Terrorism | Charlie Hebdo shootings Europe’s latest deadly terror attack

A gun assault on the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was the deadliest terrorist attack in France’s recent history. Some other terror attacks in Western Europe: March 11, 2004:

World expresses shock at attack on Charlie Hebdo newspaper

  Political leaders, journalists’ groups and others around the world have expressed horror at the attack by gunmen on the Paris offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Here are some of

This Day in History: 1989 Dozens die as plane crashes on motorway

The British Midland flight 092 was forced to crash land after both engines of the brand new aircraft failed. It slammed into the motorway embankment at 2026 GMT, breaking into

Offbeat | Mardi Gras countdown starts amid huge, bright parade floats

“Everybody knows that this is what we live for,” Landrieu said during the event at Mardi Gras World, where many of the floats used in the yearly Carnival season processions

Football | Asian Cup : Palestinian team aiming for knockout stage of the tournament

  While it didn't generate anything remotely like the attention of Germany's 7-1 thrashing of Brazil at the World Cup, the Palestinian team's 1-0 victory over the Philippines in the AFC

Asian Cup to feature 5 Australian stadium sites

Australia’s three largest cities — Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane — will host matches at Asian Cup matches, as well as the national capital of Canberra and the industrial city of

HK Observer | Credibility at stake again

According to the government’s report, recently submitted to Beijing, which focused on the Occupy Central movement, it is the common aspiration of those in Hong Kong to have universal suffrage

Thursday, January 8, 2015 – edition no. 2224

• Masked gunmen stormed the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo’s office, in Paris, yesterday killing at least 12 people before escaping, police and a witness said. The

Breaking News: All 13 on New Zealand skydiving plane leap out before crash

All 13 people aboard a skydiving plane that suffered an apparent engine failure today managed to leap out in parachutes moments before the plane plunged into a lake, authorities

The Buzz | Davos forum of power brokers, business leaders to draw 2,500

Most European countries are sending their heads of state or government to this month’s gathering of world leaders and power brokers in the Swiss ski resort of Davos, while high-level

World briefs

CHINA The U.S. State Department said yesterday it was not given advance notice about a New Year’s flag-raising ceremony at the residence of Taiwan’s representative to Washington that has angered

Strong dollar makes world travel cheaper

If you’ve been putting off a trip abroad because it’s too expensive, start packing your bags. A stronger dollar has reduced the price of travel, from a hotel room to a

Health | Association head says there is no need to wait one year to replace Lei Chin Ion

The president of the Association of Macau Portuguese Speaking Physicians says that the one-year timeframe given to the Health Bureau (SSM) director to improve the healthcare system in Macau is

Gov’t recruitment plans hinder NGOs activities

The recent announcement by the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture’s plans to recruit 529 medical professionals in 2015 has caused a stir amongst social organizations in Macau. Some are

POLITICS | Macau Concealers launches vote to elect top 10 public figures of 2014

As Macau citizens have witnessed plenty of newsworthy events throughout 2014, the local publication Macau Concealers is compiling a list of the top ten of the city’s most prominent public

Legal battle between Adelson and Jacobs resumes in US courts

Sands China Ltd.’s secret investigation of Macau government officials, allegedly ordered by its chairman Sheldon Adelson, won’t remain under wraps for much longer if a fired CEO gets his way. Steven

GAMING | More VIP room closures ‘not surprising’

The junket operators are among the most affected in the midst of Macau’s gaming revenue slump. Analysts and industry insiders predict that more junket operators and VIP rooms will not

Analysis: There is room for a positive surprise

Momentum rewards those who follow the trend, right up until the moment it turns. Macau’s casinos have been a case in point. High rates of growth, strong cash flows and

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