ENERGY | Coal gas boom in China holds climate change risks

By Jack Chang, Hexigten Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds

PHOTO SHOP | Stallone and Schwarzenegger light up The Expendables 3 movie screening

  Friday night shone as Hollywood’s legendary action stars Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger greeted a local audience at the red carpet at the Venetian Macao. Before the special screening of

UFC | Micheal Bisping defeats Cung Le after four rounds

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to The Venetian Macao on Saturday, with an evening of adrenaline-pumping entertainment. The main event saw a middleweight clash between two veteran fighters, eighth- ranked Michael

Rear window: Political ‘patchwork’

Running solo has its peculiarities. On one hand, the acting Chief Executive has to find time to campaign as if the electoral committee that casts the necessary votes was not

Monday, August 25, 2014 – edition 2136

* Ho Iat Seng admits protest against officials’ perks was ‘a great lesson’ * UM’s first convocation held on Hengqin Campus * Vegas’ storied Sahara Casino reborn * Full house at UFC fight

The Buzz: Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use. Schilling discussed details of his cancer on WEEI-FM in Boston on

Indonesian court rejects election loser’s appeal

Indonesia’s top court yesterday rejected an appeal by the losing candidate in last month’s presidential election over alleged voting irregularities, removing any lingering uncertainty around the victory of former Jakarta

World briefs

CHINA Up to eight people were stabbed in an apparently random attack in the southern city of Guangzhou. The official Xinhua news agency said seven people were slashed in the

UFC fighters motivate local teens in community visit

  Two Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighters, Luke Rockhold and Angela Magana, have taken part in the Be Cool Project and shared their mixed martial arts (MMA) careers and personal experience,

HEALTH | Medical forum to explore robotic surgical skills in breast surgery

The 20th Sino-Luso International Medical Forum in Macau, taking place between tomorrow and Monday, will focus on robotic surgical skills, particularly in breast surgery, since this is technology that has

The sole candidate on the campaign trail | David Chow slams inaction of government secretaries

Chow has criticized the excessive bureaucratic structure of the government and the lack of efficiency in the administration. He said that the five secretaries and bureau director “have undeveloped brains”

New sporting event to debut in October

The event is being organized by the Sport Development Board and co-organized by the Athletic Association of Macau and the Swimming Association of Macau. All Macau residents aged six and above

Briefs: HK tourist seriously injured at Nam Van Lake

A 43-year-old man from Hong Kong has sustained a serious head injury after falling five meters from the Avenida Panorâmica do Lago Nam Van. The Public Security Police (PSP) received

UM first school year in Hengqin kicks off Monday, rector comments on Bill Chou’s case

The University of Macau (UM) will start its 2014/2015 school year next Monday. About 4,000 students will live in the Residential College (RC) in the new campus. There will be more

ART | Curators from Portuguese museums share experiences in Macau

A group of curators from Portuguese contemporary art museums will be sharing their experiences and collection expertise in Macau, as another edition of the InFLUXUS project has been launched. Organized by

Free jazz concert tomorrow

The 2014 Hong Kong & Macao Jazz Exchange Concert will be held at 5 p.m. tomorrow at the Rui Cunha Foundation Gallery. Jointly organized by the Macau Jazz Promotion Association (MJPA)

State SOE managers to be replaced in reform plan

Government- appointed executives at China’s state-owned enterprises will be replaced by private-sector managers as reform of the companies gathers speed, the South China Morning Post reported. New managers at the so-called SOEs

Growth in China manufacturing weakens in August 

The preliminary version of HSBC’s manufacturing index, released yesterday, fell to a three-month low of 50.3 from 51.7 in July, indicating that manufacturing businesses are barely growing. The index, based on

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