Education | IPM’s nursing program certified by UK’s QAA

The UK’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) announced that the Macau Polytechnic Institute’s (IPM) Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program has met the

Corporate bits | Melco Crown to increase employees’ salaries

Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (MCE) has announced a pay raise ranging from 2.5 percent to 7 percent for eligible non- management employees, effective from April 1, 2017. 

Bayern Munich heads for China in search of sponsors, support

German soccer champion Bayern Munich has become the first foreign club to open an office in mainland China as it seeks new sponsorship and merchandising deals in

Vegas gambler’s pal recounts innocent start to insider plot

They were friends for more than 20 years, bonding over sports, golf, gambling and business. But now, former Dean Foods Co. chairman Tom C. Davis is

Goldman, Morgan Stanley signal EU job moves as Brexit looms

Senior Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley executives said they’re preparing to shift staff and operations from London to elsewhere in the European Union as

Report | Climate outlook improves as fewer coal plants built

Led by cutbacks in China and India, construction of new coal-fired power plants is falling worldwide, improving chances climate goals can be met despite earlier pessimism, three

Chinese premier visits Australia to expand bilateral ties

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in the Australian capital Canberra yesterday on a mission to expand bilateral ties as President Donald Trump proposes an “America First” overhaul

South China Sea | Beijing says no monitoring station on disputed island

China is not building an environmental monitoring station on a disputed South China Sea shoal, the foreign ministry said yesterday, apparently denying remarks made by a local official last

Australia couple are first foreigners to own US radio stations

An Australian couple with roots in Alaska has bought more than two dozen radio stations in three states, marking the first time federal regulators have allowed full

US, South Korea say North Korea’s latest missile test fails

North Korea’s latest missile launch ended in failure yesterday as the United States sent a supersonic bomber streaking over ally South Korea in a show of force against

Airplane Security | New measure could cause travelers to reroute trips

A new security measure banning many electronic devices on flights from 10 mostly Muslim countries is leading travelers to reconsider their plans to fly through some airports in

Middle East | Dozens dead or missing from airstrike in IS-held north Syria

Syrian activists said yesterday that dozens of people were killed or missing after an airstrike the day before leveled a school near the Islamic State-held city

Naan starter | UK curry restaurants feel betrayed by Brexit

Mohammed-Faizul Haque makes it all look so easy. To a pan full of sizzling chicken he adds a ladle of orangey base sauce and then lemon,

This Day in History | 1983 – Reagan launches Cold War into space

President Reagan has unveiled plans to combat nuclear war in space. The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) proposes a defensive shield, using laser or particle beam

Offbeat | That’s not carry-on: Loose snake slumbers on Alaska flight

Anna McConnaughy was flying to Alaska’s largest city when the announcement came over the intercom: a passenger on a previous flight had brought a pet snake on

Football | China must beat South Korea to keep World Cup hopes alive

Thursday, 19:35am China v South Korea H 3.8, D 3.2, A 2.2 Marcello Lippi faces his biggest challenge as China coach, needing a win against South Korea to

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