This Day in History: 1979 – Skylab tumbles back to Earth

All week there has been mounting speculation over where the spacecraft would come down. It has been in orbit six years - for the past five of those it has

Offbeat | US pilot buys pizzas for passengers grounded by storm

Faced with potentially hungry — and grumpy — passengers, a Frontier Airlines pilot treated them to pizza when storms diverted a Denver-bound flight to Cheyenne, Wyoming, where the plane was

Kapok | Contentious words

Let’s be clear, from a constitutional point of view there is nothing “illegal” in organizing an informal public consultation aka survey in the form of a mock referendum regarding the

Friday, July 11, 2014 – edition no. 2105

* Executive Council unveils massive housing plan * Macao conscience petitions for academic freedom * Laundering money through casinos to buy US property * Kerry cites frank cyberhacking talks with China   DOWNLOAD

MATCH OF THE DAY | Germany all favorite against Argentina

Mattias Karen, Sports Writer, Rio de Janeiro Advantage: Argentina AP / Odds by Betfair Germany v Argentina Home 2.38, Draw 3.3, Away 3.35 The best player in the world goes up against the ultimate team machine,

NEWS OF THE WORLD | Theme park CEO says job is about making memories

John Seewer, Sandusky (Ohio) Standing in the shadows of a USD30 million roller coaster that flips, drops and spins its riders, the head of the American's fourth-biggest amusement park company points

MEMORY RIDES: or the genetic vacation behavior

* Movies: Planet of the Apes * Books: Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique * Music: Redeemer of Souls by Judas Priest * Wine: The Carthaginian Resurgence II * Food: Fit for

Thursday, July 10, 2014 – edition no. 2104

* Small group training becomes fitness trend in Macau * 1-7: Brazilians struggling to explain collapse * World Cup entangled with Mideast conflicts     DOWNLOAD

Guangdong-HK-Macau cultural tour starts from here

Grace Yu The Tertiary Education Services Office (GAES), the Department of Culture Guangdong Province, and the Home Affairs Bureau of Hong Kong are the joint organizers of the event. Organizers expressed the

CRIME | BNU urges some clients to change debit card passwords

In the message, BNU claimed that it has received the notice from a supervising institution regarding the investigation into some ATMs in Macau. The bank urged the customers who received

BRIEFS: Police apprehends drugs estimated to be worth MOP2.2m

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has searched a residential apartment in Fai Chi Kei two nights ago and detained two people after the authorities found various types of illegal drugs with

GAMING | Scholar points out potential tax loophole in local casinos

The UM scholar explained that the practice of “side-betting” or “multiplying” consists of “agreements between a third party and a patron whereby the amount formally credited is only a fraction

COOPERATION | Forum implements first course outside Macau

The event focuses on themes chosen by representatives of lusophone countries, based on the advantages to be found in Macau for each of the aforementioned countries. It is the first

HK stocks retreat as gaming shares, developers decline

Kana Nishizawa Hong Kong stocks fell, with the benchmark index declining the most in two weeks, as casino operators and developers slumped. Global Brands Group Holding Ltd. debuted after its spinoff

Liaison Office sides with gov’t in opposition to democracy referendum

The Central Government Liaison Office in Macau has released a statement expressing its opposition to the civil referendum on the Chief Executive that was proposed this week by three pro-democracy

Northern district residents concerned with LRT impacts

Grace Yu Members of the Northern District Advisory Committee for Community Services were briefed yesterday by government representatives on the three proposals for the would-be Light Rail Transit (LRT). Three northern section LRT routes, leading

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