Jurassic Macau | Study shows peninsula was formed 156m years ago, after Taipa, Coloane

A study co-conducted by the Institute of Science and Environment of the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) found that the once-islands of Taipa and Coloane were first formed

Ask The Vet | How to train your dog at home 

You will need training treats to reward your dog for successfully performing a command. You may use some of your dog’s kibble as a treat when training

Ambrose So | Visitor tax would ‘certainly affect tourism’ in Macau

The Chief Executive of SJM Holdings Limited, Ambrose So, said on Friday that the effectiveness of a levy imposed on visitors to the Macau SAR

Retail, restaurants squeeze persists into second quarter

The general business performance of the restaurant sector has seen a continued drop in March 2019, with some 36% of the establishments surveyed recording a year-on- year

Will Las Vegas glitz play in Boston? Wynn will soon find out

Wynn Resorts Ltd. is about to find out how well Vegas plays in Boston. After holding discussions to sell its USD2.6 billion Massachusetts project

Chinese investors in shuttered Vegas casino demand refunds

Developers and former managers of Asian-themed Lucky Dragon casino-hotel that was built, open for a year, closed and recently sold in Las Vegas are now facing

Coutinho says gov’t reviewing housing reserved for civil servants

Secretary for Administration and Justice Sonia Chan is said to have already submitted a report to the Chief Executive on a proposal to build housing specially

Environment | Macau waste treatment poor, writes Agnes Lam

Lawmaker Agnes Lam submitted an oral interpellation last month, inquiring as to why the government’s efforts in waste treatment have not worked out. Lam quoted

Briefs | Octogenarian killed in car crash

An 80-year-old lady was killed on Saturday in a car crash at the parking lot next to the government’s Maritime Training School, opposite the A-Ma Temple in Barra.

Guia Circuit association says headquarters, UNESCO are priorities

The Macau Guia Circuit Promotion and Development Association (APDCGM) elected its new governing bodies for the upcoming three-year term (2019-2022) at an event last Saturday at

Typhoon workshop, drill conducted by PJ

The Judiciary Police (PJ) and the Social Welfare Bureau have jointly organized a workshop and simulation drill to help better inform the public of the evacuation

Thousands in Hong Kong commemorate 1989 Tiananmen protests

More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on yesterday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed.

Hong Kong | Carrie Lam protests over German asylum for dissidents

Hong Kong’s leader summoned the German consul on Friday to complain about Germany granting political asylum to two Hong Kong political activists, in a rare case of

Starbucks will license Thai operations to focus on China

Starbucks Corp. agreed to license its Thailand operations to a partner, in the latest sign that the coffee behemoth is sharpening its focus on its key

Japan | New bullet train model hits record speed

A new model of bullet train set to enter service ahead of the Tokyo Olympics hit a record speed of 360 kilometers (224 miles) per hour in a test

Beijing ramps up war of rhetoric in trade standoff with US

Stepping up Beijing’s propaganda offensive in the tariffs standoff with Washington, Chinese state media on Friday accused the U.S. of seeking to “colonize global business”

Taiwanese same-sex couples wed at vibrant banquet

More than 1,000 people attended a mass wedding banquet in Taiwan’s capital to celebrate the marriage of same-sex couples after a landmark decision legalizing the unions. Taiwan

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit

The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region

Xi seeks global cooperation on technology after Huawei blocked

Countries should cooperate in developing the Internet, big data and artificial intelligence, China President Xi Jinping said in a letter to the China International Big Data

Germany probes Chinese reporters for snooping around military

Germany’s military is investigating what information three Chinese reporters collected while Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a NATO unit, signaling heightened mistrust of the state-run Xinhua news

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