Sweden | Political mess deepens as talks on broad coalition fail

Sweden’s political turmoil shows no signs of ending after talks on a broader coalition fell apart. After a week of talks, the opposition Center Party yesterday

Macron addresses France amid protests; is it too late?

French President Emmanuel Macron is at last preparing to speak to the nation, after increasingly violent and radicalized protests against his leadership and a long

This Day in History | 1994 Russian troops storm into Chechnya

Russian President Boris Yeltsin has ordered tanks and troops into the rebel region of Chechnya. Hundreds of tanks and armoured personnel carriers closed in on the territory’s

Offbeat | Leaping lemur surprises Florida trooper during DUI arrest

A lemur surprised a Florida Highway Patrol trooper when it crawled from a trailer being pulled by a pickup truck that had been stopped for driving erratically and

S. American football still wary after successful final in Madrid

The Copa Libertadores finally came to a conclusion, without incident. River Plate fans peacefully celebrated the team’s triumph over Boca Juniors as the city of Madrid

Le Clos adds support to growing rebellion by top swimmers

Four-time Olympic medalist Chad le Clos threw his support yesterday behind a planned new competition that is leading top swimmers to rebel against their own governing body.

Croak to croon: City frogs sing more alluring love songs

City frogs and rainforest frogs don’t sing the same tune, researchers have found. A study released yesterday examined why Panama’s tiny tungara frogs adapt their mating

The Buzz | Angola to hold first diamond auction in january, Sodiam says

Angola will conduct its first diamond auction in January as part of the southwest African country’s plan to open its economy to foreign investors, state-owned diamond-trading company Sodiam

World Briefs

INDONESIA Rebels in Indonesia’s Papua province demanded that the government hold negotiations on their territory’s self-determination and warned of more attacks following a raid on a construction site

Our Desk | The silver lining is what is missing

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 – edition no. 3189

* Nicolas Cage: Macau is ‘the perfect place to shoot a film’ * Patient information to be shared * Budget increases for handover celebration * Ung Vai Meng’s exhibition opens tomorrow   DOWNLOAD

Music | Fifteen choirs join third annual choir festival

The third International Choir Festival of Macau (MIC) has attracted some 410 vocalists from 15 choirs representing eight different countries to perform in the region.

Border Gate bus terminal to reopen on Saturday

The Border Gate underground bus terminal is just about ready and will reopen for public use on Saturday, fulfilling a pledge made earlier by the

Opinion | Macau chips are down for America’s casino kings

If any worsening of the trade war leads China to call for a boycott of U.S. companies, America’s casino kings will be sweating. Three American companies —

Cebu Pacific launches Macau-Cebu route

Budget airline Cebu Pacific has started to operate flights between Macau and Cebu in the Philippines. The launch of the third direct route from the airline

Science Center holds series of activities for 9th anniversary

The Macao Science Center is holding a series of events that will last until December 22 in order to celebrate its 9th anniversary.  The anniversary

Health Bureau free flu vaccination starts tomorrow

This year’s Health Bureau (SSM) program aimed at providing vaccines against influenza virus to high-risk groups of the resident population will start from tomorrow, the SSM

Residential property price index drops slightly

The overall residential property price index in Macau decreased by 0.6 percent to 268.7 over the previous period from July to September. According to the Statistics

Number of hotel employees increases

The Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) released the results of the Survey on Manpower Needs and Wages for the third quarter of 2018. Survey coverage for

Policy Address | Zheng continues pressuring government over Land Law

Lawmaker Zheng Anting has continued to pressure the government, in particular the Secretary for Transport and Public Works, Raimundo do Rosário, regarding the region’s Land Law and

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