All About Macau changes editor

All About Macau is famous for its liberal views on various social issues. Ms Chan insists that there is no political implication in her departure. “It is a very common matter.

Gov’t to consult on indecent assault legislation

When replying to a written enquiry from lawmaker Ng Kuok Cheong, Law Reform and International Law Bureau (DSRJDI) director Chu Lam Lam revealed that in 2015 the Macau government plans

Twitter sues FBI, DOJ to release NSA request info

Twitter is suing the FBI and the Department of Justice to be able to release more information about government surveillance of its users. The social media company filed a lawsuit Tuesday (yesterday,

China’s stocks rise to 19-month high on property measures

China’s benchmark stock index rose to a 19-month high, led by property developers, after policy makers eased real-estate curbs for the first time since the global financial crisis. China Vanke Co.

Corporate Bits | Delegation attending Macao Science and Technology Awards ceremony visits UM

Garnered with colorful motifs, the lion sculpture was created by more than 15 members with intellectual disabilities at HKDSA, aged between 9 and 35. The lion, coated in vibrant yellow,

Angola expected to produce 2 million barrels of oil per day in 2017

The minister also told financial news agency Bloomberg that the state budget for 2015 had been prepared based on a price per barrel of oil of between USD88 and $92

HONG KONG | Protest leaders may walk away from talks

Hong Kong protest leaders said they will consider pulling out of discussions should the government continue to ignore their key political demands. The government’s decision to base formal talks on the

HONG KONG | ‘Silent majority’ critical of protests

When Beijing cracked down on student protesters in Tiananmen Square in 1989, Bobby Yim was among many in Hong Kong who sympathized with the demonstrators and angrily denounced the Chinese

8 detained before ‘umbrella’ poetry event 

Chinese police detained a well-known poet and seven other people ahead of a poetry reading planned in Beijing to support pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, relatives of the detained said

NORTH KOREA | Official publicly admits existence of labor camps 

A North Korean official publicly acknowledged to the international community the existence of his country’s “reform through labor” camps yesterday, a mention that appeared to come in response to a

AUSTRALIA | Gov’t plans ban on foreign ‘hate preachers’ 

Australia will soon introduce a system to ban foreign “hate preachers” from entering the country and will attempt to outlaw the radical Islamic group Hizb-ut-Tahrir under proposed tougher counterterrorism laws, the

INDIA-PAKISTAN BORDER DISPUTE | 3rd night of gunfire leaves 4 dead

Troops traded heavy fire between Pakistan and Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least four civilians and worsening tensions between the long-time rivals, officials on both sides said yesterday. The fire exchanges — which

SOUTH KOREA | Captain apologizes for leaving doomed ferry

The captain of a doomed South Korean ferry yesterday apologized for abandoning passengers but said he didn’t know his actions would lead to the deaths of more than 300 people,

ISLAMIC STATE OFFENSIVE | Syrian rights groups call on world to save Kobani

Several Syrian human rights groups called on the world to save the embattled Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani from falling into the hands of the Islamic State group as new

NOBEL PRIZE | 3 win accolade for giving microscope sharper vision 

Americans Eric Betzig and William Moerner and German scientist Stefan Hell won the Nobel Prize in chemistry yesterday for developing new methods that let microscopes see finer details than they could

This Day in History | 1967 – Che Guevara ‘shot dead’

A statement issued by the commander of the Eighth Bolivian Army Division, Colonel Joaquin Zenteno Anaya, said the 39-year-old guerrilla leader was shot dead near the jungle village of Higueras,

Offbeat | Hunt on for huge gargoyles missing from US church

Church officials and preservationists are trying to figure out what happened to several 1.5-ton gargoyles from a Massachusetts church. The church in Worcester is a one-fifth scale replica of Notre Dame

Football | Feast of goals expected in Euro 2016 qualifiers

The first "Week of Football" in qualifying for the 2016 European Championship could be a feast of goals for the continent's major powers. The second and third rounds of games in

Briefs | Cricket: England rocked by Pietersen allegations

Kevin Pietersen was made to wait eight months before having his say on the termination of his turbulent international career with England. The wait is over — and the ramifications

HK Observer | Yes to dialogue and young hope

Finally genuine dialogue has been promised between protestors and the government. C.Y. Leung’s number two Carrie Lam Yuet-ngor is due to meet students for a series of talks, on political

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