Anselmo Teng stresses region’s Lusophone link

According to a press release issued by MECC, Mr Teng gave a brief introduction to the local banking system and RMB business in Macau. He went on to describe the

Health | Region said to be lacking cancer prevention measures

The Health Bureau (SSM) believes that although Macau’s cancer incidence rate has not recorded an increase over recent years, “it is expected that with a growing population more people will

FT: Hong Kong market rally starts to reshape global league table

China Construction Bank has overtaken JPMorgan, Facebook and Chevron in terms of size, a sign of how a dramatic stock market rally in Hong Kong “is reshaping the league table

Trade groups urge China to suspend rules on foreign technology

Trade groups from the U.S., Europe and Japan urged China to suspend guidelines that limit banks from using foreign technology, saying the policies discriminate against outsiders and limit Chinese companies’

Corporate Bits | Mother’s Day celebration menus at Portofino, Dynasty 8 and Grand Orbit

On May 10, Portofino will offer a special four-course menu featuring selections such as white asparagus with sautéed fresh morel mushrooms, Soft poached organic Egg and Chervil Vinaigrette; lemon-leaf scented

Mozambique | Factory funded by China boosts agricultural production

The inauguration of the Chokué Agri-Industrial Complex, developed with funding from China, opens up new horizons for agricultural production in Gaza province, southern Mozambique, which now has another unit for

Fourth largest destination for Norwegian aid to Africa

Mozambique in 2014 was the fourth largest recipient of development aid provided by Norway in a group of 20 African countries, with an estimated total of 375.9 million Norwegian Kroner

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 – edition no. 2291

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Beijing hopes European film buff will raise festival profile

Marco Mueller’s latest of more than 100 trips to China is as general adviser to the fifth Beijing International Film Festival that opens Thursday. The Swiss-Italian’s hiring is part of

Official says PRC may raise damages caps for IP violations

The comments by Lyu Guoqiang, commissioner of Shanghai’s Intellectual Property Office, echo an action plan issued in December by the State Council, China’s top administrative authority, which called for “increasing

Authorities free 5 women’s rights activists after month detention

Chinese authorities have released five women’s rights campaigners whose detentions for more than a month sparked an international outcry and underscored the government’s tight restrictions on independent social activism. The women

Amid tensions, Li meets Japan delegation

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met yesterday with a Japanese delegation led by ex-Chief Cabinet Secretary Yohei Kono, amid halting efforts to reduce lingering tensions between the countries before this year’s

South Korea | Visiting empty desk of ferry victim helps mom cope

Once or twice a week, a mother’s ritual begins. Shin Jumja applies pink lipstick and face powder, gets in her car and drives to the high school her oldest son attended

Japan | Court rejects bid to restart of 2 nuclear reactors

A court issued an injunction yesterday ordering two nuclear reactors in western Japan to stay offline, rejecting regulators’ safety approval for the facility ahead of their planned restart later this

Australia | Gov’t to withhold payments from parents against vaccine

The Australian government has ramped up pressure on parents who oppose vaccination by threatening to withhold child care and other payments from families that fail to immunize their children. The government

Nigeria | President-elect: Can’t promise to find Chibok girls

On the first anniversary of the kidnapping by Islamic extremists of hundreds of girls from a school in northeast Nigeria, President-elect Muhammadu Buhari said yesterday that he cannot promise to

USA | Ex-guards sentenced for Iraq shootings

Defense lawyers are vowing to appeal the convictions of four former Blackwater security guards after a federal judge handed down lengthy prison terms for their roles in a 2007 shooting

This Day in History: 1986 – US launches air strikes on Libya

Around 66 American jets, some of them flying from British bases launched an attack at around 0100hrs on Monday. The White House spokesman, Larry Speakes, has said that the strike was

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