Offbeat | Canadian Mounties arrest five naked suspects after kidnapping

Police arriving at a car crash in western Canada found five naked people inside, and ended up accusing them of kidnapping a mother, her father and her baby. Royal

This Day in History | 1989 – Berliners celebrate the fall of the Wall

The Berlin Wall has been breached after nearly three decades keeping East and West Berliners apart. At midnight East Germany’s Communist rulers gave permission for gates

Baseball | Obituary: Roy Halladay remembered for his hard work and generosity

A fierce competitor on the mound, Roy Halladay was generous and gentle away from the field. The eight-time All-Star loved his family, baseball and flying.

Basketball | NBA: Davis powers Pelicans past Pacers 117-112

The New Orleans Pelicans appeared to be in big trouble. Then Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins took over. Davis had 37 points and 14 rebounds, Cousins

Football | Benched at his club, World Cup is focus for N. Ireland keeper

When you have the World Cup, who needs the English second division? Northern Ireland goalkeeper Michael McGovern will represent his country’s national soccer team today

World briefs

VIETNAM The scenic Vietnamese city of Hoi An rushed to dig itself out of mud and debris yesterday after major flooding just days ahead of a regional

The Buzz | Roman road discovered during digging in German city Aachen

Authorities say workers digging in the western German city of Aachen have uncovered an ancient Roman road. Aachen city archaeologist Andreas Schaub told the dpa news agency

Snapchat and Twitter adopting new looks to gain more users

A pair of struggling social-media darlings have decided they need to take on new looks if they want to prosper. Twitter is rolling out a 280-character limit for nearly

Made in Macao | University majors do not matter

Most students in Macao are now halfway through their first semester, or in some high schools, have probably completed their first term. This is a time when the

Thursday, November 9, 2017 – edition no. 2923

* Public housing rush * 30 percent of Macau overweight or obese * Macau to host ‘Asia’s 50 best restaurants’ * Las Vegas’ strangest casino   DOWNLOAD

House of Dancing Water suspended on account of technical problems

Water-based entertainment show, The House of Dancing Water, has been suspended for the last few days, gaming operator Melco Resorts told the Times yesterday, because of

AL Plenary | Permanent public housing application mechanism established

The amendment for the public housing regime was passed at the Legislative Assembly (AL) yesterday. It included age and income requirements of public housing applicants, as

Exhibition ‘Language & the Art of Xu Bing’ opens today

The first solo exhibition of internationally recognized artist Xu Bing will be inaugurated at 6.30 p.m. today at the Museum of Art (MAM).  Entitled “Language & the

Number of credit cards slightly up

According to statistics released yesterday by the Monetary Authority of Macau, the total number of personal credit cards issued by banks in Macau stood at 1,168,020 as

Legal Wise by MdME | Commercial activity of condominium management

With a total area of 30.5 square kilometer, Macau is one of the most densely populated cities in the world. Inevitably, the lack of space equates to

IC launches platform to collect public information on heritage problems

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) has announced the launch of a new platform aiming to collect information from the public regarding the condition of Macau’s heritage sites,

Airport reports steady growth in air traffic in October

Air traffic at the Macau International Airport (MIA) continued to grow in October, with a passenger volume of 610,000 during the month, an increase of 20

Education | Brighter Future Student Awards launch ceremony to be held today

The launch ceremony for the first Brighter Future Student Awards will be held at the University of Macau (UM) today. All university students in Macau majoring in

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