Akin’s ‘The Cut’ puts Armenian massacre on screen

Fatih Akin's "The Cut" is the first movie by a director with Turkish roots to tackle an issue long taboo in the country: the early 20th-century mass killings of Armenians

‘Bad Feminist’ essays are sharp, funny

Roxane Gay may call herself a bad feminist — she cops to loving pink and dancing to misogynist music — but she is a badass writer. In her new collection of

Ty Segall at height of his powers

In another time and collective mental headspace Ty Segall might have been a pop star. With his dreamy new album, "Manipulator," the Los Angeles psych rocker has perfected a sound

TRAVELOGUE: Seoul: Trains, fast cell service, palaces and food

South Korea’s hyper-efficient capital doesn’t immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations. But this mega-city offers much to tempt travelers beyond a layover from the ultra-modern

The Spirit of Japan

A linguistic rendition of the Chinese term shaojiu, shochu has been produced in Okinawa and Kyushu since the 16th century. What is now known as Okinawa used to be the

PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS

“As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea

Friday, September 5, 2014 – edition no. 2145

* Rabbit lanterns return to keep Mid-Autumn Festival traditions alive * MMA Federation seeks to foster a Macau team * Jason Chao hits back at police and GPDP * China targets family, friends

The Buzz: EU assesses sports sanctions against Russia

European Union nations are looking at sporting sanctions to punish Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis but diplomats say the immediate targeting of high-profile events like the 2018

Switzerland, Singapore, US top economic rankings

The United States’ competitiveness among global economies has risen to the No. 3 spot behind Switzerland and Singapore in rankings published annually by the World Economic Forum. In its survey released

World briefs

JAPAN’s prime minister has picked a record-matching five women in his new Cabinet. The appointments are seen as a way for Shinzo Abe to showcase his “womenomics” pledge to revive

Briefs: Chui Sai On reiterates that referendum is illegal…

The Chief Executive Chui Sai On, refused to comment on the unofficial referendum results, deeming the poll once more as “illegal”. Mr Chui said he would not elaborate on the

MSAR, HK and Guangdong cooperate on air pollution monitoring

The agreement features joint efforts to create an air quality monitoring platform; the exchange of information on regional air quality; and cooperation on research projects related to environmental protection. Guangdong and

Top philosopher to give local lecture

In a list compiled by the French magazine “Le Nouvel Observateur,” Gil was named one of the twenty-five greatest minds in the world. He will assess the contemporary aspects of

Ng Kuok Cheong vows for changes on early retirement scheme

Lawmaker and member of the New Macau Association, Ng Kuok Cheong, handed in a petition yesterday at the government headquarters, vowing for changes to the early retirement scheme. The legislator argued

Portuguese entrepreneurs bet on Barra district | Bakery gives locals a taste of traditional bread

Tired of looking for true Portuguese bread in Macau, Raquel decided to bake it herself. The business has exceeded her expectations: they are not only selling to supermarkets and restaurants,

Interview with Brian Hall | ‘Migrants do make a great contribution to Macau’

Dr Brian Hall, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Macau’s Faculty of Social Sciences, recently published his research findings in British medical journal The Lancet. An article entitled

UM scholars call for long-term development plan

Ten scholars from the University of Macau (UM) held a seminar called “Policy Outlook for the Coming Government” at the Hengqin campus yesterday. They shared their views on the future direction

TUI confirms CE election result

Mr Chui won the elected unopposed on August 31, scoring 380 votes from the 400-member Electoral College. There were also 13 blank votes and three invalid votes, with four members

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