Offbeat | Maine lobstermen catch 2 albino lobsters in week

The Portland Press Herald reports that Bret Philbrick caught the curious crustacean off of Owls Head on Thursday and Joe Bates caught one off the Rockland breakwater days earlier. Albino

BOXING | Pacquiao has Algieri next, but Floyd is out there

Even as Manny Pacquiao prepares for undefeated junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri, the name Floyd Mayweather is never far away. Pacquiao will defend his WBO welterweight crown on No. 22 in

High expectations at the Macau Bats Junior Rugby Club

The club promoters say that the creation of the U10 rugby team follows “two years of rapidly growing interest among the city’s youngest local players. Now into their third year,

BRIEFS | TENNIS: Japanese fans rejoice in Nishikori’s US Open win

Japanese fans celebrated Kei Nishikori’s stunning win over top-ranked Novak Djokovic at the U.S. Open, staying up to the wee hours of yesterday morning to catch a moment of tennis

Rear Window: Source code

Occupy Central member Benny Tai Yiu-ting’s admission of an objective defeat regarding the 2017 full democratic electoral method, and the corresponding victory of the National People’s Congress by their refusal

Hillary Clinton: US should lead on clean energy

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said last week that the U.S. should become what she called the world’s 21st-century clean energy superpower, during remarks resembling both a campaign

ASK THE VET | Most Common Older Cat Problems

1. Arthritis Arthritis is more frequent in elderly cats, and is the inflammation of joints. The cat will be in a lot of pain, will have difficulty jumping and even walking

Whisky’s worries mirror economic fears in Scotland

Carl Reavey plunged his nose into the glass, inhaled the amber liquid’s scent, then sipped. Slowly. It’s said that Scotch tastes of the place where it is made, so Reavey’s

Monday, September 8, 2014 – editon no. 2146

* La Casa del Habano opens eyeing Cuban cigar aficionados * Hong Kong skilled laborers in Macau triple * Gov’t spends MOP5.3m on transportation habits survey * Ukraine shelling claims lives, sets houses

The Buzz: Nespresso settles with French regulator on knockoff capsules

Nestle SA, the owner of Europe’s largest single-serve coffee brand, reached a final agreement with France’s competition regulator to lift obstacles to makers of knockoff capsules for Nespresso coffee machines.

TAIWAN | Niu says Chinese civil war film changed his life

Niu Chen-zer has fulfilled a longtime dream to make a film paralleling his father’s journey as a soldier who left China for Taiwan during the civil war in the late

World briefs

JAPAN The multi-nation fisheries body that monitors most of the Pacific Ocean has recommended a substantial cut to the catch of juvenile bluefin tuna, a move conservationists say is only

Martial Arts | New MMA federation seeks to foster a Macau team

Macau has lately witnessed a range of mixed martial arts (MMA) fights, which have contributed to the city’s growing interest in the sport. The Macau Mixed Martial Arts Federation (MMMAF) was

Local delegation enters final stage of Asian Games preparation

Macau’s delegation will soon depart for Incheon, in South Korea, as the 2014 Asian Games kick off on September 19. Over 100 athletes will be joining the event to compete in

New Era bus hits Border Gate pillar, 12 injured

A New Era bus hit a concrete pillar inside the Border Gate underground bus terminal yesterday at around 6 p.m., which resulted in 12 people, including two mainland residents and

Jason Chao hits back at police and data protection office

Jason Chao filed three complaints to the Public Prosecutions Office (MP) yesterday against three government agencies, accusing them of abusing their powers, malfeasance and calumnious denunciation (making defamatory accusations). The civil

Briefs: CCAC unveils corruption case

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) has accused the president of a building management association of falsifying documents in a corruption case that also involves a supply company.  The case is

UM old campus to be used for evening classes

UM’s Dean of students, Mr Peter Yu, has told TDM that the University of Macau’s old campus in Taipa will be used for evening classes and promotional activities. The government recently

Images captured by flying drones trigger complaint at GPDP

The Office for Personal Data Protection (GPDP) and the Public Security Police Force (CPSP) have received a complaint over an alleged violation of data protection, involving images captured by flying

Rabbit lanterns return to keep Mid-Autumn Festival traditions alive

A set of creative rabbit lanterns produced by local and international artists has returned to Albergue SCM, as Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations are fast approaching. The “Traditional & Creative Rabbit Lantern,

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