Offbeat | Against all odds: British couple win a million in lottery for 2nd time

David and Kathleen Long won the money — and a car — in the EuroMillions Mega Friday Draw, having already scooped up 1 million pounds in 2013. Lottery operator Camelot said

EPL Preview | Liverpool looks to stay in top-4 race

  Saturday, 7:45pm Arsenal v Liverpool H 1.86, D 3.9, A 4.6 Liverpool could slip out of realistic contention for Champions League qualification with a loss at Arsenal tomorrow as the Premier League returns

Kapok: Going back to politics

Politics in many a modern polity seems to have become taboo; a notion somewhat perceived as coming from the past, when ideologies reigned and ultimately proved to be the inspiration

Friday, April 3, 2015 – edition no. 2284

* Macau gaming dollars ending up on mainland stock markets * Construction site brawl leaves 6 wounded * Macanese hotelier awarded by global brand * At least 15 dead as gunmen attack university


* Movies: Lambert & Stamp * Books: The Last Unicorn by William deBuys * Music: Carrie & Lowell by Sufjan Stevens * Wine: The Shades of Green III * Food: A Guardian of Macanese

In ‘Lambert & Stamp,’ the backstage story of The Who

The teenage revolution was in full force on the fall 1964 night that Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp stumbled into the Railway Tavern, a London pub where a band called

Sufjan Stevens’ latest album is worth the time

Plucked strings and pulsing keyboards dominate the distinctive arrangements on Sufjan Stevens’ latest album, and in the absence of a rhythm section, they serve to keep time. But time’s not for

Searching for ‘The Last Unicorn’ in the wildness of Laos

Spoiler alert: There are no unicorns in Laos. But don’t blame nature writer William deBuys for trying to find one. The premise of “The Last Unicorn” is simple: DeBuys tagged along with

TV series | ‘A.D. The Bible Continues’ goes beyond the biblical epic

The people are restive, the priesthood is scheming and a fanatic band of insurgents known as the zealots are plotting assassinations — and now to make matters worse, the body

The Shades of Green III

For its viticultural diversity and outstanding price-quality ratio, Vinho Verde is no doubt one of the most underrated regions in Portugal. Fans of Riesling, Grüner Veltliner, Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon


Macau, as a former Portuguese colony in the past, had many families with intercultural marriages. It was known that in those families, a Chinese wife always tried to cook Portuguese

Macau English Press readership survey

Dear readers, friends, Please take a few minutes of your precious time to complete a survey about English Press readership in Macau: If you read Macau Daily Times, help us help you! MDT

The Buzz: Foreign adoptions by Americans reach lowest mark since 1982

The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents dropped by 9 percent last year to the lowest level since 1982, according to new State Department figures. The report for the

World Briefs

CHINA & JAPAN China and Japan report gloomy industrial data, adding to pressure on leaders of the world’s second- and third-largest economies to launch new stimulus. More on p10 CHINA Sri

Nepal says climbers returning to climb Mount Everest

Climbers are returning to Mount Everest as the climbing industry recovers from last year’s deadly disaster on the world’s highest peak, a Nepalese mountaineering official said yesterday. Climbers from four teams

April Fools

Ikea is not coming to Coloane – at least as far as we know. Our short piece titled “Ikea to open doors in Coloane,” published on yesterday’s back page, was

Gaming | Investors see Macau’s 40 pct gaming revenue drop as good news

This is what passes for good news in Macau these days: the city’s drop in casino revenue is stabilizing at about 40 percent. Gross gambling revenue in the world’s largest gambling

Amended budget passes, lawmakers advocate ‘cautious spending’

The Legislative Assembly (AL) has approved amendments to this year’s budget, including a 22.4 percent decrease on the government’s foreseen revenue, which has been reviewed from MOP154 billion to MOP119

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