The Buzz | Starving sea lion found in San Diego restaurant

A starving sea lion has been rescued after finding its way into the booth of a fancy San Diego restaurant. Experts at SeaWorld were called last week to The Marine

Sri Lanka’s Tamil leaders call for UN help on 4,000 missing

  Sri Lanka’s ethnic Tamil leaders yesterday asked the top U.N. human rights official to help determine the fate of more than 4,000 civilians reported missing in the country’s long civil

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SOUTH KOREA says it has agreed to begin talks with Washington on possible deployment of a US missile defense system. INDIAN authorities have deported an Australian man on suspicion of being

Tourist numbers grow 4.4 percent before CNY

According to the latest figures released yesterday and cited by TDM, from Wednesday (February 3) to Saturday (February 6), around 573,000 people entered the territory, an increase of 4.4 percent

CNY | Travel agencies see decline in group tours

The latest information released by the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) indicates that the number of tourists dropped by 2.6 percent in 2015 (totaling 30.7 million). Of those, a total

ATV newscasts terminated over staff walkout

Hong Kong broadcaster ATV has announced that its news broadcasts have been “suspended” two months earlier than planned, following a mass exodus of the media division’s staff over a dispute

Madonna sparks ire in China after wearing Taiwanese flag

“On Thursday as the singer prepared to play her first ever shows in Taiwan, she posted a picture of herself at the center of a blue star design,” the BBC

Briefs | Macau expresses solidarity with Taiwan after earthquake

The local government has expressed great concern regarding the 6.7-magnitude earthquake that hit the southern part of Taiwan. The Chief Executive, Chui Sai On, extended his deepest condolences to the

CE highlights diversification in his CNY message

The government will continue its ongoing efforts at economic diversification in the coming Year of the Monkey. In his Lunar New Year Message, Chief Executive Chui Sai On said that

Statistics | Fewer companies registered in 2015

A total of 5,023 new companies were incorporated during 2015, a decrease of 386 year-on-year. According to information from the Statistics and Census Service, the total value of registered capital