Middle East | Israel says its jets struck Iranian military sites in Syria

The Israeli military said its jets struck a series of Iranian military targets in Syria yesterday, an announcement that was a rare departure from Israel’s years- long policy

This Day in History | 1980 Soviet dissident Sakharov banished

One of the Soviet Union’s most outspoken critics, nuclear physicist Dr Andrei Sakharov, has been ordered into internal exile. Officials in Moscow were angered by an interview

Offbeat | Commuter’s ‘delay scarf’ bought by German train company

Germany’s biggest rail company, under fire for its unpunctual service, is trying to mollify one disgruntled commuter by buying her “delay scarf.” Deutsche Bahn, which last week

Football | China to play Iran in Asian Cup quarterfinals

Friday, 1:00am China v Iran H 10, D 4.3, A 1.44 Iran and China will face off in the Asian Cup quarterfinals on Thursday after they both

Tennis | Serena Williams ousts No. 1 Simona Halep at Australian Open

As Serena Williams made her way out to the Australian Open’s main court during pre- match introductions, the voice booming over the stadium’s speakers implored spectators to welcome

The Buzz | Germany transfers more asylum seekers to other EU countries

The German government says that in a first, more asylum-seekers were transferred to other European Union countries than Germany took in last year. Interior Ministry spokesman Steve

China plans major cut in number of Everest climbers

China will cut the number of climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest from the north by one-third this year as part of plans for a major cleanup

World Briefs

PHILIPPINES Muslims in the southern Philippines voted yesterday in a referendum on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest, in

Our Desk | How to not fail with a Taobao order

  For internet users who, in addition to living in Macau, do not understand Chinese, Taobao might be difficult to use as a shopping tool. However, even the many

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 – edition no. 3214

* China’s population, economy growth slows in 2018 * More victims of investment scheme * Macau’s role praised * Gene-edited babies doctor acted on his own   DOWNLOAD

Two-day cooking show event concludes

A UNESCO Creative Cities of Gastronomy Cooking Show in Macau concluded  yesterday after two consecutive days of culinary activities. Featuring young chefs from 20 participating Creative Cities

Committee discusses measures to improve MICE industry

The Committee for the Development of Conventions and Exhibitions is holding its first plenary ordinary meeting of the year last week, calling on industry players to enhance

Ask the Vet | Abnormal liver function in dogs

Your dog’s liver and pancreas work together to make the digestion process run smoothly and efficiently. The liver stores essential Vitamins A,D,E and K and it produces

Motorcycle rider dies in Ferry Bridge crash with taxi

A motorcycle rider, Ms San, aged 52, who was a Macau Daily Times staffer for over 11 years, died on Friday around 5:46 a.m. due to an accident at

400m yuan lost in abandoned Zhuhai shopping complex

A group of about 300 investors from Macau, Hong Kong and mainland China have lost a total of 400 million yuan (USD59 million) after plans to develop a sprawling

Malaysian court rules in favor of Wynn Macau

A Malaysian court has ruled in favor of Wynn Macau in a case of a fund manager, who owed the casino’s operator millions of dollars, according to a report

Illegal World Cup bets scheme goes to court from today

The trial involving a group of 15 people, including Malaysian businessman Paul Phua, known for his connections to the gambling underworld starts today, Radio Macau reported.

Macau Business School is not a higher education institution, GAES clarifies

The government, through the Tertiary Education Services Office (GAES), came to clarify rumors and questions from citizens regarding an institution that goes by the name of Macau

Education | USJ renews hopes to have mainland students

The University of Saint Joseph is looking forward to becoming accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC), as well as obtaining the Chinese government’s approval to

Briefs | Two buses collide, 10 injured

Two buses collided at the junction of the Av. Leste do Hipódromo and R. Graciosa on Friday. There were 10 female passengers, aged between 5 and 79 years,

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