Crime | Man takes revenge by faking reports of terrorist attacks to police

A  45-year-old male from Bangladesh has been arrested for faking reports to the police, the Judiciary Police (PJ) said at a press conference yesterday. The

Kyrgyzstan | Ministry: Turkish cargo plane crash kills 37

A cargo plane crashed yesterday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, the Emergency Situations Ministry said. The

Courts | Chan Ka Fai admits illegalities on MP’s accounts

The trial of the former Public Prosecutions Office (MP) Prosecutor-General, Ho Chio Meng, resumed yesterday in a session exclusively devoted to hearing the witness Chan Ka Fai,

‘In Good Hands’ attracts participative audience to salon

An interactive performance of music and storytelling was presented to local audiences over the weekend as part of the 16th Macao Fringe Festival. Performed by two

‘One China principle’ not negotiable, Beijing tells Trump

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying Responding to remarks by Donald Trump, China’s Foreign Ministry yesterday said the country’s “one-China principle” regarding Taiwan is not negotiable and any

Avian flu concerns dispelled by Health Bureau

L ocal health authorities revealed yesterday that the elderly woman who initially tested positive for avian influenza virus A (H7N9) late last week is no longer, or

Ho Chio Meng’s former right-hand man testifies on trips to Europe

The trial of former Prosecutor-General Ho Chio Meng went through another session on Friday at the Court of Final Appeal. The former Chief of the Office

Vibrant colors fill Sinulog Festival in Friendship Square

With vibrant colors and cheerful yells, the Sinulog Festival 2017 attracted a significant crowd yesterday at Friendship Square. The 17th edition of the festival –

IAS: New drug law to ‘increase deterrent effect’

The Social Welfare Bureau (IAS) is arguing that the recent changes to the drug law are intended to increase the deterrent effect, not to penalize addicts. The

Critics attacked, history revised as China nationalism rises

Writer Lu Yong had merely wanted to show support for a professor who had taken flak online for criticizing Mao Zedong, the founder of the communist state

Uber still hopes for service legalization

No concrete dialogues have yet been established between the controversial ride-hailing app Uber and the government. Uber Macau general manager Trasy Lou Walsh told the press yesterday that the

Hong Kong | No. 2 official quits, becomes favorite for top post

Hong Kong’s No. 2 official, Carrie Lam, announced plans to seek the chief executive’s post, a move buoyed by perceptions she’s the person China prefers to lead a city wracked

Photography | MAM exhibition explores historical Macau

The Macau Museum of Art (MAM), together with the Black- And- White Photographic Society of Macau, is holding an exhibition of the photography works of

Sport | Football association drops the ball on tournament registration

Local football champions Benfica Macau will probably be staying at home this year when 47 other Asian clubs advance to the play-off and preliminary rounds of the

Ex-UN chief back in S. Korea, hints at presidential bid

Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said yesterday he’ll soon announce whether to run for South Korea’s top job as he returned home and strongly hinted at his political ambitions before

China says committed to peace as carrier passes near Taiwan

China said yesterday it was committed to promoting peace and stability in Asia, even as it sent an aircraft carrier battle group through the Taiwan Strait amid

Courts | First witnesses called to testify in Ho’s case show poor memory

The trial of the former Prosecutor-General, Ho Chio Meng, continued yesterday at the Court of Final Appeal. It was the first time that witnesses were called in

Ted Summit awards four local students

Thirteen students at Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) presented their thesis to a panel of industry members for the third Tourism Education Student (Ted Summit) – Winter

Imperial Palace Hotel remains unchanged

The Beijing Imperial Palace Hotel, which requested a renovation period of six months last year, still shows no sign of renovation or any activity to correct its

Philippines to offer free contraceptives to poor

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered government agencies to ensure free access to contraceptives for 6 million women who cannot obtain them, officials said yesterday, in

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