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MALAYSIAN police said yesterday that they have detained 12 men with suspected links to the Islamic state group who are believed to be plotting attacks on strategic government targets in

Republican Meeting-Jewish Coalition : Presidential bets in Vegas

Inside a conference room Friday night at the Venetian on the Las Vegas Strip, top boosters for Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker mingled with some of his biggest potential donors, including

Tourism | MGTO attends PATA Board meeting in Sichuan

The Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) attended the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Board Meeting held in Leshan, Sichuan province yesterday. Throughout the last few days of the conference, MGTO

Gaming | US-based union on the watch for junkets

US-based International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) has sponsored the launch of a website called Macau Gaming Watch. The organization, which claims to represent over 2,000 stationary engineers in Nevada

Blast at Coloane power station injures one CEM employee

The blaze, which broke out around 10:30 a.m, was extinguished within six minutes by the fire service that arrived on the scene shortly after. The G08 generation unit at the

CRIME | Suspected member of Korean prostitution ring arrested

A Korean man approached the police authorities at the airport asking for help over the weekend as he was subjected to illegal detention and physical violence by four other Korean

GGCT raises travel alert for Nepal

The city’s Tourism Crisis Management Office issued a travel caution yesterday afternoon, warning local citizens to ditch trips to the quake-ravaged country of Nepal. The office said it has so

Elaine Wynn loses dissident drive to retain Wynn board seat

Elaine Wynn lost her bid for re-election to the board of Wynn Resorts Ltd. after failing to win over enough shareholders to back her dissident campaign. Wynn, 72, was asking investors

Jean-Jacques Annaud delivers lecture at MUST

French film director Jean-Jacques Annaud gave a lecture to Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) students on Friday for the MUST International Film Exhibition Lecture. The lecture focused on

Health | Hospital publicizes new infant death, doctors call for vaccination

Doctors from the Conde de São Januário Central Hospital (CHCSJ) explained that the main cause of the child’s death was not the influenza B strain of the virus but multiple

Expert calls for specific legislation on fundamental rights

Paulo Cardinal, legal adviser to the Legislative Assembly over the past 20 years, launched his book “Studies on Fundamental Rights in Macau’s legal system” last week at the Rui Cunha

International Museum Day carnival

Analysis | Cirque du Soleil will have a tough time in China

It’s no secret that Cirque du Soleil has been in need of a savior. After spreading to 271 cities around the world in the 1990s and 2000s, the producer of

Corporate Bits | MGM offers recreational tour to IFT students

On April 21, MGM Macau partnered with Special Olympics Macau and the Charity Association of Macau Business Readers to organize an Art Workshop for more than 60 Special Olympics athletes

Angola plans to raise external funding

The Angolan government plans to raise USD10 billion to build infrastructure that it considers essential, including a new oil refinery, the Angolan Economy minister told the Financial Times. “There are projects

Mozambique | Int’l construction fair held in 2016

The 1st Mozambique International Construction Fair is due to take place in the first half of 2016 under an agreement signed Thursday in Maputo by the Portuguese Industrial Association Foundation

Feminist: Long hours of interrogations after release 

One of five leading Chinese feminist advocates said she went through lengthy and verbally abusive interrogations after she was conditionally released in a case that has attracted international attention. Wu Rongrong,

South China Sea | Philippines urges ASEAN to stop Beijing

  The Philippines yesterday urged its fellow Southeast Asian countries to take immediate steps to halt land reclamation by China in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, warning that

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