Sleeper cell awakes France’s worst fears in 3 days of terror

Blood-curdling, al-Qaida-inspired murder that tore at the heart of the nation which raised him wasn’t ghoulish enough for Cherif Kouachi. His body, felled by elite soldiers’ bullets and stun grenades,

Rear Window: On winning quietly

Running against the unspoken rule, Chui Sai On’s second term began immediately after the Chief Executive was inaugurated on the SAR’s 15th anniversary. Usually, things go smoothly until sometime deep

ASK THE VET | What is the right diet for Hedgehogs?

For your pet hedgehog you want to provide a well balanced diet that is high in protein. How much you should feed him depends on his activity and metabolism. If

THE BUZZ: Karate bidding to be included in program at Tokyo Olympics

Karate is making a push to be part of the program for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. New reforms by the IOC have given karate officials renewed hope that the martial art

World briefs

CANADA The Canadian sergeant-at-arms hailed as a hero for shooting the gunman who stormed Parliament in Ottawa will be named the country’s ambassador to Ireland. The Canadian Press has reported

Q&A – RODRIGO DE MATOS – CARTOONIST | Fanatics ‘suffer from religionitis’

Rodrigo de Matos (RM) - Sadly, my first reaction contained everything but surprise, which says a lot about the world we live in. I was very sad knowing that we

STATISTICS | Gaming industry strengthens dominance

In general, the gross value added, intermediate consumption and compensation of employees of all economic activities at current prices increased by 21.8 percent, 14.5 percent and 14.9 percent respectively year-on-year

New border-crossing measures boost house buying confidence

  The latest figures of the Macau consumer confidence index (CCI), published yesterday by the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST), showed a 19.6 percent surge in the sub-index of

EDUCATION | GAES admits lagging behind in obtaining student information

The Tertiary Education Services Office (GAES) admitts that it is “relatively slow” in acquiring the information of Macau students studying medical science overseas, which may lead to some students not

Under-construction Galaxy tower catches fire, 6,000 workers evacuated

An under-construction building of the Galaxy Macau resort in Cotai caught fire in one of its attics yesterday. Over six thousand workers inside were evacuated. The fire broke out before 11

Alliance Française tributes in silence to terror victims

“A lot of French people say this is like France’s ‘9/11’ incident; it’s a lot of emotion for everybody,” said Xavier Garnier, director of the Alliance Française de Macao (AF

Free Wi-Fi service launched at Portuguese consulate

  Visitors to the Portuguese Consulate-General in Macau and Hong Kong can now pass their waiting time in a more enjoyable way, and even send necessary information for their visit, with

BRIEFS: UM security caught stealing from students

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has detained a security guard working at the University of Macau (UM) Hengqin campus who allegedly used a master keycard to enter students’ rooms and steal

PJ holds talk with schools on Internet crimes

  The Judiciary Police (PJ) has discussed crime prevention related issued with principals and representatives from 67 local schools, as well as representatives from the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau, Chinese

COURTS TUI | states permanent residency denied on grounds of absent family

The former Secretary for Administration and Justice and the Identification Services Bureau (DSI) has violated MSAR’s Basic Law, according to a ruling by the Court of Final Appeal (TUI) this

Real Estate Matters | Clarifying Costs For Buyers

Juliet Risdon is a Director of JML Property and a property investor. Having established the company in 1994, JML Property offers Investment Property & Homes. It specializes in managing properties for

PROJECT POKER: Poker and the Nash equilibrium

Most of you have probably heard something about game theory, a topic some poker players have gotten curious about and studied. If you're one of those players, you might also

Shrinking foreign oil bill sends US trade deficit lower

The U.S. trade deficit fell in November to the lowest level in almost a year, thanks to the country’s swiftly shrinking thirst for foreign oil. The deficit — imports minus exports

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