were

Equatorial Guinea hopes to join Forum Macau

Equatorial Guinea wants to join Forum Macau and “apparently it has China’s blessing,” a diplomatic source told the Times. The membership of Eq. Guinea, a Franco-Lusophone-Spanish country, “may be formalized

Q&A with Andrew Scott, CEO of World Gaming Group | ‘Marketing and competition is heating up’

The World Gaming Group, which publishes World Gaming Magazine (WGM), has recently acquired Must Read Publications, the publisher of Inside Asian Gaming magazine. In an interview with The Times, Andrew

G2E Asia | Online gaming hacking threats growing

  As online gaming attracts countless gamblers across the world, businesses operating these services have also been subject to further hacking threats, namely distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS), said Tony Teo, Regional

Gov’t invites parental involvement for teenage anti-drug efforts

Parental involvement plays a crucial role in the government’s anti-drug campaign directed at local youth, who nowadays have moved away from using outdoor venues to their own private homes when

Extradition treaty between SARs to be signed this year

The upcoming extradition treaty between Macau and Hong Kong along with a mutual legal assistance agreement will be signed this year, the director of the Law Reform and International Law

Inflation in April declines year-on-year

Compared to the same month in 2014, a notable increase was observed mainly in terms of housing, fuels, health and food and non-alcoholic beverages; these were explained in a manner

3,588 crimes in Q1 | Unlawful detention cases nearly double

Criminal cases of unlawful detention and loansharking surged significantly year-on-year in the first quarter of this year, as well as cases of arson, document forgery, and “crimes jeopardizing the territory.” The

Casino worker unions jointly urge for trade union law legislation

The Power of the Macao Gaming Association’s honorary president, lawmaker José Pereira Coutinho, stressed in the meeting that a trade union law is still absent in Macau, and also that