Circus adaptation of Bosch’s surreal art to show Sunday

A circus adaptation of the surreal works of pioneer painter Hieronymus Bosch is to be staged Sunday at the Macau Cultural Center, combining impressive feats of physical

New Macau says heritage protection consultation lacks in detail

The New Macau Association (ANM) presented its opinion about the on-going public consultation of the Safeguard and Management Plan of the Historic Center of Macau yesterday during

Education | 80pct of MUST graduates choose employment over further education

EIGHTY percent of the graduating students from the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) choose employment instead of pursuing further education degrees, MUST’s president

Gov’t hints at national security law amendment

The Office of the Secretary for Security has declared that the Macau’s national security law needs amendment to bring it in line with the latest developments

Youth optimistic about mainland prospects

The latest survey conducted by the Macao Youth Federation on the opinions of Macau youth shows that nearly 70 percent of interviewees consider the mainland’s employment

Toys R Us demise to have impact from toy makers to landlords

The demise of Toys R Us will have a ripple effect on everything from toy makers to consumers to landlords. The 70-year-old retailer is

Corporate Bits | ‘La Parisienne’ cabaret performance kicks off tonight

The Parisian Macao will bring “La Parisienne” Cabaret Francais to its theater tonight, a show that features a variety of performances blending illusion, dance, acrobatics and

Chinese workers tricked into illegal work on Saipan

Zhou Qingjiang was toiling in a factory in China’s rust belt when he decided to pack his bags for America. A recruiter guaranteed a job that paid

China tells Vatican it’s fighting illegal organ transplants

Chinese health authorities told a Vatican trafficking conference that Beijing’s efforts to crack down on illegal “underground” organ transplants have resulted in 220 arrests and 100 victims being

Hong Kong | Pipe dream? Architect proposes low-cost tube homes

Hong Kong’s notoriously expensive housing makes owning an affordable home a pipe dream for many residents. A local architect has proposed a novel idea to help

Philippines | Duterte can’t evade accountability by quitting court

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said Duterte did not decide to withdraw from the Rome Statute, which established the international tribunal, to escape accountability but to

Pakistan | School dance, anyone? Punjabi lawmakers seek ban

Pakistani lawmakers in a provincial assembly have voted in favor of a ban on dance parties at schools and other educational institutions, saying they promote Western

Nepal | Authorities struggle to identify plane crash survivors

Authorities in Nepal are struggling to identify the survivors of a deadly plane crash earlier this week, with many of the injured badly burned,

USA | Gun Control: Today’s debate has echoes of 1934

It was 1934. Mobsters armed with fully automatic “Tommy guns” had left a trail of bloodstained sidewalks and pockmarked walls across the country, and the new president

USA | Gun Control: Students stage huge walkout against firearms violence

They bowed their heads in honor of the dead. They carried signs with messages like “Never again” and “Am I next?” They railed against the

This Day in History | 2001 – Teenage woman guilty of rape

An 18-year-old woman has been convicted of rape after she pinned down a victim during a horrific gang sex attack. Claire Marsh is thought to

Sports stars line up behind Putin, though some disagree

Most, but not all, of Russia’s top sports stars are backing Vladimir Putin in this weekend’s presidential election. Ahead of Sunday’s vote, a host of

The Buzz | UN gets USD100m in new funds for Palestinian aid after US cuts

The United Nations received pledges of nearly USD100 million in new funding for the U.N. relief agency for Palestinians after the U.S. slashed its aid, but it is

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