Offbeat | A Utah veteran turning 101 gets over 5,000 birthday cards

When John Frey’s family requested 101 birthday cards to celebrate the World War II veteran’s 101st birthday in Utah, they were expecting to get 500 at most. At a

This Day in History | 1999 – Anti-capitalism demo turns violent

Police and protesters have clashed at a demonstration against capitalism in the centre of London’s financial district. The rally was timed to coincide with the start of

Golf | Playing favorites: Woodland’s 3 shots get him a US Open win

Very soon, Gary Woodland will be a father of three, and odds are he’ll answer the same way about the kids as he will about the three

Rugby | Christian Leali’ifano to leave ACT Brumbies for Japan

Wallabies utility back Christian Leal’ifano will end his 12-year career with the ACT Brumbies at the end of the Super Rugby season to play in Japan from

World briefs

CHINA Huawei’s founder said that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be USD30 billion less than forecast over the next two years, as he compared the company

Egypt TV says ousted president Morsi dies in court

Egypt’s state TV says the country’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has collapsed during a court session and died. The state TV says the 67-year-old Morsi was attending

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts

Diplomats and climate experts gathered yesterday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against global warming.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 – edition no. 3313

* Macau FA to investigate 21-18 sham match * Pressure mounts for Carrie Lam to step aside * Xi Jinping travels to Pyongyang   DOWNLOAD

Health | Local youth call for stricter anti-smoking regulations

Local youngsters are calling on the government to consider banning smoking in some streets and to have designated smoking places, particularly in tourist areas. Recently, the Health Bureau

Arts | IFFAM signs Peter Chan and Carina Lau for fourth edition

The International Film Festival and Awards – Macao (IFFAM) organizers have signed two well-known movie personalities to join the fourth edition of the festival in Macau.

Ask The Vet | Breeds prone to canine hypothyroidism

There are two main types of canine hypothyroidism, primary and secondary. There also some rarer forms of this condition. The neoplastic and congenital forms of hypothyroidism are

Chief Executive Election | 5,000 voters eliminate just six contenders from Electoral Committee

Five thousand and one voters cast their ballot in the election to determine the Electoral Committee for the Chief Executive Election, reported the Electoral Affairs Commission

New Macau Association protests ‘small circle’ show

Led by lawmaker Sulu Sou, democrat group New Macau Association held a protest yesterday against what it termed the “small circle” election for Chief Executive. A

Advertorial | Global ceramic artists share techniques with art students

Sands China Ltd. has invited ceramicists to share technical skills and inspire nearly 100 Macau university students, graduates, ceramic class participants and teachers with their creativity .

Casino chiefs boosted Trump, but new generation favors democrats

Las Vegas is America’s gambling playground, and one of the casino industry’s highest-stakes games is partisan politics. Some of the biggest names on the Strip - Las

Analysis | Environmental Bureau awards 19 hotels for ‘going green’

A total of 19 hotels were awarded at the Macao Green Hotel Awards, held by the Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) on Friday, for their environmentally friendly operations

Taxi association: police officers don’t understand new rules

THE Macau Taxi Association expressed its concerns regarding the enforcement of the new taxi regulations that came into effect on June 3, noting that some law enforcement

Briefs | US appoints new consul to Macau, HK

Hanscom Smith has been appointed the United States Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau by the country’s Secretary of State Michael Pompeo. Incumbent Consul Kurt Tong, who took

Smart city | Multifunctional lampposts planned for central Macau

CEM will be installing more multifunctional smart lampposts in San Ma Lou, according to Yue Zongbin, Chief Consultant of the Executive Committee of CEM.

Hong Kong | Massive protests draw apology from Carrie Lam

Hong Kong citizens marched for hours yesterday in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city’s top leader for her handling of legislation

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