Corporate Bits | Sands Macao eptember wine tasting event

September’s wine tasting event at Sands Macao brings to its guests selected high quality wines, including the Aventura white and red, produced by Spanish wine maker Susana Esteban who has

LinkedIn reviewing China censorship policy

LinkedIn expanded into China this year, adopting policies in line with the country’s censorship rules. Now the world’s largest professional social-networking company is saying it may have gone too far. When

McDonald’s boosts oversight of Chinese suppliers

McDonald’s said it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-safety scandal in the country hurt the hamburger chain’s sales and reputation. The company said Tuesday it plans to increase

Mozambique | Fiftieth Maputo International Fair receives over 84,000 visitors

According to Ipex, the event brought together 3,145 companies, 1,975 of which took part on an individual basis. The 520 Mozambican companies at the event were housed in areas focused

Angolan group starts internationalization in Lisbon

Angolan group Sociedade Comercial de Investimentos Gerais (Socinger) will begin its process of internationalization by opening a 4-star hotel as part of the Skyna Hotels chain in Lisbon, Portugal, the

One of three fleeing inmates captured

Police have captured one of the three inmates who escaped a detention center after killing a guard early Tuesday in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province. Li Haiwei was netted near Yushan

Top leaders remember victory over Japan

It was China’s first such celebration of a newly formalized historical commemoration day to mark Japan’s surrender to U.S. forces in the Pacific — 69 years after the event. From now on,

HONG KONG | Last HK governor says Britain has ‘moral obligation’ to speak out on reforms

The risk of Hong Kong’s financial district being paralyzed by a mass sit-in is diminishing after a pro-democracy leader said the strategy of threatening civil disobedience had failed to persuade

INDONESIA | Fuel price hike looms for Jokowi

The first item on the to-do list of Indonesia’s president- elect is one that successive leaders have struggled with, and could be his toughest: how to wean the country off fuel

JAPAN | 5 women named to Cabinet, tying past high

Japan’s prime minister picked five women for his Cabinet yesterday, matching the past record and sending the strongest message yet about his determination to revive the economy by getting women

Tepco accused of unpaid wages in latest Fukushima plant lawsuit

Four workers at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s wrecked Fukushima plant have filed a lawsuit against the utility alleging unpaid wages for work they did at the site, according to the

UKRAINE CRISIS | Kiev and Moscow agree ceasefire steps

The brief statement said “mutual understanding was reached regarding the steps that will contribute to the establishment of peace” but gave no details. There have been previous statements of agreements on

ISIS EXTREMISM | Second journalist beheading raises stakes for US 

Islamic State extremists have released a video showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warned President Barack Obama that continuing airstrikes against the group in Iraq

Offbeat | Dominican president vetoes new national park

A proposal to create a new national park that would have blocked the expansion of a nickel mine in the forested mountains of the central Dominican Republic was vetoed Tuesday

This day in History: 1978 Floods devastate northern India

Some areas of the state of West Bengal are now 18 feet (5.49 metres) below water as the monsoons continue beyond their usual season. The river Yamuna has risen six feet

Asian teams turn focus from Brazil to Asian Cup

Less than three months after Asia’s teams earned just three points at the World Cup, Australia, Japan and South Korea are back in action and ready to put Brazil behind

World Views: This Is what your brain might look like on telepathy

Big news in the world of science and technology: Scientists just invented a form of telepathy. Actually, it’s a form of noninvasive electronic brain-to-brain communication. The transmission side is pretty

Thursday, September 4, 2014 – edition no. 2144

* Portuguese entrepreneurs bet on Barra district * PRD region joins efforts to monitor pollution * ‘Migrants do make a great contribution’ * Kiev and Moscow agree ceasefire steps   DOWNLOAD

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