UK election | Britain’s UKIP drops candidate for saying he’d shoot rival 

As Britain’s political leaders spent a final day campaigning Wednesday, the election race drew to a bumpy close for the U.K. Independence Party, which suspended a candidate for saying he

This Day in History: 1965 Huge Rhodesia election win for Smith

Mr Smith’s party took all 50 parliamentary seats reserved for whites and now has more than the two thirds majority necessary to change Rhodesia’s constitution. The main casualty was the Opposition

Offbeat: Koala pays late night visit to Australian hospital

The marsupial casually strolled through the automatic doors of Hamilton Base Hospital in Victoria state at 3:30 a.m. on April 20, said Brigid Kelly, spokeswoman for the Western District Health

Football | Champions League: Juve beats champions Real 2-1, Ronaldo scores 54th goal of season

Former Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata came back to haunt his old club as he sent Juventus on its way to a 2-1 victory over the holders in the first

Football | Jeonbuk beats Luneng to advance in Asian Champions League

Korean club Jeonbuk Motors advanced to the knockout stage of the Asian Champions League yesterday with a 4-1 win over Shandong Luneng. Lee Jae-sung was on target in the first half

Football | FIFA candidate Van Praag seeks support in South Korea

Former South Africa international and Champions League winner Benni McCarthy was robbed at gunpoint at a barber shop in South Africa. McCarthy's agent told local radio that the 2004 Champions

Vox Parva: Life education in Macau has a long way to go

Topics related to ‘life education’ in Macau have been under discussion since the very beginning of the curriculum reform process in non-tertiary education. Universities, institutions and various associations have also

Thursday, May 7, 2015 – edition no. 2307

* Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel looks for gaming tables * ‘Hot Channel’ to air on public buses * Macau foundation hands over millions * Genting expands in Vegas   DOWNLOAD

The Buzz | French far-right party founder urges daughter to change name

The founder of France’s far-right National Front, Jean-Marie Le Pen, has decried the decision to suspend his membership in the party and the attempts to take away his title of

World briefs

CHINA Education officials admonish a grade school teacher for letting a pupil hold a parasol for her. NEPAL Climbers who stayed in villages close to the Everest base camp have started

Gaming | Riviera casino closes doors after 60 years on Vegas Strip

If the ghosts of Frank Sinatra and Liberace were still hanging around the Riviera Hotel and Casino on Monday morning (yesterday in Macau), they wouldn’t have found a seat at

Privacy watchdog may become Commission for Privacy and Data Protection

A proposal to restructure the Office for Personal Data Protection (GPDP) and turn it into a Commission for Privacy and Data Protection is currently being drafted and should be completed

Adelson denies Vegas executives had hand in Macau CEO firing

Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson spent an entire day Monday denying that Las Vegas Sands officials had a hand in firing Steven Jacobs as Sands China Ltd. president

Gaming | Dividends in danger as MGM China, rivals yield to Macau slump

MGM China Holdings Ltd. is reconsidering its special dividends, which totaled USD1.4 billion over the past three years, because of the gambling slump in Macau. While MGM China will continue to

Statistics | Money supply continued to decline in March

In comparison to the preceding month, total resident deposits decreased 0.7 percent to MOP466.2 billion, whereas total non-resident deposits dropped 3.4 percent to MOP236.5 billion. Public sector deposits with the

Entertainment | ‘Beauty and the Beast’ cast amazed with Asian audiences

Disney’s musical extravaganza “Beauty and the Beast” is coming to the Venetian Theatre from June 13 to July 26 as part of its world tour, in celebration of the Broadway

Arts | Macau’s Venice Biennale exhibition opens tomorrow

Macau’s exhibition at the 56th International Art Exhibition: Biennale di Venezia entitled “Path and Adventure – Works By Mio Pang Fei”, will be inaugurated tomorrow. According to a press release issued

‘Cultural and Creative Map’ themed store unveiled

The themed store at C-Shop will stock a map of cultural and creative organizations (that can be obtained at the shop for free), and have local original products available for

Consultation on sexual harassment bill later this year

The government is currently conducting a full review of the Penal Code, including an assessment of the legislation regarding sexual crimes, according to the Law Reform and International Law Bureau

Gov’t building statistical system for emerging industries

The Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) acting director, Ieong Meng Chao, took office as the bureau’s director yesterday. He said that the bureau had started building a statistical index system

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