Shop fire leaves four trapped

A fire which broke out at a boutique on Rua do Tarrafeiro in the early hours of yesterday has led to the deaths of four people. The victims are allegedly

Gov’t should restore public faith through land policy, Agnes Lam says

Scholar Agnes Lam from the University of Macau (UM) argues that the Macau government should resolve public distrust over current housing policies through improving transparency in future land granting, especially

MACANESE DIASPORA | Scholar calls for more collaboration between Macanese communities

Scholar Roy Xavier from the University of California, Berkeley, has advocated for more collaboration between Macanese communities and global organizations. Speaking on the sidelines of a lecture held yesterday at the

Rotary Club launches charity draw to help children with special needs

The Rotary Club of Macau has launched a charity raffle promotion to help three local associations supporting children with special needs. The campaign will feature an opening ceremony at The

Briefs | Decorated arches exhibition extended

The 2014 Macau Persons with Disabilities Open took place on Sunday at the Centro Ngai Chon da Uniao Geral das Associacoes dos Moradores de Macau in Toi San. The Macau

GAMING | SJM sees China’s anti-graft fallout lasting 6 more months

SJM Holdings Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Ambrose So said he’s bearish about Macau gambling revenue from high rollers over the next six months as Chinese President Xi Jinping escalates his

ARTS | Photographing writers: a rewarding human experience

António Mil-Homens, who was invited to take the photographs, said that working on these authors’ portraits was “a rewarding human experience.” After a similar exhibition showcasing photographs of Chinese writers was

Boxing | A confident Algieri heads to Macau for Pacquiao

In the days before his last fight — a stunning upset few in boxing saw coming — Chris Algieri worked his regular job as a personal trainer. At night he

Interview with Algieri and Arum | ‘I am right where I am supposed to be’

Chris Algieri established his training camp at the Venetian Las Vegas before departing for Macau. Here are excerpts of a conference call held on Tuesday, where Algieri was joined by

Interview | Ian Hutchinson Macau, ‘a different atmosphere that you get nowhere else’

It took a total of three years and thirty operations for Ian Hutchinson to recover from a serious leg fracture and re-injury caused by a  crash and hit. Last year,

Interview | Stuart Easton ‘You have to be inch-perfect’

After a four-year absence from the Macau Grand Prix, Scottish motorcycle racer Stuart Easton is back at the Guia Circuit with the latest champion, Ian Hutchinson on his team. Besides

Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix | Overview: Triple winner Stuart Easton returns

Now in its 48th year, the 2014 Grand Prix will include thirty-one riders from ten countries. The Brits are well- represented, and one of the most anticipated is Stuart Easton, triple

FIA WTCC | OVERVIEW A year to remember for Citroën

Since 2005, the best touring car drivers of the world have met in Macau for the final decisive rounds of the championship.  Aside from this very important event, the Guia

2015 budget policies | Civil servants’ pay set to rise by 6.8 pct in January

Macau’s civil servants will benefit from a 6.8 percent salary rise in January, the Chief Executive has revealed. Attending yesterday’s Legislative Assembly plenary meeting to introduce budget policies for next

GAMING | Galaxy rises to a week high after posting Q3 revenue

Galaxy rose 2.5 percent to close at HKD52.35 in Hong Kong, a price it last reached Nov. 4. The benchmark Hang Seng Index gained 0.3 percent. Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes,

REACTIONS | Sonia Chan ‘rewarded’ for hand ling referendum case, says Coutinho

Lawmaker José Pereira Coutinho believes that Sonia Chan Hoi Fan, currently serving as coordinator of the Office for Personal Data Protection (GPDP), will be appointed Secretary for Administration and Justice

Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition | Jets should be viewed as ‘a business tool’

More than 700 businesses and 130 aircraft from 41 countries and regions took part in the 10th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, which officially opened yesterday and runs until

Macau Shopping Festival hopes for double-digit revenue growth

The organizers of the Macau Shopping Festival 2014 hope to achieve double-digit growth in the revenue to be generated during the event this year. The festival, which is in its fourth

MUSIC | Festival bands rock town for a decade

Local and overseas bands are going to hit the stage and intend to deliver their audience a memorable live band show at the 10th edition of HUSH!!, the local outdoor

GASTRONOMY | Improved menus to attract gourmet food aficionados

Copa Steakhouse remains faithful to a truly American gastronomical tradition, while Golden Court focuses on serving mainly Chinese customers looking for Sichuan-style dishes. Behind the preparation of new Copa Steakhouse dishes

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