Canidrome may have its days numbered, decision in ‘one or two months’

The Times has also been informed that a study on greyhound race operation in Macau, conducted by the Institute of Studies at the University of Macau (UM), has already been

Public Art | Cloud Pavilion sculpture unveiled beside Sai Van Lake

Organized by the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) and supported by the Macao Foundation and City University of Hong Kong, an opening ceremony for a new public sculpture was held

Negative outlook | Moody’s downgrades Macau’s credit rating

Moody’s Investors Service downgraded the Macau government’s credit rating, reflecting concerns the region will suffer volatile growth amid slumping gaming revenue. The world’s largest casino hub was cut by one grade

Wanda VS Disney | Shopping mall king prepares for battle with ‘old brand’

Mickey Mouse has a new and deep-pocketed challenger: China’s shopping mall king. The developer that bought Hollywood studio Legendary Entertainment is preparing to fight Disney to lead China’s - and possibly

Daughter seeks US help over missing Hong Kong publisher

The daughter of a Hong Kong-based publisher believed abducted by Chinese authorities eight months ago appeared yesterday before a U.S. congressional commission urging Washington’s help to win his release. Author

Australia | Depp’s dog fight with deputy PM Joyce continues

Australia’s deputy prime minister boasted yesterday that he had got into Johnny Depp’s head like fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter after the Hollywood actor quipped that the ruddy-faced lawmaker appeared

Vietnam | Obama urges youth to tackle climate change

Wrapping up a historic visit to Vietnam, U.S. President Barack Obama yesterday praised the country’s next generation of leaders for being more conscious of the environment than previous ones and

Rich & Poor’s | Group of 7 seeks way forward for aging, faltering economies

Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations plan to voice unity over fighting terrorism, pandemics and tax evasion at their summit in Japan this week. Finding a consensus on

Rugby | NZ 7s coach given some credit for sports’ return to Olympics

Sonny Bill Williams is going in for a try untouched in the left corner when the whistle blows. He immediately turns, drops to the grass, and presents the ball, which is

Tourism | MGTO director made voting member of travel group board

Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, the director of the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO), was elected on Saturday to serve as a voting member of the Pacific Asia Travel Association

Craig Samborski | President of Draw Events: Event producer ‘stunned’ over amount Macau paid for giant duck

Craig Samborski is the President of event production company Draw Events, and has produced concerts and festivals in the U.S. and Canada since 1992. Last year, Samborski held an exhibit in

Entertainment | ‘Shrek the Musical’ cast visits Macau before show kicks off in July

The cast and crew of “Shrek the Musical” were part of a media event held yesterday anticipating the show’s debut set for the coming July 22. A “sneak peek” of the

Inflation up 4 percent year-on-year

The Composite Consumer Price Index (CPI), a key measure of inflation, increased last month by 3.02 percent year-on-year to 108.03, down by 0.29 percentage points from the 3.31 percent year-on-year

Sony’s profit forecast misses estimates

Sony Corp. forecast annual profit that fell short of estimates, hurt by costs to repair a factory that was damaged in the Kyushu earthquake, lost sales and slowing demand for

WWII | Hiroshima trip parachutes Obama into history disputes, from Seoul to Beijing

By visiting Hiroshima, Barack Obama parachutes himself into a seemingly endless dispute among key U.S. allies and trading partners over World War II. In Tokyo’s decades-long tug-of-war over history with

Japan | WWII: Hiroshima visit stirs differing views across Pacific

Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific. Michiko Kodama saw a flash

Vietnam | Obama pushes for better rights after arms deal

President Barack Obama yesterday pressed Vietnam to allow greater freedoms for its citizens, arguing that better human rights would improve the communist country’s economy, stability and regional power. On his second

China says better US-Vietnam ties must not threaten Beijing

Improved relations between the U.S. and Vietnam must not lead to greater pressure on China or threats to its interests, an official Chinese newspaper said yesterday. While China applauds the spirit

Migrant Crisis | Greek police evacuate hundreds from Idomeni refugee camp

Greek authorities began the gradual evacuation of the country’s largest informal refugee camp yesterday, persuading more than 1,500 people to leave the Idomeni site for other organized facilities in northern

Muay Thai | MMA comes to heartland of Thai kickboxing

Of all the various fighting styles that combine to create the burgeoning sport of Mixed Martial Arts, it is Thai kickboxing which is at the core of the new discipline.

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