Laukkanen’s brisk pacing gives urgency to ‘Forgotten Girls’

T he frigid northwest provides a fitting background for “The Forgotten Girls,” Owen Laukkanen’s sixth chilling police procedural featuring Kirk Stevens and Carla Windermere of the joint

Friday, March 24, 2017 – edition no. 2770

* Heritage | Sun Yat Sen memorialized in Macau and China, neglected in HK * CTM reports slight profit decrease * Macau to host supermodel show * Meat ban confirmed DOWNLOAD

Paul Shaffer and his dangerous band show their chops

Paul Shaffer, David Letterman’s long-time nutty bandleader, recaptures some of the old TV magic on his new album with The World’s Most Dangerous Band and help from

News of the World | What’s behind conflict at sprawling Bangkok temple

It’s more than eight times bigger than Vatican City and twice the size of Cambodia’s ancient Angkor Wat, making it quite possibly the world’s

The Pride of Peru III

(Continued from “The Pride of Peru II” on 10 March 2017) Pisco is, in a nutshell, a double-distilled grape must-based aguardiente, i.e. brandy. The term Pisco originated

Travelog | Fado, sardines and the Age of Exploration: A visit to Lisbon

Have you ever heard a song so tender and soulful it brought you to tears, even though you couldn’t understand a word? That’s how I feel about fado, a

Authorities questioned on the use of DNA tests to assess paternity

A Portuguese lawyer residing in the region claimed that the Public Security Police (PSP) is requiring DNA tests for a few Portuguese parents who wish to acquire

Westminster attacks bring chaos to London 

An attacker stabbed a police officer and was shot by police on the grounds outside Britain’s Parliament, sending the compound into lockdown yesterday. Around the same time,

MGTO chief holds seminar on HKZMB

The Macau European Chamber of Commerce (MECC) recently held a March luncheon meeting with keynote speaker, Maria Helena Senna de Fernandes, the director of the Macau

Gaming operators highlight non-gaming offerings

The region’s six gaming operators presented their non-gaming and entertainment facilities during the “Macau Integrated Tourism & Leisure and Corporate Social Responsibility Forum” yesterday. To collaborate on

Lai Chi Vun | Advocacy group wants shipyards to be included on cultural heritage list

A group of concerned citizens calling themselves the “Lai Chi Vun Shipyard Concern Group” handed a petition to the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) yesterday morning.

Briefs | CAEAL to launch campaigns on voting

The Electoral Affairs Commission for the Legislative Assembly election (CAEAL) gathered again yesterday to discuss electoral awareness and how to promote the importance of voting, the Government Information

Film | Local director’s short earns two more int’l awards

Local translator, interpreter and filmmaker Cheong Kin Man’s award-winning film, “A Useless Fiction”, was this month bestowed with two further awards at two Indian film festivals.

Three architecture seminars next week at IFT

Co-organized by Albergue SCM, the Macau Architects Association (AAM) and the Macau Association of Engineers (AEM), a series of three seminars about architecture and sustainability technologies will

Local institutions team up to promote autism awareness

A signing ceremony was held yesterday at the Macau Cable headquarters to officiate a Memorandum of Understanding between the Macau Autism Association (MAA) and the Macau Design

Former Portuguese President’s biographic revelations on Macau

The second volume of the memoirs of Jorge Sampaio, the 18th President of Portugal who led the country for a decade between 1996 and 2006,

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