Liverpool racked up its biggest ever away win in Europe

Juergen Klopp’s side ended its run of seven group matches by crushing Maribor 7-0 in Slovenia. And to cap a good night for English sides, Manchester City

The Buzz | Pink diamond once among French crown jewels to be auctioned

Christie’s says, for the first time in 130 years, it will auction a legendary 19-carat pink diamond that once belonged to French rulers including King Louis XIV and

World Briefs

US Just hours before President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban was to take full effect, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked the revised order, saying the policy has

Portugal’s interior minister resigns over wildfires response

The Portuguese government minister in charge of emergency services resigned yesterday after 106 people were killed in wildfires this year. Interior Minister Constanca Urbano de Sousa

Girl About Globe | Is ping pong the new prosecco?

From balls in the face to swingers, it’s all happening over a drink. The latest thing in the drinks industry is ‘activity pubs’. Attendance at the

Thursday, October 19, 2017 – edition no. 2909

* 19th Party Congress | China will be great again * Fostering talent * ‘Convenience gambling’ at root of addiction * Crown hit by slot machine tampering claims   DOWNLOAD

Analysis | China-Japan rivalry deepens as Xi and Abe on pace for more power

Asia’s two biggest economies both have their most powerful leaders in decades - and neither one has much incentive to mend a relationship that has long been

Co-working space a platform for local start-ups to collaborate

The trend of co-working spaces has been on the rise, particularly in Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, with entrepreneurs, creatives and start-up businesses engaged in these spaces.

Fire Services answer more calls because of typhoon

The Fire Services Bureau (CB) has released operational data for the first nine months of 2017, showing that the number of cases related to the CB’s

Briefs | Macau-Phuket air link starts on January 8

AirAsia will launch a direct link between Macau and Phuket, starting January 8, Santisuk Klongchaiya, director of commercial for Thai AirAsia, told Phuket News. Santisuk said that he believes

Golf | Macao Open players compete for USD500,000

The 2016 Macao Golf Open champion Pavit Tangkamolprasert remains confident that he will defend his title in this year’s tournament, which kicks off tomorrow. The Open

UNWTO chief says number of tourists is not the enemy

Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai has said that the number of tourists is not the enemy to a city and he suggested

Global Tourism Economy Forum | GTEF will invite European Union to be ‘partner region’

The sixth edition of the Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF) ended yesterday with a ceremony attended by the Chief Executive, Chui Sai On, and the Secretary for Social

Tourist prices increase slightly

Macau’s Tourist Price Index (TPI) for the third quarter of 2017 increased slightly by 2.17 percent year-on-year to 129.61, attributable to increasing prices of local food

Wagyu beef company in talks to open Macau shop

Japan’s corporate enfant terrible Takafumi Horie built one of the country’s most successful Internet businesses, stood for parliament, went to prison and started a space company that

IPIM to introduce ‘MICE Pass’ for trade exhibition

The 22nd Macao International Trade and Investment Fair (MIF) and the 2017 Portuguese-Speaking Countries Products and Services Exhibition (PLPEX), due to be held concurrently from October 19 to

Hong Kong finance elite’s gym of choice is said to seek sale

Owners of Pure Group, the billionaire-backed gym chain catering to Hong Kong’s financial elite, are seeking a sale that could value the company at as much

Angolan gov’t to propose legislation to end monopolies

The Angolan government will submit to parliament a proposal for a competition law to bring an end to monopolies and other imperfections in the country’s market, the

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