This Day in History | 1997 – Diana’s funeral watched by millions

Britain and the world have said farewell to Diana, Princess of Wales, at the end of an unprecedented week of mourning. A four mile procession brought

Athletics | Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years

Usain Bolt is feeling no pressure in retirement, confident his best times can remain world records for decades. The only sprinter to capture the 100- and

Football | New Zealand wins Oceania, advances in World Cup qualifying

New Zealand won the Oceania qualifying series for the 2018 World Cup when it drew 2-2 with the Solomon Islands yesterday to complete an 8-3 aggregate victory

World briefs

MYANMAR An aid group that plucked tens of thousands of migrants from the Mediterranean with its rescue ship is shifting operations to Southeast Asia to help Rohingya refugees fleeing

The Buzz | UK: 4 army members linked to neo-Nazi group arrested

Britain’s Ministry of Defense has confirmed that four men arrested on suspicion of being members of a banned far-right group were serving members of the army. The

Two big BRICS | Xi, Modi seek stable ties after worst border spat since 1962

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi agreed yesterday their countries need to make more efforts to improve mutual trust and that peace in

World views | Asia’s taxi companies give banks real competition

In Southeast Asia, mobile banking is taking on a whole new meaning. Last week, Grab, one of the region’s top ride-hailing companies, announced that users of its app can

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 – edition no. 2881

• Stanley Au: Nearly all local SMEs affected * USJ moves to new campus this week, recovers from typhoon damage * Work for locals is priority * New Taiwan premier appointed * Seoul displays

Goldman sees silver lining for casinos hit by typhoon

Macau’s pummelling by typhoons makes it unlikely China’s government will adopt a tougher stance toward the city, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. While investors are

Media | RTHK replaces BBC World with Chinese radio

The 24-hour BBC World Service channel of Hong Kong’s RTHK was replaced with a state radio broadcast from China at midnight on Sunday. This is a move

Football | Macau to play India for AFC 2019

Macau is slated to play against India in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifier today at the Macau Olympic Complex. Although today’s match will be

Severe weather | Rainstorm causes floods in several areas

The rainstorm that occurred early yesterday morning led to a large number of floods across the city, according to information released by the Civil Protection Center.

AL election | New Hope urges gov’t to double Wealth Partaking Scheme this year

The New Hope (Nova Esperança) candidacy to the Legislative Assembly (AL) elections, headed by lawmaker José Pereira Coutinho, urged the government to distribute a second share of

Crime | Police looking for man responsible for two scams

Authorities are looking for a suspect possibly responsible for two scams from which he obtained a total of HKD50,000, the Judiciary Police (PJ) reported in a press

Former Liaison Office director under investigation

A report issued by the National People’s Congress (NPC) of China stated that the former director of the Liaison Office in Macau, Li Gang, has been under

MICE sector posts strong results

The Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) tourism segment posted strong results in the first half of 2017, the latest data from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC)

Rodrigo Brum takes office at Forum Macau

Economist Rodrigo Brum took on the role of Deputy Secretary-General of the Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macau, appointed by the Portuguese-speaking countries, on September 1. He replaced

Macau can integrate Chinese and Western digitalmarketing, expert says

At an industry event organized by the France Macau Business Association last Friday, Wild At Heart founder Lug Giroud said that Macau’s digital marketing is very different

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