Monday, September 29, 2014 – edition no. 2160

* Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters defy authorities * Casino workers strike again * Over 30 presumed dead at erupting volcano in Japan * All that Cotai jazz   DOWNLOAD PDF     The oh-so sweet lure of instant

The Buzz | Spain picks Lennon film to compete for Oscar

Spain’s film academy has selected the movie “Vivir es Facil con los Ojos Cerrados” (Living is Easy With Eyes Closed) about a Spanish man’s quest to meet John Lennon as

World briefs

CHINA A lawyer says a parent upset about the end of an experimental teaching program at a Beijing elementary school has been detained on suspicion of causing trouble. Lawyer Zhou

Scorsese’s latest is documentary on magazine

As the New York Review of Books approached its 50th anniversary in 2013, editor Robert Silvers and his staff wondered if words were enough to honor one of the world’s

Macau casino stocks slump as CLSA predicts falling revenue

Macau casino shares declined, with Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. sinking to a one-year low, after CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets predicted revenue in the world’s biggest gambling destination will decline this year. Galaxy

Asian Games Macau swimmers enter finals

Macau's female swimmers were able to reach the final rounds of two swimming categories in the Asian Games. Lei On Kei was competing in the women’s 50 meters yesterday morning when

CTM confident of competitive advantage as new player enters the market

With a new player soon joining the market, CTM is confident of its competitive advantage and does not fear its competitiors, said the company’s vice president of network services, Declan

Briefs | Non-resident workers reach 161,370

The number of non-resident workers reached 161,370 in August, representing four percent of Macau’s population, Radio Macau reported. Mainland Chinese citizens are the largest community of non-residents, reaching 104,527. The

Food Festival likely to use enviro-friendly cutlery

The festival will take place between November 7 and 23 at the Praça do Lago Sai Van. Chan Chak Mo said that they will pick around ten most commonly used types

HEALTH | Sino-Luso Medical Forum looks into clinical toxicology

Local and international physicians are gathering in Macau this weekend for the 22nd Sino-Luso International Medical Forum, this time featuring training courses in clinical toxicology. Addressing Macau’s frontline medical professionals in

Macau becoming regional cultural and tourism hub

Raphaëlle Eloy, an Economic Counselor and Trade Commissioner, said Wednesday that Macau is becoming a hub for the cultural and tourism industry. She also believes that more French nationals are

Frontline civil servants lack support, lawmaker says

Leong Veng Chai said in a written enquiry that two frontline workers from DSAT and SSM, respectively, were recently assaulted and had to seek medical treatment. “Either because of lack

Documentary on Mio Pang Fei featured at Doclisboa film festival

Mio Pang Fei,” a documentary directed by Macau resident Pedro Cardeira, has been selected to enter the Portuguese Doclisboa Film Festival 2014 competition. The documentary features the life and work of

Residents question LRT fire safety

Several representatives from the group “Areia Preta Park LRT Route Concern Group” have met with officials from the Fire Services Bureau (CB) yesterday afternoon to enquire about the fire safety

Jason Chao and Bill Chou accused of defamation

The local construction company Ho Chun Kei has accused Jason Chao and Bill Chou of defamation after the pair alleged that the company has benefited from the development of the

Local association leader allegedly embezzled funds

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) has accused the president of a local association of committing fraud when applying for government subsidies. In a statement, CCAC said it had investigated a case

New iPhones run into software, bending complaints

Apple’s new iPhones have run into some glitches as users complained that a new software update blocked their calls, while a widely circulated video showed the larger of the two new

HK beats Singapore in corporate governance survey

Hong Kong scored the highest in the Asia Pacific this year with 65, followed by Singapore’s 64, though both were tied for first in the rankings because of the minimal

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