Football | United beats Bournemouth 3-1, finishes fifth in EPL

Manchester United beat Bournemouth 3-1 in an English Premier League game hastily rearranged because of a bomb scare, sealing fifth place and a spot in the Europa League group stage

Foreign-language periodicals | Qing dynasty used Macau press for intelligence on foreigners

The European Union Academic Program – Macau (EUAP-M) organized a talk last week at the University of Macau (UM) on the development of the press in the territory during the

Canidrome renewal | IACM conducts regular inspections, no comment on greyhound treatment

The Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) has clarified that it conducts regular inspections of the greyhounds housed at Macau’s Yat Yuen Canidrome facility, though it would not comment on

G2E Asia | Experts optimistic about region’s gaming market

The G2E Asia 2016 Conference commenced yesterday at The Venetian, welcoming over  180 exhibitors, 800 VIPs, and buyers from across the globe. The event’s opening ceremony brought together local government,

AL Plenary | Infectious diseases building location divides lawmakers

Whether or not the Infectious Diseases Building should occupy the area set by the government on Guia Hill next to the Public Hospital (CHCSJ) seems to not only be dividing

Huawei looks to build global smartphone brand

Chinese tech giant Huawei wants Americans to start thinking of it as a stylish smartphone brand. Huawei Technologies Ltd., which pulled out of the U.S. market for network switching gear four years ago

Hong Kong under tight security for Zhang’s visit

Hong Kong authorities rolled out a massive security operation yesterday as they braced for protests during a top Beijing official’s visit to the semiautonomous city, where tensions are rising over Chinese rule. Thousands

North Korea names ex-nuclear envoy as new foreign minister

North Korea has named a career diplomat and ex-nuclear envoy with broad experience in negotiating with rivals South Korea and the United States as its new foreign minister, according to

Philippines | Bloody anti-crime purge may haunt next president

Nine years ago Father Amado Picardal helped bury a teenager from a slum family who was gunned down by motorcycle-riding assassins in the southern Philippine city of Davao. The death

Libya plea for arms to fight Islamic State backed by U.S.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry backed providing weapons to Libya’s unity government to assist in the fight against Islamic State and other jihadist groups, a move endorsed at a

Rio Olympics won’t help Brazil’s economy much, Moody’s says

The Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro won’t do much for the battered Brazilian economy, but a few select companies stand to reap significant benefits, Moody’s Investors Service wrote in

Local delegation goes to Cannes to prepare int’l film festival

Delegations of the Government Tourism Office (MGTO) and the Macau Films & Television Productions and Culture Association (MFTPA) are attending the 69th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, which is

Macau Legend buys troubled casino in Laos

Macau Legend Development Limited announced via press release on May 13 that it had entered into a USD42 million (approximately HKD326 million) project development agreement (PDA) with a company wholly-owned

Jinan University donation | Government losing ‘credibility’ and ‘trust’ with Macau youth

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets on Sunday in a large-scale demonstration in opposition to the MSAR’s controversial RMB100 million (around MOP123m) donation to Jinan University. Some analysts say

Crisis management | Education is crucial to dealing with dangerous viruses

The MERS incident, which occurred in South Korea, in 2015, resulted in a total failure of communication, according to Soon-Joo Wang, a professor of Medicine from the Republic of Korea.

50 years after the start of the Cultural Revolution | Maoists still a force, long for China to reverse path toward market capitalism

Fifty years after Mao Zedong unleashed the decade-­long Cultural Revolution to reassert his authority and revive his radical communist agenda, the spirit of modern China’s founder still exerts a powerful pull. Millions of

Beijing barely notes start of Cultural Revolution 50 years ago

Exactly 50 years ago, China embarked on what was formally known as the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, a decade of tumult launched by Mao Zedong to revive communist goals and enforce a

Philippine president-elect to offer Cabinet posts to rebels

Presumptive Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte said yesterday he will reimpose the death penalty, offer Cabinet posts to communist rebels, and move to amend the constitution to give more power to

Malaysia | Growth eases further as exports, investments slip

Malaysia’s economy grew at the slowest pace in more than six years as exports weakened and private investment eased, adding pressure on policy makers to boost growth amid an uneven

Temer says delivering results key to winning over Brazilians

Brazil’s Acting President Michel Temer said he will only gain popular recognition if he produces tangible results for the population, while pledging not to run for the country’s top job

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