FOOTBALL | Dick Advocaat introduced as Serbia coach

Dick Advocaat, who coached the Netherlands and South Korea at previous World Cups, has been formally introduced as the new Serbia coach. Advocaat will seek to guide Serbia — which

Our Desk: The fall of House News

forms yesterday. For the Chinese-speaking community, especially people in Hong Kong and Macau, the House News is a popular (online) media that updates people about current events and happenings in

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 – edtion no. 2117

* Police remove church cross amid crackdown on ‘China’s Jerusalem’ * Non-resident workers exceed 150,000 * Chinese developers invest in overseas casino projects * Meat supplier: China unit fell short of standards   DOWNLOAD

World briefs

MYANMAR The new U.N. human rights envoy for Myanmar has expressed serious concern about the conditions in camps for more than 100,000 mostly minority Muslims displaced by violence led by

THE BUZZ: Pope goes to stronghold of Naples-area mobsters

Pope Francis has traveled to a southern Italian stronghold of a clan of mobsters who poisoned local farmlands by dumping illicitly trafficked toxic waste. Francis made a visit yesterday (Macau time)

AH5017 | UN finds second black box of Air Algerie jet

French President Francois Hollande said he wants the remains of all passengers on the Air Algerie plane that fell from the sky and disintegrated to be brought to France and the

LRT plan draws ferocious opposition in consultation session

Attendants brought with them protesting signs. They also showed their disapproval by booing when officials were introducing the plans. At one point the chief of the Transportation Infrastructure Office (GIT), Lei

Macau Orchestra debuts in Taiwan

The Macau Orchestra is currently performing in Taiwan for the first time. The orchestra’s concert tour opened last week, bringing with it works by Rachmaninoff and other masters. Led by artistic

Sands commitment to retail now bearing fruit

Las Vegas Sands is portrayed as an operator particularly active in the non-gaming component of its Macau and Singapore resorts in a review published last week by the multimedia financial

FOOD SAFETY | Health Bureau can’t confirm link between gastroenteritis and McDonald’s

McDonald’s is being investigated by the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) for a case of gastroenteritis. A statement from the authority declared that there is insufficient evidence indicating that

New York tabloid reports on the ‘Special Laundering Regions of China’

A report by the tabloid newspaper, New York Post, has suggested that a staggering USD1.4 trillion has been exported from China to other parts of the world since 2002. With as

CE election still open to other candidates

According to Radio Macau, as the Electoral College, who is voting on the CE election on August 31, has 100 more members than in the previous election held in 2009,

Unofficial referendum Open Macau Society files appeal within TUI

Jason Chao confirmed Friday that Open Macau Society has filed an appeal within the Court of Final Appeal (TUI) regarding IACM’s decision to refuse pro-democratic groups’ request to hold a

Award recognizes outstanding teenagers in Macau

The winners have vowed to use their new public identities to influence the people near them, while the organizer hopes that they can bring more “positive energy” to society. The award

Pregnant women injured in bridge crashes

Three pregnant women were among those injured two days ago in two car accidents on the Friendship Bridge and the Sai Van Bridge. Public Security Police (PSP) information indicated that one

Court finds driver not guilty over jaywalker’s death

A 22-year-old female driver has been found not guilty of manslaughter after her car hit and killed a mainland tourist on the Avenida de Amizade last February. Both the defendant

Briefs: Liaison Office opens new website today

The Central Government Liaison Office in Macau has created its own website, which will open to the public today. The domain name is or The Liaison Office announced

IMF recognizes ‘bright outlook’ in Macau, calls for diversification

The IMF report suggested that Macau’s economic growth will “remain robust” following the strengthening of the global economy and the “continued investment related to several casino expansion projects.” It also

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